President Barack Obama says the changes to his national security team are meant for guidance \"through the difficult days ahead.\" CSIS\'s Anthony Cordesman takes a look at the new team and what they face.
The Marine Corps has a message for the information and cyber technology industries: Unless their new communications and computing solutions can be deployed in a tip-of-the-spear environment, don\'t even bother to call.
In Depth host Francis Rose gets analysis of the changes from Travis Sharp, research associate at the Center for a New American Security, and Danielle Pletka, vice president on Foreign and Defense Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute.
The Defense Department lacks details for how it will evaluate its 226,000 civilian employees after they transition from the merit-based National Security Personnel System to the General Schedule by the end of this year.
President Obama is expected to make personnel announcements Thursday to unveil a major shuffling of his national security team. We get details and analysis from the AP\'s Mark Smith and our own JJ Green.
The Defense Department is working to expand and integrate its network of military and civilian helping professionals to ensure military families receive the support and care they need for years to come.
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra expects GSA to issue a solicitation by May 10 for a $2.5 billion contract for email-as-a-service. It\'s part of how the administration wants agencies to move to cloud computing. Kundra said five of seven short-term IT reforms efforts are on track.
President Obama issues an Executive Order requiring agencies to focus on technological and process improvements for citizen-facing services. OMB\'s Zients said the government relies too much on the old way to help citizens - phone, in person and on paper.
Services and components in the Defense Department are being told they will be permitted to retain any savings they find through better management of acquisition programs. Undersecretary of Defense Ashton Carter says the decision would provide an incentive for program managers to make effective use of a now-mandatory initiative known as \"will-cost and should-cost management.\"
Mackenzie Eaglen of the Heritage Foundation is here to offer some insight on the DoD-CIA swapping.
Pat Tamburrino is DoD\'s Chief Human Capital Officer. He\'s my guest to discuss how things are going for the Defense Department.
Command Sergeant Major Bernard C. McPherson, command sergeant major of PEO Soldier, explains how budget cuts will affect his organization\'s ability to fund research and development for the equipment needed by troops.
At nearly four times the budget, a new Air Force satellite is about to be launched nine years late.
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell says his state won\'t have enough time to prepare for the move of 6,400 Defense Department employees to the Mark Center in Alexandria, Va., as part of the Base Realignment and Closure. The deadline for the move is Sept. 1.