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FEMA's Mission Support Bureau provides critical resources

What are the strategic priorities of FEMA's Mission Support Bureau? How is FEMA's Mission Support Bureau providing the support, tools, and resources that ensure FEMA meets its mission? What is FEMA doing to improve its operational performance? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with David Robinson, the associate administrator of FEMA's Mission Support Bureau.

Tags: Business of Government Hour , Michael Keegan , David Robinson , Mission Support Bureau , IBM Center for the Business of Government

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 05:15pm EDT

Cheryl Seminara, Director, Employee Development Division, FEMA

Changing an agency's management culture at every level of responsibility earns some high-level recognition for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Its Employee Development Division uses an initiative called the Individual and Organizational Progressive Leader Development Program. Cheryl Seminara, director of FEMA's Employee Development Division, talks to In Depth with Francis Rose about accepting the Graduate School USA's 2014 Deming Award on behalf of her team.

Tags: Cheryl Seminara , In Depth

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 06:10pm EDT
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Universities awarded $800,000 grant for cyber research

Three universities will share an $800-thousand dollar grant from FEMA. The money will be used to help the U.S. better prepare for cyber attacks.

Tags: GDIT Solutions Center , cyber attacks , cyber security , National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium

Monday - 04/21/2014, 02:27pm EDT

Saving lives ... one mobile app at a time

When disasters strike, information sharing becomes key for both first responders and the people affected on the ground. Over the past 10 months, two members of the private sector have dedicated their time and skills working with the federal government to develop apps and crowdsourcing techniques that could help save lives when the next Superstorm Sandy hits. Federal News Radio learns more about their individual projects as part of our special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows.

Tags: Jacqueline Kazil , Derek Frempong , Department of Energy , GeoQ , Lantern , crowdsourcing , social media , Lena Trudeau , Presidential Innovation Fellows , workforce , Shefali Kapadia

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:00am EDT

Building a successful IT business

Terry Verigan, vice president of CompuCure, will discuss best practices for small businesses that do work for the federal government.
December 24, 2013

Tags: Technology , Terry Verigan , Compucure , Hurricane Katrina , information technology , Department of Agriculture , FEMA trailers , data transfer , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 07:13pm EST
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Cloud computing, managed services, and IT security

Tom Ruff, vice president Public Sector for Akamai Technologies, joins host John Gilroy to discuss how his company can help you speed up the transfer of inormation at your agency.
November 19, 2013

Tags: Technology , cloud computing , Managed services , IT security , Tom Ruff , Akamai Technologies , MIT , information transfer , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 07:36pm EST
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Building a successful IT business

Terry Verigan, vice president of CompuCure, will discuss best practices for small businesses that do work for the federal government.
October 29, 2013

Tags: Technology , Terry Verigan , Compucure , Hurricane Katrina , information technology , Department of Agriculture , FEMA trailers , data transfer , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 07:13pm EDT
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DHS, NASA team up to develop 'Holy Grail' of search and rescue

A partnership between the Homeland Security Department and NASA has led to the creation of a new technology called Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response (FINDER).

Tags: DHS , NASA , JPL , FINDER , John Price , Jim Lux , Mason Peck , Technology , urban search and rescue , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 03:55pm EDT
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Gallup to pay millions to settle complaints of inflated contract prices

Polling and research firm Gallup will pay $10.5 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and the Procurement Integrity Act. The government alleged Gallup knowingly inflated contract prices.

Tags: Timothy Cannon , Michael Lindley , State Department , U.S. Mint , Justice Department , False Claims Act , Gallup , Acquisition , Ronald C. Machen Jr. , Stuart F. Delery , Cogan Schneier , whistleblower

Monday - 07/15/2013, 06:42pm EDT

Feds helping feds

Steve Bauer, executive director of the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund, and Federal Times Senior Writer Stephen Losey will discuss furloughs and other issues affecting federal workers.
May 22, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , Steve Bauer , Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund , Oklahoma tornado , Oklahoma City bombing , furloughs , sequestration , Federal Times , Stephen Losey , TSP , TSP L fund , OPM , OPM backlog , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 06:39pm EDT
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