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Frank Reeder, Co-Founder and Director, Center for Internet Security

President Barack Obama's series of reforms to the Senior Executive Service are getting mixed grades. The President wants to set up a customer service awards program and an advisory group with current and aspiring SESers. A Leadership Development Program will let managers rotate through assignments at different agencies. Frank Reeder, co-founder and director of the Center for Internet Security and former official at the Office of Management and Budget, tells In Depth with Francis Rose, he sees a ray of hope.

Tags: Frank Reeder , Center for Internet Security , SES , management ,

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 04:03pm EST
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Bill Welch, Partner, McMahon, Welch and Learned

The U.S. Transportation Command fired its incumbent vehicle shipping contractor, America Auto Logistics. Instead, it gave the award to International Auto Logistics for $38 million less. USTRANSCOM said AAL's past performance isn't worth the higher price tag. But big problems with IAL's services have the agency thinking it may have gotten what it paid for. Bill Welch, partner at McMahon, Welch and Learned, is following this protest for the Washington Business Journal. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose what contractors can learn from this case.

Tags: Bill Welch , McMahon, Welch and Learned , U.S. Transportation Command ,

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 03:59pm EST
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Thursday federal headlines - December 11, 2014

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 White House wants to withhold documents on a Justice Department investigation into the CIA's torture program, construction of a giant new Veterans Affairs near Denver has come to a grinding halt and a bill to address cyber attacks at agencies heads to the President's desk.

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Thursday - 12/11/2014, 08:41am EST

Obama SES reform plan makes problem worse, not better

President Barack Obama addressed members of the Senior Executive Service today intending to raise their morale. In Depth host Francis Rose says the President's remarks may have done the opposite.

Tags: Barack Obama , Senior Executive Service , commentary , Francis Rose , management , workforce ,

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 04:15pm EST

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Office of Personnel Management plans a solicitation in 2015 to create the foundation for a fully automated retirement system. This would be the fifth time since 1998 OPM will try to use technology to modernize the federal retirement system. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller tells In Depth with Francis Rose the details of OPM's plans.

Tags: Jason Miller , OPM

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:49pm EST
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

The cyber attack that hit Sony Pictures two weeks ago was a sophisticated operation -- so sophisticated, officials say, that it also would have made it past almost all of the cybersecurity systems deployed in federal agencies right now. Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu has the story.

Tags: Jared Serbu , cybersecurity

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:48pm EST
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Dan Chenok and Rick Holgate, Co-Chairs, ACT-IAC

The Office of Personnel Management is trying for the fifth time to modernize its technology for processing retirement claims. OPM will choose a foundation for a fully automated system next year. Rick Holgate is Chief Information Officer of the Bureau of Alchohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and Dan Chenok is senior fellow at the IBM Center for the Business of Government. They're both co-chairs for ACT-IAC. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained how agencies like OPM, and others, are planning their IT futures.

Tags: Dan Chenok , Rick Holgate , ACT-IAC , ATF , IBM Center for the Business of Government , OPM ,

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:34pm EST
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Jeff Neal, Senior Vice President, ICF International

President Bacack Obama's "thank you" speech to his agencies' senior leaders is causing mixed reactions among the federal community. Senior Executives Association President Carol Bonosaro appreciates the effort, but also wonders why it took six years. Jeff Neal is Senior Vice President of ICF International, and former Chief Human Capital Officer of the Homeland Security Department. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he shared his own thoughts on the President's speech yesterday.

Tags: Jeff Neal , ICF International , Senior Executive Service , management

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:26pm EST
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Patrick Costello, Deputy Director, Council on Foreign Relations

The Pentagon's new Defense Innovation Initiative is called the third offset strategy. But it's not the only offset the defense industrial base should pay attention to. Patrick Costello is deputy director of Congress and U.S. Foreign Policy studies for the Council on Foreign Relations. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained what these offsets are.

Tags: Patrick Costello , Council on Foreign Relations , DoD ,

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:17pm EST
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Bob Hale, Booz Allen Hamilton, Former Comptroller, DoD

The budget deal and the National Defense Authorization Act give the Defense Department certainty for the rest of Fiscal 2015. After that: Nobody knows for sure. Sequestration is back on the table, at least for now. Robert Hale is former Undersecretary of Defense Comptroller -- he's now a fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton. He's my guest for Pentagon Solutions today. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained the impacts the sequester had on the department.

Tags: Bob Hale , Booz Allen Hamilton , DoD , budget ,

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:12pm EST
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