Tag: Staff


Tapping Government’s Biggest Asset—Knowledge

December 30, 2016

Via: Government Executive

Knowledge is an organization’s purest form of competitive advantage. Yet the government doesn’t do a good job of developing its employees or retaining and disseminating institutional knowledge that often is lost when key employees depart their agencies. Further complicating the […]

Federal, Policy

Google sued by employee for confidentiality policies that ‘muzzle’ staff

December 21, 2016

Via: CIO

A product manager at Google has sued the company for its allegedly illegal confidentiality agreements, policies and practices that among other things prohibit employees from speaking even internally about illegal conduct and dangerous product defects for fear that such statements […]


Google Fiber division cuts staff by 9%, “pauses” fiber plans in 10 cities

October 26, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

The Alphabet division that operates Google Fiber is laying off or reassigning about nine percent of its staff as well as “pausing” or ending fiber operations in 10 cities where it hadn’t yet fully committed to building. Google Fiber chief […]

Federal, Policy

State Dept. IT staff told to keep quiet about Clinton’s server

May 26, 2016

Via: CIO

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s decision to use a private email server ran afoul of the government’s IT security and record retention requirements, according to a report by the department’s inspector general released today. This use of a […]