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My Interview on WFED Radio

December 6th, 2014 · No Comments · cyber-security, government

Here is a link to my interview on WFED radio by Francis Rose, broadcast Friday during the In Depth radio show. I provided some thoughts about the role of the Inspectors General relating to cybersecurity, and other IT, oversight.

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COBOL (COBOL?), Defanging, and Still More Snowden Fallout

February 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · cyber-security, government, technology

I was lucky enough to be asked, again, by Francis Rose to be on his regular Friday ‘Federal News Countdown”, this last Friday, January 31st. The show can be heard here: Federal News Countdown. The other guest was Jon Desenberg, the Policy Director for the Performance Institute, The Performance Insitute. For those unfamiliar with the […]

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Federal News Countdown, the Nationals, and the Maryland Renaissance Festival

August 15th, 2013 · No Comments · baseball, Entertainment, government, washington nationals

FEDERAL NEWS COUNTDOWN As many of you know (assuming that there is in fact a ‘you’, that is people who read this), I am fortunate to be asked back by the evidently non-discerning, but always interesting and entertaining, Francis Rose to be on his show the Federal News Countdown, http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=155. I will be on tomorrow, […]

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My Appearance on the Federal Countdown, April 26

April 30th, 2013 · No Comments · amarc, cyber-security, government, mobility, technology

This last Friday I participated in the Federal News Countdown with Ron Sanders, Booz Allen Hamilton, hosted by Francis Rose, WFED. The transcript and audio can be accessed here, http://www.federalnewsradio.com/86/3301646/Federal-News-Countdown-Furloughs-fizzle-spectrum-search-GS-update. The way the show works is that each guest brings three articles from their least important, number 3-3-3-3; to their most important, number well you […]

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Federal News Countdown – February 1st

February 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · CIO, government 2.0, technology, telework

I was, to my continual amazement, invited back again to be on the Federal news Countdown, hosted by Francis Rose, on WFED, on the AM dial at 1500. During the show two guests go over their top three Federal news stories of the week, starting with their third most important, then their second and finally […]

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Federal Countdown – October 5th

October 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · big data, government 2.0, government business, technology

Every now and again, I get invited to appear on the Federal Countdown, hosted by Francis Rose, Friday afternoons from 3pm to 4pm on WFED radio. The focus of the show is to have two guests select their three most important stories about the Federal Government. The third most important article is discussed by each […]

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Why FedRAMP Is Worth Caring About

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments · CIO, cloud computing, cyber-security, government 2.0

Reposted from AOL Government, http://gov.aol.com/2011/12/12/why-fedramp-is-worth-caring-about/. If you have been at a recent Washington Capitals hockey game when the opponent scores a goal, you know the crowd routinely shouts out “Who cares!” Last week, Steven VanRoekel, Federal CIO, released the long awaited OMB plan for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP; which reminds me to be […]

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B&B Multiculturalism in Harpers Ferry

February 26th, 2011 · No Comments · international, travel

February 15th was my 30th anniversary, which I will likely comment on in a separate post. Ellen and I decided that we would do our 30th anniversary ‘stuff’ later this year. Not everyone would understand the following reference but this is not dissimilar to how many American Jewish families who don’t like the time of […]

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Advice Needed for Federal IT Stories This Week

February 13th, 2011 · No Comments · government business, technology

Francis Rose is a radio host for Federal News Radio, 1500am, http://www.federalnewsradio.com/index.php?nid=16. Francis has a show called In Depth which is broadcast from 1pm – 3pm every day. The focus of the show as the title suggests is to look at topics that have been in the news but taking a deeper examination. On Friday’s […]

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DISA and Open-Source

January 26th, 2010 · No Comments · government 2.0

In an earlier post, I talked about the radio show Countdown hosted by Francis Rose on WFED at 2pm Friday’s. The deal was that Francis would have three people select their top Government-related stories of the week and present them in sort of a Casey Kasem 3-2-1 countdown. I was on January 15th, you can […]

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