“He’s probably going to industry” is usually what people say about a federal employee who leaves government after a long stretch of service in the government. But that transition is not a simple matter of leaving a government office one day and showing up at a private sector company the next. Dave Wennergren, vice president of Enterprise Technologies and Services at CACI, joined Francis Rose on Industry Chatter talking about making the switch recently.
A new era in technology is the focus of our Federal News Radio special report this week. The evidence of real changes in IT across government is mixed. Francis Rose asked his colleague Tom Temin, from the Federal Drive every weekday morning starting at 6, if he thinks we really ARE headed for a new era in technology.
George Jakabcin Chief Information Officer Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration
Telework and mobile productivity are two of the key elements of how government is approaching information technology. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has some great successes in both areas. George Jakabcin is Chief Information Officer at the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. As part of our special report…A New Era in Technology…he says the technology may be new, but his agency’s program is time-tested.
Tim McManus Vice President for Education and Outreach Partnership for Public Service
The Army says its efforts to make its facilities more energy efficient suffered some serious setbacks during the first year of sequestration. New projects to switch to renewable energy or upgrade buildings were put on hold, and even routine upkeep on existing facilities had to take a raincheck.
Supply and demand is driving your agency’s move to data-based decision making. The more information senior leaders receive, the more data they want to make strategic decisions. As part of our special report, A New Era in Technology, Federal News Radio executive editor Jason Miller explores how data-driven decision making is getting to be the driving force behind spending and program strategies.
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.