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An online knowledge management system has led to better collaboration at the Federal Aviation Administration, according to a government official.
This week, host Ruben Gomez talks with Wes Timmons, director of the FAA Office of Runway Safety.
May 27, 2010
500 performance improvement leaders from across the Department of Defense, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Agencies and activities, and federal government agencies get ready to gather and compare notes, and you're invited! We get details from J. D. Sicilia, the director of the Defense Department's Lean Six Sigma Program Office.
The Atlantic City International Airport, located at the Federal Aviation Adminstration's Technical Center, has become the first in the national airspace system to deliver "digital notices to airmen," or NOTAM's. NOTAMs provide computer-generated safety information to pilots and air traffic controllers about conditions at an airport like construction and hazards. FAA Administrator Randy Babbit calls digital information management "key to meeting the air traffic system's safety and efficiency goals," as well as modernizing the national airspace system. Digital NOTAMs have safety and efficiency benefits over traditional NOTAMs, including transmitting to all air traffic management systems simultaneously. And, airspace users get easier to read information. Other airports that will follow the lead of Atlantic City International include: Washington Dulles, Reagan National, B-W-I, Richmond, and Norfolk.
This week's guest is Fanny Rivera, Assistant Administrator for Civil Rights at the FAA.
May 13, 2010
Learn all about FAA's Technical Operations (TechOps) and how they maintain and operate equipment for air traffic control.
May 6, 2010
Listen April 27th at 2pm
Program will discuss key benefits associated with virtualization , strategies deployed to improve business processes within agency data centers, DHS Challenges to still Overcome, security a concerns in a virtualized environments, and future vision for the next 1 to 3 years.
Tags: technology , Federal Executive Forum , virtualization , management , FEMA , DHS , Gary McCarty , Gary Albert , Charlie Wisecarver , DCIO , Department of State , Brian Stevens , Red Hat , William Hartwell , Riverbed Technology
A new partership between the FAA and IBM is designed to keep the Federal Aviation Administration safe from cyberattacks. The agency and the company are working together on a new approach that uses streaming analytics to watch for abnormal activity in the system. IBM U.S. Federal CTO Dave McQueeney tells Federal News Radio that the new approach is different from the current technique of taking a sample of data as it comes into the system -- possibly slowing response time. McQueeney says the new system will learn the patterns of normal behavior and then learn patterns of suspicious behavior.
This week's guest is Vincent Capezzuto, Director of Surveillance and Broadcast Services Program Office/Director of the FAA's ADS-B program.
Feb. 16, 2010
Robert Rovinsky Director, IT Enterprise Service at the FAA, brings his ideas to Fed Tech Talk this week.
Jan. 26, 2010