Technology Matters

Report: Lessons learned from recruiting, hiring tech talent at the U.S. Digital Service

Report: Lessons learned from recruiting, hiring tech talent at the U.S. Digital Service

Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president of research & evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses how the United States...
One-on-one with OMB Deputy Director for Management & Acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert

One-on-one with OMB Deputy Director for Management & Acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert

In this two-part interview, Margaret Weichert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget and Acting Director...
Role of data in USDA’s Centers of Excellence initiative

Role of data in USDA’s Centers of Excellence initiative

Ted Kaouk, chief data officer at the Department of Agriculture, discusses the agency’s dashboard systems, and how data plays into...
OMB’s ‘Cloud Smart’ public comment period comes to a close

OMB’s ‘Cloud Smart’ public comment period comes to a close

Mike Herrinton, U.S. Government & Public Sector leader and partner at Ernst & Young, discusses what takeaways OMB could have...
Role of electronic records in move toward digital government

Role of electronic records in move toward digital government

Courtney Anderson, senior electronic records policy analyst at the National Archives and Records Administration, discusses how the FERMI initiative will...
TBM links financial management, IT communities at NASA

TBM links financial management, IT communities at NASA

Sheena Burrell, IT business manager in the Office of the CIO at NASA discusses how Technology Business Management is helping...
DOE CIO outlines cybersecurity priorities

DOE CIO outlines cybersecurity priorities

Max Everett, chief information officer at the Energy Department, discusses how the agency plans to modernize their email using money...
Top modernization, customer & management priorities at the General Services Administration

Top modernization, customer & management priorities at the General Services Administration

GSA Administrator Emily Murphy provides an update on the Centers of Excellence IT modernization initiative, and discusses lessons learned from...
Lessons learned from USDA’s Centers of Excellence model

Lessons learned from USDA’s Centers of Excellence model

Scott Finke, IT specialist for the Centers of Excellence at the Department of Agriculture, discusses moving to the next phase...
GSA using data to drive customer experience improvements

GSA using data to drive customer experience improvements

General Services Administration chief customer officer Anahita Reilly, and deputy chief customer officer Matt Ford detail how GSA is using...
Industry presents cutting-edge tech at AUSA 2018

Industry presents cutting-edge tech at AUSA 2018

The defense industrial base came to the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual meeting in full force. Government Matters’ Charis...
New bill to improve government agency web services

New bill to improve government agency web services

Mike Hettinger, president of Hettinger Strategy Group and Rich Beutel, principal at Cyrrus Analytics discuss a bill to redesign federal...
The impact of artificial intelligence on the federal workforce

The impact of artificial intelligence on the federal workforce

Jeffrey Neal, senior vice president of ICF, discusses how widespread AI adoption would affect federal jobs, and what the future...
The State of Artificial Intelligence: An Idea Exchange Roundtable

The State of Artificial Intelligence: An Idea Exchange Roundtable

Government Matters host Francis Rose recently led a discussion with a select group of leaders in the military, law enforcement...
Intersection between the White House and DoD cyber strategies

Intersection between the White House and DoD cyber strategies

Ron Marks, Chair of the Intelligence Program at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, discusses the relationship between...
Federal CIO Authorization Act introduced on Capitol Hill

Federal CIO Authorization Act introduced on Capitol Hill

Richard Spires, former IRS Chief Information Officer and CEO of Learning Tree International discusses pending legislation to overhaul the role...
White House announces new ‘Cloud Smart’ policy

White House announces new ‘Cloud Smart’ policy

Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent, details the Cloud Smart policy proposal, and who they are looking for to provide...
The future of GSA’s Technology Transformation Service

The future of GSA’s Technology Transformation Service

In this special two-part panel discussion, the acting heads of the General Services Administration’s major technology initiatives break down the...
The future of the DoD-VA interagency office

The future of the DoD-VA interagency office

Scott Blackburn, Partner at McKinsey & Company and former VA Interim Deputy Secretary & CIO, discusses using the DoD-VA interagency...
Building an IT-savvy federal acquisition staff

Building an IT-savvy federal acquisition staff

Avi Bender, director of the National Technical Information Service, discusses modernizing the federal acquisition workforce, and the skills hiring managers...
IT strategy as an enterprise at federal agencies

IT strategy as an enterprise at federal agencies

Tony Scott, Managing Partner at Ridge-Lane Limited Partners and Darren Ash, CIO of the USDA Farm Service Agency, discuss how...
Agencies rush to spend as end of FY18 nears

Agencies rush to spend as end of FY18 nears

Frank Konkel, executive editor of Nextgov, discusses the huge amounts of money moving out of the federal government as the...
Breakdown of Legal Entity Identifier

Breakdown of Legal Entity Identifier

Hudson Hollister, president of the Data Foundation, discusses how an identification system used in the private sector could help agencies...
Office of Management & Budget rolls out “Cloud Smart” policy

Office of Management & Budget rolls out “Cloud Smart” policy

Katell Thielemann, research vice president at Gartner, details how OMB’s “Cloud Smart” policy will assist agencies in moving to the...