Monday Morning News Kick Off: DOE Offers 3D Employee Training; GSA Wants to be “Government Savings Agent; and Cyber Chief Plans “Long Harley Ride”

Welcome to the Monday Morning News Kick Off post from the FedConnects blog. We hope you’ve had a restful weekend and are ready to be the smartest and most efficient government or contractor professional possible. Here’s all the actionable news you need to achieve these goals. Happy Monday!

Department of Energy Offers Online Training to Employees in 3D Virtual Buildings

Energy Department employees are being trained on how to make office buildings more energy efficient in virtual “3D” environments with virtual rooms outfitted with virtual energy users such as toasters and refrigerators.

GSA Seeks Efficiencies as ‘Government Savings Agent’

Dan Tangherlini, who was named acting administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA), shares his ideas for how to move GSA forward.

Tough Times Make Shared Services Among Agencies a Necessity

Financial conditions have made it essential for federal agencies to downsize information technology equipment and support by sharing those resources internally, White House officials said last week.

Twitter Signs Onto Privacy Policy

Twitter caught the attention of Capitol Hill last week when it pledged to support “do not track” requests on Mozilla’s FireFox browser.

FedNewsRadio In Depth Interview with Thad Allen, former U.S. Coast Guard Commandant

Be sure to check out this FedNewsRadio interview with Thad Allen, former U.S. Coast Guard Commandant, and current SVP at Booz Allen Hamilton.

GovWin Member Spotlight: Shany Seawright of Strategic Communications Group

GovWin interviewed our good friend Shany Seawright of Strategic Communications Group, who had advice for contractors on harnessing the power of social media to drive sales and revenue growth.

Be sure to check out the full post on FedConnects here.

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