Management


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OPM plans new work-life survey

The Office of Personnel Management will conduct a governmentwide survey to measure workplace flexibility as part of its efforts to attract and keep talented feds.

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What a Senate flip could mean for feds and IT

If Democrats take control of the Senate, it will mean big changes at key committees and could prove to be a big deal for federal workforce and IT issues.

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GAO to probe FedRAMP

GAO auditors will take a comprehensive look at the government's cloud security program by talking to agencies and commercial providers.

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Strategic sourcing saves, but not enough

Agencies are saving millions through federal strategic sourcing initiatives, but they're potentially leaving millions more on the table, according to an oversight report.

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White House probes centralized cyber capabilities

The White House is exploring a centralized method of providing IT and cybersecurity capabilities to agencies for the next administration.

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Seven steps to a smooth transition

ACT-IAC paper offers advice to the next administration on cybersecurity, management, workforce and more.

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IT modernization isn't all about tech

More efficient and cost-effective IT often comes down to customer involvement and comfort, according to some IT experts.

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DDOS attacks raise questions from lawmakers

Lawmakers want answers from government officials and the private sector on how a distributed denial-of-service attack crippled leading websites last week.

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18F finances in disarray, watchdog warns

A new report says 18F has lost $36 million to date, "repeatedly overestimated revenue" and pushed back its projected break-even date to 2020.

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GSA streamlines acquisition for small vendors

The GSA has introduced new capabilities and processes under its six-month-old Making It Easier program to attract new potential federal contractors.

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Trump promises federal hiring freeze

In a weekend policy speech, the Republican presidential nominee announced plans to trim the federal workforce by attrition.

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Census calls off 2017 field tests, cites funding uncertainty

Bureau officials said the decision to cancel the upcoming tests is not ideal, but it is "the best overall operation remaining amid current uncertainty" about fiscal 2017 funding.