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The Business of Government Hour

Weekly Roundup for March 6-10, 2017

Friday, March 10th, 2017 - 11:38
John Kamensky

Weekly Roundup for September 30, 2016

Friday, September 30th, 2016 - 11:38
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:18
Michael J. Keegan Obama signs continuing resolution to keep agencies running through Dec. 9. The president signed the continuing resolution Thursday, which Congress passed yesterday. The measure keeps the government functioning through Dec. 9.

Weekly Roundup for September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16th, 2016 - 13:39
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 13:31
Michael J. Keegan Devil’s in the details for implementing VA Commission recommendations.The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee took on the recommendations from the VA Commission on Care’s recent report on veterans health care.

Weekly Roundup for July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29th, 2016 - 15:57
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 15:45

Perspective on Presidential Transitions: How George W. Bush and Barack Obama Managed a Transfer of Power

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 - 16:19
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 15:00
There are approximately 75 days between a presidential election and the inauguration of a new president. This is considered the presidential transition period. It is a time of opportunity and hazard for an incoming administration. The transition from campaign to governing requires that presidential policies be transformed from rhetoric into an actionable agenda and then into concrete results. Neither good policies nor sound investments are likely to work, let along succeed, if undermined by poor implementation.

Weekly Roundup January 23, 2015

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 - 11:56
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 10:44
John Kamensky

Harnessing Evidence and Evaluation: Insights from Kathy Stack, Advisor, Evidence-Based Innovation, OMB

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 - 11:40
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 09:00
The federal government spends tens of billions annually on social programs with modest or poor results. In other cases, billions have been spent on programs and funding streams while little rigorous evidence exists about program outcomes.

Health IT - Better Healthcare at Lower Cost? Interview with Dr. Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health IT

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 - 10:12
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 09:16
This week marks the 8th annual National Health IT Week --a virtual event offering all healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to unite under one banner, expressing the benefits that health information technology (IT) brings to U.S. healthcare.

Leadership in Action -- Summer 2013 The Business of Government Magazine (NEW)

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 - 10:59
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 09:30
Over the past 15 years, the IBM Center for The Business of Government has sought to connect public management research with practice.

Transforming the National Archives: A Conversation with David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 - 23:51
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 22:10
The National Archives is more than just the nation's record keeper and protector of records. It is the steward of the American story that preserves the past to protect the future. The records it holds are the original sources of that story, documenting the collective history of our nation through the actions of individuals and institutions.