• IT Modernization

    First EIS contract awards loom

    The Social Security Administration is evaluating contract proposal responses while it waits for GSA to finish testing EIS contractors’ back-office systems. 06/19/2018

  • Modernization
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    A new push for more actionable IT spending data

    The White House and the General Services Administration are seeking information from industry about how to make federal IT spending more transparent and run IT operations more like a business. 06/18/2018

  • Workforce
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    Last chance for agencies to land digital interns

    The State Department's Virtual Student Federal Service has extended the application deadline until June 17 for agencies seeking specialized media and technology talent. 06/14/2018

  • Workforce
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    OPM pushes agencies to report cyber workforce gaps

    The Office of Personnel Management wants to know exactly what cybersecurity positions agencies need to fill and how they plan to fill them. 06/14/2018

  • Workforce
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    21 House Republicans ask Trump to rescind workforce orders

    A group of 21 Republican lawmakers wants the Trump administration to reconsider three executive orders on federal unions that they say undermine existing labor laws. 06/13/2018

  • Workforce
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    Will term limits transform government's digital service groups?

    Now at the four-year mark, Obama-era digital teams have spanned solidly across two administrations. But with the earliest hires hitting the end of their terms, what do their legacies and futures look like? 06/12/2018

  • Workforce
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    Warner seeks fix for clearance backlog

    Virginia Democrat Sen. Mark Warner proposed new cost transparency and processing goals to reform the federal security clearance process. 06/12/2018

  • Workforce
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    Trump team looks to refine workforce messaging

    As the Trump administration continues its push to reform the federal workforce, its top management and personnel officials want to change how their message is being received. 06/06/2018

  • Workforce
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    OPM seeks governmentwide solution for digital employee records

    The Office of Personnel Management is seeking a digital record system that would make it easier for federal employees to move across agencies and in and out of government. 06/05/2018

  • Workforce
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    Union sues Trump over workforce order

    The American Federation of Government Employees wants a court to quickly overturn a Trump administration executive order putting limits on union activity conducted on the federal clock. 05/31/2018

  • Comment
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    The time to modernize government payroll systems is now

    The federal government's leading evangelist of shared services explains why it makes sense to bring payroll to the cloud. 05/30/2018

  • Management
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    Will an IT update revamp government?

    Reimagined tech and modernization funds can accomplish only so much if policies and processes don't keep pace. 05/30/2018

  • Workforce
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    Trump names interim VA chief

    Robert Wilkie is stepping aside from his role as acting secretary of Veterans Affairs while the Senate considers his nomination. 05/30/2018

  • Workforce
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    How much will Trump's orders affect the current workforce?

    President Donald Trump signed three executive orders designed to make it easier to fire poor-performing civil servants and reduce official time spent on union activities while looking to agencies to renegotiate union contracts. 05/29/2018

  • Management
    CIO (Panchenko Vladimir/Shutterstock.com)

    The evolving role of the CIO

    The CIO job has come a long way since the Clinger Cohen Act, but modernization, politics and bureaucratic sprawl continue to shape the position in ways both good and bad. 05/29/2018

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