Author Archive

Graeme Browning

Battling blazes

Western fires preview high-tech additions to firefighting arsenal


Feds' morale drops, survey says

Brookings findings could have implications for new homeland department


Homeland HR plan criticized

Employee unions, Congress question broad workforce flexibilities for new department


Teleworking faces familiar roadblocks

Few federal employees are teleworking because their bosses don't support it


Embracing the unfamiliar

Are you a change agent in your agency?

Forecasting might

Weather service leases IBM supercomputer


Experiencing a breakthrough

OMB's Mark Forman searches for a new level of e-government performance


OPM seeks tech ideas for job site

OPM has requested information to transform its USAJobs Web site into 'Recruitment One Stop'

Wireless nets on the move, feds say

The federal government is moving faster on three projects to move law enforcement and first responders to wireless technology


Workforce poll result 'disturbing'

The number of employees in civilian agencies who say they come to work 'just for the paycheck' has risen


Patent office focuses on e-filing

Electronic filing will become the norm under a wide-ranging reorganization of the USPTO

Signal wins Senate pact

Signal Corp. has won a five-year contract worth an expected $100 million to maintain the Senate's IT infrastructure


Second IT job fair in the works

The first online 'virtual' job fair was such a success that a second one may be held as early as September

IT Modernization

Feds pick up pace on wireless

Directors of major wireless communications projects report strong signs of progress

Senate awards IT support deal

Contract for help desk services and IT maintenance marks the largest win for Signal Corp.


Modernized retirement system on the way

Materials, Communication and Computers Inc. will deliver the modernized TSP recordkeeping system on schedule and within budget


Job seekers log on

State Department discovers qualified candidates via virtual job fair


Mixed bag on IT reclassification

Almost a year later, few employees have been converted to the GS-2210 series


MatCom has TSP system on track

New Thrift Savings Plan recordkeeping system is on schedule for its official launch in September


Tackling workforce planning

Book review: 'Human Capital 2002,' a collection of research reports from the PricewaterhouseCoopers Endowment for the Business of Government