Department of Commerce

 

Department of Commerce

Dr. Karen Hardy

Friday, March 4th, 2016 - 12:53
Karen Hardy is Deputy Director for Risk Management at the U.S. Department of Commerce. She joined Commerce in 2011 and is responsible for integrating risk management systems into the agency’s day to day operations; strategic decision-making processes, budget cycle, and programmatic areas. Dr. Hardy provides leadership in policy development and implementation of Enterprise Risk Management frameworks across the Commerce 12 bureaus. During her time at Commerce, Dr. Hardy:

Ellen Herbst

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 - 13:20
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What is the management and performance agenda for the U.S. Department of Commerce? How is Commerce working to transform the way it does business? What is Commerce doing to support its employees and reforming its hiring process? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Ellen Herbst, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.
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Mon, 10/26/2015
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What is the management and performance agenda for the U.S. Department of Commerce? How is Commerce working to transform the way it does business? What is Commerce doing to support its employees and reforming its hiring process? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Ellen Herbst, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

Ellen Herbst

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 - 13:20
Ellen Herbst was confirmed as the Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of Administration at the Department of Commerce on August 7, 2013. 

Dr. Simon Szykman

Friday, February 14th, 2014 - 15:07
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What is the information technology strategy of the U.S. Department of Commerce? How has Commerce changed the way it does IT? And what is Commerce doing to ensure its IT investments are aligned with its mission? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more Dr. Simon Szykman, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce.
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Mon, 02/24/2014
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What is the information technology strategy of the U.S. Department of Commerce? How has Commerce changed the way it does IT? And what is Commerce doing to ensure its IT investments are aligned with its mission? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more Dr. Simon Szykman, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce.
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Dr. Simon Szykman

Friday, February 14th, 2014 - 15:05
Dr. Simon Szykman was named Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Department of Commerce in May 2010. As the Department’s CIO, Dr. Szykman is responsible for providing leadership, establishing policy, and maintaining oversight for the information technology investments that support the diverse portfolio of programs across the Commerce Department’s dozen bureaus. Dr. Szykman most recently served over three years as the CIO of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology, where he began his professional career as part of the agency’s technical staff.

Jim Taylor

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 - 12:18
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Mr. Taylor has received the Donald E. Scantlebury Award for Excellence in Federal Financial Management, and the Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Executive
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Mon, 12/17/2012
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Mr. Taylor has received the Donald E. Scantlebury Award for Excellence in Federal Financial Management, and the Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Executive.

Jim Taylor

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 - 12:18
James L. Taylor was confirmed by the United States Senate as the Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Labor on June 22, 2010. Prior to this position, he served as Deputy Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security, where he assisted the Inspector General in managing over 600 auditors, inspectors, and investigators. From 1999-2005, Mr. Taylor was the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Commerce, where he successfully implemented the department’s first integrated financial management system and earned its first clean audit opinion.

Reorganization Magic

Monday, July 25th, 2011 - 9:40
We’re reminded of the lilting yet ominous line from the song Somewhere Over the Rainbow: “And the dreams that you dare to dream, really do come true.”

A Results-Oriented Commerce Department?

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 - 12:59
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 12:47
Secretary Locke spoke to a packed audience at the offices of the Partnership for Public Service, where he was introduced by Jeff Zients, the government’s chief performance officer, who said Locke was a good partner in focusing on program execution and strong management, which has borne fruit at the Department of Commerce. His Leadership Approach

Engaging Civil Servants

Friday, January 2nd, 2009 - 17:36
President-Elect Obama will be meeting with President Bush and living past-presidents on January 7th in the White House to learn first-hand about their experiences.  President Bush has no agenda, but one topic might be:  how to engage civil servants in carrying out large-scale changes.