In Depth interviews – Jan. 25

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:


John Kamensky
Senior Fellow and Associate Partner
IBM Center for the Business of Government

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Your agency needs to do five things to get with the times. John Kamensky, senior fellow and associate partner at the IBM Center for the Business of Government, joins In Depth with tips for how agencies can change to be more agile.

5 Ways Government Must Change To Be More Agile (related link)

Tammy Flanagan
Senior Benefits Director
National Institute of Transition Planning

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Your retirement plan may accelerate thanks to a secret benefit your colleagues may not be paying attention to. Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, joins In Depth to discuss what you need to know about the FERS supplement.

Richard Hoffman
Geomancy Consulting

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Your agency is likely figuring out the logistics and management pieces of a bring-your-own-device strategy. But the security piece is probably proving to be the more elusive of the two. Richard Hoffman, owner of Geomancy Consulting and a former federal IT official and contractor, joins In Depth to discuss some lessons learned from BYOD policies.

Close The BYOD Security Hole (related link)

This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily Cybersecurity Update. For more cybersecurity news, click here.

Also on the show:

Federal News Countdown: Cybersecurity executive order, sequestration prep

Mike Causey: Can East Meet West at Interior?

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

NIST Program Soliciting Proposals to Solve Cybersecurity and Manufacturing Challenges (NIST)

Pentagon Solutions: DoD faces many layers of budget challenges (Federal News Radio)