Sponsor Content

Digital Disruption: A Consummate Problem-Solver’s Guide to the Next Level of Cloud

To fully realize the potential of cloud adoption, agencies’ digital transformation efforts must be coupled with an IT infrastructure modernization, Habtemariam says.

Management

Federal CIO Suzette Kent on Tools and Techniques for the New Way of Work

Federal agencies were modernizing their information technology systems and business processes at varying rates. Then came the pandemic.

Management

5 Reasons to Switch Jobs During a Pandemic

Most people are reluctant to change jobs during an economic downturn, but that may not be the best approach right now.

Sponsor Content

Navigating the New Normal for Public Sector Organizations

Large teams of teleworkers and rising demand for secure, remote access adds tremendous pressure to both IT and security teams, and to the infrastructure they support.

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Route Fifty

Democratic State Attorneys General Push Back on Trump Social Media Order

The executive order would direct federal agencies and state attorneys general to investigate social media companies for alleged bias in their content moderation policies.

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Defense

Hidden in the New House Coronavirus Relief Bill: Billions for Defense Contractors

A section of the HEROES Act championed by Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly would cover executive compensation and other perks for defense and intel contractors. The legislation’s wording mirrors what an industry group proposed.

Management

Analysis: The Justice Department Has Had to Twist Itself in Knots to Defend Trump on Emoluments

For decades, the department has interpreted the Constitution to err on the side of country first. Now all that has changed.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Why D.C.-Area Workers With Security Clearances Are Doing Well

Clearancejobs.com's Evan Lesser joins the program to talk about his site's survey of cleared job seekers and employees.

Nextgov

Government’s Annual Cyber Report Shows Improvements Across the Board

Agencies received lower scores for holding contractors responsible for privacy requirements.

Route Fifty

As Virus Keeps Kids From Schools, New Figures Show Millions Lack Home Internet

Meanwhile, a California education official this week said it would take at least $500 million to get students there the computers and internet access they need, and asked the private sector to help.

Pay & Benefits

Lawmaker: White House ‘Overstepped its Authority’ in Demanding TSP Abandon I Fund Changes

Chairman of House Oversight and Reform subcommittee says instructing the Thrift Savings Plan not to shift international investments to a broader index effectively “politicized” the independent agency.

Workforce

New Federal Workers More Likely to Be Fired After Filing Whistleblower Complaints

Between 17% and 69% of workers in their probationary period who filed whistleblower retaliation complaints were fired in 2018, GAO finds.

Route Fifty

Women Disproportionately Losing Their Jobs During Coronavirus Downturn

Women of color, single mothers, and women over the age of 55 have been particularly hard hit.

Oversight

House Democrats Demand Trump Administration Stop Rushing Through Deportations of Migrant Children

Democratic congressional leaders expressed alarm at the sudden acceleration and requested the government “cease this practice immediately.”