The Pandemic Drove the Final Nail in the GS System

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.

Route Fifty

Protesters Demand Defunding and Demilitarization of Police

In cities across the country, protest organizers say they want less money from local government budgets going to the police.

Nextgov

CMS Produces ‘Employee Roll Call Bot’ to Account for Workforce Amid Telework

Teleworking can make it tough for agencies to keep a pulse on their personnel, but bots can help.

Nextgov

Army Seeks Vendors for Another JEDI Contract

The U.S. Army wants to improve interoperability and dating sharing among itself, NATO and other coalition partners.

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.

Route Fifty

Protests Could Lead to Surge of Coronavirus Cases, Officials Say

Public health officials and lawmakers worried that mass gatherings protesting the death of George Floyd could lead to a future increase of new coronavirus cases.

Tech

A Historic Docking, 250 Miles Above Earth

Two NASA astronauts just arrived at the International Space Station in a SpaceX capsule.

Pay & Benefits

TSP Portfolios Continue Gains, But Fail to Make Up Earlier Losses

Although all of the funds in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program posted modest increases in May, it was not enough to make up for the economic crash at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

VOICES
Management

GovExec Daily: A Career Fighting to Ensure Fair Lending

The Justice Department's Jon Michael Seward joins the podcast to discuss his decades of service fighting for minority communities' ability access banking and credit.

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Management

Weekend of Violent Protests Leaves Trail of Damage for Feds

Dozens of Secret Service officials were injured in D.C. clashes, a Federal Protective Service officer was killed in Oakland and multiple government buildings and monuments were vandalized.

Workforce

Americans Aren’t Getting the Advice They Need

As people start reopening their lives, they’re hearing little practical guidance about the dilemmas they encounter.

Management

Social Security Expands Flexible Hours for Some Workers

After months of urging, officials at the agency will allow some employees the option of working outside normal business hours to better juggle family demands during the pandemic.

Workforce

VA Says It's Providing a COVID-19 Test to Any Employee Who Asks. Employees Say That's Not True.

Employees were being denied tests as recently as Friday and a dozen workers said widespread testing is not available for staff.

Management

The Regulatory State Is Failing Us

Tyler Cowen suggests how to address some of the biggest obstacles to fighting COVID-19.

Management

Justice Department Advises Agencies on Continuing to Meet FOIA Requests During the Pandemic

Watchdogs and journalists have been using FOIA to shed light on the federal government’s coronavirus actions.

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.