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New report: alternative energy methods key to securing troops on battlefield

Gen. Charles Wald of Deloitte discusses a recent report he co-wrote.

Tags: technology , Afghanistan , Iraq , Energy , defense , DoD , Deloitte , Gen. Charles Wald , Dorothy Ramienski

Friday - 11/20/2009, 06:09pm EST
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Examining the role of China in U.S. cybersecurity policy

New report asserts that China is gaining power and has more capability to conduct computer network operations, which means the U.S. needs to be more vigilant.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , China , defense , homeland security , computer network attack , computer network exploitation , Amit Yoran , Dorothy Ramienski , Netwitness

Friday - 11/20/2009, 04:25pm EST
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Maryland wants Uncle Sam's Cyber Command

The Pentagon's new Cyber Command could end up in Maryland, according to the Maryland Gazette. The Obama administration is finalizing plans for a new Pentagon command to coordinate the security of military computer networks and to develop new offensive cyber-weapons.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , Ft Meade , defense , Cyber Command , NSA , hacking , Secret Service

Thursday - 12/10/2009, 09:03am EST

DoD wants to adopt iPhone apps model

Dave Wennergren, the Defense Department's deputy chief information officer, explains why on this week's show.
Dec. 10, 2009

Tags: technology , Ask the CIO , Dave Wennergren , DoD , defense , cybersecurity , Gov 2.0

Wednesday - 12/09/2009, 06:08pm EST
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WTOP's Mark Segraves on patrol with the U.S. Coast Guard

Reporter went out with USCG after 9/11 training simulation caused controversy.

Tags: management , WTOP , Mark Segraves , defense , homeland security , USCG exercise

Friday - 11/20/2009, 04:11pm EST
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DoD, VA sharing more medical data than ever

Lawmakers express optimism about information exchange progress

Tags: defense , VA , veterans , Interagency , medical information

Thursday - 09/25/2008, 07:13am EDT

OMB to hold senior officials more accountable for government waste

President Obama will issue an executive order in the next week detailing steps agencies must take to reduce the amount of improper payments. OMB will set up a new online dashboard to track these expenditures, similar to the one for IT projects. Executive order also will implement stricter requirements for contractors to report overpayments.

Tags: management , Peter Orszag , Daniel Werfel , Tom Carper , Patrick Murphy , OMB , HHS , improper payments , Medicare , Recovery audits , CFO , agriculture , defense , education , DHS , DoT , VA

Wednesday - 11/18/2009, 07:02am EST
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Insourcing debate heats up over agencies stealing employees

Industry experts charge that the Defense Department is targeting specific vendor employees to bring in house. Most of the Pentagon's actions are purely budget driven, industry says. OMB says insourcing is just one element of the broader management initiative of managing the multi-sector workforce.

Tags: mngt , contracting , best practices , Matthew Blum , Jeffrey Zients , OMB , OFPP , DoD , defense , Interior , Stan Soloway , Terry Raney , Professional Services Council , CACI , insourcing , Multi-sector workforce , acquisition workforce

Wednesday - 11/11/2009, 07:04am EST
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Shay Assad: how to fix contracting problems in 30 days or less

Commissioner Dov Zakheim told FederalNewsRadio DCAA and DCMA "just didn't seem to be working in harness, and we got assurances, very, very firm assurances, from a very senior Defense official, Mr. Shay Assad, who said he's going to have it sorted out in 30 days. And frankly, we believe him."

Tags: Commission on Wartime Contracting , contracting , KBR , Shay Assad , DCAA , DCMA , DoD , defense , SPOT

Tuesday - 11/10/2009, 02:00pm EST
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DoD promises to fix Iraq contracting problems in 30 days

There is no precise figure for how many contractors are in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tags: Commission on Wartime Contracting , Dov Zakheim , contracting , KBR , Shay Assad , DCAA , DCMA , DoD , defense

Tuesday - 11/03/2009, 12:05pm EST
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