Professors Greer and Bullock detail DOL’s innovative approach
to improve outcomes and performance related to improper payments,
which is an area of operational risk that has been identified
as a legislative priority.
What are the key priorities for CMS’s Center for Program Integrity? How is it moving beyond the “pay and chase” approach to combating fraud, waste, and abuse? What innovative technologies is it using? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Shantanu Agrawal, Deputy Administrator & Director, Center for Program Integrity, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
“By some estimates, taking out just nine critical electrical
substations could plunge the whole nation into darkness,”
says Jason Black, a researcher at Battelle Institute. This
scenario, of course, probably keeps the leaders of the Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) awake at night. What
is their risk management strategy?
With each edition, my goal is straightforward: to introduce readers to the works, insights,
and advice from some of today’s key government executives, who are tackling significant
management challenges and seizing opportunities to lead.
What is risk management? How are federal agencies managing risk? What can federal agencies learn from the U.S. Department of Education’s risk management program? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Young Hoon Kwak and Julia Keleher, authors of the IBM Center report Risk Management for Grants Administration.
How does a new leader of an organization in crisis take on the task of restoring trust by citizens, stakeholders, and employees, while transforming the agency to meet the challenges of the next decade?
Big data should not be defined as “big” based on the size of the data alone. As defined by an important Commission on Big Data, big data is “a phenomenon that is a result of the rapid acceleration and exponential growth in the expanding volume of high velocity, complex and diverse types of data.” Organizations that do not necessarily have a large volume of data can benefit from a better understanding of the art of the possible with the new generation of analytic tools designed for big data.