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Know When To Fold ‘Em, Know When To Walk Away

“You have to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em and know when to walk away.” Kenny Roggers wasn’t just talking about love in his 1980 classic song “The Gambler” -- he was also talking about poor performers.

 

Poor performers can bring down an organization,…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on May 12, 2014 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

USPS to Overhaul Retirements - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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Added by Emily Jarvis on May 8, 2014 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Is Gov Holding on to the Past? How to Get the Workforce of the Future!

  The government workforce is living in the time of World War II. The current general schedule classification and pay system was designed when Harry Truman was president. The last major reform to the civil service was in 1979. It’s been more than 35 years since there were any adjustments. 35 years is a long time.…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on May 8, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The State of the Federal Workforce - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • Are you and your boss on the same page? If you work in the federal government, the answer is likely no. We look how to bridge the disparity with Deloitte’s David Dye and Shawn…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on May 7, 2014 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Do Government Managers Need To Go on Undercover Boss?

Are you and your boss on the same page? If you work in the federal government, the answer is likely no.

The Best Places to Work analysis from the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte found for those agencies looking to drive change, the disparity between your view of gov…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on May 7, 2014 at 12:34pm — No Comments

During Public Service Recognition Week, it’s all about the Sammies finalists - Plus 7 Gov Stories

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  • We talk about innovation all the time on the DorobekINSIDER. Innovative apps. Innovative procurements. Innovative technology. But we rarely highlight innovative people who are doing things differently. The Partnership for Public Service operates the Excellence in Government Fellows Program. It’s a leadership development opportunity for GS-14 and…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on May 6, 2014 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Innovation is About More Than Technology – It’s About People

We talk about innovation all the time on the DorobekINSIDER. Innovative apps. Innovative procurements. Innovative technology. But we rarely highlight innovative people who are doing things differently. The Partnership for Public Service operates the Excellence in Government Fellows Program.  It’s a leadership…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on May 6, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

One Fewer Tech Association, What Does that Mean? - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • Do you know where your money is being spent in the government? Now you will. Legislation mandating detailed reporting on federal spending passed the House Monday and is heading for President Obama’s signature. So how will the DATA Act actually work? Get insights from the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on May 5, 2014 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Opening Up the Fiscal Blinds – Data Act Mandates Transparency

Do you know where your money is being spent in the government? Now you will. Legislation mandating detailed reporting on federal spending passed the House Monday and is heading for President Obama’s signature.…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on May 5, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

OPM and Innovation Challenges - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • Innovation. It’s the latest buzzword making waves in government. But is there more to innovation than just hype? Has the government really embraced the idea of it? Or is it merely innovation for innovation’s sake? Philadelphia is embracing more than just the term innovation; they’ve just graduated the first class from the Municipal Innovation…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on May 1, 2014 at 2:48pm — 1 Comment

Innovation, More than a Buzzword? An Idea Revolution?

Innovation. It’s the latest buzzword making waves in government. But is there more to innovation than just hype? Has the government really embraced the idea of it? Or is it merely innovation for innovation’s sake?

Philadelphia is embracing more than just the term innovation; they’ve just graduated the first class from the Municipal Innovation Academy. Andrew Buss, director of Philly’s Innovation Management, told Chris Dorobek on the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on May 1, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments

The government IT hammer, nuclear floppy disks - Plus the 7 Stories

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  • Verizon's annual Data Breach Investigations Report is one of the most hotly anticipated cybersecurity publications of the year. Based on 1,367 data breaches and more than 63,000 security incidents in 95 countries, the Data Breach Investigations Report paints a realistic picture of the current state of…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 29, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

What Can We Learn From a Decade of Cyber Crime?

Verizon's annual Data Breach Investigations Report is one of the most hotly anticipated cybersecurity publications of the year. Based on 1,367 data breaches and more than 63,000 security incidents in 95 countries, the Data Breach Investigations Report paints a realistic picture of the current state of cybercrime.

Bryan Sartin, director of the Risk Team at Verizon, told Chris Dorobek on the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 29, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Evolving Cyber Threat - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 28, 2014 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Procurement Summit – How to Empower the CIO

Twenty years ago the government created the role of the Chief Information Officer. But now, two decades later, there’s still a real disconnected between procurement and IT. Procurement systems simply cannot keep up with the pace of the technology. Need proof? Just look at the rollout of healthcare.gov. Many experts say…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 28, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

If government procurement is broken, fix it - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • 70 percent of federal employees do not believe promotions in their work unit are based on merit, and only 43 percent of employees surveyed feel as though they are recognized for doing a good job. Something needs to change in the civil service – and it needs to happen now.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 24, 2014 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Civil Service 2.0 – Reforms 60 Years in the Making

70 percent of federal employees do not believe promotions in their work unit are based on merit, and only 43 percent of employees surveyed feel as though they are recognized for doing a good job.

Those dire numbers are highlights from the latest Federal Employee Viewpoint…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 24, 2014 at 11:04am — No Comments

It's Not Easy Being CIO - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • There is a pocket of space where the government and industry are working together – and doing it well. Seriously. This is not one of my (always very funny) jokes. Collaboration really is at work between federal employees and their industry counterparts. The great news? The partnerships are totally above board.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 23, 2014 at 2:21pm — No Comments

A Fantastic Voyage – Public Private Partnerships Take Off

There is a pocket of space where the government and industry are working together – and doing it well. Seriously. This is not one of my (always very funny) jokes. 

Collaboration really is at work between federal employees and their industry counterparts. The great news? The partnerships are totally above board. Every year the American Council for Technology and…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 23, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Rise of Data - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • Open data is no longer just a fad. We’re now living in a world that demands government data be open to the public. So how can agencies cope? Last year the Sunlight Foundation came out with their Open Data Policy guidelines. The goal of the…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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