Democratic Senators Demand Swift Resolution to Snafu That Left Some Feds With High Tax Bills

A provision of last year’s tax code overhaul left employees on the hook for relocation expenses.

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Federal CIO: Modernization Board Wants More Proposals and Here’s What It Needs arrowSuzette Kent shares just what kind of ideas the board is ...

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Coming Soon to Ann Arbor: Driverless Bus Shuttles on Campus arrowThe University of Michigan believes it’s the first to deploy AVs on a college ...

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JEDI Will Be Just One of Many Clouds, Says Pentagon’s No. 2 arrowThe giant and groundbreaking IT contract may cover just a fraction of the ...

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Experts Say AI Could Raise the Risks of Nuclear War arrowA new RAND report says ideas like mutually assured destruction and minimal deterrence ...

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Pentagon Innovation Group Aims to Protect Military Bases From Rogue Drones arrowDIUx awarded Dedrone a contract to test the group’s drone ...

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OPM Director Envisions More Influence for Human Capital Officers arrowMemo cites importance of interagency council as the Trump administration ...

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EPA Watchdog Asked to Probe Agency's Broad Ethics 'Failures' arrowAdministrator Pruitt's alleged misspending on travel and security leaves ...

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Tech Lessons Learned From the Devastation of Hurricane Maria arrowPuerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands' CIOs discussed data security, ...

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How Hackers Could Cause Chaos on America's Roads and Railways arrowMany state and local government officials are only now waking up to the ...

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Senate Indefinitely Delays Hearing on Trump's VA Pick Amid Bipartisan Concerns arrowTrump suggests Adm. Ronny Jackson should withdraw rather ...

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Why I Criticize Candidates During Job Interviews (And You Should, Too) arrowWhile it might be slightly awkward to provide real-time feedback ...

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The Trump Administration’s War on Regulations image description Career civil servants have joined the crusade to cut red tape—to a point. Read more

Civil Service Reform Must Be a Priority image description It would be a mistake to limit reform to policies controlled by the Office of Personnel Management. Read more

Imagine the Possibilities of Real HR Reform image description The HR function costs the federal government just under $2,000 per civilian employee, compared with approximately $1,400 in the private sector. Read more

Managing Your Career in the Trump Era image description Do you feel like you are making a difference or are you just trying to survive? Read more


Flash Poll: The Future of Collaboration image description The federal government’s effectiveness depends on those who carry out its mission — and in order to do their jobs, federal employees need to have access to state-of-the-art collaboration technologies. To learn about the current state of federal IT tools, GBC polled a random sample of 143 federal employees in January 2018.

Racing Toward Efficiency: Government's Pursuit of the Next-Generation Data Center image description While the MGT Act provides agencies new funding to follow through on critical IT priorities, the most recent FITARA scorecard suggests that status quo processes are incompatible with data center optimization goals. So: what can agency leaders do to get the most out of their IT infrastructure?

Data-Driven Readiness: Using Advanced Analytics to Balance Performance with Costs image description Defense organizations have long sought to take full advantage of one of their most valuable resources – the vast amount of data they collect day in and day out. This data can support more insightful, forward-looking decisions about readiness, logistics, manpower, costs, and a host of other critical defense concerns.

To Innovate, Public Sector Agencies Need to Modernize image description Public sector agencies realize the potential of digital transformation. The replacement of outdated legacy IT systems with modern technology such as the cloud has the potential to transform how agencies operate and deliver services, enabling a 21st century user experience with the kind of seamless access and convenience that constituents have become accustomed to in their private lives.

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