Risk is more than a four-letter word in government. There’s often wariness about taking on too much risk, which is understandable, because agencies are playing with hard-earned taxpayer dollars. And it’s not like IT leaders can just ask for a few more millions because of an errant project. Asking for more money means raising the… Read more »
Posts Tagged: NASA
Government installations are large-scale, complex government facilities. Now the public sector is trying to take installations to the next level with smart installations. Using GIS can help.
NASA’s modernization project focused on helping its employees deliver better services and allowing outside users to easily navigate the website and interact with the agency.
“Hidden Figures” not only offers a great history lesson about breaking down race and gender barriers; it may also be the best film about leadership you will see this year.
GIS services allow for time-saving tactics, smarter decisions and more holistic approaches to comprehending data analytics.
Dr. Ellen Stofan joined me on The Business of Government Hour to explore her role, NASA’s science priorities, efforts at promoting science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, and space science successes. Here’s an overview of our conversation.
According to the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, 65 percent of employees said they are engaged at their workplace, compared with 64 percent last year. Even the Department of Homeland Security saw improved engagement scores after six straight years on the decline.
We all have the potential to solve some of the hard hitting problems the government faces on a daily basis. However, there is oftentimes no mechanisms in place to foster such open innovation. Fortunately, there are govies like Jenn Gustetic who are pushing the bounds of open innovation and involving citizens in the government problem… Read more »
In its heyday, the U.S. space program was the envy of the world and beat the former Soviet Union in a “Cold War” space race to land the first man on the moon. But what about NASA today?
NASA wants to concentrate its limited resources on deep-space exploration and cede lower-Earth orbit to a burgeoning commercial space sector. Achieving these two goals requires transformational change.