Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- The New Generation of Database
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Value of Health IT
Shows & Panels
Senate OKs housing chief for new job running Obama's budget office, completing Cabinet shuffle
The Senate easily confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Wednesday to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan has cleared his first hurdle on the way to becoming director of the Office of Management and Budget. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee gave him the nod, even though some members weren't thrilled with his answers to their questions. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to recap the drama, and share details on everything else the busy committee did yesterday that could impact federal agencies. Read Jason's related article.
Rafael Diaz is named as the new HUD chief information officer, replacing Jerry Williams.
Walter Guillory, the former executive director the Lafayette Housing Authority and Opelousas Housing Authority, both in Louisiana, pleaded guilty to bid-rigging and wire fraud.
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee that connecting the management side with the budget side would better ensure financial and programmatic successes. Lawmakers pressed Donovan on his commitment to implement the DATA Act and reduce duplicative programs.
For her efforts in creating a data analysis system to measure the performance of federal housing programs, the Partnership for Public Service recently named HUD's Sara Meyers as one of the finalists for the 2014 Call to Service Medal.
The Service to America Medals honor federal employees who go above and beyond their job descriptions to serve the public. Federal News Radio will be speaking to the finalists. The Housing and Urban Development Department launched a data-analysis program in 2010 to monitor federal housing programs. Two years later, Hurricane Sandy put the system to the test. Sara Meyers co-developed the program called HUDStat. She now runs the Sandy Program Management Office, which applies data analysis to the $50 billion Sandy recovery effort. She joined Jason Miller on the Federal Drive to discuss HUDStat and the progress it has made. Read a Q&A with Sara Meyers.
The Government Accountability Office takes a look at the effects of the 2013 sequester and how agencies prepared.
President Barack Obama will nominate San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to become housing secretary and will tap Shaun Donovan, his current housing chief, to run the budget office, a White House official said Thursday.
Obama shuffling Cabinet, with Donovan in line for budget job, Castro considered for housing
More discipline, collaboration and data will help drive the projects at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Those goals are guiding HUD's Office of Strategic Planning and Management this fiscal year. Henry Hensley, acting director of the OSPM at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, was a guest today on the Executive Suite on In Depth with Francis Rose
In this week's edition of Inside the Reporter's Notebook: Another senior technology official at DHS is on the move; HUD quietly extended the HITS contracts to Lockheed Martin and HP Enterprise Services; Defense CIO Teri Takai doesn't have a lot of good things to say about the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act and a new DHS office will raise the level of focus on critical infrastructure security.
Lisa Danzig is slated to become OMB's associate director for personnel and performance. She would replace Shelley Metzenbaum, who left in May.
Federal workers will still have to report to work for about four hours Tuesday even if the government shuts down.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency each put their respective Freedom of Information Act systems in a private-sector cloud. HUD said it's saving as much as 25 percent a year as compared to its in-house system. OCC said it's answering requests more quickly and effectively.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development canceled its last two furlough days after its employee union agreed to drop a grievance over the agency's alleged violations of its earlier furlough agreement.
Senate to debate bill boosting transportation, housing budgets despite automatic cuts
Thousands of federal employees at four separate government agencies are required to take an unpaid furlough day July 5. Meanwhile, employees at two government agencies could see a diminished impact of furloughs.
Most politicians say they want a leaner, more efficient government. That they want to eliminate waste and duplication. Many of them actually mean it, unless it comes to a program or facility based in their home state or congressional district.