The Business of Government Magazine - Spring 2014 Edition


The Business of Government Magazine - Spring 2014 Edition

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Spring 2014 Magazine

The Business of Government - Spring 2014 Edition

This edition of The Business of Government magazine underscores the importance of correlating short-term decision-making with long-range consequences. We highlight the latest trends and best practices for improving government effectiveness by introducing you to key government executives, detailing the work of public management practitioners, and offering insights from leading academics.







Conversations with Leaders

Dr. Anthony Fauci A Conversation with Anthony Fauci, M.D. Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Chris Mihm A Conversation with J. Christopher Mihm, Managing Director, Strategic Issues Government Accountability Office
Vice Admiral Mark Harnitchek A Conversation with Vice Admiral Mark Harnitchek, Director, Defense Logistics Agency
Curtis Coy A Conversation with Curtis L. Coy, Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity, Veterans Benefits Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


Dave Bowen

Pursuing IT Standardization and Consolidation: Insights from Dave Bowen, Director of Health Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Defense Health Agency, U.S. Department of Defense

Nani Coloretti

Managing Resources in an Era of Fiscal Constraint and Reform: Insights from Nani Coloretti, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Management, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Mary Davie

Maximizing the Value of Government IT: Insights from Mary Davie, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Integrated Technology Services, Federal Acquisition Service, U.S General Services Administration

Dave Lebryk

Promoting the Financial Integrity of the U.S. Government: Insights from Dave Lebryk, Commissioner, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Kathy Stack

Harnessing Evidence and Evaluation: Insights from Kathy Stack, Advisor, Evidence-Based Innovation, Office of Management and Budget

Simon Szykman

Data and Information as Strategic Assets: Insights from Dr. Simon Szykman, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce

Perspectives Introduction: Perspectives on Federal Acquisition and Complex Contracting
Perspectives Perspectives on Federal Acquisition and Complex Contracting with Professors Trevor Brown and David Van Slyke



Forum Six Trends Driving Change in Government


This issue highlights successful actions being taken throughout government to meet challenges of ever-increasing complexity, and sparks thinking among government leaders and stakeholders about how best to forge new paths forward.


Dan Chenok
Executive Director
The IBM Center for The Business of Government