Government Matters (Full Show) – May 22, 2018


On this edition of Government Matters–

Applying drone technology to Interior Department challenges

Mark Bathrick, 2018 Sammies finalist and director of the Office of Aviation Services at the Department of the Interior, discusses how the office’s fleet of 312 unmanned aircraft helps to fight fires, survey federal land and monitor wildlife across the country.

White House executive order strengthens agency CIO authority

Rick Holgate, research director for federal government at Gartner, discusses the president’s executive order granting CIOs more authority over agency IT spending and how the order aims to improve communication between CIOs and senior staff.

DHS releases cybersecurity strategy

Ari Schwartz, managing director of cybersecurity services at Venable, discusses the new Department of Homeland Security cyber outline and the importance of strategy continuity between administrations.