24 episodes

A podcast covering the latest news & trends facing top government leaders on topics such as technology, management & workforce. Hosted by Francis Rose on FedScoop and released every weekday afternoon.

The Daily Scoop Podcast The Daily Scoop Podcast

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A podcast covering the latest news & trends facing top government leaders on topics such as technology, management & workforce. Hosted by Francis Rose on FedScoop and released every weekday afternoon.

    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 15, 2021

    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 15, 2021

    On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, the Federal Chief Data Officers Council is seeking public input on ways to improve the government's efforts to better generate, use, protect and share data.

    John Conger, Senior Advisor, Council on Strategic Risks and former Acting Secretary of Defense (Energy, Installations & Environment), breaks down the Department of Defense’s Climate Adaptation Plans and next steps for the Pentagon in dealing with climate change.

    Jessica Klement, Staff Vice President, Policy and Programs, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), gives updates on the numbers for the federal employee pay raise and the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment for retirees.

    Thomas Harker, Principal, Harker Group and former Acting Secretary of the Navy, sits down with Francis for another installment of the Leaders Lunch Series to discuss where DOD is in its ongoing audit cycle.

    The Daily Scoop Podcast is available every weekday afternoon. If you want to hear more of the latest from Washington, subscribe to The Daily Scoop Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher. And if you like what you hear, please let us know in the comments.

    • 29 min
    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 14, 2021

    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 14, 2021

    On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is working towards broader data-sharing agreements with other agencies to help facilitate the naturalization process.

    Margie Graves, Senior Fellow, IBM Center for The Business of Government and former Deputy Federal Chief Information Officer, discusses the recent round of awards from the Technology Modernization Fund Board and how they will assist cyber efforts across government.

    Nicolas Chaillan, former Chief Software Officer, U.S. Air Force, joins the podcast to explain his comments on the artificial intelligence race between China and the U.S., and what the Department of Defense can do to improve software development across the Pentagon.

    The Daily Scoop Podcast is available every weekday afternoon. If you want to hear more of the latest from Washington, subscribe to The Daily Scoop Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher. And if you like what you hear, please let us know in the comments.

    • 31 min
    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 13, 2021

    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 13, 2021

    On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, a senior Department of Defense (DOD) official is suing the DOD and National Security Agency in federal court over her five-month suspension.

    Greg Giddens, Partner, Potomac Consulting LLP, continues the forecasting for the President’s Management Agenda, and explains why he thinks acquisition needs to be a key part of the new PMA.

    Soraya Correa, Former Chief Procurement Officer, Department of Homeland Security, to discuss DHS’ financial system software consolidation efforts and what the strategic planning for an effort like that looks like.

    Katherine Dawes, Acting Evaluation Officer, Environmental Protection Agency, sits down with Francis to explain how EPA is finding the right infrastructure to support data transparency as part of the “Building Data Driven Government” series, underwritten by Dell Technologies.

    The Daily Scoop Podcast is available every weekday afternoon. If you want to hear more of the latest from Washington, subscribe to The Daily Scoop Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher. And if you like what you hear, please let us know in the comments.

    • 28 min
    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 12, 2021

    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 12, 2021

    On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, the Office of Management and Budget is looking to hire a federal chief statistician, a position that has been vacant for almost two years.

    Steven Grundman, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, discusses how the defense industry should be evaluating their solutions to better fit problems the Department of Defense is trying to solve.

    Lt. Gen Jack Shanahan (USAF-ret.), former Director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), Department of Defense, explains the significance of speed in artificial intelligence projects at the Pentagon and lessons learned from his experiences at the JAIC and standing up Project Maven.

    The Daily Scoop Podcast is available every weekday afternoon. If you want to hear more of the latest from Washington, subscribe to The Daily Scoop Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher. And if you like what you hear, please let us know in the comments.

    • 30 min
    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 8, 2021

    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 8, 2021

    On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, the Department of Veterans Affairs will have an independent body assess the costs of its electronic health record modernization program.

    Chris Mihm, Adjunct Professor of Public Administration, Maxwell School at Syracuse University and former Managing Director for Strategic Issues, Government Accountability Office, forecasts what cross-agency collaboration efforts could look like in The President’s Management Agenda, which has yet to be released.

    Ari Schwartz, Managing Director, Cybersecurity, Venable LLP, assesses the latest cybersecurity measures being implemented across government, and how using the False Claims Act will impact government contractors reporting cyber breaches.

    Emily Murphy, former Administrator, General Services Administration, explores what makes a contract vehicle effective for both government agencies and industry.

    The Daily Scoop Podcast is available every weekday afternoon. If you want to hear more of the latest from Washington, subscribe to The Daily Scoop Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher. And if you like what you hear, please let us know in the comments.

    • 26 min
    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 7, 2021

    The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 7, 2021

    On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, new initiatives to increase transparency for data breaches of federal contractors.

    Danny Werfel, Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group and former Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner, discusses wait times for IRS call centers and a recent Los Angeles Times report on one company’s money-making scheme to hold places “on line” for people trying to call the IRS.

    Tony Scott, Chairman, The TonyScottGroup, breaks down what could be on the way for the Technology Modernization Fund Board funds remaining after TMF awarded seven contracts to federal agencies last week.

    Michael Horowitz, Chair, Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, talks about how the PRAC is leveraging the Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence to analyze risks and fight waste, fraud and abuse of coronavirus relief funds.

    The Daily Scoop Podcast is available every weekday afternoon. If you want to hear more of the latest from Washington, subscribe to The Daily Scoop Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher. And if you like what you hear, please let us know in the comments.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

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Joe Sopangio ,

Great resource.

My go-to for “Scoops” on government deals (ha ha). Reliable, easy to listen to, and informative.

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