Bipartisan support is growing for a proposed bill to remove barriers to federal employment for people with a criminal record.
Scott Buchholz, Deloitte Government chief technology officer, said one of the most important trends for 2019 are macrotechnology forces, such as digital reality.
Solar power has ended up on the back burner in recent years but a new framework published by the Agriculture Department would rev up development.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss more about contracting oversight.
Several federal agencies, including the Defense Department and the armed services, have rediscovered an old but potent way of getting rapid acquisitions done. Alex Rossino at Deltek discussed the implications.
Matt Weir from the Treasury Department joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the findings’ highlights.
It’s an unfortunate but when you have a workforce of 2 million people, a few of them will commit harassment, retaliate against whistleblowers or drag their partisan politics to the office.
The opioid addiction crisis keep spreading and the federal government keeps marshaling more resources to try and roll it back.
The commander of the nation’s top cyber security agencies — the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command — will not confirm that he has recommended the two agencies split from one another next year.
Lawmakers and Trump administration officials remain divided over whether rolling back postal unions’ right to collectively bargain over compensation, as recommended by the White House’s Postal Task Force, would put the agency on firmer financial footing.
The backlog of pending security clearances and other matters at the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) is down more than 25 percent from its record-high nearly a year ago. The backlog today stands at 541,000 investigations, NBIB Director Charlie Phalen said.
The $750 billion defense budget request for 2020 asked Congress for almost $104 billion for its research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) fund.
A hair-raising report to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer was leaked, and it presents a grim picture of America’s cybersecurity threat.
Diamond Unclonable Security Tag, which is backed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is showing promise in the quest for better supply chain management.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, 6 a.m.-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets.
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