Agencies spend between $5 billion and $7 billion a year on phone and other telecommunications services. But those basic commodities are ripe for innovation and further cost savings. The General Services Administration is developing the next generation telecommunications contract.
Charles Addington associate director of Field Operations Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior Department
Violence on Indian reservations used to be twice as high as in the rest of the country. Then the Interior Department’s Bureau of Indian Affairs launched a new crime-fighting program built on data analytics. It has cut the crime rate by 35 percent on participating reservations. Charles Addington, associate director of Field Operations at BIA, was behind the effort.
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Matthew Aid author “The Secret Sentry: The Untold History of the National Security Agency”
Only fans of death-defying roller coasters could be happy with the stock market news of the last couple of days. It you’re close to retirement, or watch your investments frequently, you may be wondering whether it’s time to review your strategy.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-9 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.