Government Matters (Full Show) – April 15, 2018


On this edition of Government Matters–

Modernization priorities for the VA Digital Service team

Marcy Jacobs, executive director of Digital Service at the Department of Veterans Affairs, discusses how the department is modernizing the services it provides to veterans, and how her team navigates the procurement process.

Data & workforce principles impact on IT modernization strategy

Rod Turk, acting CIO at the Department of Commerce, discusses the roles that data and workforce management have in implementing IT modernization as outlined in the President’s Management Agenda.

The Federal Beat

Lauren Williams, Cyber & Defense Reporter at FCW, Joseph Marks, Cybersecurity Correspondent at NextGov and Fedscoop senior tech reporter Carten Cordell discuss some of the past week’s top stories.

Topics featured in this edition include the Office of the Director of National Intelligence reorganizing its CIO office, the Navy disestablishing theirs, and a possible new White House cyber strategy.