IBM Center for the Business of Government

  • Federal data as a strategic asset: a conversation with Nancy Potok

    How is the U.S. federal government leveraging data as a strategic asset? How is the federal government building the infrastructure for evidence-based policymaking? What does the future hold for the federal data and statistical communities? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Nancy Potok, Chief Statistician of the U.S. within the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

  • Creating international leaders: a conversation Ambassador Reuben Briget

    What are some of the most significant challenges facing the African continent? What is the mission of the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University? How is it developing the next generation of international leaders? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Ambassador Reuben Brigety, Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University.

  • Using artificial intelligence to transform government: a conversation with Dan Chenok and Mallory Barg Bulman

    How will AI change government? We focus on three areas of impact: a transformed workday, a potential for personalized customer service and an increased importance of technical and data skills. Michael Keegan explored this and more with Dan Chenok and Mallory Barg Bulman.

  • Advancing public service through GAO: a conversation with Robert Goldenkoff

    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 from the 2019 ASPA Annual Conference as he explores these questions and more with Robert Goldenkoff, Director, Strategic Issues, Government Accountability Office.

  • The mission of the Center for Democracy and Technology

    What is the mission of the Center for Democracy and Technology? How is it advancing federal privacy law to protect our digital rights? What is the Center for Democracy and Technology doing in the area of cybersecurity? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Nuala O’Connor, President and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology.

  • Putting robotics/autonomous systems to work in defense and security

    What are the implications of the growing importance of robotics and autonomous systems for military operations? How else is the Royal Netherlands Army (NL Army) using innovative technology? Michael Keegan explored these questions and more with Major General C.J. Matthijssen, Deputy Commander, NL Army and Lieutenant Colonel Martijn Hädicke, Commander Robotic Autonomous Systems Project, 13rd Infantry Division, NL Army.

  • Modernizing IT at DHS: a conversation with Dr. John Zangardi

    What are the IT strategic priorities for DHS? How is it working to modernize its IT infrastructure? What is DHS doing to improve its network connectivity and resilience while maturing its cybersecurity posture? I explored these questions and more with Dr. John Zangardi who joined me and my cohost Don Fenhagen, IBM, from the SPADE conference for an insightful and in-depth discussion.

  • Interviews with leaders: a conversation with Andrew Hunter and Zach Lemnios on AI in a national security context

    How and in what areas is AI being adopted in the national security space? What is an AI ecosystem? How can government and the military enhance their AI ecosystems?

  • Justice CIO Klimavicz to take on additional duties as the chief data officer

    Justice Department CIO Joe Klimavicz is gaining additional responsibilities as chief data officer, begging the question whether there is a difference between information and data?

  • 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.