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How to avoid another healthcare.gov style procurement - Plus your weekend reads!

The political weight of Healthcare.gov placed a global spotlight on the some of the issues plaguing federal IT. Federal budget cuts, slow adoption rates and long procurement cycles have forced agency CIOs to maintain 30 year-old piecemeal legacy systems rather than invest in new technologies.

Despite the effectiveness of some legacy systems, federal agencies spent over $50B on operational expenses in…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 17, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

A Remarkable Way to Help Warfighters - Plus the DorobekINSIDER's 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Pay for performance has been around for a long time in government, there was a lot of hype surrounding pay for performance especially when Al Gore unveiled his Reinventing Government Plan in the 90s. Pay for success builds on pay for performance but alters it slightly. Instead of paying for delivery of services, for output, government only pays when…
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Added by Christopher Dorobek on January 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Pay for success not services

Pay for performance has been around for a long time in government, there was a lot of hype surrounding pay for performance especially when Al Gore unveiled his Reinventing Government Plan in the 90s. Pay for success builds on pay for performance but alters it slightly. Instead of…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 16, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Where does government social media stand in 2014? - Plus the 7 DorobekINSIDER Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • The federal government shed 79,000 positions in 2013. Personnel is shrinking but demand for government services is on the rise. So what can leaders do to ease the stress on their employees? Can you really do more with less? Insights from Tom Fox at the Partnership for Public…
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Added by Christopher Dorobek on January 15, 2014 at 2:07pm — 1 Comment

Gov sheds 80,000 jobs - Can you still do more with less?

"The federal government shed 2,000 jobs in December, ending 2013 with a net loss of 79,000 positions, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The total federal workforce -- including military personnel and USPS employees -- sits around 4.3 million. But that number is expected to shrink in the next few years." - Government Executive.

Personnel is shrinking…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 15, 2014 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Everything you need to know about the budget deal - Plus the DorobekINSIDER's 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

You can find all of our programs online: DorobekINSIDER.com and GovLoop Insights at…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on January 14, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

What to expect in 2014 - 4 Trends to Watch

2014 could be a big year in government management, procurement and implementation of the cloud. Why? Dan Chenok is the Executive Director for IBM’s Center for the Business of Government. He told Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER program that 2014 may the year for comprehensive IT reform?…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 14, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Congress to Pass Three-Day Spending Bill To Avoid Shutdown - Plus the DorobekINSIDER's 7 Stories

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  • New year, new financial priorities? Every year millions of American pledge to lose weight, hit the gym and save money. But retirement savings can be confusing and downright complicated, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is here to help.…
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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 13, 2014 at 2:01pm — No Comments

How did your retirement fare in 2013? What should you do in 2014? Insights on the TSP

New year, new financial priorities? Every year millions of American pledge to lose weight, hit the gym and save money. But retirement savings can be confusing and downright complicated, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is here to help.

Kim Weaver is the Director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. She told Chris Dorobek on the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 13, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Govies and Industry Team Up to Lend a Helping Hand - Plus Your Weekend Reads

Every year the Bethesda chapter of AFCEA hosts the A Night for the Children Gala. The annual event helps raise money for the Children's Inn at NIH and the House of Ruth. If you haven't heard about either organization, you are missing out. The Children's Inn houses kids and…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 10, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

IRS Requests Additional Funding - Plus the DorobekIINSIDER's 7 Stories

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  • 2013 was a historically rough year for federal employees, but 2014 is off to a positive start. First a budget deal is close to being signed, the budget deal would eliminate the threat of shutdown, furloughs and reduce the impacts of sequestration. Six resolutions that every government…
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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 9, 2014 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Six Resolutions for Government Leaders

2013 was a historically rough year for federal employees, but 2014 is off to a positive start. First a budget deal is close to being signed, the budget deal would eliminate the threat of shutdown, furloughs and reduce the impacts of sequestration. So how should federal managers…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 9, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Could Agencies Have Spending Bills Soon? Plus the DorobekINSIDER's 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • 85% of government contractors saw either flat or declining budgets in 2013. That staggering statistic is from a new study from Lohfeld Consulting. We find out what contributed to the decline and how contractors can adapt in 2014 with the Lohfeld…
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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 8, 2014 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Contractors Take a Financial Hit in 2013 - 2 Ways to Move Forward

85% of government contractors saw either flat or declining budgets in 2013. That staggering statistic is from a new study from Lohfeld Consulting.

Sequestration, budget cuts and uncertainty were all contributors to the decline. Lohfeld Consulting's CEO told Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER program that 2013 was a rough year, but one where if you make the right strategic moves could set you up for…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 8, 2014 at 12:39pm — No Comments

OPM Innovator Departs Gov - Plus the DorobekINSIDER's 7 Stories

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  • Duplication and overlap is rampant in government. With budgets dwindling down more than ever, agencies are looking to cut costs. But collaborating across disciplines is difficult. That's where the authors of Smart Lean Government come in. They have developed a novel plan for how to reduce…
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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 7, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

How to get a smart, lean gov - Part Two

Duplication and overlap is rampant in government. With budgets dwindling down more than ever, agencies are looking to cut costs. But collaborating across disciplines is difficult. That's where the authors of Smart Lean Government come in. They have developed a novel plan for how to reduce …

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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 7, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

The Stories You May Have Missed Over Winter Break - DorobekINSIDER

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Government is at a crossroad as it attempts to maintain basic citizen and customer services in an increasingly austere environment of “doing more with less”. ACT-IAC has created Smart Lean Government (SLG) Practical Guide to help. We talk to two of the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 6, 2014 at 11:42am — No Comments

How to get a smart, lean gov - Part One

"Government is at a crossroad as it attempts to maintain basic citizen and customer services in an increasingly austere environment of “doing more with less”. The Smart Lean Government (SLG) Practical Guide has been developed to guide change agents as they shape and implement 21st century solutions. It…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on January 6, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Looking back at 2013 - The Wins and Losses

The end of the year means two things: setting unrealistic New Year’s resolutions and endless retrospectives. While we can’t force you to put down the cake and pick up a carrot, we can help you do your job better by highlighting some of the biggest and best innovations to come out of government in the last 365 days. Throughout December the DorobekINSIDER will sit down with government experts to talk about the hurdles, wins and challenges in 2013. (…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on December 30, 2013 at 10:18am — 1 Comment

Listen to the Experts - Best Insights from DorobekINSIDER Live in 2013

The end of the year means two things: setting unrealistic New Year’s resolutions and endless retrospectives. While we can’t force you to put down the cake and pick up a carrot, we can help you do your job better by highlighting some of the biggest and best innovations to come out of government in the last 365 days. (You can find all the interviews here.)…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on December 27, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

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