Government Matters (Full Show) – March 11, 2018


On this Sunday edition of Government Matters–

DoD hosts industry day for JEDI cloud contract
On March 7, the Department of Defense aimed to clear up confusion during an industry day for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure(JEDI) contract. Colby Hochmuth has the full report, and Industry representatives (Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, Vice President of Technology Kevin Cummins from Professional Services Council and Trey Hodkins, Senior VP, Public Sector at ITAPS) share their reactions to the presentation.

OPM prepares for surge as number of retirement claims double
Kenneth Zawodny, associate director of Retirement Services at OPM, discusses how the agency is dealing with the increase in retirement-age federal employees, and why the predicted retirement surge hasn’t happened.

Personnel challenges ahead for OPM leadership
Dan Blair, former OPM deputy director and senior counselor at Bipartisan Policy Center, joins Francis Rose to discuss the office’s new leadership, and the ambitious goals the Trump administration has given them.