FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt on NextGen

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 - 10:47

Dave Wennergren

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 - 13:46
The whole idea is to align and improve the business operations of the entire Department of Defense. How can we look at improving both effectiveness and efficiency by transforming our business operations and doing a better job of managing our portfolio?
Radio show date: 
Sat, 07/02/2011
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Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer, U.S. Department of Defense
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Weekly Wrap Up: Enhancing Competitiveness, and Answering the Mail

Friday, February 4th, 2011 - 11:23
Friday, February 4, 2011 - 09:56
This discussion honed in on how commercial organizations have implemented practices to remain globally competitive that have also provided a significant return on investment – and how those practices could easily transfer to government organizations. 

An Open Government Implementation Model: Moving to Increased Public Engagement

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 - 17:18
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 14:51
On his first full day in office, January 21, 2009, President Obama issued a call for increased openness in government.

Leading NASA’s Space Technology Research: Insights from Dr. Bobby Braun, NASA Chief Technologist

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 - 16:25
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 14:44
Cutting edge technology and innovation is more important today than ever before, as NASA develops missions of increasing complexity to understand the Earth, our solar system, and the universe. We spoke with Dr. Bobby Braun, Chief Technologist at NASA, who was a guest on The Business of Government Hour about NASA’s space technology program, its focus on research and development, forging disruptive innovation, and making a difference for the future. I share with you some of his insights from our conversation. 

Vice Admiral Jack Dorsett: Strengthening the U.S. Navy’s Information Dominance for the 21st Century

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 - 16:45
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 - 11:47
In an increasingly interconnected and networked world, information possesses such significant power that it can no longer be viewed simply as an enabler to meeting one’s mission. Whether in business or defending the nation, information can act as a serious differentiator for those who leverage it and use it to their competitive advantage. The U.S.

A Conversation on Government Technology with Vance Hitch, Richard Spires, Dave Bowen, Dave McClure, and Dr. Bobby Bruan

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 - 15:59
Join us for a conversation with government technology leaders on the intersection of technology and government mission.
Radio show date: 
Sat, 12/04/2010
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Join us for a conversation with government technology leaders on the intersection of technology and government mission.

Buying IT, Part 2: It’s the People

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 - 14:46
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 13:37
The IT Reform policies announced by OMB Deputy Director Jeffrey Zients and Federal CIO Vivek Kundra two weeks ago continue to have an impact on the IT community and beyond.  Their strategy drew in good measure from government and industry recommendations, one of the most prominent of which was a study by the TechAmerica Foundation, entitled “Government Technology Opportunity in the 21st Century” (www.techamericafoundation/gto21) (I served as an advisor to the Commission). 

Innovation That Matters

Monday, November 22nd, 2010 - 15:05
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The federal government, led by the Obama administration, state and local governments, nonprofits, and leading private sector companies all seek ways to harness the advantages of innovation. The challenges faced by government in this environment are not new—business and technology managers have long sought to optimize how information technology (IT) supports their mission at reduced overall cost. Today, however, radical advances in computing power offer an unprecedented opportunity to reshape information and service delivery for citizens, while also streamlining program operations.

Frank B. Strickland

Friday, October 15th, 2010 - 8:31
Frank B. Strickland is a Senior Fellow Emeritus with the IBM Center for The Business of Government.
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