How to Solve Inefficient Meetings Through Existing Technology

Even small process improvements can make internal staff meetings run better. 

How to Help Dogs and Cats Manage Separation Anxiety when Their Humans Return to Work

A change in routine is a major cause of separation anxiety for both dogs and cats.

The Tech Policies the Trump Administration Leaves Behind

Nextgov looks back at the Trump administration's major IT policy moves that will have lasting effects on federal technology for the foreseeable future.

Critical Update: Did COVID-19 Push More Agencies Into the Cloud?

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting mass telework means agencies must have moved more data, workloads and services into the cloud. Right?

5 Rules to Keep Breaking Barriers in Government

The pandemic disrupted how agencies conducted business but federal leaders can harness that momentum. 

Workers Are Looking for Direction from Management—and Any Map Is Better than No Map

The consequences of just continuing to wing it are piling up.

CISA, FBI Warn that U.S. Think Tanks Are in Hackers’ Crosshairs

The agencies share guidance for shoring up defenses in a remote work environment that can disguise attackers.

Pentagon Extends Work From Home Flexibility for Civilian Employees

The Defense Department will allow civilians to telework even if children or other dependents in need of supervision are present at home.

Government Striving for New Ways of Working

Ensuring necessary and equitable access to services will likely mean a hybrid approach of both digital and physical access for citizens.

GAO Offers Best Practices in Telework for Agencies

Congressional watchdogs highlight how agencies should—safely and securely—telework.

Americans Got Tired of Looking Bad on Zoom

The pandemic’s at-home workers are discovering what internet influencers have long known: If you want to be taken seriously, get good lighting.

To Achieve Cyber Agility, Think Long-Term

Agencies must instead invest in cyber platforms to become more agile and responsive to adversaries.

Pentagon Expects to Deploy New Telework Tool in June 2021

The Defense Department’s Commercial Virtual Remote Environment enabled the rapid shift to mass telework during the pandemic, but a solution to handle more sensitive data is on the way.

The Future of Work Post-Pandemic: We’re Not Going Back

Suddenly, the conversation about telework has shifted from “do we have the right technologies in place?” to “do we have the right people policies and training in place?”