Mallory Barg Bulman

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: How well is Trump at staffing up?

    One metric to measure the Trump administration success over its first 200 days is the number of political job nominations the White House has made or failed to make.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: How to fix federal customer service

    For lots of reasons, the federal government trails the private sector when it comes to customer service. Pressing forward on trying to fix this situation, the Partnership for Public Service and Accenture. Mallory Barg Bulman, director of research and evaluation at the Partnership, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: Making good use of federal employee survey results

    In a couple of months, managers across government will know how their agencies fared in the latest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. In the meantime, the Partnership for Public Service had released some advice on getting ready for and making good use of the results. Mallory Barg Bulman, director of research and evaluation at the Partnership, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin with some advice to agencies.

  • How COOs are indispensable to management agendas

    These COOs frequently occupy deputy secretary positions that require Senate confirmation, many of which are vacant in the current administration. But it’s the people occupying these offices that are best positioned to make real changes in the way agencies perform their missions.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman & Ron Sanders: Introducing deputies for federal agency modernization

    Mallory Barg Bulman and Ron Sanders joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the results of a joint study between the Partnership of Public Service and Booz Allen looking at what should happen when deputies are appointed to federal agencies.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: Managers needed for cyber agency vacancies

    Cybersecurity is more about people than technology. That’s why the federal agencies having to do with cybersecurity need certain vacant management positions filled. Federal News Radio’s Eric White discussed this with Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president for research and evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: Ways for Trump administration to improve customer experience

    The Trump administration is calling on agencies to find new ways to improve services to citizens, including an overhaul of digital services. That’s where the Federal Agency Customer Experience Act of 2017 comes in. Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president for research and evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, spoke on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about how things are adding up.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: Only 2 deputy secretaries confirmed in Trump camp

    Deputy secretaries do much of the important, day-to-day work of running departments and making sure policy gets carried out. The Trump administration has a precious two deputies confirmed and that’s a problem. Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president for research and evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, offers her take on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: Smaller budget triggers creative approach to IT

    The proposed cuts from the Trump administration could be an opportunity for agency managers to get creative. With less money to go around, there may be less money to maintain legacy IT systems, so that means updating it or utilizing other methods may be the best route. Federal News Radio’s Eric White learns more from Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president for research and evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • ‘The fear is real’ Congress could enact Trump-level budget cuts

    A majority of federal employees who took a Federal News Radio survey said they believe Congress will make good on President Donald Trump’s proposed civilian agency cuts for fiscal 2018.