In Depth Show Blog - November 21, 2013

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 6:40pm EST

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Today's guests:

Dave Wennergren, vice president of Enterprise Technologies and Services at CACI, talks about making the big move from the federal government to the private sector, during the Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, Industry Chatter Show.

Dave Wennergren
Vice President of Enterprise Technologies and Services
CACI

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"He's probably going to industry" is usually what people say about a federal employee who leaves government after a long stretch of service in the government. But that transition is not a simple matter of leaving a government office one day and showing up at a private sector company the next. Dave Wennergren, vice president of Enterprise Technologies and Services at CACI, joined Francis Rose on Industry Chatter talking about making the switch recently.

Tom Temin
Federal Drive host
Federal News Radio

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A new era in technology is the focus of our Federal News Radio special report this week. The evidence of real changes in IT across government is mixed. Francis Rose asked his colleague Tom Temin, from the Federal Drive every weekday morning starting at 6, if he thinks we really ARE headed for a new era in technology.

George Jakabcin
Chief Information Officer
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

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Telework and mobile productivity are two of the key elements of how government is approaching information technology. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has some great successes in both areas. George Jakabcin is Chief Information Officer at the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. As part of our special report...A New Era in Technology...he says the technology may be new, but his agency's program is time-tested.

Tim McManus
Vice President for Education and Outreach
Partnership for Public Service

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About one-third of the federal workforce will be eligible to retire within two years. National service programs like Americorps are building a talent pipeline that will run right up to your office.

Jared Serbu
DoD Reporter
Federal News Radio

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The Army says its efforts to make its facilities more energy efficient suffered some serious setbacks during the first year of sequestration. New projects to switch to renewable energy or upgrade buildings were put on hold, and even routine upkeep on existing facilities had to take a raincheck.

Jason Miller
Executive Editor
Federal News Radio

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Supply and demand is driving your agency's move to data-based decision making. The more information senior leaders receive, the more data they want to make strategic decisions. As part of our special report, A New Era in Technology, Federal News Radio executive editor Jason Miller explores how data-driven decision making is getting to be the driving force behind spending and program strategies.


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