Valerie Melvin

  • In Depth interviews – October 24

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • In Depth interviews – September 19

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • In Depth interviews – September 11

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • OPM to hire CTO to handle USAJobs, retirement system

    The Office of Personnel Management faces a House subcommittee today to answer questions about its handling of the USAJobs relaunch.

  • How effective are e-government projects?

    Valerie Melvin, GAO’s director of information management and human capital issues, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the watchdog agency’s latest report on e-government projects.

  • Time to update the federal CIO law?

    Sen. Collins asked GAO to study the current roles and responsibilities of these senior technology managers. This would be the third such study from GAO since 1996, but first since 2005. VA’s CIO Roger Baker reiterates his call to give CIOs oversight and authority of their IT budget.

  • RetireEZ proving to be hard

    GAO says OPM does not have a good plan for modernizing federal retirement planning system.

  • Automating RetireEZ

    The Office of Personnel Management is far behind in bringing the RetireEZ program up to date. That’s according to a report by the Government Accountability Office, which says that for the past twenty years OPM…

  • Making Sense Out Of BioSense

    BioSense was created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention back in 2003. Late last year, the CDC started reworking and troubleshooting the program. The Government Accountability Office recently looked at whether or not…