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Pentagon announces major change to acquisition structure

Pentagon announces major change to acquisition structure

Frank Kendall, former Under Secretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, discusses the Pentagon’s announcement of its plan to...
DoD’s approach to commercial technology adoption

DoD’s approach to commercial technology adoption

Former NASA administrator Sean O’Keefe and former deputy secretary of defense William Lynn detailed their recent study, “Future Foundry: How...
Government Matters Defense (Full Show) – July 20, 2017

Government Matters Defense (Full Show) – July 20, 2017

DoD IG issues compendium of recommendations Last week, the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General released a compendium of...
DoD IG issues compendium of recommendations

DoD IG issues compendium of recommendations

Last week, the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General released a compendium of nearly 1,300 open recommendations made over...
Senate version of NDAA seeks to split DoD CIO role

Senate version of NDAA seeks to split DoD CIO role

Terry Halvorsen, former chief information officer at the Department of Defense, discusses a proposal that would reorganize his former office....
Acting CIO at DoD focuses on cyber personnel, data center savings

Acting CIO at DoD focuses on cyber personnel, data center savings

Dr. John Zangardi, acting chief information officer at the Department of Defense, discussed DoD’s efforts to boost the cyber workforce...
Defense Criminal Investigative Services at the Department of Defense

Defense Criminal Investigative Services at the Department of Defense

Dermot O’Reilly, deputy inspector general for investigations at the Defense Department and director of DOD’s Defense Criminal Investigative Services, discusses the...
Mattis starts the process of DoD business transformation

Mattis starts the process of DoD business transformation

Celero Strategies CEO Stan Soloway discussed Defense Secretary Mattis’ call for a thorough evaluation of DoD infrastructure.
Government Matters (Full Show) – February 19, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – February 19, 2017

Some of the world’s top information security professionals met at the RSA Conference in San Francisco last week to discuss...
The cyber culture inside DoD

The cyber culture inside DoD

Francis sat down with Marianne Bailey, deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity at the Department of Defense. They discussed the...
Congress, administration develop defense budget

Congress, administration develop defense budget

Christopher Preble, vice president of defense & foreign policy at the Cato Institute, offered his view on the right way...
Pentagon can still hire cyber civilians

Pentagon can still hire cyber civilians

Sean Carberry, defense reporter at Federal Computer Week, discusses The Department of Defense has listed sixteen job descriptions that are...
Trump orders “rebuilding” of U.S. Armed Forces

Trump orders “rebuilding” of U.S. Armed Forces

Pentagon correspondent for Voice of America Carla Babb, discusses President Trump’s executive order, “Rebuilding the U.S. Armed Forces” and it’s...
Pentagon revamps policy for civilian layoffs

Pentagon revamps policy for civilian layoffs

President of the Institute for Defense Analyses, David Chu, discusses the Defense Department’s policy change for civilian layoffs during a...
This week in the DoD

This week in the DoD

U.S. News & World Report national security correspondent Paul Shinkman and Washington Examiner defense correspondent Jacqueline Klimas discussed Base Realignment...
Pentagon plan aims to reform reserve benefit system

Pentagon plan aims to reform reserve benefit system

Defense reporter at Federal News Radio Scott Maucione discusses a major proposed change by the Defense Department to reserve benefit...
Defense management trends in 2017

Defense management trends in 2017

Beth McGrath, managing director at Deloitte Consulting, LLP., discusses the top defense management priorities for 2017.
The future of budget negotiations between DoD and OMB

The future of budget negotiations between DoD and OMB

Roger Zakheim, counsel at Covington & Burling, explained why President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks hint at future budget battles among...
DoD making progress on audit readiness

DoD making progress on audit readiness

Ariane Whittemore, director of security and defense at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discussed the Pentagon’s progress on audit readiness.
Management recommendations for the Pentagon

Management recommendations for the Pentagon

Bob Hale, fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton and former Undersecretary of Defense Comptroller at the Defense Department, discusses his new...
Security breach impacts 134K sailors’ PII

Security breach impacts 134K sailors’ PII

Maria Horton, founder and CEO of EmeSec, discusses the recent security breach at the Navy, and the Defense Department’s plan...
Chances for a reprogramming request at the Department of Defense

Chances for a reprogramming request at the Department of Defense

Roger Zakheim, counsel at Covington & Burling, discussed the chances for a reprogramming request at the Department of Defense.
Government Matters Expands DoD Coverage

Government Matters Expands DoD Coverage

Thursday program will focus on the Department of Defense  11/17/2016 – WJLA-TV/ABC7 announced today that beginning on December 1st, its...
Pentagon looks at r&d, nuclear modernization and space

Pentagon looks at r&d, nuclear modernization and space

Marjorie Censer from Inside Defense and Tony Bertuca from Inside the Pentagon discussed new research & development proposals at the...
Army’s plan for the cloud

Army’s plan for the cloud

Rob Carey, former Deputy Chief Information Officer at the Defense Department, discusses the Army’s data center consolidation pilot program.
The future of innovation at the DoD

The future of innovation at the DoD

Ben Fitzgerald, senior fellow, and director at the technology and national security program at the Center for a New American...
Planning and prioritizing funding at DoD

Planning and prioritizing funding at DoD

Robert Hale, a fellow at Booz Allen and former Undersecretary of Defense, discusses planning and prioritizing funding at the Defense...
Leidos finalizes Lockheed Martin’s IT services merger

Leidos finalizes Lockheed Martin’s IT services merger

Inside Defense editors Marjorie Censer and Tony Bertuca discussed the merger between Leidos and Lockheed Martin’s IT services businesses, plus...
DoD prepares plans for phased retirement

DoD prepares plans for phased retirement

Beth McGrath, managing director at Deloitte and former deputy chief management officer at the Department of Defense, discussed DoD’s preparations...
Cost, scope and oversight of the Joint Information Environment

Cost, scope and oversight of the Joint Information Environment

Chief information officer at the Defense Department, Terry Halvorsen, explains what the Pentagon is doing to define the scope and...
DoD cyber and workforce priorities

DoD cyber and workforce priorities

Terry Halvorsen, Chief Information Officer of the Defense Department, talked about the department’s goals and biggest challenges in building out it’s...
GAO report: nuclear deterrence force at DoD

GAO report: nuclear deterrence force at DoD

Joseph Kirschbaum, Director, Defense Capabilities & Management at GAO takes a look at a report about the nuclear deterrence force...
Recruiting cyber talent to the DoD

Recruiting cyber talent to the DoD

According to Federal News Radio, Chris Lynch — director of digital services at the Defense Department — said “it’s been...
OPM on SafeTrack – DHS’s AIS Program – Digital Services at DoD

OPM on SafeTrack – DHS’s AIS Program – Digital Services at DoD

Government Matters – June 13, 2016 Metro’s SafeTrack plan has been on the books for a week. We discussed how...
DoD’s $2.6 billion reprogramming request

DoD’s $2.6 billion reprogramming request

  Professional Services Council CEO David Berteau discussed the practical implications of NDAA negotiations, DoD’s $2.6 billion reprogramming request, and...