Management


Walter Shaub - OGE

Former OGE chief keeps up campaign for strong ethics

Just because Walter Shaub resigned from his post as chief of the Office of Government Ethics doesn’t mean he’s done pushing for a stronger ethics program.

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How to report cybersecurity strategies to senior leaders

Government agencies can look to the private sector for the proven elements of a successful executive briefing.

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GSA moves OASIS management team to FEDSIM

Personnel changes at the agency continue with the naming of a new team to manage the popular multiple-award contract for professional services.

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The enterprise risk management approach to cybersecurity

Better cybersecurity tools are not even half the battle.

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To fight fraud, follow the data

Federal program managers are being urged to use data analytics and information sharing to sniff out fraud, abuse and improper payments.

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CBP hopes job app will smooth hiring

Customs and Border Protection is banking that a re-engineered hiring processes and a new mobile app will help the agency recruit new agents and support personnel.

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Rules for IT radicals

A pragmatic guide to realistically disrupting the federal IT space.

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USPS knocked for widespread Hatch Act violation

Watchdogs found that violations of federal law during the 2016 presidential campaign were the result of institutional practices that must be corrected.

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White House pushes TBM for IT savings and smarter spending

At a half-day summit on Technology Business Management, government and industry executives stressed the benefits of better IT investment data.

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FITARA Enhancement Act moves forward

The stand-alone bill is a backup plan in case key extensions are not included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act.

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DHS authorization could give acquisition a boost

The DHS authorization bill making its way through the House would help the agency make more progress sorting out its acquisition processes, a Capitol Hill oversight committee official said.

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Independence, accountability and the Office of Inspector General

Two longtime federal IT leaders explore the balancing act required to maximize IGs' effectiveness.