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What are key management and operational challenges facing the U.S. Department of Energy? How is Energy progressing with its environmental management clean up? How is Energy changing the way it does mission support? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and much more with David Klaus, Deputy Under Secretary for Management & Performance within the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Pursuing IT Standardization and Consolidation: Insights from Dave Bowen, Director of Health Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Defense Health Agency, U.S. Department of Defense
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Why Isn't Performance Information Being Used?
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