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How to fix the SES: Wipe the slate clean

Political leaders of all stripes have long called for reforming the Senior Executive Service. But what if instead of fixing the SES' current problems, the government wiped the slate clean and started from scratch? In part four of Federal News Radio's special report, Fixing the SES, current and former members of the service discuss what the key ingredients would be in a new SES recipe.

Tags: SES , Senior Executive Service , Fixing the SES , Emily Kopp , Deloitte , David Dye , Beth McGrath , Jeri Buchholz , David Bray , Danny Werfel , Steve Shih , OPM , diversity , management , exclusive

Monday - 03/02/2015, 05:00am EST

Why we stay: SES in their own words

The SES has lost its luster in recent years, in part because of constrained program budgets, increased scrutiny from Congress, and a sense among members that political appointees are assuming more of the leadership responsibilities once reserved for them. In part two of our special report, Fixing the SES, five Senior Executive Service members tell Federal News Radio why they choose to stay in the service, and why they believe the SES may have its faults, but it's not broken.

Tags: SES , David Bray , Eddie Ribas , Jeri Buchholz , Barbara Sisson , Fixing the SES , leadership , Emily Kopp , FCC , FERC , NASA , Interior Business Center , Army Reserve , management

Monday - 02/16/2015, 02:00am EST

Treasury begins shared services quest to educate, integrate

The Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation issued two RFIs in the last few weeks. One announced an industry day for May 21, and the other is looking for ideas to improve how the government manages and integrates data from different systems.

Tags: management , financial management , OMB , Treasury , Interior , HHS , Jason Miller , Bill McCabe , Government Performance Summit , Beth Angerman , The Performance Institute , Mark Reger , shared services , the Association of Government Accountants

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 04:08am EDT
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Financial management providers ill-equipped to take on large customers

In our special report, Shared Services Revisited, OMB still must solve long-standing challenges to ensure federal providers are capable of bringing on large, cabinet level agencies. The role of the private sector is leaving some vendors unhappy, but officials say history shows their success rate with financial management system implementation to be poor.

Tags: management , financial management , Shared Services Revisited , OMB , Norman Dong , Treasury , Beth Angerman , Lisa Kazor , Savantage , Reid Jackson , Compusearch , Kevin Greer , Accenture , Interior Business Center , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 04:11am EDT
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In Depth Show Blog - November 26, 2013

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: Jeremy Grant , Doug Glair , Pat Niehaus , Roger Waldron , In Depth

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 04:42pm EST

In Depth Show Blog - November 25, 2013

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: Robert Goldenkoff , David Hawkings , In Depth

Monday - 11/25/2013, 03:22pm EST

In Depth Show Blog - November 22, 2013

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: Tom Shoop , In Depth

Friday - 11/22/2013, 05:55pm EST

GSA plans to stop providing HR shared services

The General Services Administration will focus on its core mission and let others provide payroll and human resources services. The decision comes as shared services is gaining momentum as OPM is pumping some energy back into the HR line of business, and the Interior will release a new geospatial platform to host data and applications.

Tags: management , technology , shared services , OMB , Norm Dong , Scott Bernard , GSA , Anne Rung , OPM , David Vargas , Jerry Johnston , Interior Department , Geospatial information , ACT-IAC , DHS , Jeff Spicka , Jason Miller , Uncle Sam

Friday - 09/13/2013, 06:06am EDT
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