Feds focused on digital service, drones and data win at 2018 Sammies
The “Sammies” — dubbed “the Oscars of government service” — recognize federal employees who have crafted impactful and innovative solutions to advance the mission of government.
Data scientists, HHS cyber team and drone experts among ‘Sammies’ finalists
The nominees included federal employees that used data innovation to track Zika, developed air traffic control systems for drones and mitigated the impact of WannaCry.
Gov Actually Episode 18: Meet the 2017 Sammies Finalists pt. 3
In this episode, the Gov Actually team speaks with Tom Davis, director of recapitalization in the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Gov Actually Episode 17: Meet the 2017 Sammies Finalists pt. 2
In this episode, the Gov Actually team speaks with Brenda Smith of CBP, who was nominated for the Sammies for her work on the Single Window system.
Gov Actually Episode 16: The Oscars of Government Service — Meet the 2017 Sammies Finalists pt.1
In the first episode of the series, Dan and Danny speak with Max Stier, CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, and a team of finalists from the FDA.
‘Pit bull’ Secret Service cyber cop wins public service award
A Secret Service agent who helped catch the JPMorgan Chase & Co. hackers and is described by colleagues as a "pit bull" was honored this week at the "Sammies" public service awards.