Dan Blair

  • Federal News Countdown: Cloud computing and small-business contracts

    Dan Blair, president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, and Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners count down the top federal news story of the week.

  • DoD at risk of missing 2017 audit deadline

    Dan Blair, DoD’s deputy inspector general for auditing, blames delays on a new, resource planning system. He says the department has inconsistent controls and unreliable data.

  • What would a second term for President Obama mean for feds?

    The administration promotes numerous policy and program successes and it is on these successes President Obama’s second term priorities likely will be built. The Office of Management and Budget did not respond to requests for specifics on the President’s management agenda for the next four years, so we looked to the previous initiatives and asked experts for their opinions to devine the future in part 5 of our special, week-long multimedia report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years

  • Federal News Countdown: STOCK Act delay and strategic sourcing

    Dan Blair, the president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, and John Kamensky, a senior fellow with the IBM Center for the Business of Government, count down the top federal news story of the week.

  • Election 2012: In Depth interviews

    On this special Election 2012 edition of the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show and links to additional resources.

  • In Depth interviews – November 26

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • Employee survey sheds spotlight on leadership flaws, opportunities

    Federal employee satisfaction on nearly every measure dropped this year, according to the 2012 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. Complaints about federal pay mostly fueled feds’ declining morale. But former federal human-capital officials also pointed to the role of senior agency leaders.

  • What is the Memos to National Leaders Project?

    NAPA’s Dan Blair and Antoinette Samuel and Paul Posner from ASPA, discuss how the new Memos to National Leaders project helps federal managers address the challenges at their agencies. December 14, 2012

  • Top 3 for 2013 – Dan Blair on budget opportunities

    Dan Blair, the president of the National Academy of Public Administration says the tight budgets next year could be an opportunity to restructure the federal workforce.

  • In Depth interviews – December 27

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.