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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.

Tags: IBM Center for the Business of Government , Business of Government Hour , Michael Keegan , Francis Collins , Anthony Fauci , Michael Astrue , Linda Gibbs

Friday - 09/05/2014, 11:50am EDT

Buyouts possible after USDA office closures

The Agriculture Department's closing of 259 offices could result in buyout offers, said the agency's deputy secretary. This week Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the closures would save about $150 million year in the agency's $145 billion budget.

Tags: Tom Vilsack , USDA , buyouts , VSIP , pay and benefits , budget , Federal Drive , Jolie Lee

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 09:47am EST
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Agencies taking diverse paths to performance measurement

Labor to set up Chief Evaluation Office. VA to empower Performance Improvement Officer. USDA focuses on matching priorities with budget submission.

Tags: management , Scott Gould , Seth Harris , Peter Orszag , Tom Vilsack , Jeffrey Zients , USDA , Labor , OMB , VA , performance management , Chief Evaluation Officer , chief performance officer , performance improvement officer

Thursday - 09/03/2009, 07:17am EDT
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White House names new DoD head of acquisition, other management positions

The White House has started filling some of the key management positions across the government.

Tags: management , Barack Obama , Ashton Carter , John Morton , Jon Cannon , Seth Harris , April Boyd , Tom Strickland , Steve Rattner , DoD , USDA , Commerce , EPA , Labor , Interior , Treasury

Monday - 02/23/2009, 07:47pm EST

'Feds Get Fit' despite weather on the Mall

Foul weather in Washington fails to deter the launch of a program to get federal workers to be more physically active and healthy.

Tags: management , OPM , John Berry , USDA , President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports , Penelope Slade-Sawyer , Max Cacas

Wednesday - 10/28/2009, 06:42am EDT
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GSA to boost cloud computing with new RFP

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra expects GSA to issue a solicitation by May 10 for a $2.5 billion contract for email-as-a-service. It's part of how the administration wants agencies to move to cloud computing. Kundra said five of seven short-term IT reforms efforts are on track.

Tags: technology , management , Vivek Kundra , Roger Baker , Daniel Poneman , OMB , GSA , VA , Energy , USDA , cloud computing , Email-as-a-service , role of the CIO , IT reforms , data center consolidation , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/28/2011, 08:01am EDT
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