On the show today – April 10

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Today’s guests:

Steve MorrisOnline Media Coordinator, Small Business Administration


Connecting with end users is easier than ever because of social media, and now the Small Business Administration (SBA) is asking its users how to do it even better. SBA Online Media Coordinator Steve Morris talks about what they have learned so far and how other agencies can benefit.

Michael GallagherProgram Manager, Expeditionary Power Systems, Marine Corps Systems Command

Renewable energy is more than just a fad in the military; it’s part of a strategy to shift consumption by the largest energy user in the world. The Marine Corps is rolling out its Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy Network System (GREENS), and program manager Michael Gallagher has come to tell us about it.

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Tom ShoopEditor-in-chief, Government Executive Magazine

The spending scandal at the General Services Administration has a lot of people making their own conclusions about how the agency is run. But did you know GSA negotiated airline contracts last year that save the federal government $844,000 an hour? Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive Magazine, stops by to give us a little perspective.

Catherine McMullenChief, Disclosure Unit, Office of Special Counsel

The Inspector General’s reports that have rocked the GSA came about because of whistle-blowers. Catherine McMullen from the Disclosure Unit of the Office of Special Counsel, discusses what rights and protections are available to federal workers who may have something to report at their own agencies.

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Plus, In Depth brings you the latest cybersecurity and defense news. Below, find links to the stories mentioned.

Commerce proposes changes to digital signatures

New DISA procurement official named