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Is the GAO boss not giving enough credit?

Gene L. Dodaro, head of the Government Accountability Office, writes on the pages of today's New York Times (boo!) about his agency's biennial assessment of poor-performing government agencies and programs. "Since we started this list of programs at high risk of such problems two decades ago, our…See More
Feb 17, 2011
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Is the GAO boss not giving enough credit?

Gene L. Dodaro, head of the Government Accountability Office, writes on the pages of today's New York Times (boo!) about his agency's biennial assessment of poor-performing government agencies and programs. "Since we started this list of programs at high risk of such problems two decades ago, our…See More
Feb 16, 2011
Dannielle Blumenthal commented on Ed O'Keefe's blog post 'How would you reorganize the federal government?'
"I would engage the employees (us) in solving the problem rather than imposing it top-down. Also I would mainstream transparency and social media as the #1 outreach tool."
Jan 26, 2011
Dan Matthews commented on Ed O'Keefe's blog post 'How would you reorganize the federal government?'
"So, for exports - pick two and merge them and then shut down the others. Same with housing, pick two, merge and close the rest. Food safety - move Dept of Ag food safety to FDA and eliminate all the associated political positions! More later . . ."
Jan 26, 2011
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How would you reorganize the federal government?

President Obama said Tuesday night that he wants to dramatically overhaul the federal government by merging some agencies and departments together."We live and do business in the Information Age, but the last major reorganization of the government happened in the age of black-and-white TV," Obama said during his…See More
Jan 26, 2011

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Is the GAO boss not giving enough credit?

Posted on February 16, 2011 at 2:28pm 1 Comment

Gene L. Dodaro, head of the Government Accountability Office, writes on the pages of today's New York Times (boo!) about his agency's biennial assessment of poor-performing government agencies and programs.

 

"Since we started this list of programs at high risk…

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How would you reorganize the federal government?

Posted on January 26, 2011 at 7:51am 2 Comments

President Obama said Tuesday night that he wants to dramatically overhaul the federal government by merging some agencies and departments together.

"We live and do business in the Information Age, but the last major reorganization of the government happened in the age of black-and-white TV," Obama said during his…

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'Government Doesn't Suck' march planned

Posted on October 25, 2010 at 7:30am 1 Comment

Amid growing dissatisfaction with federal employees, a group of younger, web-savvy feds plan are planning to march on Saturday in defense of their coworkers on the sidelines of Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity."





Organizers of the "Government Doesn't Suck March" (their choice of words, not ours) were inspired in part by last week's…

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Federal Eye: Obama to federal managers: Get to work

Posted on September 14, 2010 at 8:30am 1 Comment

Bosses in the private sector may send memos to middle managers on a regular basis, but President Obama on Tuesday will take the rare step of reaching out directly to almost 8,000 career government managers.



The president will tell members of the Senior Executive Service that his administration will use a new Web site to track how quickly federal agencies are implementing a series of budgetary and management

reforms, according to a draft…

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Federal Eye: Survey gives new numbers on teleworking

Posted on July 12, 2010 at 6:42am 0 Comments

A new governmentwide survey finds general satisfaction among rank and file federal workers and for the first time gives the government hard

numbers on the number of feds who telework.



The 2010 Federal Viewpoint Survey, administered by the Office of Personnel Management (the government's HR office),…

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Ed, I recognize you from Twitter. I'm @FederalSandbox. I'll send you a friend invite. Have a fantastic day!
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Keep it coming, Ed! Love the Eye!
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