Radio Interviews

  • What entrepreneurs find in DC

    More proof that entrepreneurs come to Washington to start something, and to have a real impact.

  • Acquisition at DHA: a conversation with Dr. Barclay P. Butler

    What are the strategic priorities for the Defense Health Agency’s Component Acquisition Executive? How is DHA changing the way it acquires products and services? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with Dr. Barclay P. Butler, Component Acquisition Executive at the Defense Health Agency.

  • Gamification: A new approach to cyber training

    Sam Caucci, CEO at 1Huddle, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk and explains how a training process called gamification can help federal IT professionals protect their networks from sophisticated cyber attacks. November 14, 2017.

  • Rules for boosting productivity in any workspace

    In the private sector, it’s universally accepted that professional development is one of the responsibilities of an employer. The public sector, however, is only just catching on.

    Professional leadership coach and founder of EKAnomics, Ebong Eka works with the public sector because “it’s one of the largest employers — not only in this area, but I’d venture to say in most of the country.”

  • Connecting the dots with LinkedIn

    Jim FitzGibbon, CEO of SDG America, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss how he uses LinkedIn in his consulting business. November 13, 2017

  • Do not retire without a plan: expert

    The key is to have a plan in place, and ask ourselves some simple but important questions. “What is my day going to look like? What sorts of charitable organizations am I going to get involved in? Do I want to, perhaps, contract and work a little bit?,” said McCabe Triana. Those who have specific plans tend to manage their money better through retirement.

    “The people who don’t have that clear, very specific plan are the ones that I find have the most issues,” she said. “Their problem is not not making enough money, their problem is not knowing how to manage large sums of money.”

  • The impact of the security clearance backlog

    How bad is the security clearance backlog and what can be done to improve it? Find out when Evan Lesser, founder and president of, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access. November 17, 2017

  • Overwhelming response at hiring fair demonstrates a job in federal IT is in demand

    The CIO Council’s first-ever governmentwide hiring fair had 30-plus agencies participate to fill cyber and IT positions.

  • Rep. Hurd champions modernizing federal cybersecurity

    On this episode of CyberChat, host Sean Kelley, former EPA CISO and former VA deputy CIO, spoke with Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) about initiatives to modernize the federal cybersecurity space.

  • DoD’s longest-serving employee marks 75 years in government

    Sarkis Tatigian, 94, just marked his 75th anniversary as a Navy employee, but says he has no immediate plans to retire.

  • DC’s entrepreneurship community hidden by modesty

    The Greater Washington region, said Warren Getler, is more focused on efficient innovation and smaller, more realistic improvements, rather than pie-in-the-sky idealism.

  • “…And now for something completely different.”

    Texas Congressman Will Hurd, chairman of the Information Technology Subcommittee on Oversight and Government Reform, explains how his proposed Modernizing Government Technology Act could help solve the complex problem of IT in government. November 7, 2017

  • Transforming government through technology with Dan Chenok and Haynes Cooney

    How can technology transform the way government does business? How can the federal government reduce costs and improve services by adapting private sector cost reduction strategies and technologies? What are those specific cost reduction strategies? Join us as we explore these questions and more.

  • Telecom expert predicts voice communication boom

    While telecom as an industry peaked in the late 90s, new software is ensuring that voice communication is still necessary, according to an industry expert.

    “There’s a new look to voice. Voice will be big, and it’ll be bigger,” said Jim Kenefick, CEO of Better World Telecom.

    “Applications, and all these software programs have voice embedded in them,” said Kenefick. Apps such as FaceTime, Facebook Messenger, Skype and Discord have effectively replaced traditional phone conversation.