Business of Government Hour

  • Federal IT modernization priorities: a conversation with Suzette Kent

    This week Michael Keegan addresses the federal government’s IT modernization priorities with Suzette Kent, OMB’s Federal Chief Information Officer.

  • Leadership stories in science, technology, commerce and children and family services

    Leadership stories are at the core of The Business of Government Hour. Join host Michael Keegan in the second of a 2 part series exploring the leadership stories and public service of nine government leaders encompassing a wide range of disciplines, a diverse set of experiences, and a vast span of geographies. This edition introduces 5 government executives leading missions and programs that include government-wide acquisition, science and technology, commerce, children and family services, and innovation.

  • Leadership stories in military health, government-wide acquisition and innovation

    Leadership stories are at the core of The Business of Government Hour. Join host Michael Keegan in the first of a two-part series exploring the leadership stories and public service of government leaders encompassing a wide range of disciplines, a diverse set of experiences, and a vast span of geographies. This edition introduces to four government executives leading missions and programs that include military health, government-wide acquisition, technology and innovation, and environmental protection.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Mind of the Leader: a conversation with author Jacqueline Carter

    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 host Michael Keegan on The Business of Government Hour as he explores 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.

  • Government for the future

    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.

  • 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.