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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


 Conversation with Authors Series – Dr. David Wyld, Dr. Vicki Grant, and Prof Sukumar Ganapati | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Exploring ideas to improve government effectiveness. We profile three recent Center reports with authors Dr. David Wyld on Cloud Computing in Government, Dr. Vicki Grant on Process Improvement in Social Service Delivery, and Prof. Sukumar Ganapati on the use of GIS in engaging citizens. Listen to the entire radio show interview. Filed under: Federal Government, [...]

 A Conversation with Linda Gibbs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Linda I. Gibbs is the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services. As Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, Gibbs oversees the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Human Resources Administration, Administration for Children’s Services, Department of Homeless Services, Department for the Aging, Health and Hospitals Corporation, Department of Correction, Department of Probation, Department [...]

 A Conversation with Dr. Robert D. Childs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On March 5, 1999, Dr. Childs was selected as Senior Director of the Information Resources Management College (iCollege), and has recently been named Chancellor. Under his leadership the college has become the international leader in providing graduate-level educational services and learning experiences in Information Assurance, Chief Information Officer, “E” Government, and strategic leader competencies to [...]

 A Conversation With David A. Lebryk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

David A. Lebryk was selected as Commissioner of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Management Service (FMS) on June 26, 2009. As Commissioner, Mr. Lebryk provides leadership, policy direction and guidance for FMS’ financial management programs, including payments, collections, debt collection, and government-wide accounting and financial reporting. He also oversees a daily cash flow [...]

 A Conversation with Dave Wennergren | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mr. David M. Wennergren serves as the Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer at the U.S. Department of Defense. Prior to his current role, Mr. Wennergren was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information Management, Integration and Technology / Deputy Chief Information Officer, providing top-level advocacy in creating a unified information management and technology vision for [...]

 The Business of Government Magazine Fall-Winter 2010 – A Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Hear from a varied group of leaders, innovators, practitioners, and thinkers, who offer models to follow, provide insights that infuse theory to practice, and pave the way to shaping the business of government. Our guests will include Vice Admiral Jack Dorsett, Dr. Bobby Braun, Dr. David McClure, Richard Spires, Clarence Carter, and Russ Mills as [...]

 A Conversation with Edward Dolan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Edward Dolan is the UFMS Project Executive for the U.S. Marshals Service. Listen to his complete interview. Filed under: Federal Government, podcasts Tagged: Marshal Service, UFMS

 A Conversation with Stephen Goldsmith | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Stephen Goldsmith is the Deputy Mayor for Operations. Deputy Mayor Goldsmith is focused on creating a City government for the 21st Century that is smaller, more efficient, and more cost effective; uses fewer vehicles; consolidates back office functions and reduces redundancies across agencies; shares data, and uses technology to better serve the public. From 1992-1999, [...]

 A Conversation with Dan Tangherlini | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Daniel Tangherlini was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 24, 2009 to serve as Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for Management, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Performance Officer. In these roles, Tangherlini serves as the principal policy advisor on the development and execution of the budget and performance plans for Treasury and the internal management [...]

 A Conversation with Randy Babbitt | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Randy Babbitt was sworn in as the FAA’s sixteenth administrator on June 1, 2009. Babbitt comes to the FAA from Oliver Wyman, an international management consulting firm where he served as partner. A veteran pilot and internationally recognized expert in aviation and labor relations, Babbitt is no stranger to the FAA. He has been a [...]

 Beyond Watson: Using Analytics to meet Government Mission | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What is analytics and how can it enhance decision making? How can the Deep QA analytics technology underpinning IBM’s Watson help government agencies meet mission? We will explore these questions and more with two very special guests Professor Tom Davenport on analytics and David Shepler on Deep QA/Watson. Listen to the entire radio interview. Filed [...]

 A Conversation with Doug Criscitello | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Doug Criscitello was sworn in as HUD’s CFO on February 16, 2010, bringing with him 25 years of experience in government budgeting and finance. As CFO, Doug oversees the Department’s financial management activities by playing three primary roles: 1) Chief Accountant and Budgeteer – aimed at ensuring HUD properly controls, spends, and accounts for taxpayer [...]

 Conversation with Authors Series with Professor Scott Overmyer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This radio show interview provides an over of Professor Overmyer’s report, which offers practical implementation advice to agency leaders and front-line managers faced with implementing the newly-enacted law expanding telework opportunities to over one million federal workers. Telework has been touted as being a winning strategy for government. A study by the Telework Research Network [...]

 A Conversation On Open Government with Profs. Lee and Kwak | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This interview provides an overview of the recent report produced by these two authors. A summary of the report is included below or listen to the complete interview. The release of this report comes on the heels of the first anniversary of the Open Government Directive issued in December 2009. This Directive required all executive [...]

 A conversation with Rafael Borras | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Rafael Borras oversees management of the Department of Homeland Security’s $56 billion budget, appropriations, expenditure of funds, and accounting, and finance. He administers control over the Department’s $17 billion in acquisitions and procurement. He is responsible for directing human capital resources and personnel programs for the Department’s 230,000 employees. Mr. Borras administers control of the [...]


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