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Seven tips for journeying into the cloud

May 13, 2010 There's been a lot of talk about cloud computing as a way to deliver open government, reduce technology costs and increase flexibility for an organization. But when it comes to putting it into action, that part is, well, a little on the cloudy side. What are the different delivery models...

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Rewiring Hiring

February 24, 2010 The civil service got a jolt when the Obama administration declared the federal government must reduce its reliance on private industry to do the important work public employees should do. Hundreds of thousands of jobs are being brought back in house during a time when 40 percent of the workforce...

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Rewiring Hiring

February 1, 2010 It's up to HR managers to clear the cluttered path to federal jobs. The civil service got a jolt when the Obama administration declared the federal government must reduce its reliance on private industry to do the important work public employees should do. Hundreds of thousands of jobs are being...

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Think Again

April 29, 2009 President George W. Bush was oh-so-close to becoming one of the greatest of federal human capital management innovators in U.S. history. Despite all the Obama administration's talk about inheriting a government in the "technological dark ages," the Bush administration's Lines of Business initiative -- conceived by the Office of Management...

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Analysis: When Government Makes Us Sick

March 6, 2009 Like many Americans, I pick up an energy bar from time to time without giving a moment's thought to my safety before eating it. Earlier this year, that choice hit me with a case of salmonella poisoning. Across the country, the outbreak caused by tainted peanuts plunged hundreds of young...