On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, DISA has a new chief of staff, the Biden Administration’s choice to take the Pentagon’s top acquisition job is an experienced hand, and the new telework policy at USDA will let eligible employees work out of the office up to eight days every pay period.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has a new chief of staff. Jackson Barnett is writing about Teresa Pitts for Fedscoop.com.
The Biden Administration’s choice to take the Pentagon’s top acquisition job is an experienced hand. Bill LaPlante will take the Undersecretary for Acquisition and Sustainment job if the Senate confirms him. President and CEO of Celero Strategies, Stan Soloway lists several reasons why LaPlante is a good fit for the job, and how he might collaborate with other leaders across the department.
The new telework policy at the Agriculture Department will let eligible employees work out of the office up to eight days every pay period. The Assistant Secretary for Administration at USDA, Oscar Gonzales, says details for employees will be “based on the duties of the position.” Former CIO at the Commerce Department, Simon Szykman explains why agencies are already in good shape for a more permanent telework posture.
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