Government Executive - Authors - Brian Kalish, 08 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500Some tax preparers continue to resist the IRS e-filing system’s target is for 80 percent of returns to be filed electronically.Brian KalishTue, 08 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 strives to be ‘green proving ground’ for net-zero energy use wants to serve as model of what works in creating sustainable facilities, senior official tells Nextgov .Brian KalishMon, 07 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Nextgov: GSA to stop funding D.C.-area private telework centers for 13 private telework centers will terminate at the end of March.Brian KalishWed, 02 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 & BenefitsFrom FEMA will use social media through all stages of a disaster Craig Fugate says agency tracks events through hash tags to plan its response and keep the public informed.Brian KalishTue, 08 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Agencies face challenges in delivering open government, report says website software, privacy worries and a shortage of funding have delayed implementation of President Obama’s initiative.Brian KalishTue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Transportation tackles distracted-driving problem using videos unveils two new messages on its ‘rampage’ to end deadly practice that has been rising in age of mobile technology.Brian KalishThu, 20 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Navy aims to limit use of Social Security numbers it awaits Defense guidance, the service tries to better safeguard personal information.Brian KalishWed, 12 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 GSA relaunches online shopping system now includes photos and streamlines the purchasing process.Brian KalishTue, 11 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 OMB reminds agencies to be brand-neutral acquisition decisions should focus only on performance and value .Brian KalishMon, 10 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Agencies must complete information security evaluations by Jan. 28 outlines questions feds should answer in the wake of WikiLeaks disclosures.Brian KalishTue, 04 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 passes legislation requiring polygraphs for CBP agents seeks to counteract corruption within the nation’s largest law enforcement agency.Brian KalishWed, 22 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Agencies are throwing away more money on underused property of buildings where space isn’t used effectively is growing, as is the cost of maintaining those buildings, GSA finds.Brian KalishTue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Social media presence tests agency records management report recommends transformation from individual agency approach to governmentwide standards .Brian KalishMon, 20 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Defense tool linking disaster relief community set to relaunch by end of year Partners Access Network will improve chat functions and registration , as well as add e-mail.Brian KalishFri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 USDA moves to the cloud plans to move 120,000 users to cloud-based messaging system.Brian KalishWed, 08 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 GAO says plan to replace air traffic control system lacks performance metrics specific goals for NextGen, FAA risks failure , watchdog warns.Brian KalishTue, 07 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 OMB tells feds not to look at leaked documents remind employees and contractors that WikiLeaks documents are still classified.Brian KalishMon, 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 GSA moves e-mail to the cloud gets contract to partner with Google to implement system that is estimated to cut costs by 50 percent over five years.Brian KalishWed, 01 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Service contract negotiation deadline extended again, USPS will resume negotiations Monday.Brian KalishTue, 23 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 criticizes TSA screener training recommends agency implement uniform training processes.Brian KalishMon, 22 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 GSA seeks to improve its carbon footprint tool are under pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.Brian KalishThu, 11 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 of federal contractors slowed during recession, data show soft economy employees value job security, particularly at small companies, according to human resources firm.Brian KalishFri, 05 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0400 & BenefitsFrom GSA advances the virtual meeting place to build teleconference centers across the United States.Brian KalishTue, 26 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 travel spending site takes flight aims to hold government accountable for trip expenses.Brian KalishMon, 25 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 must change to survive says costs are outpacing the bureau’s resources.Brian KalishThu, 21 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400