Business of Government Hour

  • Insights from the deputy directors for management at the Office of Management and Budget

    In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the IBM Center for The Business of Government convened a panel discussion with the current and 3 past deputy directors for management at the Office of Management and Budget. Join host Michael Keegan as they reflect on the most significant government management initiatives while also sharing lessons learned for tomorrow’s leaders.

  • Transformation at National Air and Space Museum: a conversation with Chris Browne

    How is the The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum being transformed? What is being done to enhance the visitor’s museum experience? What’s next for the National Air and Space Museum? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Chris Browne, Deputy Director, The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

  • Citizen engagement in Abu Dhabi – a conversation with Her Excellency Dr. Rauda Al Saadi

    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.

  • Commerce in Maryland: a conversation with Mike Gill

    How is Maryland attracting and retaining businesses in all regions of the state? What industries are growing in Maryland? How does the Maryland Department of Commerce promote the state and enhance its economic prosperity? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Mike Gill, Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce.

  • Data-driven government: a conversation with Jane Wiseman

    How can we realize the promise of data-driven government? What do Chief Data Officers (CDOs) actually do? How can they help government agencies use data to inform decision making? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Jane Wiseman, author of the IBM Center report, Data-Driven Government: The Role of Chief Data Officers.

  • The Department of Defense’s auditability: a conversation with Peter K. Levine

    Why does U.S. Department of Defense lack of an auditable financial statement? What has DoD done to get to auditability? What challenges are faced in getting audited financial statement and how can DoD do better? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Peter K. Levine of the Institute for Defense Analyses.

  • Conversation with authors: Kevin Desouza

    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.

  • Government efficiency: a conversation with GSA’s Emily Murphy

    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.

  • Federal data priorities at NTIS: a conversation with Avi Bender

    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 as he explores these questions and more with Avi Bender, Director of NTIS.

  • 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?

  • Leaders Speak on Collaborative Governance

    Performance management initiatives over the past two decades helped shift the conversation within and across U.S. government agencies—from a focus on measuring program activities and outputs to a focus on achieving mission outcomes. Join host Michael Keegan  for a special edition of The Business of Government Hour exploring the evolution of Performance Management in Government.

  • Leaders speak on performance management in government

    Performance management initiatives over the past two decades helped shift the conversation within and across U.S. government agencies—from a focus on measuring program activities and outputs to a focus on achieving mission outcomes. Join host Michael Keegan for a special edition of The Business of Government Hour exploring the evolution of Performance Management in Government.

  • IT modernization and transformation at the Justice Department: a conversation with Joe Klimavicz

    What are the key IT priorities of the U.S. Department of Justice? How is the DOJ going from IT Modernization to its Transformation? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Joe Klimavicz, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

  • 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.