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Kim Weaver, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

The leaders of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Chairman Ron Johnson and Ranking Member Tom Carper, have concerns about the security measures the Thrift Savings Plan takes. The TSP says it's moving to deal with those concerns. Kim Weaver, director of external Affairs at the TSP, tells In Depth with Francis Rose that TSP Board got an update on the security plan at its monthly meeting.

Tags: Kim Weaver , TSP

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 04:22pm EDT
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Lt. Col. Dan Ward, Cybersecurity Fellow, New America Foundation

The Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt is one of the most effective aircraft in the fleet. Its project leaders say the Thunderbolt's simple design means its development time and maintenance costs beat out other, more complex systems. But simple weapons systems are hard to come by now at the Defense Department. Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Dan Ward is now a cybersecurity fellow at the New America Foundation and his latest book is "The Simplicity Cycle." He tells In Depth with Francis Rose, government technology development programs are too complex, and simpler alternatives are already out there.

Tags: Dan Ward , DoD , Air Force

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 04:01pm EDT
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Conversation between agencies and industry evolves beyond sequestration

Sequestration and the government shutdown dominated the focus of agency and business leaders in 2013 when Rick Holgate became president of the American Council of Technology. About to step down, he sees a changed landscape.

Tags: Rick Holgate , ACT-IAC , Shared services , Digital services , Technology , Industry , Michael OConnell ,

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 05:36pm EDT
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Wednesday federal headlines - May 20, 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, a bill approved by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee would let inspectors general subpoena former federal employees and federal contractors, a Virginia congressman wants the TSP to have a new fund devoted to companies with women in positions of leadership and the Senate passes a bill to clarify how Border Patrol agents get paid.

Tags: newscasts , Federal Drive ,

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 08:35am EDT

Sydney Heimbrock, Chief Learning Officer, OPM

Federal chief learning officers are gaining a higher profile across the government. A majority of the respondents to an exclusive Federal News Radio survey of federal chief human capital officers and CLOs say agencies highly value these executives. Sydney Heimbrock, chief learning officer at the Office of Personnel Management, tells Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller the CLO is more important ever, even though the job has been around for a least a decade.

Tags: Sydney Heimbrock , Jason Miller , chief learning officer , CHCO

Monday - 05/11/2015, 04:07pm EDT
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Tuesday federal headlines - May 19, 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, the House passes six bills related to veterans, a new bill in the House seeks to bring down the government's costs for employees' prescription drug benefits and with lots of federal leases expiring, Congress sees a chance at reining in the dollars spent on office space.

Tags: newscasts , Federal Drive ,

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 09:05am EDT

Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition Planning

Some longtime federal employees in the Federal Employees Retirement System have access to the FERS Supplement. Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, tells In Depth with Francis Rose when you should use it and why your FERS supplement is different from your Social Security benefits.

Tags: Tammy Flanagan , National Institute of Transition Planning , retirement , FERS ,

Friday - 05/15/2015, 04:52pm EDT
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Steve Grundman, George Lund Fellow, Atlantic Council

Defense Secretary Ash Carter looks to Silicon Valley for help with its new cyber strategy. But Carter doesn't have too much time to get the partnership off the ground before the Obama administration leaves and another one takes its place. Steve Grundman, George Lund fellow at the Atlantic Council and former deputy defense undersecretary for industrial affairs and installations, tells In Depth with Francis Rose why Carter should focus on the wins he can earn now.

Tags: Steve Grundman , Atlantic Council , Cybersecurity , DoD

Friday - 05/15/2015, 04:49pm EDT
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Federal News Countdown: Cyber attacks, Teddy out of the pram

Molly O'Neill of CGI Federal and Simon Szykman of Attain count down the week's top federal stories with Francis Rose on Federal News Countdown.

Tags: Molly ONeill , CGI Federal , Simon Szykman , Attain , Federal News Countdown ,

Friday - 05/15/2015, 05:45pm EDT
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Time to start planning new retirement reality

The so-called "retirement wave" isn't coming. But a dramatically different workforce challenge is coming fast.

Tags: The Reverse Retirement Wave , Francis Rose , commentary , retirement ,

Tuesday - 04/28/2015, 04:49am EDT
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