Recap: Lowering the Cost of Government

FedScoop’s 3rd Annual Lowering the Cost of Government with IT Summit brought more than 300 leaders from government and industry to the Newseum on August 24, to talk about ways government can use information technology advances to run more efficiently.

OPM: Telework Differs from Agency to Agency

Office of Personnel Management Deputy Director Justin Johnson said yesterday at FedScoop’s 3rd Annual Lowering the Cost of Government with IT Summit at the Newseum that this debate is raging throughout government agencies these days and its affecting how the 2010 Telework Act is being implemented.

Telework Keeps USPTO Costs in Check

In the past five years, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has seen its number of employees jump from 6,000 to nearly 10,000, but thanks to the agency’s telework/hoteling program, the impacts on the agency’s Alexandria headquarters have been minimal.