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Gordon Adams, Former OMB Official

The new Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review is now out from the State Department. It's the second-ever review from the department, similar to the Quadrennial Defense Review from the Pentagon. Gordon Adams, a former Office of Management and Budget official, writes about the new QDDR for Foreign Policy magazine. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose why it's pretty unambitious.

Tags: In Depth , Gordon Adams , Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review ,

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 04:29pm EDT

Nancy Lindborg, President, U.S. Institute of Peace

It's a small agency of only 300 people. But it has big ambitions preventing, mitigating and resolving violent conflicts around the world. Most people know the U.S. Institute of Peace by the unusual architecture of its building, not far from the State Department. Nancy Lindborg is the new president of the Institute. She joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the agency and its mission.

Tags: Nancy Lindborg , U.S. Institute of Peace , management

Monday - 05/18/2015, 10:43am EDT

Four ways to make your agency's social media a success story

Most agencies are on at least Facebook and Twitter, and many are dipping their toes into Instagram, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube and even Snapchat. But it's not enough to just throw out information on social media -- it has to be a two-way street.

Tags: social media , Kristy Dalton , Peace Corps , Kyle Livingston , Mrudula Venigalla , Shefali Kapadia

Friday - 05/15/2015, 11:31am EDT

Cybersecurity, mission areas must integrate to stave off flood of attacks

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is bringing these concepts together in a new document to help improve cyber defense and resilience. Ron Ross, a fellow at NIST, said moving cybersecurity closer to the mission decision-makers will help solve a fundamental flaw in how agencies protect systems and data.

Tags: Technology , cybersecurity , Ron Ross , NIST , Peter Gouldmann , NARA , Controlled unclassified information , AFCEA , Jason Miller

Thursday - 05/14/2015, 04:42am EDT
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