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DoD wants to know real costs of IT business systems

Beth McGrath, the Defense Department's deputy chief management officer, issued a memo in April creating a new integrated business framework. The goal of the framework is to tie costs to performance and strategy.

Tags: management , Technology , DoD , Beth McGrath , budget , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 05:18am EDT

Chopra, Kundra speak out on technology and government

Almost ten months into the Obama White House, the President has made a commitment to make more use of technology to fundamentally change the way government does business. Two of his top technology officials paused to offer some ideas of how -- and why -- they plan to leverage technology to improve government.

Tags: newsstand , management , Aneesh Chopra , Vivek Kundra , Open Government Directive , President Barack Obama , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 10/06/2009, 06:44am EDT

Excellence in Government Conference

Photos from the 2010 Excellence in Government Conference, which was held at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. Federal News Radio broadcast live from the event.

Tags: Tom Temin , Todd Park , Richard Boly , Darren Ash , Brian Oliger , EIG 2010

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 12:26pm EDT

State launches internal social network

They say no man is an island, and neither is a federal agency. Richard Boly is director of the office of eDiplomacy at the State Department. He spoke with Federal News Radio from the Excellence in Government Conference.

Tags: Federal Drive , EIG 2011 , Richard Boly , collaboration , eDiplomacy , state dept.

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 12:27pm EDT

Lessons from Lincoln: best practices from best leaders

You can learn a lot from Lincoln and other enduring leaders. Allan Schweyer of the Center for Human Capitol Innovation live at the Excellence in Government Conference.

Tags: Federal Drive , EIG 2011 , center for human capital innovation , Abraham Lincoln , allan schweyer

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 12:37pm EDT

Want to keep good talent? Hire good managers

Federal Managers are constantly striving to develop the best hiring and retention strategies. Learn some best practices from Jon Desenberg of the Performance Institute at the Excellence in Government Conference.

Tags: Federal Drive , EIG 2011 , John Desenberg , Performance Institute

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 12:34pm EDT

DOT IG: 'Mission first, people always'

Any great organization knows how to get the most out every employees. Ann Calvaresi Barr is the Deputy Inspector General for the Transportation Department. She joined the Federal Drive from the Excellence in Government conference for tips on how to do just that.

Tags: Federal Drive , EIG 2011 , ann calvaresi barr , Dept. of Transportation , inspector general

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 12:31pm EDT

White House hints at new government priorities

The White House is offering a peek into its plans for the coming months as Barack Obama enters the third year of his presidency. Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients discussed the future at the Excellence in Government conference Monday.

Tags: management , OMB , Jeffrey Zients , Danny Werfel , Vivek Kundra , Barack Obama , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 06:44am EDT

Analysis: Does Congress understand cybersecurity, technology use?

When members of Congress weigh in on cybersecurity, do they know what they're talking about? How about the use of technology in government? Some of the top names in the federal government on both these topics were questioned on Congressional expertise by Federal News Radio during recent conferences and news events.

Tags: Technology , management , Cybersecurity , International Spy Museum , Mike McConnell , Aneesh Chopra , Open Government Directive , President Barack Obama , Congress , Max Cacas

Monday - 10/12/2009, 06:33am EDT