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Inside the Pentagon managing editor Justin Doubleday and Inside Defense editor Marjorie Censer join Francis for this edition of the...
From the Prairie to the Pentagon
Chief Master Sgt. Denise Jelinski-Hall, military advisor to Veterans United Home Loans, discusses her new book — “From the Prairie...
NDAA’s implications for DoD acquisition
Jon Etherton, founder of Etherton & Associates, continues the discussion on NDAA – specifically, how a DoD e-Commerce portal could...
Government Matters (Full Show) – October 1, 2017
NBIB: One year in business One year ago, the Obama administration issued an executive order that stood up the National...
Defense Department’s top cybersecurity priorities
Essye Miller, deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity at the Department of Defense, discusses efforts to build and maintain DoD’s...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Celero Strategies CEO Stan Soloway discussed Defense Secretary Mattis’ call for a thorough evaluation of DoD infrastructure.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Roger Zakheim, counsel at Covington & Burling, discussed the chances for a reprogramming request at the Department of Defense.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Professional Services Council CEO David Berteau discussed the practical implications of NDAA negotiations, DoD’s $2.6 billion reprogramming request, and...
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