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Listen (John Batchelor Show): VA IT problems with GI Bill claims, electronic health records

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The information technology challenges at the Department of Veterans Affairs include providing benefits under the Forever GI Bill and implementing a new electronic health records system. But the debut of the new VA.gov is one step the agency is taking…
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My AFCEA DC Air Force panel in FCW: Can Kessel Run scale across DoD?

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FCW covered the panel I moderated for AFCEA DC Friday. From the FCW report: “Everyone wants a piece of Kessel Run, the Air Force’s agile software development program, and attempts to replicate its success of are already underway. “Air Force…
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FedHeads Thanksgiving: a preview of coming attractions

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The FedHeads are off for Thanksgiving this week, but I give you a sneak peek of what’s coming after the holiday in the government management space, including Robert Shea finally getting a long-time wish come true! Subscribe to FedHeads on…
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My AFCEA DC Air Force Panel In Inside Defense: new info warfare leader expected in FY-19

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Inside Defense covered the panel I moderated for AFCEA DC Friday. From the Inside Defense report: “The Air Force aims to install a new Air Staff member to oversee information warfare by the end of fiscal year 2019, the service’s…
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My AFCEA DC Air Force Panel In FedScoop: DoD orgs eyeing AF’s Kessel Run

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FedScoop covered the panel I moderated for AFCEA DC Friday. From the FedScoop report: “Kessel Run, taking after its ‘Star Wars’ namesake, wants to kick Air Force software development and acquisitions into hyperdrive, reducing the years-long timeline down to a…
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Listen: AFCEA DC Air Force lunch: AF aligning cyber goals to National Defense Strategy

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Thanks to AFCEA DC for inviting me to moderate its Air Force lunch panel today. I greatly enjoyed the conversation with Wanda Jones-Heath, Chief Information Security Officer of the Air Force, and BGEN Kevin Kennedy, Director of Cyberspace Strategy and…
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Watch Government Matters: Under Secretary of Benefits at VA lays out priorities

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The Department of Veterans Affairs is working its way through a backlog of G.I. Bill claims. Paul Lawrence, VA under secretary for benefits, recently marked 100 days in the role, and says that one of his top priorities is to…
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FedHeads Episode 36: Window Into An Open Government

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This week Robert and I welcome Howard Mortman, Communications Director at C-SPAN to talk about the role of unbiased media and access to the inner workings of government in a free and open society. Subscribe to FedHeads on iTunes Subscribe…
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