Business of Government Hour

  • Developing a management roadmap for the new administration

    Join host Michael Keegan as he explores this effort and how presidential transitions work with David Eagles, Director, The Center for Presidential Transition, Partnership for Public Service and Dan Chenok, Executive Director, The IBM Center for The Business of Government.

  • Security strategies at CBP: a conversation with Kevin McAleenan

    What are the key strategic priorities for the US Customs and Border Protection? What is CBP doing to be more efficient and effectively in meeting its mission? How is CBP pursuing innovative security strategies? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Kevin McAleenan, Deputy Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on the next The Business of Government Hour.

  • NASA’s science priorities: a conversation with Dr. Ellen Stofan

    What are NASA’s key science priorities? What is NASA doing to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education? When will we have definitive evidence of life outside of Earth? Join host Michael Keegan as they explore these questions with Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist.

  • A conversation with author Martha Kumar

    What are the characteristics of a well-prepared, successful presidential transition? How does the 2008-2009 presidential transition represent a model to be followed by future incoming and outgoing administrations? What more can be done to enhance the presidential transition process? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Martha Joynt Kumar, author of Before the Oath: How George W. Bush and Barack Obama Managed a Transfer of Power.

  • Efficient healthcare delivery: a conversation with Dr. Karen Guice

    How do you delivery healthcare anywhere at anytime? What are the strategic priorities for the military health system? How has MHS sought to address some of the critical challenges it faces? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Karen Guice, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs within the U.S. Department of Defense.

  • An examination of the PMI cohort program: a conversation with Eric Dishman

    What is the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program? How do you balance accessibility and data security of cohort participants? How do you manage expectations? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Eric Dishman, Director, Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program, National Institutes of Health.

  • The Navy’s IT strategy: a conversation with Rob Foster

    What are the IT priorities for the US Department of the Navy? How is the Navy leveraging mobility solutions? What is the US Navy doing to enhance its IT security. Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Rob Foster, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of the Navy.

  • Business priorities at HHS’ OIG: a conversation with Daniel Levinson

    What are the key priorities for HHS’ OIG? What are the top management and performance challenges facing HHS? What are the characteristics of an effective inspector general? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services.

  • Conversations with Authors Doug Brook and Maureen Hartney on Managing the Government’s Executive Talent

    The management of the federal workforce—including executives—will be a critical factor in the next president’s success. How do we strengthening federal senior leadership, including political appointees and career executives, and enhancing their collaboration? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores this subject with Doug Brook and Maureen Hartney authors of Managing the Government’s Executive Talent.

  • Healthcare innovation at VHA: a conversation with Dr. David Shulkin

    What are Veterans Health Administration’s strategic priorities? What is VHA doing to improve its organizational performance? What is VHA doing to advance healthcare innovation for veterans and the country? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health, Veterans Health Administration, US Dept of Veterans Affairs.

  • The VA IT strategy: a conversation with LaVerne Council

    What is the VA’s IT strategy? How is VA changing the way it does IT? What about VA’s “buy-first” strategy? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with LaVerne Council, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • The EPA information technology mission: a conversation with Ann Dunkin

    What is the information technology strategy for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency? How is the EPA modernizing its technology infrastructure and ensuring its IT investments align with its overall mission? What is the EPA doing to balanced stewardship of information and technology? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Ann Dunkin, Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

  • The future of the United States Coast Guard: a conversation with Admiral Paul Zukunft

    What is the U.S. Coast Guard strategic direction? How is the U.S. Coast Guard modernizing to be ready for today and prepared for tomorrow? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Admiral Paul Zukunft, Commandant, United States Coast Guard.

  • NASA’s science priorities: a conversation with Dr. Ellen Stofan

    What are NASA’s key science priorities? What is NASA doing to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education? When will we have definitive evidence of life outside of Earth? Join host Michael Keegan as they explore these questions with Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist.

  • Conversation with Authors: Dr. Don Kettl

    What can government executives learn from the GAO’s high-risk list? What have agencies done over the years to get their programs off the list? How can programs stay off the list in the first place? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Don Kettl, author of the IBM Center report, Managing Risk, Improving Results: Lessons for Improving Government Management from GAO’s High-Risk List.