Technology and social services: a conversation with Joe Vastola

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The Business of Government Radio Hour, hosted by Michael J. Keegan, features a conversation with a federal executive who is changing the way government does business. The executives discuss their careers and the management challenges facing their organizations. Guests include administrators, chief financial officers, chief information officers, chief operating officers, commissioners, controllers, directors, and undersecretaries.

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How do state social services agencies use technology to meet their missions? How is the State of Florida doing just that? What can other states learn from the work of the Florida Department of Children and Families? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Joe Vastola, chief information officer, at the Florida Department of Children and Families.

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The mission of the Department of Children and Families is to work in partnership with local communities to protect the vulnerable, promote strong and economically self-sufficient families, and advance personal and family recovery and resiliency.

The Department of Children and Families has a highly skilled workforce committed to empowering people with complex and varied needs to achieve the best outcomes for themselves and their families. In collaboration with community stakeholders, they deliver world class and continuously improving service focused on providing the people they serve with the level and quality that they would demand and expect.