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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.

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 A Conversation with Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Dr. Lurie is the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response serves as the Secretary’s principal advisor on matters related to bioterrorism and other public health emergencies. ASPR also coordinates interagency activities between HHS, other Federal departments, agencies, […]

 A Conversation with Patrick G. Findlay | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Patrick Findlay has over 35 years of experience in leadership, construction, and real estate and has overseen a combined federal real property portfolio of over 80 million square feet during his career. Mr. Findlay is a 1975 graduate of the United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, and was commissioned into the Army Corps of […]

 A Conversation with David Ferriero | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

David S. Ferriero was sworn in as 10th Archivist of the United States on November 13, 2009. Previously, Mr. Ferriero served as the Andrew W. Mellon Director of the New York Public Libraries (NYPL). In this position he was part of the leadership team responsible for integrating the four research libraries and 87 branch libraries […]

 Conversation with Authors: John Whitley on Five Methods for Measuring Unobserved Events — A Case Study of Federal Law Enforcement | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mr. Whitley describes the challenges of measuring unobserved events such as tax cheating, drug smuggling, or illegal immigration. Listen to the first segment of his interview.Filed under: Federal Government, podcasts

 A Conversation with Kevin McAleenan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Kevin K. McAleenan assumed the position of Acting Assistant Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) on December 31, 2011. Mr. McAleenan previously served as Deputy Assistant Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations (OFO) since July 2010. OFO is the largest component in CBP and is responsible […]

 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 […]

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