Daniel Pulliam

Results 681-690 of 715

Agencies slammed for not gathering data on employee relocation costs

November 15, 2004 Frustrated that the government does not know how much money it spends relocating its workers, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, sent a harshly worded letter to officials at the General Services Administration and the Office of Management and Budget last week. "Apparently, that ball seems to have been slipping through a...

Small travel agencies complain about eTravel system

November 11, 2004 As federal agencies award contracts under the new eTravel program, some executives of small travel agencies are arguing that the new system won't give them enough business. Several owners said that federal travel business is being funneled to three "mega" travel agencies through the eTravel contracts, and that small travel...

Defense contractor to take $110 million loss

November 5, 2004 The Lockheed Martin Corp. announced last week that it will take a $110 million charge against fourth-quarter earnings after losing a lawsuit filed to recoup money it lost with the cancellation of a nuclear waste cleanup contract. The decision by Federal District Judge B. Lynn Winmill ended a protracted legal...

Group recommends creating council to oversee electronic records management

November 2, 2004 Future federal electronic records management may be overseen by a Federal Records Council that would support agencies' efforts to implement the 2002 E-Government Act. A new report from the Electronic Records Policy Working Group offers four broad recommendations for improving agency management of electronic records, including establishing the records council,...

Federal workers get three-hour window to vote

November 1, 2004 Federal managers should be sure their workers have at least three hours to vote in Tuesday's election, according to the Office of Personal Management. An Oct. 27 memo from OPM Director Kay Coles James stated that agencies could grant workers limited time off from their jobs to vote in federal,...

Study projects healthy increase in federal computer spending

October 28, 2004 The consolidation of information technology systems and the purchase of new computer technologies will push federal spending on computer systems to $23 billion in fiscal 2009, according to a new report from an information technology consulting firm. INPUT, a Reston-based government-market consulting firm, said in a report released Wednesday that...

Attorney General’s PATRIOT Act campaign violated no anti-lobbying laws

October 26, 2004 Attorney General John Ashcroft's $210,000 educational campaign on the merits of the 2001 PATRIOT Act did not violate federal anti-lobbying laws, Justice Department auditors concluded. An investigation by Justice Inspector General Glenn A. Fine found that Ashcroft is immune from federal laws prohibiting political activity and that the department's efforts...

Employee relocation policy changes in the works

October 22, 2004 An advisory board made up of government and private industry representatives is preparing a report that could recommend major changes to policies regarding employee relocation. The federal government's relocation policies have come under fire in Congress in the past decade, after reports showed that some employee moves were costing more...

Justice Department criticized for poorly documented voter complaint logs

October 19, 2004 With polls showing the possibility of another tight presidential election, government auditors criticized the Voting Section of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division last week for not being prepared to handle what could be an onslaught of complaints after the Nov. 2 presidential election. After the 2000 presidential election, the...

GAO says Federal Student Aid office fails to meet requirements

October 15, 2004 The Education Department's Office of Federal Student Aid has not made enough progress in reforming its system of granting student loans, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. Among auditors' criticisms of the agency are failing to give its performance review teams consistent guidelines when they evaluate the integrity...

Thank you for subscribing to newsletters from
We think these reports might interest you:

  • Sponsored by Brocade

    Best of 2016 Federal Forum eBook

    Earlier this summer, Federal and tech industry leaders convened to talk security, machine learning, network modernization, DevOps, and much more at the 2016 Federal Forum. This eBook includes a useful summary highlighting the best content shared at the 2016 Federal Forum to help agencies modernize their network infrastructure.

  • Sponsored by CDW-G

    GBC Flash Poll Series: Merger & Acquisitions

    Download this GBC Flash Poll to learn more about federal perspectives on the impact of industry consolidation.

  • Sponsored by One Identity

    One Nation Under Guard: Securing User Identities Across State and Local Government

    In 2016, the government can expect even more sophisticated threats on the horizon, making it all the more imperative that agencies enforce proper identity and access management (IAM) practices. In order to better measure the current state of IAM at the state and local level, Government Business Council (GBC) conducted an in-depth research study of state and local employees.

  • Sponsored by Aquilent

    The Next Federal Evolution of Cloud

    This GBC report explains the evolution of cloud computing in federal government, and provides an outlook for the future of the cloud in government IT.

  • Sponsored by Aquilent

    A DevOps Roadmap for the Federal Government

    This GBC Report discusses how DevOps is steadily gaining traction among some of government's leading IT developers and agencies.

  • Sponsored by LTC Partners, administrators of the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program

    Approaching the Brink of Federal Retirement

    Approximately 10,000 baby boomers are reaching retirement age per day, and a growing number of federal employees are preparing themselves for the next chapter of their lives. Learn how to tackle the challenges that today's workforce faces in laying the groundwork for a smooth and secure retirement.

  • Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    Cyber Defense 101: Arming the Next Generation of Government Employees

    Read this issue brief to learn about the sector's most potent challenges in the new cyber landscape and how government organizations are building a robust, threat-aware infrastructure

  • Sponsored by Aquilent

    GBC Issue Brief: Cultivating Digital Services in the Federal Landscape

    Read this GBC issue brief to learn more about the current state of digital services in the government, and how key players are pushing enhancements towards a user-centric approach.

  • Sponsored by CDW-G

    Joint Enterprise Licensing Agreements

    Read this eBook to learn how defense agencies can achieve savings and efficiencies with an Enterprise Software Agreement.

  • Sponsored by Cloudera

    Government Forum Content Library

    Get all the essential resources needed for effective technology strategies in the federal landscape.


When you download a report, your information may be shared with the underwriters of that document.