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2019 Tech Leadership Series – I.T. Modernization

2019 Tech Leadership Series – I.T. Modernization

Watch on-demand now. On December 18th, the team at Performance.gov released a quarterly update for both Cross-Agency Priority (CAP) Goals....
2018 AMSUS Annual Meeting

2018 AMSUS Annual Meeting

When: Nov. 27–30, and preconference Nov. 26 Where: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Md. The AMSUS Annual...
Entrepreneurial Government: Data Analytics

Entrepreneurial Government: Data Analytics

Watch this program on-demand now.  Host Francis Rose focuses on the innovation, modernization and creativity in government in data. This...
Broken links in the VA’s physical security chain

Broken links in the VA’s physical security chain

Lori Rectanus, director of physical infrastructure issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses how some of the 170-plus buildings managed...
VA prioritizing the digitization of records

VA prioritizing the digitization of records

The Department of Veterans Affairs will use the Pentagon’s electronic health records system — just one of several major modernization...
Challenges facing women veterans

Challenges facing women veterans

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, Government Matters sat down with two government officials working to expand resources...
House committee approves bills aimed at VA employees

House committee approves bills aimed at VA employees

Michael Smallberg, legislative analyst at Bloomberg Government, discusses two bills approved by the House Veterans Affairs Committee that would affect...
GAO: Tech is “high-risk” area for Veterans Affairs Department

GAO: Tech is “high-risk” area for Veterans Affairs Department

Dave Powner, director of IT Issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the risk of using new tech for electronic...
Report: Tracking VA employees’ official time usage

Report: Tracking VA employees’ official time usage

Cindy Brown Barnes, director of education, workforce and income security issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses her latest report...
Priorities for the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2017

Priorities for the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2017

Rep. Mark Takano (D-Ca.), ranking member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, discusses what veterans issues President-Elect Trump should address...
Procurement Principles at VA

Procurement Principles at VA

The Government Accountability Office, the inspector general, Congress, and agency leadership made procurement reform a top priority after cost explosions...
GAO: VA procurement policies are outdated

GAO: VA procurement policies are outdated

Michele Mackin, director of acquisition and sourcing management at the Government Accountability Office, discussed her study of the maze of...
Exclusive: VA CIO on VISTA, EHR, scheduling software and cyber

Exclusive: VA CIO on VISTA, EHR, scheduling software and cyber

LaVerne Council, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, discussed IT modernization plans at her agency — including...
The Federal Beat

The Federal Beat

FedScoop managing editor Billy Mitchell, NextGov reporter Mohana Ravindranath, and FCW executive editor Adam Mazmanian joined Francis for this edition...
House panel subpoenas VA for spending information

House panel subpoenas VA for spending information

Kellie Lunney, senior reporter at Government Executive, discusses the House Veterans Affairs Committee’s decision to subpoena the Veterans Affairs Department...
Government Matters (Full Show) – August 11, 2016

Government Matters (Full Show) – August 11, 2016

Thursday on Government Matters: Inside Defense editors Marjorie Censer and Tony Bertuca discussed the merger between Leidos and Lockheed Martin’s...
Firing authority at Veterans Affairs

Firing authority at Veterans Affairs

Chairman of the House Veterans Committee, Congressman Jeff Miller, weighs in on firing authority at the Department of Veterans Affairs...
New VA office connects vets with resources

New VA office connects vets with resources

Chris Hluchyj, relationship manager at the Department of Veterans Affairs, talks about MyVA — a new focus on veterans as...