Management


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Teleworking success a mixed bag at SSA

Employee productivity in the Social Security Administration's teleworking pilot program varied significantly by office and job function.

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Workforce antidiscrimination bill sails through House

The House of Representatives passed by voice vote a bill that would codify stronger anti-discrimination protections for federal employees.

Kaspersky axed from governmentwide contracts

Russian cybersecurity vendor Kaspersky Lab has been taken off key government contract vehicles NASA SEWP and GSA Schedule 70 as part of an overall move to address possible risks posed by the firm.

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SBA CIO grapples with modernization

A House committee urged the Small Business Administration CIO to flatten the org chart and improve on cybersecurity.

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Is GSA getting too political?

Some Hill Democrats are pushing back on a decision to make the Federal Acquisition Service chief a political appointee.

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FBI nominee stresses cyber and spy powers

FBI director nominee Christopher Wray told senators he will make cyber and the reauthorization of FISA Section 702 top priorities if he is confirmed.

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Lawsuit challenges Trump's Twitter blocks

A lawsuit filed July 11 takes issue on constitutional grounds with the practice of President Trump blocking users on Twitter.

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Census pares down critical dress rehearsal

The Census Bureau’s decisions to pare down operations and tests of IT systems to manage its finances in advance of the decennial count have extended to the critical 2018 dress rehearsal.

OPM's IT authorization process a 'material weakness,' IG says

A 2015 decision to pause tech authorizations is putting the Office of Personal Management at risk, according to a new inspector general report.

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To innovate, Trump tech office must prioritize users

Many administrations have tried to make government more efficient and innovative, but success requires flexibility and focus on the customer.

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VA publishes list of firings, suspensions

The Department of Veterans Affairs released a list of recent adverse personnel actions.

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IG: DHS botched management software rollout

DHS has spent over $24 million on a cloud-based personnel management system but doesn't have much to show for it.