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Navy brings IT, business, innovation under one roof

The Department of the Navy is taking a more corporate approach to meeting the ever-changing mission needs with technology, said Maura Sullivan, the Department of Navy's chief of strategy and innovation.

Tags: technology , management , Navy , Maura Sullivan , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Friday - 02/13/2015, 05:45pm EST
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Obama's budget proposal gives feds 1.3 percent pay raise

President Barack Obama sent Congress a $4 trillion budget Monday that aims to keep the federal government on the cutting edge of technology when it comes to public services.

Tags: White House , Barack Obama , budget , technology , management

Monday - 02/02/2015, 07:15am EST

Government innovation? It gets an 'A' for effort

Federal Drive host Tom Temin reports that agencies and companies at a recent technology conference are betting on innovation.

Tags: Tom Temin , technology , Energy , Booz Allen Hamilton , Sentien , Jonathan Aberman

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 03:56am 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 , Workforce , training , Jason Miller

Friday - 01/23/2015, 04:04am EST
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Dan Chenok, Director, IBM Center for the Business of Government

Good customer service is just one of President Barack Obama's 15 cross-agency priority goals for agency managers in 2015. Dan Chenok is executive director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government. In his Top 3 for 2015, he tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the expectations agencies will have to provide top notch customer service.

Tags: Dan Chenok , IBM Center for the Business of Government , technology , cybersecurity , GSA , 18F , In Depth , Top 3 for 2015

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 03:46pm EST

Wendy Taylor, Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact, USAID

Workers on the front lines battling Ebola face a lot of dangers. One of the biggest? Simply taking off their protective suits at the end of the day. It's a multi-step process with no margin for error. To combat this and other logistical problems, the U.S. Agency for International Development launched what it calls the "Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge." It solicited designs and innovations from all over the world. Wendy Taylor, director of USAID's Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to parse the challenge's results.

Tags: Wendy Taylor , USAID , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Ebola , Ebola Grand Challenge ,

Friday - 12/19/2014, 11:21am EST
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A pathway to transformation

Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, will discuss a new report that looks at how to fix the defense acquisition system.
December 9, 2014

Tags: acquisition , defense acquisition , Contracting , Jon Etherton , Etherton and Associates , NDIA , data reporting , data analysis , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 05:36pm EST
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GSA's 18F applies agile approach to hiring as part of growth strategy

The 7-month-old innovation lab will launch three pilots this fall as part of its new consulting services. Greg Godbout, the executive director of 18F, said the organization now has 100 employees, up from 14 in March, and cut the time to hire down to about eight weeks.

Tags: management , technology , Workforce , GSA , 18F , Greg Godbout , hiring reform , Agile development , TechAmerica Foundation , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 09:59am EDT
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Tangherlini: Agencies can learn a lot from startups

The ability to take risks and a hyper-focus on customer needs are just two of the things GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini says the federal government can learn from technology startups.

Tags: Dan Tangherlini , ACT-IAC , Executive Leadership Conference , GSA , technology , startups , 18F , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 05:08pm EDT
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How to innovate on a smaller budget

Women of Washington radio show hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm talk to Karen Dahut, executive vice president and leader of the Strategic Innovation Group at Booz Allen Hamilton, about what companies need to do to embrace innovation, especially in the public sector.

Tags: Karen Dahut , Booz Allen Hamilton , Women of Washington , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm , budget , Navy

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 10:52am EDT
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