Analysis

  • Executive Briefing Series: Multi-Cloud Security

    In this exclusive executive briefing, federal IT and security practitioners reveal how they balance cybersecurity and access in the hybrid world.

  • Cybersecurity and Analytics – Where AI Meets the Cloud

    Agencies need to think about how they intend to use AI. Everyone wants to apply it to cybersecurity, to keep data safe. But what about applying it to patterns and use cases around the data? Who is looking at it, and when?

  • The evolution of the Veterans’ Appeals process: a conversation with Cheryl Mason

    How is the Veterans’ Appeals process changing? What are the key priorities for the VA Board of Veterans’ Appeals? How is the implementation of the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 going? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Cheryl Mason, Chairman of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • Unlikely ways to interfere with wifi – January 12, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Running that microwave really is messing with your wi-fi. And meet the man who is opening the world of coding to more young people in a simple and viral way.

  • The most appropriate bacterial (sub)species to serve as a probiotic for infants

    Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Anthony Thomas will discuss the most appropriate bacterial (sub)species to serve as a probiotic for infants.

  • Executive Briefing Series: CDM and Mobile Security

    In this exclusive executive briefing, federal practitioners explore implementing new CDM capabilities and how the integration of CDM and mobile devices continue to improve cybersecurity

  • The data is in the cloud – now what?

    The cloud has already made it possible for federal agencies to store vast amounts of data while reducing their reliance on expensive enterprise data centers. Now the cloud is making it possible for agencies to consider sharing that data and putting it to use in ways they never had the resources to consider before.

  • Search engines help agencies tackle IT modernization woes

    As the federal government steps up IT modernization efforts, search engines can help agencies move toward more secure, agile, and cost-effective infrastructures.

  • Free accounting software programs – January 5, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. How to find accounting software programs that are free and open source. Also, learn about Ethereum, which is already the most famous cryptocurrency after Bitcoin.

  • Reflections with Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel

    Join host Michael Keegan as he welcomes outgoing two-term Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel to reflect on his public service career and his pursuit of innovative initiatives around financial transparency, leveraging technological advances such as cryptocurrency and blockchain, and enhancing how his office does business.

  • Personalized healthcare through functional medicine coaching

    Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum will discuss personalized healthcare through functional medicine coaching.

  • Zero trust pushes agencies away from an outdated approach to cybersecurity

    Randy Wood, vice president of U.S. public sector sales for Akamai, said zero trust is not a new idea, but one that is about five years old. It promotes the simple concept that trust is not an attribute of location, and just because an employee is trusted inside perimeter, it doesn’t mean he or she should be granted access to all the information.

  • Industrial robotics – December 29, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. We meet one of the pioneers of industrial robotics. And learn about a robotic way to consistently and automatically feed your dog.

  • 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.