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Defense Contractors fish overseas and new fracking regulations

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss overseas business opportunities for contractors, and the impact of the fracking rule on U.S. oil production.
June 13, 2013

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 06:24pm EDT
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DHS finds classified cyber sharing program slow to take off

The Enhanced Cybersecurity Services program has seen a lot of interest by vendors, but few have invested in accepting cyber threat data from the government. Meanwhile, the Cyber Information Sharing and Collection Program is growing through the two-way sharing of unclassified threat indicators.

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 06:44am EDT
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Industry driving development of first-ever critical infrastructure cyber framework

NIST, charged with developing the nation's first-ever cybersecurity baseline for critical infrastructure, says its job is to provide technical assistance to companies, but industry itself must lead the way. Gen. Keith Alexander said NSA will review the use of contractors.

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 05:27am EDT
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DoD assures Congress contractors will share in the pain of sequestration

The Defense Department is examining all of its contracts as part of the reductions necessary under automatic budget cuts. Reductions to contractors, not civilians, will make up "the majority" of the cost savings.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 05:54am EDT
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The keys to a successful procurement

Dave Mader, senior vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, talks acquisition and procurement with host Roger Waldron.
June 11, 2013

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 12:12am EDT
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Managing your data in the cloud

Dan Juengst, senior cloud strategist for Red Hat discusses how his company is helping federal agencies with their cloud computing needs.
June 11, 2013

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 10:52pm EDT
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Private contractors' key role at issue in NSA leak

Snowden, an employee of Booz Allen, one of 500,000 contractors with top security clearance

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 04:44pm EDT

Inside the Reporter's Notebook: Some question who's in charge at GSA with six feds on admin leave

Industry experts say GSA is looking for scapegoats for the problems outlined in two recent inspector general reports, instead of stepping back and understanding the real issues auditors raised.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 03:50pm EDT

Booz Allen fires employee involved in NSA leaks

Booz Allen Hamilton announced Tuesday it has fired Edward Snowden, the contractor employee who admitted leaking details about classified National Security Agency programs to reporters. The company said Snowden was fired June 10 because he violated company policies, including its code of ethics.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 01:17pm EDT

The top contractors in 2013

Nick Wakeman, editor in chief of Washington Technology joins host Mark Amtower to talk about the 2013 Top 100 contractor list.
June 10, 2013

Monday - 06/10/2013, 11:22pm EDT
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The state of the federal job market

Lily Whiteman, author of "How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job" will discuss the job outlook in the federal government.
June 7, 2013

Friday - 06/07/2013, 10:17pm EDT
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Want to hire the best fed workers? Communicate strategically first

Shrinking budgets mean less funds for hiring managers at government agencies. So, how can you do more with less and still attract the best candidates? ENC Strategy's Eva Neumann offers specific tips in a special commentary written for Federal News Radio.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 02:48am EDT

All things SmartPay

David Shea, director of GSA's Office of Charge Card Management, gives us an update on the agency's SmartPay program.
June 3, 2013

Monday - 06/03/2013, 08:35pm EDT
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Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP)

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will examine the impact of a potential U.S trade partnership with the European Union.
May 30, 2013

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 07:17pm EDT
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Obama seeks to cut payments to federal contractors

The Obama administration says it can save hundreds of millions of dollars a year by cutting payments to some federal contractors, but it needs backing from a Congress that has ignored the president's prior calls to change the reimbursement formula.

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 06:08pm EDT

Self-plus-one health insurance and phased retirement

NARFE legislative director Jessica Klement and Federal Times writer Stephen Losey, join host Mike Causey to talk about the self-plus-one health plan option and the chained CPI.
May 29, 2013

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 07:07pm EDT
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Handling large data sets in a secure environment

Kerry Weems, the vice president and general manager for Health Solutions for General Dynamics Information Technology will discuss data collection and IT security.
May 28, 2013

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 09:32pm EDT
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The hot government contracting issues

Ray Bjorklund of Birch Grove Consulting and journalist Wyatt Kash, will discuss a wide range of issues affecting contractors.
May 27, 2013

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 12:27am EDT
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An update on the GSA's Schedules Program

Carolyn Alston, executive vice president and general counsel for the Coalition for Government Procurement will talk about GSA schedules and a recent conference that looked at a number of key acquisition issues.
May 28, 2013

Monday - 05/27/2013, 10:05pm EDT
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Federal law enforcement legislative roundup

Jon Adler, national president of the Federal Law Enforement Officers Association and Ton Vergnetti, president of Federal Employee Defense Services will discuss legislation affecting those in federal law enforcement.
May 24, 2013

Friday - 05/24/2013, 11:20pm EDT
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