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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 The Daily Scoop Podcast

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    • 4.8 • 15 Ratings

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.

    Spotlight on Samuel J. Heyman Service to America award winners

    Spotlight on Samuel J. Heyman Service to America award winners

    Krista Kinnard, chief of emerging technology at the Department of Labor, is the 2022 winner of the Service to America medal from the Partnership for Public Service in the emerging leader category. She tells FedScoop’s John Hewitt Jones the story behind her medal.

    The winner of this year’s Service to America medal for management excellence is Barbara Morton, deputy chief veterans experience officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs. She tells FedScoop’s Nihal Krishan how she got into the customer experience sphere.

    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.

    • 25 min
    Employee engagement and CX; Improving decision-making at USAF; Capitol HIll cyber journey

    Employee engagement and CX; Improving decision-making at USAF; Capitol HIll cyber journey

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has an employee experience journey map that takes its people from hiring and onboarding through their careers to separation from the agency.

    Jonathan Benett, technical director of digital government solutions at Adobe and former chief enterprise architect at the Department of Agriculture, discusses how employee experience and customer experience are tied together.

    At DefenseTalks, Chief Technology Officer at Air Force District of Washington A1 and Chief Cloud Architect at the Dept. of Air Force at Jason Howe explains how his organization is working to create a workforce and digital infrastructure to improve decision-making.

    Co-Chair of the Congressional Cyber Caucasus and member of the House Armed Services Committee Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., will leave Congress at the end of his term. At DefenseTalks, Langevin tells DefenseScoop’s Mark Pomerleau about his cyber journey on Capitol Hill.

    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
    Evolving the FITARA Scorecard; Federal CIO Martorana’s list of priorities

    Evolving the FITARA Scorecard; Federal CIO Martorana’s list of priorities

    The FITARA Scorecard is up for a makeover. The new House IT Caucus will look at ways to change the scorecard. Richard Spires, principal at Richard A. Spires Consulting and former CIO at the Department of Homeland Security, discusses recommendations on evolving the scorecard.

    The Technology Modernization Fund is just one of the priorities of Federal Chief Information Officer Clare Martorana. In a recent Capitol Hill testimony, Martorana talks about her list of priorities as Federal CIO.

    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.

    • 24 min
    Biden Administration’s approach to cyber; New mental health program for vets

    Biden Administration’s approach to cyber; New mental health program for vets

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has a new order for federal agencies to patch their systems. At DefenseTalks, CISA Chief Information Officer Robert Costello tells FedScoop and DefenseScoop’s Billy Mitchell how his defense background informs his work at CISA.

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has a new learning program for vets and their families. Mike Nolan, senior manager of the military recruiting program at Salesforce, discusses the partnership with VA and the new mental health module Salesforce is launching on the platform. This interview is underwritten by Salesforce.

    The Biden Administration is promoting $1 billion available to state, local and tribal governments for cybersecurity through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Also at DefenseTalks, Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber & Emerging Technology Anne Neuberger details the White House’s approach to cybersecurity.

    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
    Using data to pursue equitable outcomes; Cyber talent problems across government

    Using data to pursue equitable outcomes; Cyber talent problems across government

    Most agencies don’t think they’ll have the resources to fulfill the Biden Administration's executive orders on zero trust. Jeff Phillips, vice president of public sector for Yubico, discusses the cyber talent problem causing trouble across government.

    The Chief Data Scientist of the United States Denice Ross says she is pursuing equitable outcomes for citizens. In an interview with FedScoop’s Dave Nyczepir, Ross says her mission and her priority are clear.

    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.

    • 37 min
    Changes coming to CMMC; The cryptocurrency threat landscape; Getting ready for a CR

    Changes coming to CMMC; The cryptocurrency threat landscape; Getting ready for a CR

    Changes are coming to one of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification’s key documents. Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight LLP, says what changes he thinks could benefit industry and what could benefit the Department of Defense.

    Federal government law enforcement agencies have clawed back more than 30 million dollars in crypto currency North Korean hackers stole earlier this year. Brian Capra, director of strategic applications for Chainalysis, explains the threat landscape presented by cryptocurrency and how the federal government can defend against it. This interview is underwritten by Chainalysis.

    The end of the fiscal year is about two weeks away now and the White House is prepping agencies to get ready for another continuing resolution. Gerard Badorrek, former chief financial officer at the General Services Administration and founder of the Federal RPA Community of Practice, discusses how agencies can get ready for a CR and how CFOs can help other parts of the organization prepare.

    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

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Carly777fisher ,

Favorite part of my day

This podcast has me hooked everyday!
The guests are always so interesting and informative.

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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