Posts Tagged: budgets

Pres. Nominates a new FBI Director – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The Agricultural Research Service’s Ken Lithicum studies deadly insects who terrorize plants, animals and humans. His work has saved millions of lives in Africa and the Middle East and has made him a Service to America Medal Finalist. Meet him! The SEVEN stories that impact your life President Barack Obama hasRead… Read more »

GSA asks Acting Administration Tangherlini to stay put – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The White House is ushering a new normal when it comes the federal government’s data. The new policy is forcing agencies to make data accessible and open. We go over the new openness plan with the Sunlight’s policy director, John Wonderlich. The SEVEN stories that impact your life President Obama hasRead… Read more »

Sequester Cuts Impact Oklahoma Disaster Relief – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Turning data into decisions, it sounds obvious but for large organizations compiling, formatting and interpreting vast amounts of data can be almost impossible. But Army Lieutenant Colonel Bobby Saxon and his team have created a system that does just that for the Army. It’s called Enterprise Management Decision Support System (EMDS).Read… Read more »

The Sequester and Recruitment – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: April was another good month for the Thrift Savings Plan. How good? Insights from the Thrift Savings Plan Board’s Kim Weaver. Click here for the full recap. The SEVEN stories that impact your life The sequester is hurting recruitment and retention of mid- and upper-level employees at the General Services Administration,Read… Read more »

Commerce and Trade Get Nominees – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER A few weeks ago we talked with Deloitte’s Dan Helfrich about how feds view their leaders. To be frank, it isn’t positive. So how do senior execs feel? Deloitte and the Partnership for Public Service are back with another survey to answer that question. The SEVEN Stories that Impact Your Life:Read… Read more »

Shakeups In the Obama Cabinet – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Citizen engagement means a lot more than fixing potholes. So what is it? We get insights from Accela CEO Maury Blackman. He also tells us about the civic cloud. The SEVEN stories that impact your life The Obama administration is proposing a significant budget cut next year for information technology modernizationRead… Read more »

Sequester Day 56 – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The best way to maximize performance is to make data based decisions. But that process is easier said than done…or is it? We get real examples from Federal Management Partner’s – John Salamone. But up front: Sequestration Day 56 Sequester hits Boston terror trial — David Nather—The Massachusetts public defender’s office,Read… Read more »

Sequester Cancels Navy Fleet Week – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Last week was a tragic one for our country, but if there was one bright spot it was the work of public servants. Oftentimes government workers are the butt of jokes or sneers, but when the manhunt ended last Friday, Boston turned out to cheer. We take a look at theRead… Read more »

Lawmakers Looks For Ways Around Sequestration – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: In the 2014 budget request the White House sent to Congress one of the few areas to not get cut dramatically was cybersecurity. But before we pour resources into protecting our networks from cyberattacks it is important to know from where and from who these attacks are coming. We take aRead… Read more »

Day 35 of the Sequester – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Every month the DorobekINSIDER breaks down your Thrift Savings Plan. We want to know the funds fare, changes to your retirement process and trends in the funds. So did March match February’s gains? Click here for the full recap. But up front: Sequestration — yes, it is still going on. InRead… Read more »