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OMB, GSA winning over those skeptical of measuring back-office functions

The administration is establishing cost and quality benchmarks for administrative operations, such as human resources, finance, acquisition, and IT. After initial doubts, agencies see benefits from understanding how much they are paying for specific functions and how much others are paying for comparable jobs.

Tags: management , Beth Cobert , OMB , Dan Tangherlini , GSA , Benchmarking initiative , customer service , data-driven decisions , Jason Miller , President

Friday - 11/14/2014, 03:51am EST
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Ira Goldstein, National Director for Federal Services, Deloitte

The National Academy of Public Administration has elected a new class of fellows to report to Congress on some of the most complex management and policy issues in government. One of those fellows is Ira Goldstein. He's had a long public management career, starting as a charter member of the Senior Executive Service during the Carter Administration. Goldstein is now national director for Federal Services at Deloitte. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to share his perspective on federal management .

Tags: Ira Goldstein , Deloitte , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , management

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 09:34am EST
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Mike Espy, Former Secretary of the Agriculture Department

The National Academy of Public Administration has elected a new class of fellows. They'll take on some of the most complex management and policy issues in government, and reporting to Congress. Newly elected fellow Mike Espy is the former Secretary of the Agriculture Department, and now a county attorney in Mississippi. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive.

Tags: Mike Espy , Tom Temin , USDA , management

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 10:54am EDT
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Dr. Phil Joyce, NAPA Fellow Selection Committee

The National Academy of Public Administration has elected a new class of fellows. They will be tasked with taking on some of the most complex management and policy issues in government and reporting to Congress. We will hear from many of the new fellows over the next few weeks. Phil Joyce is a professor of public policy at the University of Maryland and leader of the NAPA Fellow Selection Committee. He joined Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss what makes a good NAPA fellow.

Tags: Phil Joyce , Emily Kopp , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , management

Friday - 10/24/2014, 03:30pm EDT
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Federal News Countdown: One government solution, Chili-cooking feds

Dan Blair, president & CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration and former deputy director of the Office of Personnel Management, and Kathryn Medina, senior vice-president of Global Human Resources for APCO Worldwide and former executive director of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council, count down the week's top federal stories with Francis Rose.

Tags: Dan Blair , Kathryn Medina , OPM , CHCO Council , APCO Worldwide , In Depth , Federal News Countdown

Friday - 08/22/2014, 05:25pm EDT

Brenna Isman, National Academy of Public Administration

Data-driven strategic reviews are to your agency what an annual physical is to you. They may not be fun, but they help agencies know what's working and what's not. The National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) releases a report today to help agencies get the most out of their annual check-ups. Brenna Isman is the project director and senior adviser at NAPA. She joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss why NAPA and the Office of Management and Budget worked together on this topic.

Tags: Brenna Isman , OMB , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 10:06am EDT
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Joe Thompson, National Academy of Public Administration

A House panel recently held back-to-back hearings: one with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the agency's budget request, and the other with the authors of a report on security at NASA centers. NASA is under pressure to show Congress it's tightening security following a high-profile case of a Chinese spy and other cybersecurity breaches that have flown under the radar. NASA requested a review of its security procedures after spotting some red flags. Joe Thompson, project director of the National Academy of Public Administration, organized the review. He told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about the study. Read Federal News Radio's related article.

Tags: Joe Thompson , NASA , cybersecurity , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp

Monday - 04/14/2014, 09:40am EDT
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Report prescribes pathway for cyber reform without legislation

An independent group's report offers ways for agencies to evolve to continuous monitoring and risk-based approaches to cybersecurity within the existing Federal Information Security Management Act, and proposes more cooperation between CIOs and agency inspectors general.

Tags: cybersecurity , technology , Savegov.org , Julie Anderson , FISMA , Civitas , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 05:16am EDT
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Culture change necessary for successful federal reorganization?

Dan Blair, the president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, recently testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about restructuring federal agencies. He joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss his testimony and the prospects for an agency consolidation.

Tags: management , best practices , In Depth , House Oversight and Government Reform , Dan Blair , Francis Rose , Darrell Issa

Friday - 02/17/2012, 05:47pm EST
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Online forum seeks ideas to prevent stimulus funding abuse

The Recovery Board and the National Academy of Public Administration want your ideas on how to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse of Recovery Act funds.

Tags: Laurie May , In Depth , Recovery Act , stimulus funding , oversight , management , best practices

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 05:08pm EDT
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