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Aneesh Chopra, Executive Vice President, Hunch Analytics

The Department of Defense says it will make a decision soon on an electronic health record system. The Department of Veterans Affairs wants that system to be its VISTA system, but the VA is suffering through its own IT and health care provision problems. Aneesh Chopra. co-founder and executive vice president, Hunch Analytics and author of "Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government," was the first Federal Chief Technology Officer. He joined Francis Rose in studio for the Executive Suite.

Tags: Aneesh Chopra , Executive Suite , VA , In Depth , Hunch Analytics

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 06:12pm EDT
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Landing that federal job -- a recruiter's perspective

Talent acquisition manager Mike Bruni will discuss how to get a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market.
May 23, 2014

Tags: worforce , hiring , job training , recruiting , Mike Bruni , Derrick Dortch , contracting , Fed Access

Friday - 05/23/2014, 08:50pm EDT
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Competition, ease of use is GSA's focus for next generation telecom contract

The General Services Administration received responses Thursday from vendors on how to shape the first major acquisition under the Network Services 2020 program. Officials say they are heeding the mistakes and missteps of the Networx contract. GSA expects to issue a RFP in November and make the first awards in May 2015.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , industry , GSA , Kevin Gallo , Fred Haines , Tony Bardo , Hughes Network Systems , Network Services 2020 , Networx , telecommunications , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/23/2014, 03:15am EDT
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Alan Dabbiere, Chairman, Airwatch by VMware

When it comes to adopting mobile computing, the Defense Department moves about as fast as a Sherman tank in the mud. It wants to get things just right so mobile devices don't compromise network security. One hurdle for software vendors is the Security Technical Implementation Guide, or STIG. Without it, their stuff can't be used on DoD networks. Airwatch makes mobile device management software, and it just received STIG certification. Founder Alan Dabbiere joins the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp to explain how the process works.

Tags: mobile , DISA , DoD , Alan Dabbiere , Airwatch

Friday - 05/23/2014, 09:59am EDT
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Dan Waddell, Director of Government Affairs, (ISC)2

Few matters have vexed the government as much as cybersecurity. Just recently, officials from the Homeland Security Department pressed Congress for the umpteenth time to pass legislation clarifying who's supposed to do what to protect federal networks. Dan Waddell, who has long cybersecurity experience in government and industry, has just become the director of government affairs for the training and certification group, (ISC)2. He joins the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp to discuss the biggest cyber challenges agencies still face.

Tags: cybersecurity , Dan Waddell , (ISC)2 , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp

Friday - 05/23/2014, 09:54am EDT
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GSA's Office of Government-wide Policy focused on identity security, cybersecurity

GSA Office of Government-wide Policy Chief of Staff Stephanie Rivera discusses efforts to create a standardized operating process for all agencies, and the challenges and opportunities that go along with it.

Tags: Agency of the Month , GSA , Stephanie Rivera , IT , cybersecurity , security , Office of Government-wide Policy , Jason Fornicola , best practices

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 02:02pm EDT

GSA confident in the health of schedules program

Modernization and meeting customer need are critical to remaining relevant. Acquisition Operations Director Jim Ghiloni and Schedule 70 Director Kay Ely discuss the agency's ongoing strategy on Agency of the Month.

Tags: Agency of the Month , General Services Administration , GSA , Jim Ghiloni , Kay Ely , IT , GSA schedules , Schedule 70 , Jason Fornicola

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 01:40pm EDT

DARPA launches challenge to help create hacker-proof software

The Cyber Grand Challenge, set to launch for the first time two weeks from now, aims to encourage the development of computing systems that can seek out cybersecurity weaknesses better than humans can.

Tags: DoD , DARPA , cybersecurity , Cyber Grand Challenge , Michael Walker , Jared Serbu ,

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 01:48pm EDT
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Richard Rast finds cost-effective method to detect space debris

If only Sandra Bullock's character in "Gravity" had known Richard Rast, she might've avoided a space collision. The Partnership for Public Service named Rast as a 2014 Science and Environment Medal finalist for his innovated work.

Tags: Richard Rast , Sammies , Service to America Medals , Air Force Research Laboratory , Michael OConnell , In Depth , Air Force

Friday - 05/16/2014, 02:25pm EDT
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DHS' push for clearer cyber authorities moves to the House

Larry Zelvin, the director of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in DHS's National Protection and Programs Directorate, is expected to tell the House Homeland Security Committee Wednesday that the implementation of the advanced intrusion detection and prevention program known as Einstein is hampered by the lack of clarity of the exact role DHS is allowed to play under the current set of cybersecurity laws.

Tags: DHS , Larry Zelvin , FBI , Joseph Demarest , cybersecurity , information sharing , Congress , House Homeland Security Committee , Heartbleed , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 06:10am EDT
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