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Fixing USAJobs, Comments Abound

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Are you looking out your window and witnessing a government stampede out the doors? Is your office looking empty? Probably. The Office of Personnel Management reported that more than 114,000 people left the federal government last year – mostly through retirements. To give you a better picture, the 114,000 departures is… Read more »

CIOs in the Age of Disruptions

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: “Can you hear me now?” You probably remember those Verizon Wireless commercials with the Verizon rep walking across the United States making sure the connection was intact. As annoying as the commercials were, they did drive home a point, cell service is everywhere. But here’s the thing, in many parts of… Read more »

Former CTO Todd Park New Gig

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Meet the woman who guided a U.S. initiative to provide safe drinking water to 5 million people in Kenya and Uganda, saving lives and preventing illnesses for thousands of individuals. Meet the Service to America Nominee. You can find all of our programs online: and GovLoop Insights at But… Read more »

Army Tries to Solve Supply Chain Management Problems with Mobile

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The federal government procurement process has followed the same formula for decades with little adapting to the face-paced, technological demands of today. What does this lack of change mean for the future of the procurement system? A major overhaul, minor tweaking, or staying with the status quo? We discuss a new… Read more »

Todd Park Stepping Down as Obama’s CTO

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: For years the IT community has been building walls and digging moats to keep out cyber attacks. Now the focus has changed. Rather than zero-in on outside invaders, security experts have set their sights on internal vulnerability. We take a look at the new approach with Force 3’s Greg Kushto.  … Read more »

Six Words of Advice for the U.S. Digital Service

Six words of advice for the U.S. Digital Service As I mentioned, I was away last week. One of the announcements that came out: The release of the U.S. Digital Service and the Digital Service Playbook.  U.S. Digital Services Playbook: The American people expect to interact with government through digital channels such as websites, email,… Read more »

New VA Chief Wants to Fire More Employees

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Center of Excellence on the Medical Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury is lucky to have Center Director Dr. William A. Bauman and Associate Director Dr. Ann M. Spungen on their team. For their work, Dr. Bauman and Dr. Sungen have been named finalists for the… Read more »

VA Referrals to Private Doctors

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: In government, we often talk about the importance of building public-private partnerships. In San Jose, they aren’t just talking about building partnerships – they’re actually doing it. We talk to the woman making it happen, Lea King. You can find all of our programs online: and GovLoop Insights at…. Read more »