Tag Archive: Government Matters

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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Watch Government Matters: VA Deputy CIO outlines 5 strategic priorities

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IT systems at the Department of Veterans Affairs are currently undergoing a major overhaul. The VISTA health record system is being phased out, and being replaced with a private sector alternative from Cerner. Dominic Cussatt, deputy chief information officer at the…
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Watch Government Matters 1-on-1: OMB DDM & Acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert

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After last month’s White House Symposium on the Modern Workforce, MITRE released a report on some of the conclusions from the event. As the federal government looks to meet the goals set in the President Management’s Agenda, the report’s recommendations…
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Watch Government Matters: Karen Evans, CESER office work to improve energy cybersecurity

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The Department of Energy has stood up a new office dedicated to ensuring the security of the nation’s energy infrastructure. The Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response will put power plants, installations, and DoE’s own laboratories under the…
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Government Matters interview with Pentagon IG Glenn Fine featured in GovExec

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Government Executive covered my Government Matters interview Sunday morning with Glenn Fine, the acting Inspector General of the Department of Defense. From the GovExec report: “Performing a ‘full-scope audit’ of a department with a $600 billion operating budget and $2.4 trillion in assets,…
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Government Matters interview with Jack Wilmer featured in Fedscoop

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Fedscoop covered my Government Matters interview Sunday morning with Jack Wilmer, one of the co-authors of the White House’s new “Report to the President on Federal IT Modernization.” From the Fedscoop report: “As the White House went about selecting its first…
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Government Matters interview with Jack Wilmer featured in FCW

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Federal Computer Week covered my Government Matters interview Sunday morning with Jack Wilmer, one of the co-authors of the White House’s new “Report to the President on Federal IT Modernization.” From the FCW report: “As agencies prepare to tackle the…
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