Search Results

VA readying pilot project for open source and cloud versions of productivity software -- FCW


... of governments around the world are using, or considering, adoption of the OpenDocument format for documents, which is an Extensible Markup Language (XML) format developed as part of, according to an article in Wikipedia.

Chopra's final good-bye heats up when the conversation turns to federal workers and innovation -- FCW


Close this Advertisement ... Tweet ... Chopra defends tech policy impact on federal workers ... The Open Innovator's Toolkit is now available in open, standard, machine-readable StratML format at

Small business legislation continues to come from House -- FCW


House members introduce flood of small-business legislation ... Small business advocates in the House continue to introduce bills in support of small ... The latest bill would bring into the light the process by which agencies insource work ...

OMB seeks comments on Shared IT Strategy -- FCW


Tweet ... Released Dec. 8, the shared first plan provides federal agencies with guidance in the ... The Shared IT Strategy is now available in open, standard, machine-readable format at

New bill says, Miss small business contractor goal, get budget cut -- FCW


Tweet ... Agencies that miss small-biz goals could face penalties ... Under a new bill, a department that misses a set goal to contract with small ... He said his bill would “ensure that Washington lives up to its promise to foster an ...

Federal employees owe $1.03 billion in unpaid taxes for fiscal 2010 -- FCW


Tweet ... Federal employees from across the government owe more than $1.03 billion in ... The rest of the 98,000 feds with unpaid taxes come from across the government, ... Outstanding taxes could soon cost federal employees their jobs.

House of Representatives bills, amendments and resolutions to be available in XML formats -- FCW


House website to provide XML-formatted legislation ... all House bills, amendments and resolutions in XML (Extensible Markup Language) format on a single ... transparency group, referred to the XML formatting of legislative documents is “a ...

New proposal reduces federal workforce to save DOD from spending cuts -- FCW


Bill would cut workforce to avoid first-year sequestration ... A Republican congressman has proposed a new plan that aims to slash 10 percent of the ... The legislation aims to apply the savings to pay for one year of sequestration, for ...

IGs warns of struggles to meet statutory demands -- FCW


Tweet ... IG warns that mandatory audits could strain resources ... Peggy Gustafson, chairwoman of the legislation committee for the Council of ... “Such mandates undermine the ability of [the IGs] to independently set priorities and create ...

Obama officials object to toughened rules on contractors -- FCW


Tweet ... Senate clamps down on contractors in sensitive jobs ... The Obama administration opposes a provision in a Senate appropriations bill that would ... But there should be no opportunity for the private-sector employee to influence the ...

Stay Connected

FCW Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.