Analyst: Virtual workspaces will come

Growing demands for energy and a need to retain aging workers will make virtual workspaces a necessity in the near future, a technology analyst said.

Federal 100 winner: Vivek Kundra

Kundra found ways to make government work faster, more efficiently and more cheaply by improving technology policies and services.

Networx on the brink of transforming federal telecom

With the Networx deadline looming, Verizon Federal's Susan Zeleniak offers her views on how the contract is progressing and its ability to transform government operations.

Government reform groups merge

The Council for Excellence in Government will merge its major programs and employees into the Partnership for Public Service.

Michael Lisagor

Sweat pants and metrics

Telework improves efficiency and reduces costs, but how can a manager know which employees are working hard and which are hardly working?

Practicing what she preaches

Jen Steele directs the largest telework program in Louisiana state government — and is a teleworker herself.

Ink Tank

Casting a wide telework net

Tawny Stitely, a management analyst at DISA, can avoid a daily commute as a teleworker for the agency’s manpower, personnel and security office.

Trademark attorneys can call it in

Jay Besch is fairly new to telework, but his employer, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, has been at it for a quite a while.

The new faces of telework

Better tools and changing attitudes cut the commute time for government professionals.

Pioneering a home-based command

Capt. James Oakes is the first officer to participate in the Virtual Command program, which allows him to work from home.

Letter: Will DHS learn from other agencies?

A reader chimes in about DHS' Telework Pilot Program.

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