Fixes for the government’s tough acquisition problems could save agencies money and give them better mission support. The Professional Services Council’s 2013 Leadership Commission has a set of recommendations to provide those fixes. Ellen Glover is executive vice president of ICF International and co-chair of the commission.
Darren Ash Chief Information Officer Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Two elements of success determine how successful your agency’s mobile work strategy is. Quantity is one — how many employees are ready to work away from the office. Quality is the other– how productive, secure and collaborative they can be. Darren Ash, chief information officer at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will be at the Mobile Work Exchange Town Hall Thursday talking about enterprise technology as one of the town hall’s “virtualization valedictorians.”
Larry Allen President Allen Federal Business Partners
The post-Labor Day traffic crush means your commute this week might be the worst of the year. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey hears all kinds of stories about tough commutes, and he’s writing about some of the worst.
A few thousand intelligence community employees are seeing what their future technology tools and infrastructure will look like. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence recently implemented a set of baseline capabilities under its Intelligence Community IT Enterprise program.
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Every Tuesday we bring you the Executive Suite, where we dive into issues affecting top agency leaders around the federal government. Today we focused on cybersecurity and the possibility of a global cyber war involving the United States. Francis Rose listened to excerpts from an event at the Brookings Institution with Thomas Rid, a reader in war studies from King’s College in London. He drew from elements in a book he just published called “Cyber War Will Not Take Place.” The panelists were Peter Singer, the director of Brooking’s Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence; Ian Wallace, a visiting fellow at the Center; and Jason Healey, the director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative for the Atlantic Council.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 8-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. 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.