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Alastair Thomson, the chief information officer of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in the National Institutes of Health, will join Federal News Radio on Aug. 16 at 11 a.m. for afree online chat. Thomson will discuss how NHLBI is using the cloud to meet its mission needs. Click here to register.
Jonathan Alboum, the Agriculture Department’s chief information officer, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat. Alboum discussed USDA’s plans to consolidate more than a dozen disparate networks, to ensure access to data in order to improve decision-making across the bureaus, and to use shared services for commodity IT. Click here to view the archive.
Lt. Col. Robert Williams, the program manager for Army Logistics Modernization Program, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat. Lt. Col. Williams fielded your questions on how the Army is using modern enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to tackle readiness challenges – from sending urgent spare parts to the battlefield to managing its complex depot maintenance network – and how the Army hopes to improve on the progress it’s already made through the ongoing rollout of LMP Increment 2. Click here to view the archive.
U.S. Cyber Command's Cyber National Mission Force Commander Maj. Gen. Paul Nakasone joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat.
Nakasone discussed the challenges of protecting the nation in the cyber realm, including initiatives and plans to protect Defense Department networks and data. He addressed operational challenges and mission critical cyber tasks. Click here to view the archive.
Homeland Security Department chief information officer Luke McCormack and chief procurement officer Soraya Correa will joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat. McCormack and Correa discussed how they are working together to modernize DHS systems to take advantage of innovation through virtualization and cloud computing. Click here to view the archive.
Robert Klopp, the Social Security Administration’s CIO, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat. Klopp discussed his priorities in modernizing SSA’s technology systems that include more than 60 million lines of COBOL. Click here to view the archive.
Don Anderson, Air Mobility Command’s assistant director of analysis, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat. Anderson discussed Air Mobility Command’s use of big data to save money and meet mission goals more effectively. Click here to view the archive.
Howard Williams, the Government Accountability Office’s CIO, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat. Williams discussed his priorities around improving how the agency uses big data tools and analytics and how the new working group convened by Comptroller General Gene Dodaro will play a role in sketching out the future of GAO’s efforts to use data to make better decisions. Click here to view the archive.
Mike Causey was joined by federal benefits expert Walton Francis and took your questions live in our online chat. Mike and Walton explored all the health insurance options and provided common sense tips for protecting your personal information during Open Season. Click here to view the archive.
Dr. Phyllis Schneck, the deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat. Schneck discussed how DHS is reinforcing five themes during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, including workforce training and improving federal employees’ cyber-intelligence quotient. Click here to view the archive.
Three guests from the Defense Information Systems Agency fielded listener questions about DISA’s current work in cloud computing. The free online chat featured Roger Greenwell, DISA’s cybersecurity director, Julie Mintz, DISA’s Cloud Service branch chief, and Carey Burris, the program manager for Forge.mil. Click here to view the archive.
Pam Dyson, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s CIO, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat. Dyson discussed her priorities around moving legacy IT to the cloud, dealing with the big data challenge and addressing ongoing cybersecurity requirements. Click here to view the archived chat.
David Bray, the Federal Communication Commission’s CIO, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat. Bray discussed his priorities around the IT workforce development, moving to the cloud and mission application modernization. View the archived chat here.
David Cotton, the Defense Department's deputy chief information officer for Information Enterprise, joied Federal News Radio for a free online chat to discuss the latest progress on the Joint Information Environment, modernizing old systems to take advantage of JIE, Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS), JIE oversight authorities and more.
Frank Baitman, chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, joins Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller for a free online chat to discuss Baitman's IT priorities around cloud computing and mobility, as well as how he's supporting the office of the future with IT.
Friday - 04/24/2015, 12:56pm EDT
Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 01:00pm EDT
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Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 11:00am EST
Walton Francis, author of the annual Consumers' CHECKBOOK Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees & Annuitants, joins Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey for an online chat to discuss this year's Open Season.
Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 11:00am EST