Management


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OPM issues how-to guide for layoffs

Following the White House's proposed budget cuts, the Office of Personnel Management issued guidance for agency heads on how to handle potential workforce reductions.

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Trump hotel lease is valid, says GSA

The lease President Trump signed with the GSA for the Old Post Office building in Washington is in compliance, an agency contracting officer said.

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GSA employee, husband guilty in hiring scheme

A former senior GSA contracting official and her husband pleaded guilty in a conspiracy that spread falsified resumes liberally around federal agencies and contractors.

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New cyber warriors face culture shock

The U.S. military services are scrambling to recruit and train new cyber warriors, but that is also requiring cultural changes in institutions known for order, tradition and stability.

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Watchdogs worried about DOJ's tech

Oversight officials told Congress they are concerned about the Justice Department's cybersecurity, use of unreliable tech and inability to track contract and grant spending.

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House panel takes on government transparency

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee explored legislative means to increase transparency in government at a March 23 hearing.

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Spy powers at risk amid Trump controversy

The growing controversy around foreign surveillance and Trump associates is adding fuel to what's already expected to be a fiery debate in Congress over the reauthorization of FISA Section 702.

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Trump's disruption: Could there be a silver lining?

Alan Balutis argues that government needs a good shake-up.

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Army: Electronic domain is contested

A contested electronic environment is the new normal, say Army leaders, and the service needs to prepare for and train to fight with degraded electronic systems and capabilities.

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NARA: More agencies than expected missed 2016 email deadline

Early self-reporting suggests that 81 percent of agencies are on track to electronically manage email records.

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Former FBI IT contractor pleads guilty in corruption case

A former database administrator who worked in the FBI’s IT division pleaded guilty to lying about financial transactions during a fraud investigation.

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Telework still faces managerial resistance

An oversight study of telework at four federal agencies found that managers can be resistant and tech issues can still inhibit worker performance.

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