Business of Government Hour

  • Acquisition in the federal government: a conversation with FAS’ Alan Thomas

    What is FAS doing to make its operations easy, efficient and modern? How is FAS delivering best value mission support to customer agencies?

  • Conversation with authors: Prof. Jeanne Liedtka

    What is design thinking? How is design thinking being used to tackle public management challenges? Join us as we explore these questions and more with Prof. Jeanne Liedtka, author of “Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector.”

  • 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.

  • The business of the EPA: a conversation with Henry Darwin

    How is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) getting back to basics? What are the EPA’s strategic priorities? How is the EPA changing the way it does business? Join us as we explore these questions and more.

  • Shared services in the government: a conversation with Beth Angerman

    How will this office drive the future of IT Modernization? What’s next for shared services in the federal government? Join host Michael Keegan on The Business of Government Hour as he explores these questions and so much more with Beth Angerman, Deputy Associate Administrator, GSA’s Office of Shared Solutions and Performance Improvement.

  • IT modernization at the Air Force: a conversation with Frank Konieczny

    What is the U.S. Air Force doing to identify new technologies and promote innovation? How do advances in technology ease the path toward IT modernization? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with Frank Konieczny, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of the Air Force.

  • 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.

  • Field Operations at CBP: a conversation with John Wagner

    How is the mission of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations?What are CBP’s key strategic priorities? How is CBP pursuing innovative security strategies? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with John Wagner, Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

  • 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.