The Business of Government Hour show

The Business of Government Hour

Summary: The Business of Government Hour highlights government executives and thought leaders who are changing the way government does business.  Host Michael J. Keegan speaks to guests about leadership, public management, innovation, as well as their vision of government in the 21st century. Each interview offers an informative, insightful, and in-depth conversation on topics and trends at the intersection of government, technology, and leadership.

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  • Artist: IBM Center for The Business of Government
  • Copyright: IBM 2016

Podcasts:

 SPADE Defense Conference 2022 – Len Bastien, MG Bob Wheeler (Ret) and Terry Halvorsen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What is Multi-Domain Command and Control (MDC2)? How is the U.S. and its allies collaborating to deliver on the vision of MDC2? How is Canada’s Defence Team pursuing MDC2? What lessons can be learned from previous efforts? Michael Keegan welcomes Len Bastien, CIO, Canadian Department of National Defence, Terry Halvorsen, former DoD CIO and IBM […]

 Connecting and Protecting the Warfighter in Cyberspace: Lt. General Robert Skinner, Director, DISA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

A Conversation with Lt General Robert Skinner, Director, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). What are the strategic priorities of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)? How is it strengthening the security and resilience of networks and systems? What is it doing to prioritize command and control and leverage data as a Strategic Asset? Michael Keegan […]

 Leveraging Information and Technology: Gary Washington, CIO, U.S. Department of Agriculture | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What is the IT strategy for the USDA? How is it modernizing its IT systems and infrastructure? How USDA using technology to transform the way it operates and meets its mission? Host Michael Keegan explores these questions and more with Gary Washington, CIO, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Listen to the podcast.

 April Rinne, author of FLUX: 8 Superpowers for Thriving in Constant Change on a Special Series Leading Through Uncertain Times | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

How can government leaders see constant change as an opportunity, not a threat? How can fostering a flux mindset help leaders be more effective and resilient in the face of relentless uncertainty? What strategies can leaders employ to do just this? Join Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with April Rinne, author […]

 Comptroller General Gene Dodaro | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

How has the mission of the U.S. Government Accountability Office evolved? How is GAO innovating the way it does its oversight mission? What does the future hold for the U.S. Government Accountability Office? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Comptroller General Gene Dodaro, leader of the GAO. Listen to […]

 Rob Handfield on Enabling a More Resilient Supply Chain Strategy for the Nation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Why is the global supply chain so vulnerable? How can a modern supply chain strategy leverage shared service models to increase efficiency and productivity? What is Supply Chain Immunity? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Rob Handfield author of Enabling a More Resilient and Shared Supply Chain Strategy […]

 Stacy Marcott, Acting Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What is the financial management strategy of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security? How is DHS modernizing its financial management system? What’s next in its financial modernization journey? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Stacy Marcott, Acting Chief Financial Officer at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Listen to […]

 Jane Datta, Chief Human Capital Officer, NASA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What is the human capital strategy for NASA? How did NASA respond to the pandemic and keep its workforce performing? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Jane Datta, Chief Human Capital Officer, at NASA on The Business of Government Hour. Listen to the podcast.

 Modernizing IT Service Delivery: A Conversation with Sylvia Burns, Chief Information Officer at Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What is the IT strategy for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)? How is it modernizing its IT systems and infrastructure? How FDIC using technology to transform the way it operates and meet its mission? Join host Michael J. Keegan has he explores these questions and more with Sylvia Burns, Chief Information Officer at FDIC. […]

 Emerge Stronger and More Resilient: Responding to COVID-19 and Preparing for Future Shocks with Mike Stone and Tim Paydos | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

How can governments emerge stronger and better prepared for future shocks? What actions can be taken to modernize supply chains? How does emerging stronger and more resilient rest on a solid foundation of data analytics and systems security? Join host Michael J. Keegan as he explores these questions and more with IBM Global Government leaders […]

 Improving AI Strategic Coordination: A Conversation with Pamela Isom, Director, Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office, U.S. Department of Energy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What is the mission of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office? How is it working to transform the Department of Energy into a world leading AI enterprise? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Pamela Isom, Director of the Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office within the […]

 How to Make Good Ideas Great and Great Ideas Scale: Conversation with Prof. John List, author, The Voltage Effect | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What is the Voltage Effect? Why do some ideas fail while others change the world? What are the five hurdles one must clear to ensure the vitality of an idea? Why should policymakers move from evidence-based policy to policy-based evidence? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Professor John List, […]

 Dr. Ben Bensaou, Author of Built to Innovate — part of the leading through uncertain times series | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What are the key processes of innovating? Can innovating be taught & enhanced by continued practice? What are the core traits of an organization this is built to innovate? How can government executives innovate and find new ways to lead? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with Dr. Ben Bensaou, Author of […]

 Michael Brown, Director, Defense Innovation Units, U.S. Department of Defense | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

How does the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) execute on its critical mission? What is it doing to attract innovative businesses and startups to help solve high-impact national security issues? What emerging technologies offer the most promise to securing the nation? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Michael Brown, Director, […]

 Jay Hoffman, Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What is the financial management strategy for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)? How is it pursuing a Hybrid First workplace model? What is it innovating the way it operates and does business? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Jay Hoffman, Chief Financial Officer at USPTO. Listen to […]

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