Posts Tagged: korea

Charles Davis: Air Force Pilots to Fly, Train Less Under Sequestration

The Air Force has had to reduce the amount of hours pilots have to train due to sequestration’s impacts on the branch’s fiscal year 2013 and 2014 budgets and future years, a combat aviation official told House lawmakers Wednesdsay. Lt. Gen. Charles Davis, the branch’s military deputy for the office of the assistant secretary for… Read more »

Project of the Week: UN Public Service Awards

What South Korea, Oman, and Slovenia can teach us about Gov 2.0 GovLoop inspires me. The idea of a network of people working to make governance more transparent, more effective, more efficient has an energizing effect. I’m glad to be a part of it, and know you are too. We’re a part of something bigger… Read more »

Buy America? Bye, American Jobs

Here’s the ultimate irony, one with dramatic consequences to US families: a federal policy to stimulate our flagging economy that actually puts more of our jobs at risk. “Buy American” provisions found within this year’s $788 billion stimulus spending package expose US workers in several manufacturing sectors to job loss. It’s that the stipulations of… Read more »

Thoughts from South Korea

So I’m on the plane flying back from a wonderful week in Seoul, South Korea for the International Conference of IT Administrators. I was invited as part of their Future Leaders program and spoke to the group about “Recruiting and Retaining Gen Y” and “Web 2.0 and Social Media.” There were colleagues from approximately 20… Read more »