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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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  • Artist: IBM Center for The Business of Government
  • Copyright: IBM 2016


 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 [...]

 A Conversation with Michael C. Kane | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Michael Kane, a member of the Senior Executive Service, currently serves as the Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) for the Department of Energy. He is responsible for strategically aligning the agency’s workforce to its missions through effective management of human capital policies and programs. The CHCO advises and assists the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of [...]

 A Conversation with Steven J. Kempf | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Steven J. Kempf was appointed Commissioner for the U.S. General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, effective July 10, 2010. In this capacity, he sets strategic direction and oversees the delivery of over $50 billion of best-value products, services and solutions to federal customers, allowing them to effectively and efficiently achieve their missions. He also held [...]

 A Conversation with Dr. Jamie M. Morin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Dr. Jamie M. Morin is the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C. He serves as the Air Force’s Chief Financial Officer and principal adviser to the Secretary of the Air Force on all financial matters. He is principally responsible for exercising the comptroller and financial management functions of [...]

 A Conversation with Robert F. Hale | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

As Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Robert F. Hale is the principal advisor to Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates on all budgetary and fiscal matters, including the development and execution of the Defense Department’s annual budget of more than $600 billion. As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Hale also oversees the Department’s financial policy, financial [...]

 Conversations with Authors: Using Online Tools to Engage – and be Engaged by –The Public | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Matt Leighninger is the Executive Director of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium (DDC), an alliance of the major organizations and leading scholars working in the field of deliberation and public engagement. The DDC represents more than 50 foundations, nonprofit organizations, and universities, collaborating to support research activities and advance democratic practice, in North America and around [...]

 A Conversation with Colonel Donald Dellinger | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

The mission of the National Guard Bureau Joint Process Improvement Office is to create a culture of continuous improvement by deploying tools, training, and mentoring soldiers and airmen throughout the National Guard.  Colonel Donald Delllinger is the Deployment Director of CPI, National Guard Bureau, Department of Defense. Learn more by listening to the entire interview. [...]


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