OPM: What makes a good IT program manager

The Office of Personnel Management recently completed an IT program management competency model to help agencies with workforce planning, training, development, performance management and recruitment.

New WH memo outlines telework security guidelines

A senior Obama administration official is reminding federal agencies that they must comply with security guidelines while implementing the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010.

Social Security Administration CIO to resign

Changes at the SSA come as the administration has less money to work with.

IT spending reporting gets a makeover

The Office of Management and Budget finalized new guidance on reporting IT spending as called for by the Obama administration’s IT reform plan.

Army rethinks governing IT policies, networks

The Army is rescinding current IT network policies and wants to collapse redundant networks to streamline and transform.

More than half of federal teleworkers are unsatisfied

Employee satisfaction with telework has hovered at 37 percent during the past five years.

Blogging do's and don'ts

The key to getting executives to blog is to set clear expectations.

SSA CIO office squeezed by budget tightening

SSA Commissioner Michael Astrue announced major restructuring of some of the agency's managers and offices in response to tight budgets.