Furloughs and layoffs at contracting companies aren’t coming nearly as quickly as some experts expected after sequestration hit last month. Numbers from companies in Virginia, in particular, look a lot different than those experts thought they would. Mike Smith, co-founder of the Silverline Group, joins In Depth with the company’s analysis.
Bill Toth Director of Motor Vehicle Management General Services Administration
The federal fleet of agency vehicles is getting a big green makeover. The General Services Administration is adding thousands of hybrid cars to save about a million gallons of gas every year. Bill Toth, GSA’s director of Motor Vehicle Management, joins In Depth to discuss the new initiative.
The battle to reign in federal real property management is shaping up to be a big data problem. And so far, it looks like the government is losing, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. David Wise, director of Physical Infrastructure Issues at GAO, joins In Depth to discuss the government’s real-property management.
Jeremy Grant Senior Executive Adviser for Identity Management National Institute of Standards and Technology
Three weeks from now, the National Institute of Standards and Technology will cut off applications for an important pilot program. The participants will take another step toward NIST’s National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). Jeremy Grant, senior executive adviser for Identity Management at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, joins In Depth to discuss the pilot program.
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, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.