The Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Postal Service is “pushing the envelope” with some new ideas they think could lead to greater cash flow for the agency. Some of the ideas are really outside the normal purview of the Postal Service. Dan Blair, the president of the National Academy of Public Administration and the former chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission, discusses whether it’s time for the postal service to think outside the (mail)box.
Veterans in New Jersey have another chance to go back into battle. This time, it’s cyber battle. Gov. Chris Christie wants to train them to join the government and private-sector companies to defend the country from cyber attacks. Alan Paller, director of research at the SANS Institute, joins In Depth to discuss the new program.
The General Services Administration is a leader in federal innovation. But it also needs to focus that mission on itself. Roger Waldron, the president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, argues the GSA schedule system need to be modernized and the Multiple Awards System needs to be reformed.
The future of leadership at the Defense Department is taking a huge step toward clarity. The nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel now looks likely to happen, according to David Hawkings, editor of the CQ-Roll Call Daily Briefing.