The Business of Government Hour


The Business of Government Hour

Leaders Speak on Leadership and Public Service: Amb. Patrick Kennedy, Adm. Thad Allen, and Dave Wennergren

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 - 14:49
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 13:01
For a decade, The Business of Government Hour has brought you leading government executives who are changing the way government does business. Each week, our guests join us for an informative, insightful, and in-depth conversation about their careers, their agencies, agency accomplishments, as well as their vision of government in the 21st century.  Over last five years, we have interviewed more than 250 government executives. It is from this rich library that we have culled together their insights on important public management issues.

The IBM Center for The Business of Government - A Video Overview

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 - 14:29
Learn more about The IBM Center for The Business of Government through this short video overview. The IBM Center for The Business of Government connects public management research with practice. Since 1998, we have helped public sector executives improve the effectiveness of government with practical ideas and original thinking. We sponsor independent research by top minds in academe and the non-profit sector, and we create opportunities for dialogue on a broad range of public management topics.

Analytics and Risk Management: Tools for Making Better Decisions

Friday, July 23rd, 2010 - 0:44
Friday, July 23, 2010 - 00:21
Decisions based on bad information can lead to poor results and be quite costly to organizations. This may culminate in the squandering of opportunities, taking on unnecessary risk, misallocating resources, and ultimately not achieving strategic goals or objectives.

Implementing the Executive Order on Federal Sustainability: A Conversation with Michelle Moore, Federal Environmental Executive

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 - 17:14
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 16:50
We spoke with the Federal Environmental Executive Michelle Moore about efforts to implement the requirements of E.O.13514, pursuing the GreenGov challenge, and working with federal agencies on sustainability plans. Here’s a sampling of what she shared with me on The Business of Government Hour:

Leading the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 - 4:21

Michael J. Keegan

Monday, February 15th, 2010 - 16:13
Michael has two decades of experience with both the private and public sectors encompassing strategic planning, business process redesign, strategic communications and marketing, performance management, change management, executive and team coaching, and risk-financing.

Leaders Speak - A Conversation on Human Service Delivery in New York City

Friday, February 5th, 2010 - 23:35
We are introducing a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour -- Leaders Speak --     focusing on human service delivery: the challenges being faced and innovations being forged in our local communities.

Improving the Presidential Transition

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 - 1:18

Managing a responsive supply chain in support of U.S. military operations

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 - 7:28
Profile of Vice Admiral Alan Thompson, Director, Defense Logistics Agency

Conversations with Leaders: Admiral Thad Allen

Friday, December 11th, 2009 - 8:12
With more than 218 years of service to the nation, the U.S. Coast Guard is a military, multimission maritime organization that safeguards U.S. economic and security interests. We had the pleasure of speaking with Admiral Allen about the Coast Guard modernization, its many successes, and the use of social networking and Web 2.0 technologies.  Here's an excerpt.