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IDGA is committed to engaging members of the military through Q&A interviews. Listen to IDGA's military podcasts where military stakeholders of various interests and levels share their knowledge through one-on-one interviews and panel discussions. Explore and learn today. 

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BLH Safety Solutions Revolutionizing Safety Standards

Thu, 10/31/2013
BLH Safety Solutions is the world leader in tailor-made and innovative safety solutions for mining, engineering, construction and other heavy duty industries. With unprecedented global safety certifications, their life-saving products decrease the risk of injury to employees. This live audio interview with Founder, Shane Gill gives a thorough and highly detailed look into how their products can be applied and custom built in various work environments. 'Think Safe, Be Safe' - listen now!
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Innovation in IT: Being a Data Evangelist

Tue, 08/27/2013
PODCAST: Being a data evangelist is really the idea of bringing others to the full awareness of the power of open data. In the following interview Jeanne Holm of the GSA examines their 'Open Government Platform', namely 'data.gov' by exploring how innovation is achieved in a government setting. Listen Up...
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Delivering Coordinated Care for Medicare and Medicaid Recipients

Wed, 08/21/2013
Software Government AG Solutions delivers a unique podcast looking at the modernization of EHR, the standardization of data, and the role of support tools to aid with implementation challenges - with special guest, Jason McNamara, Technical Director, Health IT, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, DHHS. Read now...
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'We are Surrounded By Our Threat' says ICE Special Agent

Fri, 07/26/2013
When asked 'what keeps you up at night'? Special Agent Alysa Erichs, ICE Homeland Security Investigations (Miami Region) explained that the large maritime envionment means 'we are surrounded by our threat'! The following interview is a highly interesting look into the ways in which ICE is implementing the President's TOC strategy, and how the 'Illicit Pathways Strategy' is winning the war on organized crime in the area. Listen up!
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It's not information overload, it's a filter failure...

Fri, 07/19/2013
This interview with Richard Boly, Director of eDiplomacy at the Department of State, examines what the eDiplomacy division is doing to provide guidance and support on the convergence of technology and diplomacy. Mr. Boly explores the various challenges, opportunities and partnerships that contribute to the State Department's communication objectives, and more...
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Cyber, NIST and all things NICE

Wed, 05/15/2013
In this audio interview Dr. Ernest McDuffie, Lead, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) at NIST, examines the current and future plans for the initiative and highlights what the directives are from the White House on the state of cyber security in 2013...
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Podcast: Energy Efficiency Part 1

Thu, 05/02/2013
Learn how your organization can cut data center energy consumption by 40 to 50%. Join Steve Sams, IBM vice president and resident expert on energy efficiency and green technologies as he discusses the building blocks to addressing energy efficiency challenges in data centers. From consumption diagnostics, to design and build, to server and storage virtualization, find out how the right building blocks can help your organization capitalize with energy efficiency.
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IHS: Tactical Solutions in a Challenging Environment

Wed, 05/15/2013
At a time of unprecedented cutbacks, the Pentagon and the defense contractor industry as a whole must reassess their strategies to effectively do more with less. Here Bill Edgar, the Managing Director of IHS' Aerospace and Maritime Group, discusses the key issues faced by contractors and the Department of Defense and outlines IHS' work in the industry.
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LTC Saxon on CRM: 'It’s about Collaboration, Customer Experience & Satisfaction'

Thu, 04/18/2013
CRM is about collaboration. It’s about allowing multiple entities, whether it be a constituent, a customer, an outreach person, a support person—to be able to share information between itself. Listen to this audio podcast, featuring LTC Bobby Saxon, Division Chief, Enterprise Management Decision Support (EMDS) System, G-3/5/7, US Army
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Examining Cross-Cultural Gestures for Human Intelligence

Tue, 04/16/2013
This podcast with David Matsumoto, Professor and Director of Emotion and Culture Research at San Francisco State University, examines inter-group aggression and violence as it pertains to studies of emotions and culture. What role do emotions plan in aggresive behavior and how is this information used for viable and actionable intelligence for the military?
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Platform Survivability of EW Systems

Mon, 01/21/2013
Tom McDermott, Director of Research at the Georgia Tech Research Institute explores the latest technological developments within the realm of Electronic Warfare. Mr McDermott speaks to the advancements in platform survivability as well as emerging initiatives in synthesizing operations and platforms. Listen Up!
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The Inside Battle: Our Military Mental Health Crisis

Mon, 01/21/2013
Marjorie Morrison, Author of 'The Inside Battle: Our Military Mental Health Crisis’ examines the current crisis surrounding military suicides. Drawing on the aims of her book, Majorie highlights the importance of mandatory counseling within the military and speaks to the various off and on base 'prevention modalities' associated with mental health. Read more...
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"Just because our eyes don’t work does not mean our brains don’t work,' says Pollock

Wed, 01/16/2013
Major General Gale Pollock speaks passionately to IDGA about vision loss within the military and her plea to those living with vision loss to remain active members of the community. Read on to learn what strides are being taken to address this international dilemma...
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Post Traumatic Growth? Resiliency Training Teaching Coping Skills

Wed, 01/09/2013
AUDIO: We often discuss strategies for addressing the symptons of PTSD, however 'resiliency training' aims to equip soldiers with the skills necessary to building optimism, asking for help, and identifying issues before it turns into PTSD. In this interview, SSG Eric Darling, Master Resilience Trainer, Army National Guard, examines how the Army is making soldiers mentally and emotionally strong enough so they don't get to the point of harm, substance abuse, or suicide. Listen Up!
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Maintaining a Combat Ready Force (Insights from the PA National Guard)

Thu, 01/03/2013
The 28th Infantry has supported the War on Terror for 11 years now. In the following interview, BG Wilbur Wolf highlights the various personnel, equipment and training requirements for maintaining a combat ready force and points out the unique challenges of being the only NG unit with STRYKERS. Read on...
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The Future of Prisons in America: New Development and Direction

Fri, 11/16/2012
What are the top priorities when acquiring a new site? This interview provides insight for strategic planning and efficient proposal development for prisons and correctional facilities. John Hurley, Senior VP and President of GEO Corrections (GEO Group), gives advice on choosing the right contractors for the job. Mr Hurley also looks to the future for the development of prisons and correctional facilities in the United States. Listen Up!
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Correctional Contracts and New Market Segments

Mon, 11/12/2012
Where is the corrections industry heading in the coming decade and what are the golden rules for understanding where to invest? Find out by listening to this exclusive interview featuring Scott Marquardt, President of MTC (Management & Training Company).
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Testimonials: Fort Bragg Soldier Equipment Technology Expo

Fri, 10/26/2012
Listen up to attendee testimonials from the Fort Bragg Soldier Equipment Technology Expo. For information on the 2013 program, call IDGA on 1800.882.8684 or email idga@idga.org
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Explain the main reason why a "one-size-fits-all" approach to ISR systems would fail?

Tue, 10/23/2012
Hampton Dowling, Senior Executive Director Sabre I3 Joint Venture for Counter Networks and Illicit Trafficking in an interview with IDGA's Chris Archer explains in great detail the main reason why a one-size-fits-all approach to ISR systems would fail. Listen up!
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ISR According to Michael Kolodny

Wed, 10/10/2012
What are the main issues and challenges facing the ISR community today? This interview examines the role of emerging technologies like smart phones, smart sensors and 'open source bubbles' and discusses what is being done to optimize old and new ISR and NTISR platforms. Listen up as Michael Kolodny, Senior Technology Consultant, US Army Research Lab gives his expert opinion on the future of SWaPc for ISR platforms.
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Not for Dummies: Attempted Jail Break Highlights Prison Predicament

Mon, 10/01/2012
In September, there was attempted jail break from the Mount Olive Complex in West Virginia. Jim Rubenstein, commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Corrections admitted that there may have been some human error on the part of the facility. This podcast features Jennifer Ballard, Director of Programs, West Virginia Division of Corrections, who highlights the main challenges of managing the volume of prisoners in correctional facilities. Listen up...
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VA Health Update with Dr Carie Rodgers

Thu, 09/20/2012
Dr Carie Rogers, Associate Director, VA Center of Excellence, "we are working very hard to make sure returning military members know about VA services and know how to access those services". This IDGA exclusive examines the latest updates and advancement being explored for the future of healthcare for Veterans, including the ability to reach Veterans in rural areas of the United States.
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DoT Update: The latest initiatives for improved security of commercial motor vehicles

Fri, 08/17/2012
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and their state partners are performing 3.5 million interdictions of commercial motor vehicles annually. How will these regular interdictions deter against those who might be a threat to our security? William Quade, Associate Administrator for Enforcement and Program Delivery shares best practices for security in the commercial vehicle industry, including the latest advancements in vehicle tracking technology. He also discusses FMCSA’s new Compliance Safety and Accountability Program as well as working in partnership with Mexico to satisfy NAFTA requirements. Mr. Quade will be speaking at IDGA's Cargo Security Summit in Washington DC, November 12-14, 2012.
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Paving the way for a leaner and improved operational base: A case study at NAS JAX

Wed, 08/15/2012
NAS JAX is one of the Navy’s fastest growing installations. In the context of rapid expansion, how is their Command increasing energy conservation efforts? IDGA’s @Defense Insider recently spoke with Captain Roy Undersander, Executive Officer, Naval Air Station Jacksonville about the challenges of maintaining buildings and facilities in the face of declining budgets by focusing on stewardship to the environment and reducing NAS JAX’s energy footprint. Captain Undersander also outlines the top attributes industry must be sensitive to during new developments, including the issue of cyber vulnerability. Captain Undersander will be speaking at IDGA's Military Aviation Summit taking place in Jacksonville, FL, November 12-14, 2012.
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Narcotics in, money and arms out

Tue, 08/07/2012
What are the greatest threats facing the Big Bend Sector at the US-Mexico border? IDGA’s @DefenseInsider recently spoke with Mr. John Smietana, Chief Patrol Agent, Big Bend Sector, US Border Patrol to find out how the US Border Patrol along the Southwest border is equipping itself with the strategies necessary to mitigate the threats of transnational criminal organizations (TCOs). Mr Smietana discusses the four major TCOs operating near the border and explains the implementation of the National Strategic Plan and the benefits of using the geospatial mapping program. Mr Smietana will be speaking at IDGA's Border Management Conference & Technology Expo taking place October 15th-17th, 2012 in El Paso, TX. Listen up!
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