In Depth Show Blog – May 9

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Today’s guests:


Industry Chatter
Thursdays at 3 p.m.

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Paul Strasser, senior vice president and general manager of Dynamics Research Corporation, joins Industry Chatter with Francis Rose to talk about his new role at his company and the federal marketplace.

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Kerry Weems
Vice President and General Manager of Health Solutions
General Dynamics Information Technology

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Marilyn Tavenner moves one step closer to confirmation as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. She received positive reviews from Republican and Democratic members in her confirmation hearing. Kerry Weems, former administrator of CMS between 2007 and 2009 and now vice president and general manager of health solutions at General Dynamics Information Technology, joins In Depth to discuss how having a permanent leader will help the agency.

Tim McManus
Vice President for Education and Outreach
Partnership for Public Service

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Agencies across government are working to recruit and retain the employees they need to meet their missions. Sequestration is not helping matters much. Tim McManus, vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, says this issue may be getting lost in the sequestration shuffle.

Warren Linscott
Vice President
Deltek GovCon Product Strategy & Management

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Sequestration and politics have put agencies in tight fiscal conditions. That combination can delay programs and policies because of the planning involved and can also put the contracting industry in a tight spot. Warren Linscott, is vice president of Deltek GovCon Product Strategy and Management, joins In Depth to discuss how sequestration is impacting industry.

Nancy Lamberton
Women in Technology

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Breaking the glass ceiling is still not easy, but it is getting easier. The Women in Technology organization is a group that advocates on behalf of women. Nancy Lamberton, president of Women in Technology, to discuss a great new achievement: The first participant from WIT’s Leadership Foundry program has been appointed to a corporate board.

Women In Technology Celebrates Appointment of The Leadership Foundry Participant, Vincette Goerl, to the Board of Advisors at FedBid

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