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Leaders Speak: Dr. David Shulkin on Reforming the Delivery of Veterans Healthcare

Monday, November 21st, 2016 - 11:49
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:32
The mission of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was borne from the immortal words of Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address: to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan. The Veterans Health Administration embodies that promise of a grateful nation -- providing quality health care that Veterans have earned through their service and sacrifices. Although the covenant with Veterans is immutable, healthcare evolves and so must VHA.

Weekly Round Up November 18, 2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016 - 13:02
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 11:50
Trump teams begin meeting with federal agencies. President-elect Donald Trump has begun to deploy transition teams in three waves to meet with federal agencies.

Weekly Round Up

Friday, November 11th, 2016 - 14:35
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 13:14
Transition Underway.  According to Government Executive: “An org chart floated around the capital showed that the Trump team has set up six prongs for agency action, as Politico reported. Work on these areas will be led by Boston Consulting Group adviser Ron Nicol.

Ann Dunkin

Friday, October 28th, 2016 - 10:33
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What is the information technology strategy for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency? How is the EPA modernizing its technology infrastructure and ensuring its IT investments align with its overall mission? What is the EPA doing to balanced stewardship of information and technology? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Ann Dunkin, Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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Mon, 10/31/2016
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What is the information technology strategy for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency? How is the EPA modernizing its technology infrastructure and ensuring its IT investments align with its overall mission? What is the EPA doing to balanced stewardship of information and technology? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Ann Dunkin, Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Weekly Roundup: October 24 - 28, 2016

Friday, October 28th, 2016 - 10:12
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:08
OMB IT Guidance Revealed.  Federal News Radio reports: “The Office of Management and Budget has played it close to the vest when it comes to guidance on IT modernization, but it’s finally showing some of its cards. . . . In an Oct.

Journey of Discovery: Interview with Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 - 17:04
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 16:00
NASA leads the nation on a great journey of discovery, seeking new knowledge and understanding of our Earth, sun, solar system, and the universe— out to its farthest reaches and back to its earliest moments of existence. To do this, it invests on the order of $3 billion annually in fundamental and applied research and technology development across a broad range of topics, including space and earth sciences, life and physical sciences, human health, aeronautics, and technology.

Managing U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Interview with CBP Deputy Commissioner Kevin McAleenan

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 - 14:04
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 13:38
 The U.S. continues to face a diverse array of traditional and asymmetric threats to its security. Seemingly isolated events can have serious consequences thousands of miles away. The US border is a nexus to a continuum of activities that impact our national security and prosperity – having a safe and secure border is critical!

Ten Actions to Implement Big Data Initiatives: A Study of 65 Cities

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 - 9:44
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Professor Ho conducted a survey and phone interviews with city officials responsible for Big Data initiatives. Based on his research, the report presents a framework for Big Data initiatives which consists of two major cycles: the data cycle and the decision-making cycle. Each cycle is described in the report.

Weekly Roundup for September 30, 2016

Friday, September 30th, 2016 - 11:38
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:18
Michael J. Keegan Obama signs continuing resolution to keep agencies running through Dec. 9. The president signed the continuing resolution Thursday, which Congress passed yesterday. The measure keeps the government functioning through Dec. 9.

Weekly Roundup for September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 - 19:31
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 19:11
Michael J. Keegan FAA looks to take over commercial space traffic control. The Federal Aviation Administration is making the case that it and not the military should police commercial space traffic, and Congress is helping the flight agency take the first step.