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Cloud, budget reductions helping CIOs pull IT out of the shadows

NASA CIO Larry Sweet has mandated enterprise services first for all commodity IT. Other agencies, such as GSA and Interior, are trying to find the right balance between giving field offices latitude and rigid IT requirements.

Tags: technology , shadow IT , Sonny Hashmi , GSA , Larry Sweet , Sylvia Burns , Interior , Rafael Diaz , HUD , cloud computing , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:12am EDT

How the Government Will Buy Future Technologies, NextGov Prime

The Federal Acquisition Regulation gets in the way of innovative information technology acquisition in government, according to many industry leaders and even some agency IT leaders. Some experts believe the FAR can be, and should be, your friend for innovative procurement. A panel of experts addressed that idea at NextGov Prime 2014 with Dave McClure of the Veris Group, Joanne Woytek of NASA SEWP, Jaymie Durnan of the Defense Department and Karen Evans of the US Cyber Challenge. McClure tells Federal News Radio's Francis Rose how the process that exists now is perceived.

Tags: FAR , NextGov Prime 2014 , Dave McClure , Veris Group LLC , Joanne Woytek , Jaymie Durnan , DoD , Karen Evans , U.S. Cyber Challenge , In Depth

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 05:20pm EDT
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Conversation with Authors: Professor Harry Lambright

Conversation with Authors: Professor Harry Lambright on Leaders and Leadership - Lessons from Robert Gates, Francis Collins, and NASA Administrators

Tags: IBM Center for the Business of Government , Business of Government Hour , Michael Keegan , Harry Lambright , NIH , DoD , Francis Collins , Robert Gates

Friday - 08/29/2014, 09:16am EDT

The sky is the limit with NASA

What are NASA's key strategic goals? How is NASA expanding the boundaries of science, technology, and imagination? What is NASA doing to cultivate a risk tolerant environment? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Charlie Bolden, NASA Administrator.

Tags: IBM Center for the Business of Government , Michael Keegan , Business of Government Hour , Charlie Bolden

Monday - 08/18/2014, 05:14pm EDT

Robert Parker/David Roberts, NASA's Langley Research Center

Astronauts recently honored two engineers from NASA's Langley Research Center. They sent Robert Parker and Dave Roberts Silver Snoopy lapels flown on board a space shuttle mission. Parker helped develop Orion flight hardware used in that spacecraft's first mission. Roberts was honored for his technical expertise and leadership in unique research hardware. They joined Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss their accomplishments.

Tags: Robert Parker , David Roberts , Federal Drive , Emily Kopp

Monday - 08/11/2014, 10:36am EDT
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Dr. Linda Jensen, Human Resources Specialist, NASA Ames Research

Federal News Radio's Causey Awards honor top achievers in federal human resources. It's named after our own Mike Causey in tribute to his career spent reporting on issues that matter to the federal workforce. This year judges have selected four winners. One of them is Linda Jensen, a human resources specialist at NASA Ames Research Center. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained her underlying theory to human resources at her agency. Federal News Radio's Causey Awards honor top achievers in federal human resources. It's named after our own Mike Causey in tribute to his career spent reporting on issues that matter to the federal workforce. This year judges have selected four winners. One of them is Linda Jensen, a human resources specialist at NASA Ames Research Center. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained her underlying theory to human resources at her agency.

Tags: Linda Jensen , Causey Awards , Mike Causey , In Depth , people

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 04:46pm EDT
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Dr. John Grant, Geologist for Earth and Planetary Studies, NASA

NASA is celebrating the two year anniversary of the Curiosity Rover's landing on Mars. The robot has used its six wheels to tour the red planet, searching for signs that something once lived there. John Grant is a geologist for Earth and Planetary Studies at NASA. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to recap what the rover has accomplished in the past two years.

Tags: John Grant , Curiosity , Mars rover , technology , space exploration , innovation

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:29pm EDT
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Glenn Delgado, Associate Administrator Office of Small Business Programs, NASA

For the first time in nearly a decade, the government earned an 'A' for meeting its small business contracting goals. That's 23 percent of contracting dollars across the government. NASA got the equivalent of an 'A+'. Nearly 30 percent of its contracts went to small and disadvantaged businesses. How did they do it? Glenn Delgado is associate administrator of NASA's Office of Small Business Programs. He told Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive that the commitment starts at the top.

Tags: Glenn Delgado , small business , contracting , SBA

Monday - 08/04/2014, 02:59pm EDT
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2014 Causey Award Winner - Dr. Linda M. Jensen

Dr. Linda M. Jensen was honored with a 2014 Causey Award for shifting the culture at NASA Ames Research Center and improving its workforce capabilities.

Tags: Linda Jensen , NASA Ames Research Center , Causey Awards , workforce , people

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:28am EDT
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