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OPM CDO Ted Kaouk; Impact of vacancies in key positions in government; Leveraging existing acquisition tools

On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, a “deep interlock” to promote better outcomes between the Department of Veterans Affairs and its vendors.

The new head of acquisition for the Army says he doesn’t need any new authorities or processes to buy technology. Joe Jordan, president and CEO of Actuparo LLC and former administrator of federal procurement policy, explains how agencies across government can better use existing acquisition processes.

Terry Gerton, president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, discusses the impact of open positions across government and ways the confirmation process can be slimmed down.

The Chief Data Officers Council is out with a playbook now to guide the CDO community in a number of ways. Ted Kaouk, deputy director for human capital data management and modernization and chief data officer at the Office of Personnel Management, discusses his new role.

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The Daily Scoop Podcast

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We discuss the latest news and trends facing government leaders on such topics as technology, management and workforce. The program will explore headlines of the day as well as in depth discussions with top executives in both government and industry.