What really happens during presidential transitions? For a view of how to make transition more open and transparent, as part of our continuing series, Tracking the Transition. Federal Drive with Tom Temin turns to Alex Howard, senior analyst at the Sunlight Foundation.
In today's Top Federal Headlines, included in President Obama's latest batch of nominations sent to the Senate is his pick for the next Inspector General of the Office of Personnel Management.
Law enforcement has long used deception and impersonation when trying to solve crimes. The legal limits on deception are fuzzy.
The Partnership for Public Service presented the 2016 Service to America Medals at a gala ceremony Tuesday night.
The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee lashes out at the Obama Administration — accusing officials of failing to consult with Congress on important cyber defense topics. John McCain says the administration has failed to deliver a strategy on deterring hackers.
Contractors wondering about how they'll make a living next year should look at four major buying vehicles. They're all undergoing updates to some degree. But to ride a horse, you've got to get your fannie in the saddle. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.
Quietly but steadily, the Census Bureau has been working away at its technology plan for the 2020 count. The Government Accountability Office took a look at three of the projects in the Census Enterprise Data Collection and Processing program. Carol Harris, director of information technology and acquisition management issues at the GAO, shares what auditors found with Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Strategic National Stockpile of drugs and medical supplies is often the provider of last resort in case of an emergency That it responds on a dime is thanks to the work of its director, William Greg Burel, a finalist in this year's Service to America Medals.
In today's Top Federal Headlines, the Office of Personnel Management is reminding agencies of certain ways federal employees can avoid areas where there is a risk of the Zika virus.
DIUx is panning for diamonds. The Pentagon may not really need this elaborate apparatus.
The Government Accountability Office is not convinced that getting rid of a 40-year-old fighter jet is as good an idea as the Air Force seems to think.
Health care is one of the biggest ticket items in the U.S. Plus its the focus of endless research and development. How can it innovate? Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke to David Duncan, senior partner at the growth-strategy firm, Innosight, and author of a book on innovation, Competing Against Luck, about what constitutes health care innovations besides or within new drugs, new techniques and new methods of payments.
Kirk Yeager, chief explosive scientist at the FBI, is the go-to guy for law enforcement in the U.S. and many foreign allies when it comes to combating terrorism. For his work in national security and counter-terrorism, he's also a finalist in this year's Service to America Medals program.
Accenture has mapped out suggestions for federal agencies to keep pace with changes in technology. Dominic Delmolino, chief technology officer for Accenture Federal Services, lays out for Federal News Radio's Eric White some ideas in company's Technology Vision 2016 on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.