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President Obama today named Steven VanRoekel to replace Vivek Kundra as the federal chief information officer. VanRoekel said his experience at the FCC helped him understand the challenges of government, and the fact there are answers to the complex problems. VanRoekel's first day is Friday.
Faced with increasingly tighter federal budgets, agency leaders are getting tougher on contract spending. The Office of Management and Budget announced in March that spending on federal contracting had actually declined for the first time in more than a decade. Also, earlier this month, OMB directed agencies to cut spending on service contracts by 15 percent.
Africare President Dr. Darius Mans joins host Derrick Dortch to talk about the work his organization is doing in Africa.
July 1, 2011
Unless changes are made "the United States faces new waves of waste in Iraq and Afghanistan" according to the Commission on Wartime Contracting. USAID, the Departments of Defense and State are singled out in a new commission report for their inadequate planning.
Will Schmitt, the open innovation advisor in the Office of Science and Technology at USAID, spoke to Federal News Radio about the collaborative effort.
"We are not DHS. We are not DoD," says Jerry Horton, chief information officer at USAID.
The elite urban search rescue team from Fairfax County that was assisting in the efforts following the earthquake and tsunami and Japan will be returning to the United States early Sunday morning.
The Republican Study Committee introduced the Spending Reduction Act that would eliminate USAID and three other small agencies. It also would take spending back to 2006 levels in fiscal 2012. The legislation also would cut or reduce spending in 100 programs such as agency travel budgets and require the collection of unpaid taxes from federal employees.
Agency's policy head discusses the first-ever four-year review of the Department's operations, future budgets.
What does the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review mean for the nation's defense, diplomacy and development strategy? Jon Allen and Cheryl Steele, senior associates at Booz Allen Hamilton, joined the Federal Drive this morning to discuss it.
Gov 2.0 is boosting transparency on domestic government news as well as on projects abroad.
USAID is the leading aid-giver
Officials with USAID - the U.S. Agency for International Development - recently gathered many of the world's leading scientists and development thinkers, along with leaders of key federal science agencies, to help map out a new Science, Technology and Innovation strategy. More than 60 experts from around the world spent two days discussing issues and how technology might provide solutions. One of the specific goals will be bridging the divide between the interests of the public and private sectors. The conference was the first step in helping USAID to identify what agency leaders call "grand challenges" and explore how science, technology, and innovation can be used to solve them. USAID officials have now appointed the first science advisor the Agency has had in 19 years as well as established a new dedicated Science and Technology office.
Small businesses will play an important role in the new procurement reform strategy at USAID. We get details from the Director of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Mauricio Vera
USAID's Sabrina Segal has created a Wikipedia-like way of sharing information about government ethics.
Sabrina Segal is one of seven winners of Federal News Radio's 2010 Causey Awards. Segal was nominated for developin a wiki to assist in the ethical decision making of her fellow attorneys.
Sabrina Segal, with the U.S. Agency for International Development, was nominated for a Causey Award for her development of a wiki to assist in the ethical decision making of her fellow attorneys.
Host Derrick T. Dortch explores the work of the Inter-American Foundation (IAF).
March 12, 2010
The Federal government has jumped into action after yesterday's earthquake in Haiti. The lead agencies for Federal response are USAID, working through the State Department; and the Defense Department.
New system would include national security screenings.