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The Business of Government Radio Hour

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The Business of Government Radio Hour

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Informative, Insightful, In-Depth

Rank #1: Don Kettl on Managing Risk, Improving Results

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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.

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Jul 02 2018
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Rank #2: Bob Rosen, Author of Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World

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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.

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Mar 12 2018
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Rank #3: Robert Goldenkoff, Director, Strategic Issues, Government Accountability Office

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How does the work of the Government Accountability Office advance public service? What are some of the key leadership challenges facing U.S. federal agencies? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Robert Goldenkoff, Director, Strategic Issues, Government Accountability Office.

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Aug 05 2019
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Rank #4: Trevor Brown, Executive Director, State of Ohio Leadership Institute and Dean of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University.

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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.

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Apr 16 2018
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Rank #5: Commander Eric Popiel, Program Manager for the US Coast Guard’s Evergreen Program.

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How does the US 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.

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Jan 22 2018
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Rank #6: Professor Justin Bullock, Co-author of the report, Risk Management and Reducing Improper Payments: A Case Study of the U.S. Department of Labor.

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How can risk management strategies reduce operational risk? How has the US Department of Labor employed risk management strategies to reduce improper payments in its Unemployment Insurance program? Join Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Prof Justin Bullock, co-author of the IBM Center report, Risk Management and Reducing Improper Payments: A Case Study of the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Mar 13 2017
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Rank #7: Design Thinking for the Military with Hal McNair, Ben Zweibelson, and Nate Schwagler

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What is Military Design Thinking? How is Design being used to transforming military planning process? What is the Joint Special Operations University doing to educate special operations personnel in the use of design thinking? I explored these questions and more with with Hal McNair, Director of Continuing Education at the Joint Special Operation University and faculty members Ben Zweibelson and Nate Schwagler.

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Jul 08 2019
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Rank #8: What will Government Look Like in 2040?

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What will government be in 2040? How will it operate? The IBM Center for The Business of Government convened a panel discussion envisioning government operations 20 years into the future. Join host Michael Keegan for a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour as he explores the vision of government in 2040 and beyond.

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Jun 10 2019
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Rank #9: Jacqueline Carter, Partner and Director North America, Potential Project

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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.

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Dec 24 2018
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Rank #10: Emily Murphy, Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration

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What are U.S. General Services Administration’s key strategic priorities? How is GSA making government more effective and efficient? What is GSA doing to promote smarter management, buying, and use of technology across the federal government? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Emily Murphy, Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration.

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Oct 22 2018
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Rank #11: Bill Valdez, President, Senior Executives Association

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What is the Senior Executives Association? How does it seek to build a leadership pipeline for U.S. federal agencies? Join host Michael Keegan from the 2019 ASPA Annual Conference as he explores these questions and more with Bill Valdez, President, Senior Executives Association.

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Jun 03 2019
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Rank #12: Conversations with Authors: John Kamensky on Cross-Agency Collaboration: A Case Study of Cross Agency Priority Goals

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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.

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May 29 2018
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Rank #13: Alan Thomas, Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). the General Services Administration (GSA)

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What is FAS doing to make its operations: Easy, Efficient, and Modern? How is FAS delivering best value mission support to customer agencies? What is FAS doing to promote smarter buying and the efficient use of technology across the federal government? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Alan Thomas, Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). the General Services Administration (GSA).

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Oct 08 2018
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Rank #14: Kevin Desouza, author of the IBM Center report, Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government: Challenges and Opportunities

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What are artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing? How is the public sector using AI? What are some of the key challenges and opportunities in the public sector’s use of AI? Join host Michael Keegan for a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour – Conversations with Authors with Kevin Desouza author of the IBM Center report, Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government: Challenges and Opportunities.

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Apr 22 2019
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Rank #15: Conversations with Authors: Jean Liedtka on the Uses of Design Thinking in Public Service

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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.”

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Jul 09 2018
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Rank #16: Jin-Oh Hahn and Monifa Vaughn-Cooke, Assistant Professors, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland

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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.

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Mar 05 2018
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Rank #17: Suzette Kent, Federal Chief Information Officer, Office of Management and Budget

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What are the US federal government’s IT modernization priorities? How can the US federal IT community work together to drive good government through technology? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Suzette Kent, Federal CIO within the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

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Feb 11 2019
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Rank #18: Her Excellency Dr. Rauda Al Saadi, Director General, Abu Dhabi’s Smart Solutions and Services Authority

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What is Abu Dhabi’s digital transformation strategy? How is Abu Dhabi’s Smart Solutions and Services Authority changing how citizens engage with government? Join host Michael Keegan on a special edition of The Business of Government Hour – Global Thought Leadership series with Her Excellency Dr. Rauda Al Saadi, Director General, Abu Dhabi’s Smart Solutions and Services Authority.

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Nov 26 2018
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Rank #19: Avi Bender, Director, National Technical Information Service

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How is the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS) helping to advance federal data priorities? How does it work with the private sector to develop new and improved data products and services? What does NTIS do to deliver value to federal agencies? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Avi Bender, Director of NTIS.

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Feb 25 2019
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Rank #20: Performance Management: A Conversation with John Kamensky

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What are some of the key challenges in performance management today? How are other government’s around the work using performance management? What are some of the key international trends in government performance management? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these and other questions with John Kamensky, Senior Fellow at The IBM Center for The Business of Government.

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Apr 29 2019
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