Two Washingtonians with wildly different paths to farming have written a new handbook for the modern agricultural generation.
A report earlier this year detailed outdated federal government technology and the billions spent maintaining legacy systems. Just how outdated is government technology? Some Social Security systems run on an obsolete 1950s programming language, and the Defense Department still uses floppy disks to store data for a critical nuclear command and control system. While most federal employees use more up-to-date technology on a day-to-day basis, the government lags well behind the private sector. We speak with two former government tech gurus about the massive challenge of updating technology across hundreds of federal departments and agencies.
- Dan Tangherlini President, SeamlessDocs Federal; former Administrator, General Services Administration (GSA)
- Phaedra Crousos Chief Innovation Officer of Libra Group; Former Commissioner, Technology Transformation Service, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
Most Recent Shows
A new report shows the University of Maryland failed to properly treat football player Jordan McNair before he succumbed to heat exhaustion. What comes next for the school's football program, and will anyone lose their job over McNair's death?
The sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is prompting members of Washington's private school community to look inward.
New proposed legislation threatens some of the power D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser exercises over education in the District. Rep. Jamie Raskin is running for a second term in Congress, pledging to protect Maryland's air and federal workers. They both join us in studio.