Government Matters (Full Show) – September 25, 2016

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Sunday on Government Matters:

LaVerne Council, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, discussed IT modernization plans at her agency — including the Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA), the integration of electronic health records (EHR) between the VA and Department of Defense, new scheduling software, and the agency’s attempts to improve its cybersecurity posture.

 

Mary Pletcher, chief human capital officer at the Department of the Interior, discussed how data from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey informs her agency’s hiring strategy.

FedScoop managing editor Billy Mitchell, NextGov reporter Mohana Ravindranath, and FCW executive editor Adam Mazmanian joined Francis for this edition of the Federal Beat. They discussed the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT), new Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) data, and IT modernization plans at the Department of Veterans Affairs.