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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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 Governing to Win Series Part 4: A Conversation on Understanding What’s Driving the Annual Deficit & the Governance Imperative with Larry Haas & Gail Fosler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Lawrence J. Haas, a former White House communications strategist and award-winning journalist, is now Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy at the American Foreign Policy Council, a member of the Committee on the Present Danger, and a public affairs consultant. He writes widely on foreign and domestic affairs, is quoted often in newspapers and magazines, […]

 Governing to Win Series Part 3: A Conversation on Rethinking Government Purchasing and Supply Chains with Raj Sharma | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mr. Sharma is the founder of the Federal Acquisition Innovation and Reform Institute, a Visiting Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Censeo Consulting Group. Much of his work is focused on driving large-scale efficiencies, reducing costs, and improving the overall effectiveness of the federal agencies through the […]

 Governing to Win Series Part 2: A Conversation on Creating a Strategic Approach to Budget Decisions with F. Stevens Redburn | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Dr. Redburn was the Project Director for the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform, housed at the New America Foundation in 2010 and 2012. He helped the Commission analyze flaws in the federal government’s budget process that have contributed to the current unsustainable fiscal situation and identify a set of recommended reforms to produce better budget […]

 A Conversation with Seth Diamond | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

As Commissioner, Mr. Diamond will continue to direct the City’s efforts to prevent homelessness, and provide short-term emergency shelter and re-housing support for New Yorkers who need it.  He will also look to further enhance support systems for shelter clients who are working, and assist them in making the transition out of shelter to self […]

 A Conversation with Joseph F. Klimavicz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mr. Joseph F. Klimavicz was named National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Director, High Performance Computing and Communications in January 2007.  In this position, he is responsible for implementing statutory requirements regarding the acquisition, management, and use of NOAA’s information and information technology resources, to include NOAA’s high performance computing and […]

 The Business of Government Magazine Spring/Summer 2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This edition of The Business of Government magazine provides a glimpse into the many challenges, risks, and opportunities facing today’s government executives. More importantly, it introduces a select group of government leaders who offer their insights, outline successes, and tell us how they, in their own unique way, are making a difference in an era […]

 A Conversation with Richard Boly | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Richard Boly is a career U.S. diplomat and currently the Director of the Office of eDiplomacy, an applied technology think tank for the U.S. Department of State. Previously, he was a National Security Affairs Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, where he launched the Global Entrepreneurship Program. Representing the U.S. Department of State, […]

 A Conversation with Letitia A. Long | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Ms. Letitia A. Long was appointed Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency on August 9, 2010. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Long served as Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) from May 2006 until July 2010. Previously, she was the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (Policy, Requirements, and Resources) from June […]

 A Conversation with Admiral Robert Papp | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr. assumed the duties of the 24th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard on May 25, 2010. He leads the largest component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), comprised of 42,000 active duty, 8,200 Reserve, 8,000 civilian and 31,000 volunteer Auxiliarists. The Coast Guard is “Semper Paratus” – Always Ready […]

 A Conversation with Michael Astrue | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Michael J. Astrue was sworn in as Commissioner of Social Security on February 12, 2007 for a six-year term that expires on January 19, 2013.  The Social Security Administration is an independent federal agency headquartered in suburban Baltimore with over 65,000 employees nationwide.  Commissioner Astrue reports directly to President Obama. Commissioner Astrue is an honors […]

 Conversation with Authors: A Leader’s Guide to Transformation with Bob Reisner | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What is transformational leadership? How have government leaders successfully led transformational change? When should government leaders consider undertaking transformation initiatives? These questions will be explored with Bob Reisner, author of the recent IBM Center report, A Leader’s Guide to Transformation: Developing a Playbook for Successful Change Initiatives. Robert A. F. Reisner is the President of […]

 A Conversation with Erin C. Conaton | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Ms. Erin C. Conaton is the Undersecretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. She was confirmed March 4, 2010. Ms. Conaton is responsible for the affairs of the Department of the Air Force on behalf of the Secretary of the Air Force, including the organizing, training, equipping and providing for the welfare of its more [...]

 A Conversation with Gene Dodaro | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Gene L. Dodaro became the eighth Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on December 22, 2010, when he was confirmed by the United States Senate. He was nominated by President Obama in September of 2010 and had been serving as Acting Comptroller General since March of [...]

 A Conversation with Robert J. Osborn II | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Robert J. Osborn II, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is currently the Associate Administrator for Information Management and Chief Information Officer for the National Nuclear Security Administration under the Department of Energy.  Mr. Osborn has recently been appointed to be the NNSA Transformation Executive and will lead the agency’s move to “OneNNSA.”  Mr. [...]

 A Conversation with Max Stier | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Max Stier has worked previously in all three branches of the federal government. In 1982, he served on the personal staff of Congressman Jim Leach. Mr. Stier clerked for Chief Judge James Oakes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1992 and clerked for Justice David Souter of the United [...]


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