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White House Reorganization Plan Calls for Public-Private Partnership to Facilitate Citizen Service Delivery

The Office of Management and Budget has proposed the establishment of a public-private partnership center to help federal agencies improve the delivery of services to citizens and oversight of public resources as part of a governmentwide reorganization plan, Government Executive reported Thursday. The report “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st …

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Report: 31% of Federal Agency Websites Missed HTTPS Migration Deadline

The General Services Administration‘s Pulse dashboard shows that 31 percent of federal agency websites did not meet the Office of Management and Budget‘s Dec. 31, 2016 deadline to migrate to the HTTPS communications protocol, FCW reported Tuesday. Chase Gunter writes a GSA spokesperson said most executive branch .gov domains have adopted HTTPS. OMB released a memorandum …

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USPS IG Survey: Residents Approve of Drone Delivery Concepts

An online survey from the U.S. Postal Service‘s inspector general indicates a majority of U.S. residents support the concept of drone-delivered packages than those who do not with an additional large group of respondents have yet to decide. USPS ‘ IG surveyed 1,465 U.S. residents that are aged 18 to 75 years old in efforts to determine public opinion on drone delivery, …

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USPS Unveils Stamps of NASA’s Pluto Exploration, Planet Images

The U.S. Postal Service has launched two sets of “Forever” stamps that depict images from NASA‘s New Horizons Pluto probe as well as photos of the eight planets. USPS said Tuesday the first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Pluto—Explored! and Views of Our Planets stamps was held at the World Stamp Show-NY 2016. “In 1991, the Postal Service …

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Dan Houston: USPS Looks to Strengthen Cybersecurity with Analytics, Risk-Scoring Tools

The U.S. Postal Service is looking to adopt predictive analytics technology to prevent another cybersecurity breach at the agency, Nextgov reported Monday. Dan Houston, manager of USPS’ data science and exploration office, said in an interview with Nextgov that the agency is also developing a risk-scoring system in an effort to detect compromised …

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Sen. Tom Carper Intros New Postal Service Reform Bill

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced a bill that aims to help the U.S. Postal Service change its services and financial performance through operational and business model reforms. Carper’s office said Thursday the Improving Postal Operations, Service, and Transparency Act of 2015 seeks to allow USPS to offer government services through partnerships …

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