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Federal CTO Smith wants tech experts who speak the language

Megan Smith, the federal chief technology officer says agencies need employees with a high technical quotient to help build digital services. Four months into the job, Smith said digital services, policy and innovation, and STEM are her top priorities.

Tags: technology , Megan Smith , White House , Digital services , OMB , workforce , training , FTC , Internet of Things , State of the Net , Internet Freedom Foundation ,

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 04:54am EST
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Veterans Affairs Department's computers and networks get a clean bill of health from third-party experts. The analysis comes about a year and a half after the VA came under intense scrutiny at a House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing for having major cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the report and what it means for veterans' data.

Tags: In Depth , Veterans Affairs Department , cybersecurity

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 04:43pm EST
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Jason Miller, executive editor, Federal News Radio

The Department of Veterans Affairs began the biggest transformation in its history with a simple premise: everyone working from the same starting point. VA announced today the first of what likely will be many reorganizations, starting with its regional map. Federal News Radio executive editor Jason Miller joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss where VA's transformation is heading.

Tags: Federal Drive , Veterans Affairs , In Depth

Monday - 01/26/2015, 04:34pm EST
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VA begins biggest transformation in history

The massive reorganization the Veterans Affairs Department has unveiled begins with a simple premise: everyone should work from the same starting point. VA said it has now created a single map made up of five regions that the Veterans Health Administration, the Veterans Benefits Administration, the National Cemetery Administration and several other offices will work from instead of the nine separate regional maps that existed previously.

Tags: management , Veterans Affairs , Bob McDonald , Bob Snyder , Scott Blackburn , reorganization , Customer service , MyVa ,

Monday - 01/26/2015, 06:27pm EST

Independent assessment gives VA's cybersecurity positive mark

Mandiant issued a report finding the Veterans Affairs Department network domain controllers had no evidence of data theft, such as the loss of credentials, personal information or personal health information or VA sensitive information. But some congressional sources are skeptical of Mandiant's findings, calling it too narrow to be sure the network and veterans data is safe.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Veterans Affairs , Steph Warren , Mandiant , Congress , VA Cyber Efforts in the Hot Seat ,

Monday - 01/26/2015, 03:35am EST
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Innovation and smart risk-taking remain foreign to too many federal acquisition professionals. But with the recent mini-hiring wave of contracting officers and the retirement of others, experts say now is the time to institute what they say is a much-needed culture change. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller tells In Depth with Francis Rose why some believe the White House needs to lead this transformation. Read Jason's related article.

Tags: In Depth , acquisition , retirement , hiring

Friday - 01/23/2015, 04:23pm EST
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No sequestration cuts in 2015, OMB says

A new report from OMB stated the discretionary spending budget caps for defense and non-defense categories matched or came in less than what's called for in the Budget Control Act.

Tags: budget , OMB , Congress , sequestration , discretionary spending ,

Friday - 01/23/2015, 12:36pm EST

Contracting officers not given tools, support to take risks, be innovative

A new survey by the Professional Services Council and Grant Thornton reveals the shifting demographics of the acquisition workforce gives the administration an opportunity to change the culture of how the government buys goods and services. From training, to hiring, to creating a path for better collaboration, the acquisition workforce could undergo a major transformation with the right support and focus, experts say.

Tags: acquistion , Contracting , industry , Stan Soloway , Professional Services Council , Phil Kangas , Grant Thornton , LPTA , innovation , workforce , training ,

Friday - 01/23/2015, 04:04am EST
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Cybersecurity for the intelligence community has become what terrorism was in the early 2000s an all encompassing priority. It's such a big priority that Michael Vickers, the undersecretary of defense for intelligence, is making cybersecurity transformation the hallmark of his tenure. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller tells In Depth with Francis Rose how Undersecretary Vickers is trying to take on the cybersecurity challenge.

Tags: In Depth , cybersecurity

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 05:16pm EST
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FedBid splits into two, names Jordan CEO of new public sector company

The reverse auction vendor says its decision to split up its federal and commercial businesses has nothing to do with the critical Veterans Affairs inspector general report from September. Joe Jordan said FedBid has taken several steps to ensure any problems highlighted by the IG are resolved.

Tags: exclusive , industry , People , Joe Jordan , Ali Saadat , FedBid , Contracting , reverse auctions , Veterans Affairs ,

Tuesday - 01/20/2015, 07:00am EST
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