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10:31 pm, October 22, 2014

The Business of Government Hour

Mondays at 11:00 a.m. & Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m.

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.

Exploring National Defense University's iCollege

How is National Defense University's iCollege expanding its missions as global hub for educating, informing, and connecting Information Age leaders? What is the iCollege doing in the area of cyber security and cyber leadership? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Robert Childs, Chancellor NDU's iCollege.

Dr. Robert Childs
National Defense University
Chancellor, Information Resources Management (iCollege)

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Conversation with Authors: John Whitley on Five Methods for Measuring Unobserved Events -- A Case Study of Federal Law Enforceme

Mr. Whitley describes the challenges of measuring unobserved events such as tax cheating, drug smuggling, or illegal immigration.

John Whitley
Senior Fellow
Institute for Defense Analyses

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Leading IT Strategy for DHA

What is the IT strategy for the Defense Health Agency? How has it enhanced DoD's IT efforts to delivery care anytime, anywhere? How is the DHA modernizing its technology infrastructure and realizing a robust integrated electronic health record? Join Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dave Bown, CIO at the Defense Health Agency.

Dave Bowen
Chief Information Officer
Defense Health Agency

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How HHS's Program Support Center manages the business of government

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. Department of Health & Human Services, and director of its Program Support Center.



Paul Bartley
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Support & Director
Program Support Center (PSC)
Department of Health and Human Services

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Providing Logistics, Acquisition and Technical Services to the Military and Federal Agencies

What are the Defense Logistics Agency's strategic priorities? How is DLA working to reduce costs while improving support to the warfighter? What about DLA's role in providing humanitarian assistance & disaster relief support? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more with our VADM Mark D. Harnitchek, Director of the Defense Logistics Agency.

VADM Mark D. Harnitchek
Director
Defense Logistics Agency

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Leading Information Sharing and Safeguarding

What is the National Strategy for Information Sharing and Safeguarding? How has information sharing matured across the information sharing environment, the ISE? What are the biggest challenges facing the ISE? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Kshemendra Paul, Program Manager Information Sharing Environment.

Kshemendra Paul
Program Manager
Office of the Information Sharing Environment

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Conversation with Authors: Dr. Phil Joyce on The Costs of Budget Uncertainty: Analyzing the Impact of Late Appropriations

How does federal budgetary uncertainty impact government agencies and other sectors? What is the affect on the efficiency and effectiveness of government? Are we facing a fiscal cliff or slope? We will explore these questions and much more with Professor Phil Joyce, author of the new IBM Center report, The Costs of Budget Uncertainty: Analyzing the Impact of Late Appropriations.

Philip Joyce
Professor of Management, Finance and Leadership, University of Maryland

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Conversation with Authors: Implementing Cross-Agency Collaboration: A Guide for Federal Managers with Dr. Jane Fountain

What two dimensions are necessary for effective collaboration? How can agency leaders and OMB foster cross-agency collaboration as a way of doing business? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Jane Fountain author of the IBM Center report, Implementing Cross-Agency Collaboration: A Guide for Federal Managers.

Jane Fountain
Professor of Political Science and Public Policy
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Director, National Center for Digital Government Gordon Hall

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Treasury's Assistant Secretary of Management Discusses Management and Performance

What is Treasury's management and performance agenda? What is Treasury doing consolidate it office space and right-size its operational footprint? How is Treasury working to transform the way it does business? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more with Nani Coloretti, Assistant Secretary of The Treasury for Management.

Nani Coloretti
Assistant Secretary of The Treasury for Management
Department of the Treasury

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Fast Government - A Conversation with Author Series with Chuck Prow and Robert Shea

What would happen if time became a key performance metric in government efficiency and effectiveness? What is fast government? How can we develop strategies and tools to deliver Fast Government? What are the barriers to innovation, speed, and performance? Join host Michael Keegan next week on a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour.

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National Defense University's iCollege Expands its Missions

How is National Defense University's iCollege expanding its missions as global hub for educating, informing, and connecting Information Age leaders? What is the iCollege doing in the area of cyber security and cyber leadership? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Robert Childs, Chancellor NDU's iCollege.

Dr. Robert D. Childs
Chancellor, Information Resources Management iCollege)
National Defense University

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Discovering the benefits of Health IT

What are the benefits of using Health IT? What does "meaningful use" mean as relates to electronic health records? How has the nationwide adoption and use of health IT, especially EHRs progressed? And what more needs to be done?Join host Michael Keegan and he explores these questions and so much more with, Dr. Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health IT within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Farzad Mostashari, M.D.
National Coordinator for Health IT
Department of Health and Human Services

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Making Authoritative Acquisition Information Available for DoD

What is the DoD's Acquisition Visibility initiative? How does it provide key data and information to decision-makers? What's next for DoD's Acquisition Visibility? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Mark Krzysko, Deputy Director DoD's Acquisition Enterprise Information.

Mark E. Krzysko
Deputy Director of Enterprise Information
within DoD's Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
Department of Defense

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Leaders Speak on Mission and Making a Difference

How are government executives meeting mission and making a difference? What are government executives doing to make a difference in the face of fiscal and budgetary realities? Join host Michael Keegan he explores these questions and more with former and current government leaders: Dr. Francis Collins, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Michael Astrue, Kathleen Merrigan, Linda Gibbs and a host of others for a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour - Leaders Speak - A CONVERSATION on Meeting Mission and Making A Difference.

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Leading the initiative for transformation of the HHS system

APHSA is a bipartisan, nonprofit membership organization representing the state and local human service agencies through their top-level leadership.

Tracy Wareing
Executive Director of American Public Human Services Association (APHSA)

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Conversation with Authors: Professor David Wyld

What is meant by the concept of tail spend? How can government executives best address tail spend management; and what are better ways to manage the long tail of acquisition spending in public sector agencies? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and the IBM Center report, Controlling Federal Spending by Managing the Long Tail of Procurement with David Wyld.




Professor David Wyld
Robert Maurin Professor of Management and Director of the Strategic e-Commerce/e-Government Initiative
Southeastern Louisiana University

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How HHS's Program Support Center manages the business of government

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. Department of Health & Human Services, and director of its Program Support Center.



Paul Bartley
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Support & Director
Program Support Center (PSC)
Department of Health and Human Services

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The Business of Government magazine

What is fast government? How is the national archives transitioning to the electronic records environment? How are changing work habits and technology decreasing the federal government's real estate footprint? What is national health security? How are VA and HUD working together to end veteran homelessness? How is NASA building its leaders of tomorrow today? Listen to the latest The Business of Government Magazine and find out.

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Leading the GSA's Public Buildings Service

Dr. Robyn leads one of the largest and most diversified public real estate organizations in the world.

Dorothy Robyn
Commissioner
Public Buildings Service
General Services Administration

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NASA's Chief Human Capital Officer and Assistant Administrator for Human Capital Management

Buchholz has stewardship responsibility for NASA's workforce.

Jeri L. Buchholz
Chief Human Capital Officer
NASA

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