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Weekly Roundup: June 5 - 9, 2017

Monday, June 12th, 2017 - 13:57
John Kamensky

Weekly Roundup: May 29 – June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2nd, 2017 - 11:01
John Kamensky Risk & Reform. In an op-ed for Government Executive, Linda Miller writes: “Making decisions about which programs to eliminate or how to restructure the organizational functions of an agency is a challenge. It’s even more difficult when an agency lacks adequate information on either performance or risk or a mechanism with which to analyze it.”

Weekly Roundup: February 13 - 17, 2017

Friday, February 17th, 2017 - 9:29
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 08:26
John Kamensky

The Threat from Within

Monday, January 30th, 2017 - 10:11
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 09:04
Background.  Reform legislation adopted in 2004 in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that restructured the intelligence community included requirements to standardize and better align the background security clearance process across agencies.  But in the years that followed, the consolidation efforts took time, culminating in a 2008 presidential directive to improve the process.

Personnel Assurance for Government: What Commercial Best Practices Can Bring to Help Modernize the Security Clearance Process

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 - 15:18
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 10:27
Experience from industry practices and industry research regarding personnel security provide interesting insights and lessons learned for government to consider.   These findings emerged from a recent roundtable discussion held in November and co-hosted by the IBM Center for The Business of Government and the National Academy of Public Administration.  The roundtable intended to help identify commercial benchmarks that can inform government choices.

Dr. Karen Guice

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 - 12:45
Phrase: 
How do you delivery healthcare anywhere at anytime? What are the strategic priorities for the military health system? How has MHS sought to address some of the critical challenges it faces? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Karen Guice, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs within the U.S. Department of Defense.
Radio show date: 
Mon, 12/19/2016
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Intro text: 
How do you delivery healthcare anywhere at anytime? What are the strategic priorities for the military health system? How has MHS sought to address some of the critical challenges it faces? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Karen Guice, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs within the U.S. Department of Defense.

Dr. Karen Guice

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 - 12:45
Karen S. Guice, M.D., M.P.P., is the Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. Dr. Guice assists in the development of strategies and priorities to achieve the health mission of the Military Health System, and participates fully in formulating, developing, overseeing and advocating the policies of the Secretary of Defense.

Reflections on Reforming the Military Health Systems: A Conversation with Jonathan Woodson, M.D., Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense

Monday, July 18th, 2016 - 8:59
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As assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, he led DoD’s military health system, overseeing the Defense Department’s $50 billion health budget and shepherding this mission critical care system through major reform efforts.

Weekly Roundup March 11, 2016

Friday, March 11th, 2016 - 19:00
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 17:56

Conversation with Authors: Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power

Friday, March 4th, 2016 - 10:48
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What is the U.S. Department of Defense’s “Better Buying Power” initiative? How is DoD promoting competition, providing incentives, reducing bureaucracy, and improving services acquisition? What can federal agencies learn from DoD’s Better Buying Power initiatives? Join us as we explore these questions and more with David Van Slyke & Zach Huitink authors of Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power.
Radio show date: 
Mon, 03/07/2016
Intro text: 
What is the U.S. Department of Defense’s “Better Buying Power” initiative? How is DoD promoting competition, providing incentives, reducing bureaucracy, and improving services acquisition? What can federal agencies learn from DoD’s Better Buying Power initiatives? Join Michael J. Keegan as he explores these questions and more with David Van Slyke & Zach Huitink authors of Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power.
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