Posts By Ed O'Keefe

Federal Eye: What Would You Do? Adapting YouTube, Facebook and MySpace to Governing

One of the first things The Eye learned as he began his new beat is that many federal workers have felt undervalued, under-appreciated and frustrated in recent years about the lack of innovation and creativity allowed in the workplace. “Front-line employees have a really good idea of how to do the work of the federalRead… Read more »

Federal Eye: The Eye Opener: Nov. 13, 2008

Great news! Wednesday was our first full day of existence and The Federal Eye quickly became one of’s well-read blogs. This makes The Eye, his editors and Almost Mrs. Eye (the fiancee) very happy. Keep it up! Now onto the news and events of the day… Read More Here >>>

Review Teams for Treasury, State, Defense Announced

We told you yesterday that the Obama-Biden transition team would announce the names of those leading the agency reviews, and they’ve just released the names of those leading such efforts at the departments of treasury, state and defense. What do you think? Do you know these people? Like them? Don’t like them? Leave your thoughtsRead… Read more »

Federal Eye: The Plum Book: Cool Jobs

After picking up his copy of the Plum Book just after 10 a.m., The Eye has decamped to an undisclosed location near the Government Printing Office to begin scouring for interesting tidbits. With more than 7,210 jobs listed, it’s quite a task. More than 4,000 of the positions were non-competitively filled by the Bush administrationRead… Read more »

Federal Eye: Agency Reviews Start Monday

Federal employees: Take note! Get a haircut and wear your best suit to work on Monday, because that’s when Obama transition team members may show up in your office to start reviewing “over 100 departments, agencies and commissions of the United States government,” according to Obama transition co-chairman John Podesta. Read More Here >>>