Business of Government Hour

  • Combating human trafficking: a conversation with Mick McKeown

    What is the mission of the US Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign? How is it combating human trafficking? What can we do to combat human trafficking? Join us as we explore these questions and more with Michael “Mick” McKeown, Executive Director, DHS Blue Campaign.

  • Conversation with authors: John Kamensky on Cross-Agency Collaboration

    How were the initial Cross-Agency Priority Goals (CAP) goals implemented? What has been the impact of the initial CAP goals? How can we improve the implementation of the next round of CAP goals? Join us as we explore these questions and more with John Kamensky, Senior Fellow at the IBM Center and author of Cross-Agency Collaboration: A Case Study of Cross Agency Priority Goals.

  • Improving the readiness and health of the military services: a conversation with Vice Admiral Raquel Bono

    What are Defense Health Agency’s strategies priorities? How is DHA working to create a more integrated healthcare system? What is DHA doing to improve the readiness and health of the military services? Join us as we explore these questions and so much more with Vice Admiral Raquel Bono, Director, Defense Health Agency.

  • Technology and social services: a conversation with Joe Vastola

    How do state social services agencies use technology to meet their missions? How is the State of Florida doing just that? What can other states learn from the work of the Florida Department of Children and Families? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Joe Vastola, chief information officer, at the Florida Department of Children and Families.

  • Becoming a Mindful Leader: a conversation with Jacqueline Carter

    What are key leadership qualities for a digital age? How can you become a Mindful Leader? What tools and practices can be employed to better lead yourselves, your teams and your organizations? Join us as we explore these questions and more with Jacqueline Carter, co-author of The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results.

  • Ohio’s political leadership: a conversation with Dr. Trevor Brown

    How can we hone political leadership? What is the mission of the State of Ohio Leadership Institute? How is it developing the next generation of Ohio’s elected state and local leaders? Join us as we explore these questions with Trevor Brown, Executive Director, State of Ohio Leadership Institute and Dean of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University.

  • Opportunity and change at the higher education level: a conversation with Loretta Early

    Universities, higher education and technology are experiencing an unprecedented time of change and opportunity. Join us as we exploring IT in higher education with Loretta Early George Washington University’s Chief Information Officer.

  • The business of artificial intelligence: a conversation with Professor James Hendler

    What is artificial intelligence (AI) and how has it evolved? What challenges does AI present to society and government? Join us as we explore these questions and more with Prof. James Hendler, Director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and co-author of Social Machines: The Coming Collision of Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking, and Humanity.

  • Conversation with authors: Bob Rosen

    What is a Grounded Leader? What are the Roots to Effective leadership? How can you become a conscious leader? Join us as we explore these questions with Bob Rosen, Author of Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World.

  • Healthcare technologies: a conversation with Professors Jin-Oh Hahn and Monifa Vaughn-Cooke

    How are autonomous technologies advancing in healthcare? What is being done to enhance medical device design? Join us as we explore these questions and more with Professors Jin-Oh Hahn and Monifa Vaughn-Cooke from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, at the University of Maryland.

  • The Business of Government Magazine: Fall 2017

    This edition provides a glimpse into the many different missions and programs of the U.S. federal government.

  • The legacy of public service leaders: a conversation with Dave Grant

    It is important for senior government leaders, who are moving on from public service, to share their reflections on the work they did and the missions they pursued. Join Michael Keegan as he welcomes Dave Grant, Former Associate Administrator of FEMA’s Mission Support Bureau to reflect on his public service career and his leadership roles.

  • Strategic foresight at the Coast Guard: a conversation with Commander Eric Popiel

    How does the U.S. Coast Guard use strategic foresight to inform decision making? What is the Evergreen process? How is the federal community sharing strategic foresight best practices? Join us as we these questions and more with Commander Eric Popiel, Program Manager for the US Coast Guard’s Evergreen Program.

  • Conversations with authors: John Whitley on Five Actions to Improve Military Hospital Performance

    What challenges does the U.S. Department of Defense’s direct care system face? How can these challenges be overcome? What are five actions to improve military hospital performance? Join host Michael Keegan on a special edition of The Business of Government Hour as he explores these questions and more with John Whitley, author of the IBM Center report Five Actions to Improve Military Hospital Performance.