Transition

Building a new administration

Building a new administration

Ron Sanders, vice president and fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton, discussed the nuances of building a new presidential administration.
73 Days: Government in Transition

73 Days: Government in Transition

Government Matters takes a deep dive into the critical 73-day period between election day and inauguration. Modern presidential transitions involve...
Managing federal IT during a transition

Managing federal IT during a transition

Simon Szykman, chief technology officer of federal services at Attain, discussed the nuances of managing federal IT during a presidential...
Part Two: Exclusive with GSA’s Denise Turner Roth

Part Two: Exclusive with GSA’s Denise Turner Roth

Denise Turner Roth, administrator of the General Services Administration, sat down for an exclusive two-part interview with Government Matters host...
The relationship between agency inspectors general and political appointees

The relationship between agency inspectors general and political appointees

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton, discusses the importance of the relationship between agency inspectors general and political appointees.
Cyber plays small role in first presidential debate, looms large for next administration

Cyber plays small role in first presidential debate, looms large for next administration

Tony Cole, vice president and global government chief technology officer for FireEye, discussed cybersecurity challenges facing the next administration.
Cummiskey: Next DHS secretary should focus on people, money, organization, and components

Cummiskey: Next DHS secretary should focus on people, money, organization, and components

Chris Cummiskey, former acting undersecretary at the Department of Homeland Security, offered a four-point plan for the next DHS secretary....
Encouraging emerging tech in government

Encouraging emerging tech in government

Brian Forde, director of digital currency at the MIT Media Lab and former senior advisor for mobile and data innovation...
Future of the Technology Transformation Service

Future of the Technology Transformation Service

Dan Tangherlini, President of Seamless Docs Federal and former administrator of the General Services Administration, talks about how tech teams...
The evolving relationship between unions and presidential administrations

The evolving relationship between unions and presidential administrations

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton, discusses the evolving relationship between unions and presidential administrations.
Technology and innovation in next administration

Technology and innovation in next administration

Dan Chenok, Executive Director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government, discusses data-driven strategic planning, and it’s potential...
Early start for presidential transition teams

Early start for presidential transition teams

Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, detailed the early start for presidential transition teams and...
Trump’s 100 day “War on Waste”

Trump’s 100 day “War on Waste”

Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief at Government Executive Media Group, discussed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s promise to eliminate wasteful government spending...
Category management and the presidential transition

Category management and the presidential transition

Angela Styles, chair of the law firm Crowell & Moring, discussed the contracting community’s lingering concerns with category management.
Preparing for the presidential transition

Preparing for the presidential transition

Francis speaks with former Deputy Undersecretary for Management at DHS Chris Cummiskey about the preparations going on for a new...
2016 transition initiative at NAPA

2016 transition initiative at NAPA

David Chu, co-chairman of the National Academy of Public Administration’s “Transition 2016” initiative, discussed high-priority areas for the hand-off between...
Government Matters (Full Show) – July 18, 2016

Government Matters (Full Show) – July 18, 2016

On Monday’s edition of Government Matters: Kimberly Holden, deputy associate director of recruitment and hiring at the Office of Personnel...
Career civil servants in presidential transitions

Career civil servants in presidential transitions

Michael Astrue, former Commissioner of the Social Security Administration discussed the role of career civil servants in presidential transitions.
Priories for presidential transition teams

Priories for presidential transition teams

Savan Group president and CEO Veeral Madmujar offered insight on how the General Services Administration — and other federal agencies...
Federal employees prepare for new administration

Federal employees prepare for new administration

Jeffrey Press, Practice Leader, Government Performance at Socrata talked with Francis about how federal employees are preparing for a new...