Tag Archives: public sector

Denise Turner Roth Named GSA Deputy Administrator

Denise Turner Roth, an 18-year public service veteran and former city manager for Greensboro, N.C., has joined the General Services Administration as deputy administrator and will succeed the retiring Susan Brita on March 14. Brita will leave the agency after nearly four years of service as the agency’s number two …

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Dan Tangherlini Highlights GSA Mobile, Crowdsourcing Initiatives at Innovation Seminar

Telecommuting, mobile devices, cloud computing and social media are among the General Service Administration‘s avenues for innovation,, acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini said Thursday. According to GovExec, Tangherlini was a panelist for a seminar on innovation in the public and private sectors at The George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public …

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Profile: OFPP Admin Joe Jordan

Joe Jordan serves as administrator at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, having been confirmed by the Senate in May to succeed Dan Gordon. According to the White House, Jordan is responsible for implementing acquisition policies covering more than $500 billion in annual federal contract spending. Prior to this position, …

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Navy to Introduce New Cyber Certification Process

The Navy will issue certifications at the end of each information technology training program to ensure the department’s cybersecurity workers are up to speed, Federal News Radio reports. A recent General Accountability Office report concluded federal agencies do not have a standardized training program for their cyber workforces. Navy Chief …

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Napolitano Gives Public-Private Cyber Info Sharing Thumbs Up

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano voiced approval for a Senate cybersecurity bill at a House hearing Wednesday, NextGov reports. The Cybersecurity Act was introduced Tuesday and would give DHS the ability to handle private network breaches. The bill also calls for more information sharing between government and the private sector. The bill …

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