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What can the General Services Administration learn from the City of Los Angeles? Plenty, when it comes to cloud-based email services. This GSA announced it will migrate all of its employees to a cloud-based e-mail system. That makes GSA the first federal agency to officially plan such a transition, via an email solution built atop the Google Apps for Government platform. The GSA is following in the footsteps of LA, which is one of the first large government installations to move to Google's cloud-based emai

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The Climate is Right for Teleworking in Government

By Adelaide OBrien

OK, we all know about the proposed federal salary freeze, and Gov Loop has done a great job of laying out the facts in  GovLoop Weekly: It's Freezing Out Here including an info graph of federal pay numbers, estimated savings, and a recap of a CNN poll showing that 64 % of Americans surveyed say that  it’s a step in the right direction. Lest federal workers face the Holidays without any good news, there is the promise of job related monetary relief in the Federal Telework Bill, which pre

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