Three defense contractors are free today in Afghanistan. Their arrest is adding a layer of complexity to operating in that country, and security risks there are now higher than ever. Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, joins In Depth to discuss steps the Defense Department and companies should take to make the situation safer.
Jim Bradley, the public printer for operations at the Government Printing Office, joins In Depth to discuss the role the agency plays in President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. And despite the agency’s name, it’s role is also in the digital field.
2013 is the year of Big Data, as agencies figure out how to analyze and leverage their data. Mark MacCarthy, vice president of public policy for the Software and Information Industry Association, joins In Depth to discuss how the group’s priorities for making data innovation a policy tenet for the federal government.
Barbara Kinosky President of Centre Consulting Managing partner in Centre Law Group
You’re facing a busy 2013 if you’re anywhere near the federal acquisition space. Changes in acquisition regulations may complicate things for you a bit. Barbara Kinosky, president of Centre Consulting and the managing partner in Centre Law Group, join In Depth to discuss the regulatory changes awaiting small-business contractors in the year ahead.
The General Services Administration is moving hundreds of employees out its offices in northeast D.C. due to budget cuts. GSA will recruit other agencies with expiring leases to fill the office space. Art Turowski, senior vice president at Jones, Lang LaSalle Real Estate and a former GSA leasing official, joins In Depth to discuss the move.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006 as the producer and news anchor of the station’s morning drive program, the Federal Drive. He launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.