The Business of Government Hour
Summary: The Business of Government Hour features a conversation about management with a government executive who is changing the way government does business.
What is federal acquisition? How are agencies enhancing their acquisition capabilities? Are there new ways to procure goods and services for federal agencies? What does the future hold for federal acquisition? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with key senior government executives and thought leaders. Listen to the interview.
What is shared services and its benefits? How does HHS’s Program Support Center manage the business of government? How is PSC using technology to streamline operations, increase efficiencies, and reduce costs? Join host Michael Keegan and he explores these questions and so much more with Paul Bartley, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Support at U.S. […]
How has military medicine been transformed? What is DoD doing to strengthening military medicine’s global health engagement? What has been done to reform the military health system? Join host Michael J. Keegan as he explores these questions and more Dr. Jonathan Woodson, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs on his last interview as he […]
What is the Federal Invest in What Works Index? What can be done to better integrate evidence and rigorous evaluation in decision-making? How can federal agencies increase and enhance their evaluation capacity? Join host Michael J. Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more with John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed, Senior Fellows at […]
What are benefits of pursuing enterprise risk management? How can risk management enhance department decision-making? How are you fostering a culture of risk awareness across an enterprise? Join us as we explore these questions and more with Dr. Karen Hardy, Deputy Director for Risk Management at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Listen to the complete […]
What are the strategic priorities for DHS’ Science and Technology Directorate? What is the purpose of the national conversation on Homeland Security technology? How is DHS building strong and healthy leadership culture within its S&T directorate? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Reggie Brothers, Under Secretary for Science […]
How is the Data Act being implemented?What are the requirements of the Data Act?What are some of the key challenges in implementing the Data Act? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Christina Ho, Deputy Assistant Secretary Accounting Policy and Financial Transparency, U.S. Department of the Treasury. Listen to the […]
What is the U.S. Department of Defense’s “Better Buying Power” initiative? How is DoD promoting competition, providing incentives, reducing bureaucracy, and improving services acquisition? What can federal agencies learn from DoD’s Better Buying Power initiatives? Join us as we explore these questions and more with David Van Slyke & Zach Huitink authors of Beyond Business […]
What is the What Works Clearinghouse? How does the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance within U.S. Department of Education ensure the widespread dissemination of its research findings? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and much more with Joy Lesnick, Acting Commissioner, NCEE within the U.S. Department of Education. Listen […]
What are the benefits of adopting a shared services model? How does HHS’ PCS manage the business of government? What is PSC doing to differentiate its products and services? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and with Paul Bartley, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Support at U.S. Department of Health & Human […]
What is Enterprise Risk Management? How can federal agencies successfully implement ERM? What are some of the key challenges implementing ERM? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Doug Webster and Tom Stanton, authors of Improving Government Decision Making through Enterprise Risk Management. Listen to the complete interview.
What is open innovation and how can government leaders use it to find new ways to improve services? What are the best ways to capitalize on open innovation? Join host Michael Keegan and he explores these questions and more with Donald Wynn and Renee Pratt authors Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work: Case Studies in Healthcare. […]
What are the key strategic priorities for HUD? How is the HUD position itself as the Department of Opportunity? What is HUD doing to improve its operational performance? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Nani Coloretti, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Listen to the complete […]
From forging a unity of effort in homeland security to strategizing today how to field the U.S. Army of tomorrow; to pursuing affordable housing, eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in healthcare, and securing cyberspace, this issue of The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us […]
How do you realize the promise of big data? What does it take to create a balanced portfolio of information technology metrics? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Kevin Desouza, author of the IBM Center reports on big data and IT metrics as part of its Conversations with […]