The Federal Acquisition Service takes a leadership
role in providing centralized
acquisition solutions while reducing
waste, increasing efficiency, lowering cost, and fostering
emerging sectors of the economy.
The U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA) relies on information
and technology to carry out its
mission—it depends on the availability
of and access to timely and
reliable information and on the technology
that makes it all happen.
As both a member of the U.S. intelligence community and a
Department of Defense (DOD) combat support agency, the
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has sought to
produce timely, relevant, and accurate geospatial intelligence
(GEOINT) for government leaders in responding to and anticipating
the country’s most critical national security challenges.
For over 75 years, the U.S. Social Security Administration,
or SSA, has touched the lives of virtually every American,
whether it is after the loss of a loved one, at the onset of a
disability, or during the transition from work to retirement.
On this program, we introduce a select group of government leaders who offer their insights, outline successes, and tell us how they, in their own unique way, are making a difference in an era of fiscal austerity.
OMB released a new memo aimed at making the procurement system more transparent. It is now up to agencies and companies to act in ways that deliver better results based on greater openness and information exchange.
What is transformational leadership? How have government leaders successfully led transformational change? When should government leaders consider undertaking transformation initiatives? These questions and so much more will be explored with Bob Reisner, author of the recent IBM Center report, A Leader’s Guide to Transformation: Developing a Playbook for Successful Change Initiatives.