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- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- The New Generation of Database
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- Value of Health IT
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Monday - Friday, 6-9 a.m.
Hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp bring you the latest news affecting the federal community each weekday morning, featuring interviews with top government executives and contractors. Listen live from 6 to 9 a.m. or download archived interviews below.
Federal Drive interviews - Aug. 20
Monday - 8/20/2012, 9:08am EDT
Veterans Affairs is the latest agency in the spotlight for lavish conference spending. Two training events in Orlando last year cost the department $5 million combined. The department's inspector general is investigating. It says it appears VA held the conferences for legitimate reasons, but that staff may not have complied with government ethics and rules of behavior. Miller has seen the IG's preliminary findings.
Tim Scannell — Editor-in-Chief, Technology Guide Group at TechTarget
The federal market for mobility, and mobile devices and services, is starting to look like the consumer market. The BlackBerry is losing its grip. Now, IBM might acquire parts of troubled Research in Motion, the maker of Blackberries. Scannell discusses what might be behind IBM's efforts. He said reliability with RIM's secure network and its stodgy devices have accelerated the company's troubles.
Federal chief human capital officers have a lot to contend with these days, from strained budgets to clearance backlogs. But it isn't all bad news. The Partnership for Public Service recently released a comprehensive survey of federal CHCOs and identified some successes.