Management and Workforce -- FEND

GSA chief's resignation evokes sympathy, hope for reform

Industry experts call for significant reorganization and improved operational efficiency at vital agency.

More pressure to limit contractor pay

Two members of the Senate want to limit contractor salaries and guess which government employee's pay sets the bar?

Agilex personnel moves strengthen defense, intell business

Marianne Meins and John Edwards will help direct national security and emerging technologies programs.

MCR makes 3 strategic hires to push for $500M revenue mark

Trio of new executives has broad range of experience from communications to the Coca-Cola Co.

AOL reportedly will trim more workers next week

Tech workers at the Palo Alto, Calif., facility are said to be the most likely target.

New community inspires women to pursue IT careers

CompTIA launches new program to encourage women to seek IT jobs.

HP assists GSA in strengthening government ID security

Under the USAccess program, HP will deliver identity credentials to secure federal facilities and ensure the identities of more than 500,000 federal employees and contractors.

Getting employees involved in cost cutting

Steve Kelman suggests that providing incentives would inspire frugality and innovation.

2013 budget proposal puts IT on short leash

Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to slash federal IT in some areas but expand its use when it can streamline government operations. The budget also includes an overall 8-percent reduction in Small Business Administration technical assistance programs.

The new generation and the media -- curiouser and curiouser

Blogger Steve Kelman finds that more and more people are no longer reading newspapers, or even news.

Women In Technology awards nominations open

Honorees are recognized for their talent within the field of technology.

Unisys, ERT put NOAA employees in the cloud

The $11.5 million project gives 25,000 NOAA employees e-mail access through Google Apps for Government.

No Senate vote, no GPO chief

Government Printing Office chief will step down after the Senate does not confirm him before its holiday break.

Deal reached to avert shutdown with only hours to spare

A late-night deal avoided a partial government shutdown, the fifth such occasion this year.

How one CEO uses his unique style to drive growth

Appian's Matthew Calkins shuns the normal approach to running a company and there's little arguing with his success.

When agencies say no to innovation

FCW readers say that federal agencies take a dim view at attempts to be innovative.

Blogging from ELC: On PowerPoint, tight budgets and innovation

Steve Kelman offers some initial observations on the scene at the Executive Leadership Conference in Williamsburg, Va.