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Justin Bullock

Friday, March 24th, 2017 - 9:21
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How can risk management strategies reduce operational risk? How has the US Department of Labor employed risk management strategies to reduce improper payments in its Unemployment Insurance program? Join us as we explore these questions and more with Prof Justin Bullock, co-author of the IBM Center report, Risk Management and Reducing Improper Payments: A Case Study of the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Mon, 03/13/2017
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How can risk management strategies reduce operational risk? How has the US Department of Labor employed risk management strategies to reduce improper payments in its Unemployment Insurance program? Join Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Prof Justin Bullock, co-author of the IBM Center report, Risk Management and Reducing Improper Payments: A Case Study of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Applying Risk Management Strategies to Reduce Improper Payments

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 - 14:50
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 13:29
Federal agencies make more than $2 trillion in payments to individuals and a variety of other entities each year. Disbursing these payments expose agencies to many risks. One such risk is making what is known as improper payments. Improper payments can take many forms:  incorrect amounts paid to eligible recipients; payments made to ineligible recipients; payments for goods or services not received; duplicate payments; and payments with insufficient or no documentation.

Risk Management and Reducing Improper Payments: A Case Study of the U.S. Department of Labor

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 - 12:02
This report continues the IBM Center’s long interest in risk management with a specific focus on employing risk management strategies to reduce improper payments in the U S Department of Labor’s (DOL) Unemployment Insurance (UI) program. There is a long tradition of public management scholarship that has provided empirical support for the hypothesis that management matters for government performance. One specific management activity that has been growing in prominence in federal agencies over the last several years is risk management.

Federal Government Reform Resources: The Tech Councils' Report

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 - 18:18
Monday, December 3, 2012 - 17:06
A non-profit, educational organization, the American Council for Technology, in conjunction with the Industry Advisory Council, engaged over 100 volunteers in preparing a series of papers that comprise a “Quadrennial Government Technology Review.”  The executive summary of the Review highlights three recommendations that the authors believe could lead to annual cost reductions of $220 billion – f

Cut Cost and Improving Performance Page (Draft)

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 - 9:24
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Round Up, December 12 - 16

Friday, December 16th, 2011 - 10:16
Friday, December 16, 2011 - 09:12
Okay, so we weren’t going to publish a Round Up this week since several of us are on vacation, but here are three stories I didn’t want to sit on since they are long and you might want to read them during leisure moments during your holiday vacation!

Collaborative Governance in Action

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 - 17:36
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 17:31
A series of separate initiatives to encourage innovative cross-agency and cross-governmental efforts seem to be beginning to connect the dots among themselves.  These include:

Strategies for Reducing and Eliminating Improper Payments

Monday, May 9th, 2011 - 17:27
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 17:22
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2009, the Government Accountability Office estimates that the government lost close to $110 Billion. In FY 2010, the Office of Management and Budget reports agencies losing $125 Billion. Though staggering, these numbers may not reflect actual taxpayer dollars lost. For example, a payment made before it was due or with an incorrect amount is considered an improper payment.

Jennifer Main interview

Friday, October 30th, 2009 - 20:00
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Jennifer Main is the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Financial Stability U.S. Department of the Treasury
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Sat, 10/31/2009
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Jennifer Main(Jenni) is the Chief Financial Officer, Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance at the Department of the Treasury.
Prior to that she was named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in October 2005, after serving as the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for three years. Prior to joining SBA, she was a Senior Manager with KPMG Consulting's banking practice where she worked with private and public sector financial institutions. She is also a successful entrepreneur, having started a small business in 1998 that provided financial analysis to lenders nationwide. The company was sold to a venture capital firm in 2000.
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Where Are the Keys?

Friday, January 16th, 2009 - 19:17
Earlier today, outgoing deputy director for management Clay Johnson sent me (and others) a note that was equivalent to leaving behind the keys to the office.