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The VA controversy and the state of the civil service

Debra Roth, partner at Shaw Bransford and Roth will discuss what's happening at the VA and OPM Director Katherine Archuleta will talk about the status of phased retirement, the retirement-claims backlog and other civil service issues.
May 28, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , Debra Roth , Shaw Bransford and Roth , OPM , Katherine Archuleta , retirement backlog , phased retirement , civil service reform , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 09:49pm EDT
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Veterans transitioning to civilian life

How does the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs promote employment opportunities for veterans? What is VA doing to enhance opportunities for veterans to obtain knowledge and skills to properly transition into civilian life? What programs provide opportunities for veterans to obtain, retain and adapt at home? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Curtis Coy, Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - on a Memorial Day Edition of The Business of Government Hour.

Tags: Business of Government Hour , IBM Center for the Business of Government , Michael Keegan , Curtis Coy ,

Friday - 05/23/2014, 08:21am EDT

Tips on how to cut IT costs at your agency

Horace Blackman, vice president of Health and Life Sciences at Lockheed Martin will discuss ways to reduce costs for federal IT professionals.
May 13, 2014

Tags: technology , cloud computing , Virtualization , Horace Blackman , Lockheed Martin , change management , Fed 100 , mobile apps , big data

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 09:37pm EDT
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Using technology to transform the health care industry

Dr. Harry Greenspun, senior advisor for Healthcare Transformation and Technoloy at Deloitte, discusses how technology is being used to reduce health care costs.
May 6, 2014

Tags: technology , Dr. Harry Greenspun , Deloitte , mhealth , mobile health applications , mobile data management , big data , advanced analytics , Healthcare IT , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 07:40pm EDT
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What topics are trending for the federal workforce?

Julie Perkins hosts a roundtable discussion of the hottest topics in the federal government.
April 11, 2014

Tags: workforce , hiring , budget 2015 , OPM , IT modernization , procurement , Eric Katz , Gov Exec , Joseph Marks , Nextgov , Jason Miller , Zach Rausnitz , FierceGov , Fed Talk , Shaw Bransford and Roth

Friday - 04/11/2014, 08:08pm EDT
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VA's disability claims backlog down by 44 percent, but problems remain

The Department of Veterans Affairs believes it is on track to end its disability claims backlog by 2015. It's an uphill fight, considering that more than half of its claims have been waiting for at least four months, and appeals take an average of more than two years.

Tags: DoD , disability claims backlog , Eric Shinseki , American Legion , Zachary Hearn , House Appropriations Committee , management , Veterans Benefit Management System , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:53am EDT
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Helping veterans find jobs

General Gary Profit, senior director of military programs at Walmart, will talk about the company's initiative to hire more veterans.
February 21, 2014

Tags: workforce , hiring , veterans employment , Walmart , General Gary Profit , Welcome home commitment to veterans programs , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 02/21/2014, 09:29pm EST
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Helping veterans find jobs

General Gary Profit, senior director of military programs at Walmart, will talk about the company's initiative to hire more veterans.
January 24, 2014 (Show originally aired January 10, 2014)

Tags: workforce , hiring , veterans employment , Walmart , General Gary Profit , Welcome home commitment to veterans programs , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 01/24/2014, 09:29pm EST
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Senate to take up major overhaul of VA benefits

Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced the measure that includes dozens of provisions that expand benefits and hiring programs and grants advance appropriations to most of the Veterans Affairs' accounts. Senate Veterans Affairs chairman suggested paying for the changes by reducing DoD's wartime budget.

Tags: Congress , Senate , pay and benefits , veterans benefits , Bernie Sanders , GI Bill , Senate Veterans Affairs Committee , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 04:30am EST
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Helping veterans find jobs

General Gary Profit, senior director of military programs at Walmart, will talk about the company's initiative to hire more veterans.
January 10, 2014

Tags: workforce , hiring , veterans employment , Walmart , General Gary Profit , Welcome home commitment to veterans programs , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 01/10/2014, 09:29pm EST
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