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Rob Atkinson — President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Picture this: an agency without civil service and procurement rules. It’s only bound by civil law, and after three years the Government Accountability Office evaluates what’s working and what’s not.
Rob Atkinson, the president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, wrote a commentary on Nextgov envisioning just such a scenario.
Atkinson joins In Depth to discuss this scenario.
Tim McManus — Vice President for Education and Outreach, Partnership for Public Service
An overhaul of the hiring process might help the Defense Department fill top-level vacancies for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers, according to a new report from the National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council.
Tim McManus, the vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, joins In Depth to discuss how DoD can improve its recruitment practices to better attract STEM talen.