Trump Readies a Vaguely Nixon-Like Package of Spending Clawbacks

Warned by senators against violating budget deal, White House presses ahead with rescissions.

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This FTC Group Wants To Keep You Safe from Blockchain Scams arrowBut keeping up with criminals' tech innovation can be challenging.

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Patent Office Director: No 'Significant' Reorganization Planned arrowThe agency tasked with adjudicating intellectual property claims will ...

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The Foreign Leaders Trump Favors arrowThis week’s state visit cements Emmanuel Macron’s reputation as one of the president’s closest friends. ...

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State Reauthorization Elevates Cyber Office Tillerson Once Shuttered arrowThe House bill closely tracks a standalone bill to restore and ...

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Second Senator Blocks Intelligence Nominee Over Firing of Whistleblower Ombudsman arrowWyden and Grassley await documents on Dan Meyer’s ...

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Trump Officials Defend VA Pick as He Gears Up for Contentious Confirmation arrowVA secretaries typically sail through confirmation, but Ronny ...

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Defense Electronic Health Records Program Seeks Help Organizing Influx of Data arrowThe Defense Health Agency wants to know if a vendor can ...

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Cage-Free-Egg Laws Spur Cage Match Between States arrowWhen California and Massachusetts enacted laws requiring that eggs produced and sold ...

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U.S. Air Force to Put Sensors on Allies’ Satellites arrowThe move is intended to deter Russia or China from shooting down spacecraft — and ...

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Management Chief: Trump Administration Will Renew Push for Performance Pay Fund arrowIn an interview with NextGov, OMB Deputy Director for ...

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What Trump Has Already Given Up to North Korea arrowPyongyang has long sought a legitimacy-conferring summit with a sitting U.S. president, ...

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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

Feds Make 32 Percent Less than Private Sector Counterparts, Salary Council Says image description The Federal Salary Council recommends six new locality pay areas for 2019 in the group's first meeting since 2016. 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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