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Business of Government Hour-TV: FDA's IT Strategy

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 - 14:58
What is the FDA’s IT strategy? How is FDA changing the way it does IT? What is FDA doing to leverage the advances of mobile technologies? I explore these questions and so much more with our very special guest, Todd Simpson, Chief Information Officer, US Food and Drug Administration. Also joining us from IBM is Tim Stitely.

Todd Simpson

Friday, April 7th, 2017 - 12:47
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What is the Food and Drug Administration’s IT strategy? How is FDA changing the way it does IT? What is FDA doing to leverage the advances of mobile technologies? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Todd Simpson, Chief Information Officer, at the US Food and Drug Administration.
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What is the Food and Drug Administration’s IT strategy? How is FDA changing the way it does IT? What is FDA doing to leverage the advances of mobile technologies? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Todd Simpson, Chief Information Officer, at the US Food and Drug Administration.

Todd Simpson

Friday, April 7th, 2017 - 12:46
Mr. Simpson is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Washington, DC. In this role, Mr. Simpson is responsible for providing information technology services and support to approximately 20,000 federal personnel and contractors that comprise the FDA community throughout the continental United States and internationally.

Making Data Real – Lessons From and For Federal Leaders

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 - 14:00
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:52
In this final installment, we provide highlights from these federal leaders on the most important ingredients for a successful analytics program.

Malcolm Bertoni, FDA: Conversations on Using Analytics to Improve Mission Outcomes

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 - 10:06
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Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 13:59
In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) faced a mountain of criticism. It was thought that the public health safety precautions built into its drug evaluation procedures in reaction to the Thalidomide tragedy two decades earlier were responsible for delaying consumers’ access to vital new drug therapies. Particularly in light of the growing activism around fighting AIDS, critics argued that the FDA procedures were born out of disaster and therefore extremely overcautious.

From Data to Decisions II: Building an Analytics Culture

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 - 14:23
In our 2011 report on analytics use in the federal government, "From Data to Decisions: The Power of Analytics," we wrote about the tremendous budget pressures federal agencies face at a time when there is great public demand for government to be more effective and efficient. This report’s release sparked an overwhelmingly positive response from agency leaders and federal performance management practitioners who asked, “Where do we go from here?

States, Localities Inspire Federal Data-Driven Management

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 - 11:43
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 11:33
A new report by Harry Hatry and Elizabeth Davies, “A Guide to Data-Driven Federal Performance Reviews,” examines federal agencies that are pioneering data-driven performance reviews to improve agency effectiveness and effi­ciency.

Is the Food Safety Net Fraying?: Innovative Approaches to Food Safety

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 - 13:29
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 12:45
Food Safety Net is Fraying

Risky Business

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 - 21:16
Recovery Act guidance from OMB requires agencies to identify the risk associated with each program and develop a plan of action to reduce such risks.  After all, if a program gets 3,100 %  increase in funding, like the home weatherization program did, there must be some risk involved!  Vice President Biden has said he would like to see the entire

Tough Jobs

Thursday, January 1st, 2009 - 19:39
The top cabinet picks are chosen.  But professor Paul Light in an article for the Washington Post, “Low-Profile Jobs That Will Stay That Way, If Obama is Prudent,” highlights ten of the most challenging jobs in the federal government.