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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

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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

One woman's call to government service

Lara Shane, vice president of Communications and Research at the Partnership for Public Service, joins Women of Washington radio show hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm to discuss the importance of government in peoples' lives and her own call to government service.

Tags: Lara Shane , Partnership for Public Service , STEM , Service to America Medals

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 10:32am EDT

Lauren Oleksyk, Army NSRDEC

Move over MRE's, the Army is developing 3D food printers for soldiers in the field. If successful, soldiers will instantly have access to their food of choice by pressing the print button. The new technology could save money, avoid wasted food and give soldiers more food choices. Lauren Oleksyk is the food leader at the Army's Natick Research, Development and Engineering Center. She joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the new project.

Tags: 3-D printing , Army , Lauren Oleksyk , Natick Research, Development and Engineering Center , technology , DoD , food

Friday - 08/08/2014, 07:30am 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: NASA , John Grant , Curiosity , Mars rover , technology , space exploration ,

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:29pm EDT
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GSA CIO calls for open source to be considered first

Sonny Hashmi issued a memo requiring agency software developers to look at open source before they consider traditional commercial solutions.

Tags: technology , Sonny Hashmi , GSA , open source , zero based budgeting , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 04:35pm EDT

Online Chat: Ask the CIO with GSA's Sonny Hashmi

Sonny Hashmi, chief information officer at the General Services Administration, joins Federal News Radio for a free online chat to discuss everything from mobility to zero-based budgeting and collaboration, among other topics.

Tags: Sonny Hashmi , GSA , CIO , technology , online chat , virtual desktop , zero based budgeting , open data , GSA Labs , open source ,

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 11:00am EDT

Former NASA CIO discusses the art of leadership, taking risks

Former NASA CIO and cloud computing pioneer Linda Cureton sits down with Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm to discuss leadership, the importance of taking risks and current fiscal constraints on NASA.

Tags: Linda Cureton , NASA , Muse Technologies , Women of Washington , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm , budget , leadership

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 10:45am EDT

Procurement "buzzwords"

Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group and chairman of the Coalition for Government Procurement discusses innovation, contract duplication, and other issues with host Roger Waldron.
May 27, 2014

Tags: acquistion , contracting , contract duplication , LPTA , FSSI , Bill Gormley , Gormley Group , Coalition for Government Procurement , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf , procurement

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 09:24pm EDT
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