Category: Reform

Fall Into the Gap (the other one)

Thanks to Hugh for extracting this bit from the WSJ and unintentionally illustrating how – and I never thought it could be done – GAP is like the DOD/IC: When Gap Inc. and Paul Pressler parted ways yesterday, it wasn’t…

CPO Robb

I thought the odds were slim, but Robb being between jobs could prove to be a boon for a body (the IC) that could use some serious re-tooling (culled from a longer post – any confusion is my fault): I…

Snooping Less Evil Than Previously Reported

Several members of a government board appointed to guard privacy and civil liberties during the war on terror say they’re impressed with the protections built into the Bush administration’s electronic eavesdropping program. The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board received…

Watching Sentinal

The Senate Appropriations Committee’s draft of the fiscal 2007 spending bill, HR 5672, that covers the Justice Department and the FBI, includes both legal requirements limiting the bureau’s freedom in managing its biggest software project, and tart report language criticizing…

Skeptipedia

Reader and former colleague ST is skeptical: 3,600 is supposed to be some kind of revolution? Is that EVEN double digits percent-wise? The 3,600 reference is derived from this story and the response overall aimed at an earlier post about…

Economist on Talent

Some timely tidbits from The Economist (Oct 7th edition) in their Survey of Talent: The shift in the balance of power between workers and organizations is particularly noticeable among top talent and among young workers . . . technology starts…