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
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.

Weekly Roundup for September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16th, 2016 - 13:39
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 13:31
Michael J. Keegan Devil’s in the details for implementing VA Commission recommendations.The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee took on the recommendations from the VA Commission on Care’s recent report on veterans health care.

Weekly Roundup for September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 - 14:19
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 13:45

Weekly Roundup: August 8 - 12, 2016

Friday, August 12th, 2016 - 10:42
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 10:36
John Kamensky When Congress and Administration Agree to Save Billions. According to Federal News Radio, Congress gave a boost to the Administration’s IT category management initiative by passing the MEGABYTE Act (Making Electronic Government Accountable By Yielding Tangible Efficiencies) that requires agencies to inventory their software licenses and consolidate them where possible.

Building the 21st Century Coast Guard: A Conversation with Admiral Paul Zukunft, Commandant, United States Coast Guard

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 - 14:43
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 14:07
The U.S. Coast Guard offers a unique and enduring value to the country. It serves on the front line for a nation whose economic prosperity and national security are inextricably linked to vast maritime interests. The 21st century Coast Guard operates in a complex and ever changing environment. Increasing demands across the maritime domain require near-term agility while strategically investing finite resources for tomorrow.

Weekly Roundup for July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29th, 2016 - 15:57
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 15:45