Space agencies around the world are gearing up for this upcoming Saturday’s International Space Apps Challenge, a two-day code-a-thon-style event. For the third year in a row, NASA is looking to the public to address some of its most-pressing obstacles.
After their time in government ended, several second-round participants in the Presidential Innovation Fellows program came together with an idea: make the projects they had launched stick and give them a place to land. From there, 18F was born.
Maria Contreras-Sweet was yesterday sworn in as the new administrator of the Small Business Administration, after being confirmed in January.
Sonny Hashmi, acting CIO at the General Services Administration, talks with FedScoopTV how his agency has saved money by implementing a more mobile approach.
Jacob Parcell, manager of mobile programs at the General Services Administration, talks with FedScoopTV about the mobile implementation in government.
In an effort to “unlock the collaborative genius” of citizens, the General Services Administration has launched its newest social media platform, News Genius.
When the General Services Administration needed to find a chief of staff for then-Chief Information Officer Casey Coleman in 2007, it looked like finding the right person for the job was going to be a difficult, lengthy process. That is, until Katie Lewin walked through the door.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday announced sweeping changes to the way the Pentagon conducts background investigations for more than 2.5 million military, civilian and contractor personnel who currently hold security clearances.
The General Services Administration is looking to make an addition to its Federal Acquisition Service team — by hiring a director of strategic programs.
The Office of Personnel Management released its strategic IT plan this week, fulfilling a promise Director Katherine Archuleta made when she was first sworn in — that she would assess the state of IT in government and create a plan within her first 100 days.
NASA has picked a new chief technology officer: David Miller, professor of aeronautics and astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has stepped into the position.
The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service announced this week it has awarded 23 blanket purchase agreements for a strategic sourcing solution aimed at helping federal agencies purchase discounted maintenance, repair and operations equipment.
Jason Townsend, deputy social media manager at NASA, talks in this FedScoopTV interview about tools NASA uses for both internal and external engagement.
With the president’s fiscal year 2015 budget released yesterday, one particular agency is getting one step closer to a really cool mission.
Despite what many consider a very modest pay raise for government employees, the budget request for fiscal year 2015 appears to actually invest in the federal workforce. Unveiled March 4, the FY 2015 budget request proposed a 1 percent pay increase for government employees, but emphasized more significant investments in training, development and recruitment initiatives for the federal workforce.
David Bray, CIO at the Federal Communications Commission, talks with FedScoopTV about disruptive technologies in the federal government.
Officials from federal agencies gathered at FedScoop’s Feb. 27 MobileGov Summit to discuss the challenges and successes of mobile government.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson testified Wednesday before House lawmakers, in what was billed as an opportunity for the new secretary to lay out for Congress his management and policy priorities for the department.
If federal union leaders get their way, government employees could see a slightly bigger raise next year than the one the White House recently proposed.