Preserving precious training dollars is becoming a return-on-investment exercise. One way successful agencies are holding on to that money is measuring success. The winner of the 2013 Deming Award from Graduate School USA is doing that. Patricia Hoban-Moore, director Office of Field Policy and Management at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, joins In Depth to discuss how other agencies can maintain and build upon training successes.
Recruiting STEMM talent (the fields of science, technology, engineering, math and medical) at your agency can get easier. Some of your colleagues across government are doing it right now, according to a new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton. Ron Sanders, vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton and the firm’s first Booz Allen Hamilton fellow, joins In Depth to discuss agencies’ STEMM hiring efforts.
The wave of cyber attacks from China is driving several big problems. The Pentagon has detailed them in its new annual report to Congress. In an article for Foreign Policy John Arquilla, a teacher in the special operations program at the United States Naval Postgraduate School, calls the attacks a “blitskrieg.” He joins In Depth with more.
Todd Wells Executive Director Federal Managers Association
Federal benefits are under attack on Capitol Hill. But one federal benefit at the Transportation Security Agency is becoming more available than ever. Todd Wells , executive director of the Federal Managers Association, joins In Depth
The Navy is counting on the Littoral Combat Ship as it reshapes its strategy in conjunction with the rest of the military. But the program is running into some technical challenges and some financial ones too. Eric Wertheim, an author and columnist at the US Naval Institute, joins In Depth to discuss how the Navy can fix the problems.
Scott Gould will end his tenure as Deputy Secretary at the Veterans Affairs Department Friday. He’s wrapping up four years as the department’s chief operating officer and is the fourth key political appointee to leave VA in the last four months. Gould tells Executive Editor Jason Miller about his accomplishments and where VA still needs to improve. Click here to read Jason’s report.
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.