In Depth interviews - Jan. 17

Thursday - 1/17/2013, 4:06pm EST

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Today's guests:

Stan Soloway
President and CEO
Professional Services Council

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Three defense contractors are free today in Afghanistan. Their arrest is adding a layer of complexity to operating in that country, and security risks there are now higher than ever. Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, joins In Depth to discuss steps the Defense Department and companies should take to make the situation safer.

PSC: Afghan Detention of U.S. Contractors "Deeply Troubling, Unwarranted" (related link)

Jim Bradley
Assistant Public Printer for Operations
Government Printing Office

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Jim Bradley, the public printer for operations at the Government Printing Office, joins In Depth to discuss the role the agency plays in President Barack Obama's second inauguration. And despite the agency's name, it's role is also in the digital field.

GPO produces materials for President's Inauguration (related link)

Mark MacCarthy
Vice President for Public Policy
Software and Information Industry Association

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2013 is the year of Big Data, as agencies figure out how to analyze and leverage their data. Mark MacCarthy, vice president of public policy for the Software and Information Industry Association, joins In Depth to discuss how the group's priorities for making data innovation a policy tenet for the federal government.

Barbara Kinosky
President of Centre Consulting
Managing partner in Centre Law Group

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You're facing a busy 2013 if you're anywhere near the federal acquisition space. Changes in acquisition regulations may complicate things for you a bit. Barbara Kinosky, president of Centre Consulting and the managing partner in Centre Law Group, join In Depth to discuss the regulatory changes awaiting small-business contractors in the year ahead.

FAR From Boring - An Interesting Year Ahead (related link log-in required

Art Turowski
Senior Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle

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The General Services Administration is moving hundreds of employees out its offices in northeast D.C. due to budget cuts. GSA will recruit other agencies with expiring leases to fill the office space. Art Turowski, senior vice president at Jones, Lang LaSalle Real Estate and a former GSA leasing official, joins In Depth to discuss the move.

GSA seeking replacement tenants in NoMa as its own headquarters renovation plan winds down (related link)

Also on the show:

In Depth brings you the latest cybersecurity and defense news. Below, find links to the stories mentioned.

NIST Tackles Health Data Exchange (GovInfoSecurity)

White House cyber chief: Information sharing a 'key ingredient' in cyber efforts (Federal News Radio)