Posts Tagged: budgets

Who’s The Highest-Paid Public Employee In Your State? + 7 gov stories that matter

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Are you happy in your job? What do you think about government? How do you view your job? Is the government working as effectively as it could? These are just a few of the questions that the Office of Personnel Management asks in its annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. Taking aRead… Read more »

Making the government cool again – seems so 2008 – Plus Your 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Your pay is up for debate, yet again. A new Congressional Research Service report, Selected Characteristics of Private and Public Sector Workers, continues the debate that came to the forefront during the 2010 election season over whether federal employees are overpaid, or in the view of some, underpaid. We get newRead… Read more »

In The Post-Snowden World, Security Is Ever Changing – Plus The 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Most people acknowledge the federal government’s civil service system is pretty much broken. It has been called woefully inadequate for the challenges of the 21st century, and frankly one of the biggest impediments to creating the best government possible, that’s the assessment coming from a new report from the partnership forRead… Read more »

Want Better Government? Pay Better – Plus The 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Last year, in the midst of the Healthcare.gov’s troubled launch, President Obama said government IT procurement needs to be blown up and built anew. But how do you blow up federal procurement effectively? We look at four potential solutions with Appian’s Chris O’Connell. You can find all of our programs online:Read… Read more »

The Need For Civil Service Reforms – Plus The 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Every day on the DorobekINSIDER program we try to tell good government stories to help you do your job better. Today we get to highlight a program that is helping people do their jobs better by showing the power of partnerships; it’s an awesome program called Voyagers. Voyagers is part ofRead… Read more »

The government challenge of the revolving door – Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The definition of, of insanity is trying the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. So that begs the question is there a better way to create a political platform? David Cole thinks so. He has posted his platform on Github, and you can help him shape policy.Read… Read more »

DOD losing one of the best and brightest – Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The past year has been tough for government works, the pay freeze, sequestration and then the dreaded government shutdown, to name just a few. But what made the year even more difficult was the lack of support and thanks given to public workers. The public’s faith in government dropped. Morale sagged.Read… Read more »

OPM calls for changes in federal background checks – Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Did you know that your sneakers are on the Internet? So are local city buses. Oh, and TV is one of the biggest web junkies around. So what is next? The DorobekINSIDER and his panel of experts look to the future of the Internet of Things. You can find all ofRead… Read more »

Why acquisitions should care about cyber-security – Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The Internet of Things is slowly making its way into the government space. But what is the Internet of Things exactly? How can the government optimize the technological advances to help the government run more effectively and efficiently? We talk with two Presidential Innovation Fellows. You can find all of ourRead… Read more »

Gov Ponders The Internet Of Things – Plus The 7 Stories You Need To Know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: After a rough January, the Thrift Investment Plan’s funds were back in the black for February. In fact, all the retirement funds were up by more than .5%. We get a look at your retirement numbers with the TSP Board’s Kim Weaver. You can find all of our programs online: DorobekINSIDER.comRead… Read more »