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Paula Thornhill, Director, Strategy and Doctrine Program, RAND

A collaboration experiment between civilian academics and military officers leads to an unexpected discovery. The RAND Corporation says the two groups both felt intimidated by each other. Paula Thornhill, director of the Strategy and Doctrine Program and senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation, tells In Depth with Francis Rose why colleagues need to shed underlying doubts about each other to achieve true collaboration.

Tags: Paula Thornhill , DoD

Wednesday - 04/22/2015, 04:28pm EDT
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George DelPrete, Principal, Global Public Sector, Grant Thornton

Agencies trying to converge their IT systems can give them a little SMAC. SMAC is a convergence strategy that integrates social media, mobile computing, analytics and cloud computing. George DelPrete, principal for the global public sector at Grant Thornton, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the seven steps to bring SMAC convergence to your agency.

Tags: George DelPrete , information technology

Wednesday - 04/22/2015, 04:24pm EDT
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Bryan Clark, CSBA, and Bryan McGrath, Ferrybridge Group

The Navy has five financial opportunities to modernize its fleet, according to Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments and former special assistant to the Chief of Naval Operations. He was one witness at a hearing of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces. The other witness at the hearing was Bryan McGrath, managing director of the FerryBridge Group, and former director of the Navy Strategic Actions Group. On In Depth with Francis Rose, they talked about what the committee asked -- and what they didn't ask.

Tags: Bryan Clark , Bryan McGrath , Department of the Navy

Wednesday - 04/22/2015, 04:16pm EDT
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Wednesday federal headlines - April 22, 2015

The Federal Headlines is a daily compilation of the stories you hear discussed on Federal News Radio each day. It is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com readers more information about the stories heard on the radio. In today's news,

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Wednesday - 04/22/2015, 08:07am EDT

McManus: Public Service Recognition Week 'tips hat' to feds

Federal employees have a week-long opportunity coming up to showcase all the good work their agency does for the country. Public Service Recognition Week starts on May 3, and that's less than two weeks away. Tim McManus is vice president for Education and Outreach at the Partnership for Public Service. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he shared advice on how to highlight the special impact your agency has on the lives of the American public.

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Monday - 04/20/2015, 04:26pm EDT
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Sen. Johnson: 10 agencies need permanent IGs now

President Barack Obama and the leaders of 10 federal agencies should identify candidates to become Inspectors General at those agencies. That's according to a letter all 16 members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee sent to the White House and those leaders. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained why he and his colleagues wrote the letter to the President in the first place.

Tags: Ron Johnson , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Senate , Oversight , inspector general ,

Monday - 04/20/2015, 04:21pm EDT
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NSA's Neuberger: Transparency, culture, keys to building risk office

The director of the National Security Agency, Adm. Mike Rogers, has established a Risk Office at the NSA. He chose Anne Neuberger to be the first Chief Risk Officer of the agency. On In Depth with Francis Rose, Neuberger explained what was behind the creation of the office, and why the agency needs one.

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Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 04:38pm EDT
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TSP's Weaver: Monthly meeting 'a tale of two auditors'

The chief accountant for the Labor Department's Employee Benefits Security Administration says the Thrift Savings Plan board lags in doing security tests on the TSP's network. Kim Weaver is Director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she said the Board isn't avoiding doing the tests, and there are a couple of kinds of tests the Board will run.

Tags: Kim Weaver , Thrift Savings Plan , Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board , TSP , retirement

Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 04:47pm EDT
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

If he's confirmed by the Senate as the Pentagon's next deputy chief management officer, Peter Levine will play a major role on the path toward audit readiness. He'll also be the first senior Pentagon official to publicly predict that the department will miss the auditability deadlines Congress has already set in law. As Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu reports, Levine says Congress needs to find other ways to pressure the department to improve its financial reporting.

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Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 04:50pm EDT
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Tuesday federal headlines - April 21, 2015

The Federal Headlines is a daily compilation of the stories you hear discussed on Federal News Radio each day. It is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com readers more information about the stories heard on the radio. In today's news, Justice and FBI will dig up old convictions in which flawed forensics may have sent the wrong people to prison, TSA airport employees will be subject to new screening measures to guard against insider threats and auditors say the Thrift Savings Plan could be vulnerable to hackers.

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Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 08:19am EDT
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