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The Business of Government Radio Hour

Summary: The Business of Government Hour features a conversation about management with a government executive who is changing the way government does business.

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 The Business of Government Magazine Fall/Winter 2012 – A Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What is NIH doing to advance biomedical research? What is being done to ensure the soundness of the country’s credit union system? How can government better manage risks, reduce waste, and use resources more wisely? What are some of the key issues for governing in the next four years? Listen to complete interview.Filed under: Federal […]

 A Conversation with Avi Bender | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Avi Bender is currently the Chief Technology Officer for the US Census Bureau, in charge of Enterprise Architecture and IT Governance. He is leading the optimization of Census’ IT through standards, shared services, and innovation. Prior to the Census, Avi was the Director of EA at the Internal Revenue Service. Prior to joining the IRS, […]

 Leaders Speak on Leadership and Public Service | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What makes an effective leader? Why pursue a career in public service? Over a dozen past and current government executives shared their extended reflection on the next The Business of Government Hour. Listen to the complete interview.Filed under: Federal Government, podcasts

 Governing to Win Series Part 1: A Conversation with Chuck Prow and Dave Walker | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Charles Prow is the IBM general manager responsible for the Global Business Services’ (GBS) Public Sector business, which includes federal government, state and local government, and healthcare.  IBM provides a broad portfolio of services to the Public Sector to include:  transformational and strategic consulting; business and operational improvement of supply chain, financial systems, call centers, analytic and […]

 A Conversation with Jim Taylor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

James L. Taylor was confirmed by the United States Senate as the Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Labor on June 22, 2010. Prior to this position, he served as Deputy Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security, where he assisted the Inspector General in managing over 600 auditors, inspectors, and investigators. From […]

 A Conversation with Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. is the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  In that role he oversees the work of the largest supporter of biomedical research in the world, spanning the spectrum from basic to clinical research. Dr. Collins is a physician-geneticist noted for his landmark discoveries of disease genes and his […]

 Governing to Win Series: A Conversation on Enhancing National Competitiveness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Overview of book:  Charles Prow has compiled a series of insightful essays by leading thinkers and practitioners that offer a long-term strategy to improve national competitiveness. “Given today’s fiscal realities,” Prow explains, “the nation must explore alternative policy approaches and ways for government to do business.” He notes that the alternatives outlined in his new […]

 A Conversation with Dr. Peter L. Levin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Peter L. Levin was appointed Senior Advisor to the Secretary and CTO in May 2009. His primary role is to lead Veteran health and benefit service innovations. He is the executive sponsor of the Blue Button personal health record, of the Fast Track electronic claims processing system, of the electronic record modernization initiative, the open […]

 A Conversation with Kathy P. Conrad | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Kathy Conrad is a proven leader, problem-solver and strategic advisor with nearly thirty years of experience in government technology programs and policies.  She joined the GSA Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies (OCSIT) as Principal Deputy Associate Administrator in May 2011.  Ms. Conrad is the primary advisor to the OCSIT Associate Administrator on citizen […]

 A Conversation with Alejandro Mayorkas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Alejandro Mayorkas is the Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  Nominated by President Obama in April 2009, he was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate in August 2009.  As Director of USCIS, Mayorkas leads the agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security charged with operating the largest immigration system in […]

 A Conversation with Debbie Matz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Debbie Matz was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the eighth board chair of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). After confirmation by the U.S. Senate on August 7, 2009, she was sworn in on August 24, 2009. Mrs. Matz is no stranger to NCUA and credit unions having served as a board […]

 A Conversation with Mark Goodge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mark Goodge currently serves as the first Chief Technology Officer for the Military Health System’s Office of the Chief Information Officer, Assistant Secretary of Defense Health Affairs. As CTO, Mr. Goodge is the primary advisor to the MHS Chief Information Officer on all mission, scientific, technical and information technology and information management issues. He is […]

 A Conversation wtih Danny Werfel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Danny Werfel is the Controller, Office of Federal Financial Management (OFFM) within the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). He is responsible for coordinating OMB’s efforts to initiate government-wide improvements in all areas of financial management. Mr. Werfel plays a leadership role in coordinating OMB review of agency efforts under the Financial Performance, Real Property, […]

 A Conversation with Kshemendra Paul | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

President Obama appointed Kshemendra Paul as the Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment (PM-ISE), and Mr. Paul assumed the position on July 6, 2010. The Program Manager has government-wide authority to plan, oversee the build-out, and manage use of the ISE. The Program Manager also co-chairs the White House’s Information Sharing and Access Inter-agency […]

 A Conversation with John Morton | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

John Morton was unanimously confirmed as the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by the U.S. Senate on May 12, 2009. ICE is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security and the second largest investigative agency in the federal government. Created in 2003, the agency has a budget of $5.7 […]


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