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Federal CFO Survey Outlines, Budget, Technology, Workforce Concerns

A survey by the Association of Government Accountants has found that spending cuts, outdated financial systems and workforce reductions are among the top concerns of government financial executives, Information Week reported Wednesday. Elena Malykhina writes AGA and Grant Thornton LLP worked together to interview more than 100 federal chief financial officers and …

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Navy Deploys Airship to Map Maryland, Virginia

The Naval Research Laboratory and the Navy’s Scientific Development Squadron ONE are flying an airship over the Washington metropolitan area to map Maryland and Virgini9a. The MZ-3A launched Saturday for a two-week mission to survey areas in locations within the Washington D.C. Flight Restriction Zone, the Navy said Sept. 20. Integrated …

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OPM Polls Federal Workers on Health Benefits; Elaine Kaplan Comments

The Office of Personnel Management will attempt to understand federal employees’ perception of health benefits as the agency tries to create benefits and education policies, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes the OPM’s bi-annual Federal Employee Benefits Survey is meant to determine whether federal employees know the health …

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Survey: Records Mgmt Costs Exceed Agency Budgets

A survey by Iron Mountain appears to indicate that federal agencies have been spending funds on information management beyond their allocated budgets. Iron Mountain polled federal records managers and finance professionals in 2012 for the “Federal Records Management: Navigating the Storm” online survey intended to examine their practices, budgets and savings …

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Capgemini Study: E-Gov Services Grow in Europe

Online public services have grown in number but user satisfaction still lags behind private electronic services, a report compiled by Capgemini says. The “Digital by Default or by Detour” study covers 28,000 Europeans citizens and analyzes 20-to-30 services for three life events such as business, job opportunities and higher education, …

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Gallup: 41% of Federal Agencies Reducing Workforce Sizes

A Gallup analysis released Tuesday found 41 percent of federal agencies are letting employees go and reducing the size of their workforce in the wake of sequestration. The polling firm surveyed 17,818 employed adults living in all 50 U.S. states and Washington D.C. for the survey, Gallup said in its …

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NIC Survey: Many Citizens Would Pay for Faster E-Gov Service

Nearly two-thirds of citizens would be willing to pay between $1 and $5 to not stand in line at a government agency and instead use an online service, a NIC survey says. Wakefield Research conducted the survey on behalf of the Kansas-based electronic government provider. Thirty percent of respondents would …

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