Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014

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Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014
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This edition of The Business of Government magazine provides a glimpse into the many challenges, risks, and opportunities facing today’s government executives.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Learn how program managers can assess whether their efforts to increase citizen participation in their programs are making a difference.
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Robert Reisner, an expert in government transformation, has culled these insights in his recent IBM Center report, A Leader’s Guide to Transformation: Developing a Playbook for Successful Change Initiatives. Based on these interviews, Reisner frames a series of interrelated steps that a government executive should consider when they undertake any transformation initiative.
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DHS prevents homelessness wherever possible and provides short-term emergency shelter and re-housing support when needed.
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Mr. Osborn has recently been appointed to be the NNSA Transformation Executive and will lead the agency's move to “OneNNSA.”
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What is the Social Security Administration doing to reduce disability backlogs? How is SSA improving service and stewardship efforts? What does the future hold for the United States Social Security Administration? Michael Astrue, Commissioner of the U.S. Social Security Administration joined me on The Business of Government Hour to explore these questions and so much more.
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How is GAO working to help put the country back on a sustainable fiscal path? What is GAO doing to assist Congress in support of its oversight of decision making responsibilities? How is GAO overseeing federal programs and operations to ensure accountability to the American people? Last month, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro joined me on The Business of Government Hour to explore these questions and so much more. Here are some insights from this discussion:
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