Brenda Farrell: More to continuous evaluation than just a name

When it comes to national security background checks, few ideas have had as much appeal as continuous evaluation, the idea people can be checked on any time something changes, rather than every five years. But, as the intelligence community has found out, naming a program doesn’t make it actually work. Brenda Farrell, director of defense capabilities and management issues at the Government Accountability Office, fills in the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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