Posts Tagged: budgets

100 people who made a difference in government IT – Plus 7 gov stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: If you ask 20 people to define open government, you will get 20 different responses. The lack of uniformed definitions makes implementing open government services very difficult. It would be like asking a pastry chef to bake a cherry pie and then providing 20 different recipes. The chef would have noRead… Read more »

Rethinking Gov 2.0 – Plus The Seven Gov Stories You Need To Know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Between 2009 and 2012, 45 states have made significant changes to their retirement plans. So what changed and how can government workers prepare for retirement most effectively? Insider tips from Elizabeth Kellar and Joshua Franzel. You can find all of our programs online: DorobekINSIDER.com and GovLoop Insights at http://insights.govloop.com. But upRead… Read more »

Federal CIO smackdown – too harsh, not harsh enough? – Plus your 7 gov stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: If you were scrolling through government publications in the wake of the Tuesday’s State of the Union, you were probably not surprised to see headlines decrying the lack of mentions of feds or government reforms in the speech. Besides a reform to contractor pay and a new focus on permitting challenges,Read… Read more »

4 #SOTUgov must reads – Plus 7 stories that matter to gov

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: In the past year, feds have been furloughed, sequestered and had their pay frozen, and yet when the shutdown shuttered government offices for much of the month of October, most feds, caught in partisan politics, just wanted to return to work. It is that single minded determination that is often overlookedRead… Read more »

3 things the President should say in the SOTU – Plus Dorobek’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Hiring is one of the biggest challenges in government. Getting the right people in the right position is key for an effective government. Just as hiring the right NIH scientist is key to curing disease so too is hiring the right procurement official. However, well-trained procurement officials are hard to findRead… Read more »

The federal CIO billed as a narcoleptic – Plus Dorobek’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Healthcare.gov has been a massive contracting challenge from the onset. What went wrong? And can we learn from past contracting blunders? We talk to the professors who wrote the book on government contracting Trevor Brown and David Van Slyke. You can find all of our programs online: DorobekINSIDER.com and GovLoop InsightsRead… Read more »

Does government appreciate innovation? Plus Dorobek’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Conference spending at four agencies fell 88 percent from fiscal 2010 to 2012, according to a report released Jan. 3 and those agencies weren’t alone. Across government spending on training and conferences fell. So what should feds who are want to grow and network do? You can find all of ourRead… Read more »

A Remarkable Way to Help Warfighters – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Pay for performance has been around for a long time in government, there was a lot of hype surrounding pay for performance especially when Al Gore unveiled his Reinventing Government Plan in the 90s. Pay for success builds on pay for performance but alters it slightly. Instead of paying for deliveryRead… Read more »

Where does government social media stand in 2014? – Plus the 7 DorobekINSIDER Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The federal government shed 79,000 positions in 2013. Personnel is shrinking but demand for government services is on the rise. So what can leaders do to ease the stress on their employees? Can you really do more with less? Insights from Tom Fox at the Partnership for Public Service. You canRead… Read more »

Everything you need to know about the budget deal – Plus the DorobekINSIDER’s 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: 2014 could be a big year in government management, procurement and implementation of the cloud. Why? We get insights from IBM’s Dan Chenok. You can find all of our programs online: DorobekINSIDER.com and GovLoop Insights at http://insights.govloop.com. But up front: GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER budget reader: Everything you need to know about theRead… Read more »