Are they A-76 winners or second-class feds? Public/private jobs competitions are unpopular with lawmakers, fraught with anxiety for employees and increasingly not worth the trouble for companies invited to compete. But there are positive lessons for CXOs about the government's policy of competitive sourcing.
Getting the message out Everyone talks about best practices, but like messages in a bottle, best practices are difficult to find. Should agencies be trying harder?
Buzz of the Week: OMB's Burk will leave legacy of change
Feds earn low grades from SBA Half of all agencies received failing marks on first rating of small-business contracting
Security clearance process needs new ideas
Agencies to lead in applying immigration provisions
Editorial: Praising experimentation Web 2.0 technologies may be difficult to assess in terms of ROI, but there is potential in those technologies
Lent: Fixing an image problem
Talcove: A business case for IPv6
Kobuszewski: The new green
Does DHS need a chief manager? Lawmakers would like a CMO to provide long-term management continuity at DHS
Congress touts telework
Virtual sergeant does recruiting Army creates an intelligent search tool to assist overworked service recruiters
Watch out, YouTube
TSA could lose FAR exemption Lawmakers want TSA to follow the same procurement rules that everyone else does
Air Force stands behind industry code
E-authentication grows up GSA bets agencies will be willing to pay a fee for e-authentication services
Digital standards come first
House axes stability ops center
Congress takes aim at US-VISIT
Top 10 tech hits at 25
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March 30, 2017
In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.
State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.
The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.
After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.
The flight agency is looking to adapt and expand its mission to meet the demands of growing space commercialization.
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