In Depth Show Blog – June 20, 2013

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Today’s guests:

Industry Chatter
Thursdays at 3 p.m.

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Chief Technology of Agilex, Tim Hoechst

Tim Hoechst, chief technology at Agilex, joins Industry Chatter with Francis Rose, to discuss some of the Big Data problems facing the government.

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France Hoang

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The investigation into the leak at the National Security Agency will of course include long looks at Edward Snowden and Booz Allen Hamilton. But they may not be the only subjects of investigations, according to France Hoang, a partner at Fluet Huber and Hoang.

Rick McFeely
Executive Assistant Director
FBI’s Criminal Cyber Response Service Branch

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Hackers get more creative all the time in figuring out ways to leverage someone else’s stuff. Botnets have been around a long time, but their popularity among the bad guys is exploding, according to a new report. Rick McFeely, executive assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Cyber Response Service Branch, joins In Depth to explain just what a botnet is.

David Dye
Deloitte Consulting’s Federal Human Capital Practice

Pay for performance has been a bug-a-boo for many years for the federal government. Meanwhile, employees across government are still trying to figure out how to get the recognition they think they deserve. The Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte combed through federal survey data to examine federal employees’ attitudes about performance-based rewards and promotions. David Dye, director of Deloitte Consulting’s Federal Human Capital Practice, joins In Depth with more.

New Best Places to Work Analysis: Satisfaction with Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Steny Hoyer (D-Md.)
House Minority Whip

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Fiscal year 2013 is ticking away and fiscal 2014 is approaching quickly. Sequestration looks more and more likely again next year, and the Office of Management and Budget tells agencies to get ready this time around. Steny Hoyer, the House Minority Whip, to discuss legislative efforts to deal with the cuts and other items on the congressional calendar.

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