In Depth interviews – March 13

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:


David Drucker
Staff writer
CQ Roll Call

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Congress has until March 27 to decide a new budget plan to fund your agency until the end of September. But the budget devil is in the details. David Drucker, a staff writer for CQ Roll Call, joins In Depth to sort out the various budget proposals.

link to Drucker’s Goppers blog

Chris Nagel
Fluet Huber & Hoang

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Agencies across government are working on plans to deal with contracts because of sequestration. Knowing the vendor’s approach to sequestration can help keep your agency out of legal trouble. Chris Nagel, partner at Fluet Huber and Hoang, joins In Depth to discuss a new report aimed at helping contractors deal with sequestration.

Navigating Sequestration for Government Contractors (related link)

Also on the show:

  • Next-generation CIOs manage more than boxes and bytes
    Barbara Fast, retired Army major general and senior vice president at CGI, and Molly O’Neill, former chief information officer of the Environmental Protection Agency and vice president at CGI, join In Depth to discuss the shifting role of the chief information officer.
  • Mike Causey joins In Depth for an unconventional spin on furloughs.
  • DoD defeating IEDs through innovative IT, acquisition approaches
  • A new report from DoD Reporter Jared Serbu on the Army’s transition to cloud service for email (check his page tomorrow for the report)
  • Plus, Jason Miller joins In Depth with a new story on how TSA and other agencies are coping with budget cuts and furloughs. (check his page tomorrow for the report)

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

New cyber medal production stopped, being reviewed