Nextgov - Wired Workplacehttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/A Look at Issues Facing Federal IT Workersen-usThu, 24 Apr 2014 12:09:11 -0400Feds Feeling Less Empowered to Innovatehttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/feds-feeling-less-empowered-innovate/83116/Number who feel innovation is encouraged and rewarded continues to decline.Brittany BallenstedtThu, 24 Apr 2014 12:09:11 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/feds-feeling-less-empowered-innovate/83116/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceBrian A Jackson/Shutterstock.comTech Unemployment Falls to 2.7 Percenthttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/tech-unemployment-falls-27-percent/82492/But IT professionals aren't quitting their jobs just yet.Brittany BallenstedtMon, 14 Apr 2014 14:48:57 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/tech-unemployment-falls-27-percent/82492/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacekurhan/Shutterstock.comAre Fed Promotions Merit-Based? Managers, Staff Disagreehttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/are-fed-promotions-merit-based-managers-staff-disagree/82423/Performance awards and innovation also elicit differing views, report finds.Brittany BallenstedtFri, 11 Apr 2014 17:35:06 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/are-fed-promotions-merit-based-managers-staff-disagree/82423/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplace Dr. Cloud/Shutterstock.comTelework Week Saved Feds 14 Million Miles, $13 Millionhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/telework-week-saved-feds-14-million-miles-13-million/82303/The stats are in for the annual telework event.Brittany BallenstedtThu, 10 Apr 2014 14:45:55 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/telework-week-saved-feds-14-million-miles-13-million/82303/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacekazoka/Shutterstock.comEliminating the Gender Wage Gap for Tech Pros With Security Clearancehttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/eliminating-gender-wage-gap-tech-pros-security-clearance/82102/Men in IT with active clearance outearn similarly credentialed women by nearly 20 percent.Brittany BallenstedtTue, 08 Apr 2014 14:07:21 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/eliminating-gender-wage-gap-tech-pros-security-clearance/82102/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceMichael D Brown/Shutterstock.comIs It Time to Make Cyber Jobs a National Imperative?http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/it-time-make-cyber-jobs-national-imperative/81898/'We have uncoordinated initiatives, but not a national strategy coupled with a national program,' executive says.Brittany BallenstedtFri, 04 Apr 2014 10:55:54 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/it-time-make-cyber-jobs-national-imperative/81898/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplace lenetstan/Shutterstock.comDHS Telework System Lacks a Disaster Plan, IG Sayshttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/dhs-telework-system-lacks-disaster-plan-ig-says/81817/Workplace as a Service program needs an alternate processing site, report says.Brittany BallenstedtThu, 03 Apr 2014 10:42:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/dhs-telework-system-lacks-disaster-plan-ig-says/81817/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacegrynold/Shutterstock.comIs it Finally Time to Overhaul the Federal Personnel System?http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/it-finally-time-overhaul-federal-personnel-system/81733/Designed more than 60 years ago for a mostly clerical workforce, it doesn't address today's specialized skills.Brittany BallenstedtWed, 02 Apr 2014 10:29:27 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/04/it-finally-time-overhaul-federal-personnel-system/81733/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplacePressmaster/Shutterstock.comWhat a 3.3 Percent Pay Hike Could Mean for IThttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/what-33-percent-pay-hike-could-mean-it/81520/The increase could help federal technology salaries better compete with the private sector.Brittany BallenstedtFri, 28 Mar 2014 11:46:22 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/what-33-percent-pay-hike-could-mean-it/81520/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceGoodMood Photo/Shutterstock.comIT Grads Rank 14 Agencies as Top Employershttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/it-grads-rank-14-agencies-top-employers/81256/NASA, NSA and the FBI compete with Google, Facebook and Amazon in new survey.Brittany BallenstedtWed, 26 Mar 2014 10:45:07 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/it-grads-rank-14-agencies-top-employers/81256/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceJ. Henning Buchholz/Shutterstock.comSecurity-Cleared IT, Cyber Pros See Fatter Paychecks in 2013http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/security-cleared-it-cyber-pros-see-fatter-paychecks-2013/81172/This despite a declining job market for security-cleared professionals overall.Brittany BallenstedtTue, 25 Mar 2014 12:05:25 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/security-cleared-it-cyber-pros-see-fatter-paychecks-2013/81172/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceOMcom/Shutterstock.comWhy Cyber Jobs Need a Career Pathhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/why-cyber-jobs-need-career-path/81025/And why it's a myth that anyone can be a cyber warrior.Brittany BallenstedtFri, 21 Mar 2014 13:36:45 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/why-cyber-jobs-need-career-path/81025/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceRoboLab/Shutterstock.comWhat Federal IT Managers Are Doing Instead of Hiring http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/what-federal-it-managers-are-doing-instead-hiring/80815/Hardware skills and IT procurement were the only two areas where IT leaders said they had adequate talent.Brittany BallenstedtWed, 19 Mar 2014 11:21:55 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/what-federal-it-managers-are-doing-instead-hiring/80815/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceDigital Storm/Shutterstock.comHow IT Jobs Have Changed in 15 Yearshttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/how-it-jobs-have-changed-15-years/80659/Some simply didn’t exist in the late '90s, while others have expanded dramatically, Pew finds.Brittany BallenstedtMon, 17 Mar 2014 13:16:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/how-it-jobs-have-changed-15-years/80659/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceFer Gregory/Shutterstock.comFor Tech Pros, There Is Such Thing as a Free Lunchhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/tech-pros-there-such-thing-free-lunch/80545/Federal agencies can't match private-sector perks, but meaningful work is also a draw.Brittany BallenstedtFri, 14 Mar 2014 11:17:18 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/tech-pros-there-such-thing-free-lunch/80545/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplace andiphoto/Shutterstock.comScience and Tech Students Cite Mild Interest in Federal Careershttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/science-and-tech-students-cite-mild-interest-federal-careers/80473/The bad news: Federal salaries can’t live up to their expectations.Brittany BallenstedtThu, 13 Mar 2014 13:13:10 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/science-and-tech-students-cite-mild-interest-federal-careers/80473/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplacePressmaster/Shutterstock.comOPM Unveils Strategic IT Planhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/opm-unveils-strategic-it-plan/80347/Agency is modernizing retirement programs, USAJOBS and other federal HR systems.Brittany BallenstedtWed, 12 Mar 2014 10:42:13 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/opm-unveils-strategic-it-plan/80347/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceCarlos Caetano/Shutterstock.com'Work Is Not a Place; It’s What We Do,' Telework Official Sayshttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/work-not-place-its-what-we-do-telework-official-says/80299/ATF talks Telework Week.Brittany BallenstedtTue, 11 Mar 2014 15:16:15 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/work-not-place-its-what-we-do-telework-official-says/80299/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceSergey Nivens/Shutterstock.comInnovation Fellows: Round Threehttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/innovation-fellows-round-three/80083/Does your agency struggle to find talented midcareer IT professionals?Brittany BallenstedtFri, 07 Mar 2014 11:46:02 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/innovation-fellows-round-three/80083/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceSONCHAI JONGPOR/Shutterstock.comWhat the Fed-Friendly Budget Means for IThttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/what-fed-friendly-budget-means-it/80020/Should a tech GS-9 be paid the same as a nontech GS-9?Brittany BallenstedtThu, 06 Mar 2014 12:03:44 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/what-fed-friendly-budget-means-it/80020/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacewrangler/Shutterstock.com2015 Budget Would Boost Investments in STEM Educationhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/2015-budget-would-boost-investments-stem-education/79837/One proposed change is a governmentwide reorganization of STEM education programs.Brittany BallenstedtTue, 04 Mar 2014 15:31:34 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/2015-budget-would-boost-investments-stem-education/79837/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceAlexander Raths/Shutterstock.comTelework Yields $32 Million in Snow Day Savingshttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/telework-yields-32-million-snow-day-savings/79750/Telework Week starts with a bang.Brittany BallenstedtMon, 03 Mar 2014 16:27:52 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/03/telework-yields-32-million-snow-day-savings/79750/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceBill Perry/Shutterstock.com file photoTelework Keeps DISA Up and Runninghttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/02/telework-keeps-disa-and-running/79648/Some feds are required to take their laptops home every day.Brittany BallenstedtFri, 28 Feb 2014 15:46:54 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/02/telework-keeps-disa-and-running/79648/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceLemonpink Images/Shutterstock.comThree Agencies Stretch Their Funding With Shared Serviceshttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/02/three-agencies-stretch-their-funding-shared-services/79531/A look at NASA, Energy and DHS programs.Brittany BallenstedtThu, 27 Feb 2014 12:23:21 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/02/three-agencies-stretch-their-funding-shared-services/79531/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceMichael Nivelet/Shutterstock.comFederal CIO Council Refocuses on Workforcehttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/02/federal-cio-council-refocuses-workforce/79468/A committee is reborn during reorganization.Brittany BallenstedtWed, 26 Feb 2014 16:44:51 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/02/federal-cio-council-refocuses-workforce/79468/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacemonarx3d/Shutterstock.com