Posts Tagged: budgets

The President’s Budget Is Out – The 7 Stories You Need to Know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The White House released its fiscal 2015 budget proposal on Tuesday. The budget aims to “put a stop to short-sighted cuts to government operations” and to expand funding for federal-employee training. But the President’s budget begs the question, will any of this happen? We know that Congress appropriates the funding forRead… Read more »

Telework Yields $32 Million in Snow Day Savings – Plus The 7 Gov Stories You Need To Know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: If you imagine government in its ideal form, it would have very few overlapping programs and departments. It would be a lean, mean, efficiency driven machine. But that government ideal is difficult to create. We look at how to optimize shared services with Deloitte. But up front: The Obama administration’s fiscalRead… Read more »

Does The President’s Budget Matter – Plus The 7 Gov Stories That Matter

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: TechAmerica has been working through a difficult period after four key executives left suddenly to start a competing public sector organization. Now, Mike Hettinger the newly hired Senior Vice President for Public Sector, is hitting the ground running. We get his top priorities. You can find all of our programs online:Read… Read more »

Is the Internet of Things a Thing for Gov – Plus the 7 Gov Stories You Need To Know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: “You’ve been hacked.” That is the line that every person dreads waking up to in their inbox. But securing your identity and your privacy is no easy task. The government has been using identity and access management tools for years, commonly known as IAM. IAM uses a four part verification processRead… Read more »

What I learned from government innovators – Plus the seven gov stories you need to know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Are you, like me, an Olympic junkie? If you are, there is more to learn from tuning into the Olympic coverage than how to execute the perfect twizzle. You can also learn valuable leadership lessons. Here are the top five. You can find all of our programs online: DorobekINSIDER.com and GovLoopRead… Read more »

Making Gov Innovations Matter – Plus the 7 gov stories you need to know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Workforce = mission. If you don’t have the right people it is a recipe for disaster. But getting the recipe right is a huge challenge. So how do you make it work? Insights from the Government Accountability Office. You can find all of our programs online: DorobekINSIDER.com and GovLoop Insights atRead… Read more »

Tech As An Accessory, Wearable – Plus the Seven Gov Stories You Need To Know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Spending in the federal government is down. Sequestration has put a serious drain on many agency resources, but could the money squeeze actually create a breeding ground for innovation? We get answers in part two of our interview with NARA’s first Chief Innovation Officer, Pamela Wright. You can find all ofRead… Read more »

A Debt Deal Done? Plus the Seven Gov Stories You Need To Know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Innovation is one of those Rorschach terms, where innovation means different things to different people. Even amongst Chief Innovation Officers the role of innovation at an agency can vary greatly. So what really makes an innovative program? Pamela Wright is the first ever Chief Innovation Officer at NARA. We uncover herRead… Read more »

All Eyes on the Debt Ceiling – Plus the Seven Gov Stories You Need to Know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Time is running short for Congress to raise the nation’s borrowing limit — the Treasury Department says it will run out of spending authority by Feb. 27. One of the ways the government can buy time during a default is to borrow from the G-Fund. But what does that mean forRead… Read more »

Snowden Effect on Government and Contractors – Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Do you ever feel like your boss is playing favorites? We all can fall into the trap of thinking our boss prefers our co-workers at one time or another, or that our bosses hate us. It is everyone, right? Not just me? Ok, good. I was worried for a second there.Read… Read more »