Department of the Interior

Interior made a flight reporting app to better manage its 750 drones

by Dave Nyczepir • 6 days ago

Aviation managers can review mission analytics to redeploy the fleet and determine which pilots and sUAS to activate for certain tasks.

National airspace should be redesigned around drones, Interior official says

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

Mark Bathrik also explained why the Department of the Interior works with UAS vendors on security instead of simply banning noncompliant products.

Challenges to a modern federal payroll system abound

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 months ago

NewPay will replace legacy systems used by multiple agencies like the Interior Business Center's and require a degree of collaboration seldom seen in government, according to human resources experts.

It’s OK for government to joke around on social media sometimes, comms leaders say

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

Social media is a place where agencies can engage "as real people" and show empathy.

Bipartisan law pushes use of drones for fighting wildfires

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

The new law directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture to develop a research and testing program to explore the use of drones in fire management.

Interior finds new tech chief in former Alaska CIO

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

Bill Vajda will fill the role left empty when Sylvia Burns departed the agency in September.

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