Government Matters (Full Show) – January 24, 2019


Challenges facing federal managers impacted by the partial shutdown

Bill Valdez, president of the Senior Executives Association, and Terry Gerton, president & CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, discuss what the shutdown means for morale and other workforce issues across the federal government


DHS pushes to pause contracting deadlines until government opens

Chris Cummiskey, former acting Homeland Security undersecretary and CEO of Cummiskey Strategic Solutions, outlines why DHS is holding contract deadlines for the time being, and why it’s important to have “predictability.”


Potential gains for automating the cybersecurity chain

Bobbie Stempfley, former chief information officer of the Defense Information Systems Agency and managing director of the CERT division at the Software Engineering Institute, discusses how artificial intelligence and automation can improve government cybersecurity.