Federal News Countdown: Costly IT flop; Innovation and leadership

Friday - 8/1/2014, 6:42pm EDT

Federal News Countdown

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Guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • Bob Otto, President for the Government Services Sector at Agilex, and former Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Postal Service
  • Linda Cureton, Founder and CEO of Muse Technologies, and former Chief Information Officer at NASA, was unable to join Francis Rose for today's Federal News Countdown, but she did choose her top stories of the week.

Bob Otto's stories:

#3 4 tips for shared services success (GCN)

#2 A $300 million IT flop (FCW)

#1 Editorial: Innovation, a measure of leadership (Federal Times)

Linda Cureton's stories:

#3 Industry group calls on White House, not Congress, to lead acquisition reform efforts (Federal News Radio)

#2 How Teri Takai shattered the glass ceiling at DoD (Federal News Radio)

#1 House approves VA health care overhaul (Federal News Radio)