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Scott Cameron, Executive Advisor, R3 Government Solutions, LLC

Chief information officers have a foot on two logs. They have to deal with the fast-changing technology that underpins so many government operations. At the same time, they need good management skills as high-level executives. The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) has a new study of what skills and duties future CIOs should have. Scott Cameron is executive advisor at R3 Solutions. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss why they conducted the study.

Tags: Scott Cameron , R3 solutions , CIOs ,

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Innovation Fellows combine new, old technologies

The White House chose nine projects for the second round of the innovation fellows program, including the 21st century Financial Systems project. This program hopes to simplify current accounting methods and minimize cost inefficiencies. Other PIF projects look to create platforms for sharing ideas within and between agencies.

Tags: financial management , Technology , White House , Cogan Schneier , Presidential Innovation Fellows

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 04:31pm EDT

DoD maintains BRAC fight, despite opposition from Congress

Amid nearly unanimous congressional opposition, the Defense Department says it needs to stop operating military facilities it no longer wants or needs.

Tags: DoD , BRAC , Congress , Robert Hale , Katherine Hammack , Kathleen Ferguson , Jared Serbu , Senate Armed Services Committee , House Armed Services Committee

Friday - 06/14/2013, 06:09am EDT

Three steps to make it out of the impenetrable (financial) fog

President Thomas Jefferson spoke of the impenetrable financial fog the federal government found itself under in 1802. Unfortunately, some things never change. Former Labor Department CFO Sam Mok says there are three steps the new director of the Office of Management and Budget should take to begin making a difference in this arena. Mok's column is part of Federal News Radio's special report, Rise of the Money People.

Tags: Sam Mok , financial management , Rise of the Money People , OMB , budget , CFO

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 05:57am EDT

TSP launches plan to help financial fitness

TSP wants you to be more financially fit.

Tags: TSP , Tom Trabucco

Monday - 03/29/2010, 05:11pm EDT

One year post stimulus bill...positive or negative?

A year ago this week, President Obama signed into law the Stimulus Bill, designed to kick-start the American economy.

Tags: Technology , stimulus bill , Max Cacas

Thursday - 02/18/2010, 04:00pm EST

EPA increases budget in 2010

Tags: EPA , Ed Walsh

Friday - 05/22/2009, 03:22pm EDT

Op-Ed article says troop input is missing in Afghanistan discussion

Afghanistan has been receiving a lot of attention in the last few weeks, most of it focused on the troop increase and the Afghan security forces.

Tags: Contracting , Doctor Mark Moyar , Afghanistan

Monday - 12/28/2009, 09:52am EST

Merit Systems Protection Board document to help federal managers deal with poor performers

Merit Systems Protection Board says a recent survey shows that managers find good performance difficult to quantify.

Tags: Merit Systems Protection Board , Sharon Roth , Dorothy Ramienski

Tuesday - 10/06/2009, 05:54pm EDT
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