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'Trust element' critical in employee-manager relations, workplace innovation

Paul Rowson, the managing principal of Totally Engaged Workforce Solutions, joined In Depth with Francis Rose for a far-reaching conversation about the federal workforce. Rowson discussed SES changes, morale and the value proposition of federal employment. When federal employees feel they're singled out for sacrifices that affects how they value their jobs, Rowson said.

Tags: management , workforce , Paul Rowson , Francis Rose , Totally Engaged Workforce Solutions , best practices

Monday - 03/05/2012, 06:45pm EST
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CMS eyes $370M goal in stemming improper payments

Jon Blum, the deputy administrator and director for the Center of Medicare at CMS, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the agency's new goal of stopping $370 million in improper payments.

Tags: technology , CMS , improper payments , financial management , Jon Blum , Francis Rose

Monday - 03/05/2012, 08:46pm EST
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Work-life balance, job discrimination top of mind for military women

The Pentagon recently announced it would open up 14,000 combat positions to female troops. While women in uniform say the decision will lend "legitimacy" to the frontline roles they already fill, they say job discrimination pales in comparison to the difficulty of raising a family while serving.

Tags: diversity , DoD , Navy , William Gortney , Emily Kopp , leadership , women , military , management , retention , workforce , mothers , parent , work-life

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 08:45am EST
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NIST rewrites FISMA standards as cyber threats evolve

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a major revision to the Federal Information Security Management Act, which governs agency information security policies. Ron Ross, a NIST fellow and the agency's FISMA implementation project leader, joined In Depth with Francis Ross to discuss the FISMA additions.

Tags: FISMA , technology , cybersecurity , Ron Ross , Francis Rose , mobile security , insider threats

Monday - 03/05/2012, 06:18pm EST
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Analysis: Doctrine of 'Internet Power' key to dominance in cyber domain

There's plenty of talk about the role of the United States in cyber space. But what's lacking, one expert argues, is a defining doctrine. Ronald Marks, a senior fellow at George Washington University's Homeland Security Policy Institute, joined In Depth with Francis Rose, to discuss his idea for a comprehensive cyber doctrine.

Tags: cybersecurity , Francis Rose , cyber war , Security Debrief , Ronald Ross

Monday - 03/05/2012, 06:39pm EST
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IG report: VA claims-processing prone to fraud

Belinda Finn, the assistant inspector general for audits and evaluations at VA, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss a recent IG report that found the Veterans Affairs Department's claims-processing system prone to fraud.

Tags: Francis Rose , Belinda Finn , VA , claims processing

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 06:58pm EST
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GAO recommends DoD prioritize joint capability needs

John Pendleton, the director of defense capabilities and management issues at GAO, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss a recent report assessing DoD joint capability needs.

Tags: GAO , DoD , joint capabilities , John Pendleton , Francis Rose

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 07:50pm EST
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Analysis: Agency social media monitoring about good government, not Big Brother

Richard Hartman, the chief operating officer of OhMyGov, Inc., said lawmakers and the public shouldn't be surprised that some agencies monitor social networks but that more aren't.

Tags: DHS , Gov 2.0 , social media , Twitter , Francis Rose , technology

Friday - 03/02/2012, 06:13pm EST
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Movin' on up: Tips for making the jump from GS to SES

Many of the federal government's top managers in the Senior Executive Service are preparing to retire, which means openings in the SES ranks. Tim McManus, vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss tips for making the switch.

Tags: workforce , management , best practices , Partnership for Public Service , Tim McManus , Francis Rose , SES

Friday - 03/02/2012, 05:45pm EST
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Automatic suspension in contracting bill draws ire of industry

Disagreement persists over whether provisions in a new contracting bill will enhance oversight of overseas contracting during conflicts or create another bureaucratic layer that penalizes contractors.

Tags: DoD , industry , contracting , acquisition , acquisition policy , acquisition workforce , Commission on Wartime Contracting , Scott Amey , POGO , PSC , Francis Rose

Friday - 03/02/2012, 08:51pm EST
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