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DorobekInsider: What you read Dec. 13-19 on the DorobekInsider, Daily Debrief, and

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The most read stories from the week of Dec. 13-19, 2009…

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  1. DorobekInsider: BREAKING NEWS — Sens. Collins, McCaskill, Bennett introduce acquisition workfo
  2. DorobekInsider: More GSA FAS shifts — King to retire, Ghiloni shifts, and FAS SES regional com
  3. DorobekInsider: Rumoring around the halls of GSA — playing GSA musical chairs
  4. DorobekInsider: The Better Buy Project — the liner notes
  5. DorobekInsider: GSA’s Tyree Varnado to retire — You can find our “exit interview” with Varndao here (see number 5 below) … and find GSA FAS Commissioner Jim Williams comments about Varnado here.
  6. DorobekInsider: What you read in 2009: Mike Causey edition
  7. DorobekInsider: What you read Dec. 6-12 on the DorobekInsider, Daily Debrief, and FederalNewsRadio.c
  8. DorobekInsider: What you read 11.28 through 12.05 on the DorobekInsider, Daily Debrief, and FederalN
  9. DorobekInsider: Lieberman, Collins want Networx delay answers
  10. DorobekInsider: The buzz of the Input holiday party 2009
  11. DorobekInsider EXCLUSIVE: USDA undertakes extensive management reorg – downgrading the CIO, CF
  12. DorobekInsider: USDA gets approval for employee buy outs from OPM as mega-management reorg continues
  13. DorobekInsider: The liner notes: Why blog — or Web 2.0 — anyway?
  14. DorobekInsider on DC’s NewsChannel 8 tonight talking about the war on “social networking
  15. DorobekInsider: What’s the deal with GSA administrator nominee Johnson? The Kansas City Star f
  16. DorobekInsider: OMB hires performance guru Shelley Metzenbaum
  17. DorobekInsider: Stories of the Decade: Looking at the changing government marketplace
  18. DorobekInsider: Most read stories Nov. 22-28 on the DorobekInsider, the DailyDebrief, and FederalNew
  19. DorobekInsider: Changes within the VA IT shop
  20. DorobekInsider: USDA gets early out approval from OPM as mega-management reorg continues
  21. DorobekInsider: USDA gets push back on massive management reorg, GovExec reports; USDA remains silen
  22. DorobekInsider: Ho-ho-ho… and recognize our troops
  23. DorobekInsider: UPDATE – Grams to join VA as principal deputy assistant secretary for manageme
  24. Ed DeSeve to join the Obama administration
  25. DorobekInsider: What are the stories that shaped the government’s world in the past decade? Fe

…from the Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris

  1. Postal Service’s National Reassessment Process
  2. Stories of the Decade: TSP sees many positive changes
  3. Coming up on Your Turn: A personal Open Season?
  4. Stories of the Decade: 10 years of missed opportunities for the CIO
  5. GSA’s Tyree Varnado reflects on 39 years of government service
  6. The new Office of Government Information Services
  7. DHS, Michigan launch cybersecurity partnership EINSTEIN-ONE
  8. Unisys predicts increased focus on biometrics, data protection in 2010
  9. Labor Department launches Web challenge seeking best practices
  10. Friday Afternoon Federal Newscast
  11. Stories of the Decade: Mobile technology changing the business of government
  12. NTEU president talks about Labor-Management forums; pay raise
  13. Military Health System blog exceeds expectations
  14. Analysis: Interagency Taskforce releases report on unclassified information
  15. TSP’s Trabucco: Thrift Savings Plan posts strong results in November
  16. DoD begins gathering data per Open Government Initiative
  17. How your Thrift Savings Plan has changed over the past decade
  18. The role of social media in terrorist recruitment
  19. Stories of the Decade: Information sharing and cybersecurity
  20. New NIST director outlines goals
  21. Stories of the Decade: The relevance of the federal government
  22. Participants borrow less from their TSP accounts
  23. Former ODNI CIO Meyerrose talks about cybersecurity’s future
  24. Will House healthcare bill affect the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program?
  25. IT habits are changing at Veterans Affairs
  26. GSA’s new deal for geospatial services
  27. Ins and outs of the 2010 spending bill
  28. Update: Feds owe billions in back taxes
  29. DARPA Network Challenge winner discusses lessons learned
  30. House examines various missions of National Archives
  31. Update: OMB, NIST release draft of new FISMA metrics
  32. SAVE award nominee talks about saving money at the VA
  33. USDA’s Donald Sanders discusses employee reorganization
  34. FEMA director says agency tackles more than just hurricanes
  35. Preview: Examining management organization at DHS
  36. Budget passback language details plethora of requirements
  37. Stories of the Decade: Watching the creation of the Homeland Security Department
  38. Stories of the Decade: How 9/11 changed the public’s perception of federal employees
  39. Postal Service’s National Reassessment Process (4:05)
  40. Lawmakers continue to discuss turning unused sick leave into TSP dollars
  41. Stories of the Decade: How government/industry collaboration has changed
  42. FireEye partners with In-Q-Tel to secure Intelligence Community
  43. NIST reassures agencies on FISMA compliance; do feds know enough about cybersecurity?
  44. Friday Fun Day!
  45. Update: TSP’s Roth option
  46. Holiday dinner….In Space!

and from

  1. Congress tells agencies to check creditworthiness of employees
  2. Open Season resource: All you need to know before Monday
  3. At the VA, a new CIO reports progress on IT management
  4. Sen. Voinovich puts hold on key DHS nominee
  5. DHS continues effort to right-size management structure
  6. House passes omnibus spending bill with pay raise, agency funding
  7. Idea to reuse medication at VA hospitals wins SAVE Award
  8. 2010 Census to get a cold start in late January
  9. OMB, NIST release draft of new FISMA metrics
  10. White House cuts federal pay raise
  11. GSA inks deal with four vendors for geospatial services
  12. EXCLUSIVE: OMB guidance sets technology tone for 2010, beyond
  13. National Archives closed on Saturday
  14. Agencies to justify not using cloud computing to OMB
  15. NIST director striving for optimization of its labs
  16. House panel probes dual-roles of National Archives
  17. Admin. Babbitt: Human error, not technology, behind November FAA outage
  18. Grassley: Pursuing federal contractor tax deadbeats a matter of ‘fairness’
  19. Federal cloud professionals expand partnerships
  20. Salary Council suggests locality pay increase for 2011
  21. NIST director striving for optimization of labs
  22. Smithsonian’s new Zoo director highlights a tough week
  23. Senate: Con artists are using stimulus scams to fleece citizens
  24. NSPS another step closer to ending; FERS ‘flu’ cure a “done deal”
  25. DoD makes NSPS pay raise equal to GS employees
  26. Executive Order creates labor-management forums
  27. Open Government Initiative Resource
  28. Senate committee increases civilian pay raise to 2.9 percent for 2010
  29. Fed IT gurus tout potential of IT and government openness
  30. OPM gives feds two extra months to decide on long-term care changes
  31. NASA issues first RFP under I3P program
  32. OPM says safety is paramount in government closure decisions
  33. House committee does not address civilian pay raise for 2010
  34. Transition out of NSPS begins
  35. VA puts 45 IT projects on hold
  36. White House puts SAVE Awards cost-cutting ideas to vote
  37. Agency cybersecurity reporting to get makeover
  38. DHS, states work to create Virtual USA
  39. Budget would cap pay raises for feds
  40. GSA releases FY 2010 per diem rates
  41. and Ed DeSeve v. Stephen Colbert
  42. For telework and COOP, GSA leads the way
  43. Congress allocates more for e-gov fund than ever before
  44. Open government initiative puts agencies on the clock
  45. NSPS over and FERS Flu cured, Senate Passes Defense Authorization Bill
  46. GSA, DHS ready RFPs for Security LOB
  47. Agencies report progress, at last, on security clearance reform
  48. Veterans Affairs restarts some of its suspended projects

Written by cdorobek

December 21, 2009 at 11:30 AM