Michael Keegan - Host, The Business of Government Hour and Managing Editor, The Business of Government Magazine
Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- The New Generation of Database
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Value of Health IT
Shows & Panels
The Business of Government Radio Hour, hosted by Michael J. Keegan, features a conversation with a federal executive who is changing the way government does business. The executives discuss their careers and the management challenges facing their organizations. Guests include administrators, chief financial officers, chief information officers, chief operating officers, commissioners, controllers, directors, and undersecretaries.
Conversations with Authors Series with Trevor Brown & David Van Slyke
Over the past 20 years, Dr. Brown has served in a management role for a contractor of the U.S. federal government, in a cooperative agreement between Indiana University and the U.S. Agency for International Development. In addition, he has testified before the House Committee on Small Business about the contracting practices of the Small Business Administration.
Dr. Brown's research examines why governments elect to make some products internally, while contracting for others. His research has examined how governments design contracts to govern the exchange, and the investments governments make in contract management capacity to deliver the desired outcomes. This research has been published in such journals as the Public Administration Review, the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, and the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. In collaboration with Matthew Potoski and David Van Slyke, Dr. Brown is the author of the Cambridge University Press book Complex Contracting: Government Purchasing in the Wake of the US Coast Guard's Deepwater Program.
Dr. Brown received a bachelor's degree in public policy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in public policy and political science from Indiana University.
David M. Van Slyke is a tenured full professor in the department of public
administration and international affairs and the Louis A. Bantle Chair in
Business-Government Policy at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public
Affairs, Syracuse University. He also serves as a non-resident faculty member at
the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, University of Maastricht,
Netherlands. Dr. Van Slyke is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public
Administration, a recipient of the Birkhead-Burkhead Professorship for Teaching
Excellence Award, the Beryl Radin Award for Best Article published in the Journal
of Public Administration Research and Theory, and several other international
His research and teaching focuses on government contracting, public-private partnerships, and strategic management in public and nonprofit organizations. Specifically he is interested in government's use of policy instruments, such as contracts, partnerships and grants, in both intergovernmental and interorganizational relationships and how they shape each institutional actors strategic behavior and decision making. He has published on these topics in a range of domestic and international journal and practitioner outlets and serves on several editorial boards. His most recent book, Complex Contracting: Government Purchasing in the Wake of the U.S. Coast Guard's Deepwater Program is published by Cambridge University Press.
Dr. Van Slyke is actively engaged in executive education and has conducted trainings around the world including in China, India, Singapore, and Thailand. He has worked in Russia with the World Bank on issues of corruption in government contracting and partnerships. He served from 2008-2010 as the Research Director for the Smith Bucklin Institute for Association Research. Prior to becoming an academic, David worked in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. He holds a Ph.D. in public administration and policy from the University at Albany's Rockefeller College and a B.S. in Economics.