Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Connected Government
- Consolidating Mission-critical Systems
- Constituent Servicing
- Continuous Monitoring: Tools and Techniques for Trustworthy Government IT
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Eliminating the Pitfalls: Steps to Virtualization in Government
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- Government Cloud Brokerage: Who, What, When, Where, Why?
- Government Mobility
- Mission-critical Apps in the Cloud
- Mobile Device Management
- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- The Path from Legacy Systems
- Understanding the Intersection of Customer Service and Security in the Cloud
Shows & Panels
The number of teleworkers at the Department of Agriculture has swelled to more than 58,000 - up from just 16,000 a year ago.
A record year for insurance crop claims pushes RMA's systems to the brink. Chad Sheridan, RMA's CIO, said recent modernization efforts kept the agency's systems processing and paying claims.
How does your agency compare to others when it comes to allowing employees to telework? The latest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey gives some insight.
The Agriculture Department, the Energy Department and the Navy are turning to industry to try to leverage advanced technologies to produce a new generation of biofuels. A request for information they just issued says the private sector would have to match any federal funds the agencies spend. The three departments are willing to spend up to 500 million dollars to jumpstart an industry to produce fuels that could serve as drop-in replacements for jet fuel and diesel. The Navy is aiming to get half its energy from alternative sources by the year 2020.
Host John Gilroy is joined by Kim Taylor, director of web services at the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service and Kevin Paschuck, public sector vice president for RightNow Technologies. They will talk about a new app being used at FSIS.
September 13, 2011
One of the deepest fears sweeping a shattered nation following the Sept. 11 attacks was that terrorists might poison the country's food.
California's budget woes could be helped by an increase in the use of telework by state employees, according to a new report from the Telework Research Network.
The Departments of the Navy, Agriculture and Energy are asking industry how best to spend $510 million on the future of biofuels. They are leaning on a 1950 law that lets the government pour cash into defense-critical industries.
Telecommunications companies in 16 states will share more than $103 million in federal funding to help expand broadband Internet access to those areas of rural America that haven't been reached by the high-speed service or are underserved, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday.
Rory Schultz, the chief technology officer of the Food and Nutrition Service at the Agriculture Department and government chair of the ACT-IAC joined the Federal Drive to discuss how the group's Voyagers program works, which connects IT workers in government and industry.
The General Services Administration has become the first federal agency to move its entire workforce to a cloud-based email product. GSA said it moved all 17,000 of its users all at one time, but it couldn't have pulled off the transition without months of planning, training and preparation.
In a governmentwide survey, agencies reported that they were not seeking buyouts through OPM or hiring freezes
Agencies have stepped up the pace of their data center consolidation efforts, leading to predicted data center closures numbering well above what the Office of Management and Budget predicted earlier this year.
Participants in the USDA's E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program join host Derrick Dortch to talk about about the organization's mission and its goals.
July 8, 2011 (Encore presentation September 2, 2011)
The latest news affecting federal workers and government contractors. Find out what you need to know to start your day.
Lisa Shames is director of natural resources and environment at the Government Accountability Office and shares tips for your agency.
The House voted on a spending bill that will slash the Food and Drug Administration's budget by nearly 12 percent.
With funding from USDA Rural Development's Rural Utilities Service (RUS), rural electric cooperatives are leading the way in smart grid deployments. We get details from USDA's Jessica Zufolo.
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra said there are more than 1,000 of these back-office systems and moving them to private cloud providers could save billions. Several agencies, including Labor and EEOC, already have moved their financial systems to a private cloud. Kundra envisions an interagency effort similar to the one for email where agencies commit to using a governmentwide contract for these services.
Bill Bransford is a partner at the law firm, Shaw, Bransford & Roth. He joins the Federal Drive with information on the legal rights of employees who may feel targeted to accept buyouts.