Management Matters

IRS develops new information sharing model

IRS develops new information sharing model

Mallory Barg Bulman, VP of research & evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, details the IRS’s new way of...
IG community highlights management challenges facing agencies

IG community highlights management challenges facing agencies

Michael Horowitz, Inspector General at the Department of Justice and Allison Lerner, Inspector General at the National Science Foundation, discuss...
Better management needed in DHS HQ consolidation initiative

Better management needed in DHS HQ consolidation initiative

Diana Maurer, director of Defense Capabilities & Management at GAO, discusses some of the management problems that the Department of...
FEMA issues new Strategic Plan guidance

FEMA issues new Strategic Plan guidance

Daniel Kaniewski, deputy administrator for Protection & National Preparedness at FEMA, joins the program to discuss the agency’s new Strategic...
PMA: Agencies to share purchases, technology and experts

PMA: Agencies to share purchases, technology and experts

Dave Mader, former controller at the Office of Management and Budget and civilian sector chief strategy officer at Deloitte, discusses...
Impact of Sec. Shulkin firing on VA workforce

Impact of Sec. Shulkin firing on VA workforce

Gregory Giddens, former Chief Acquisition Officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs and partner at Potomac Ridge Consulting, discusses the...
Intersection of President’s Management Agenda & IT modernization

Intersection of President’s Management Agenda & IT modernization

Joyce Hunter, former deputy CIO for Policy & Planning at the Department of Agriculture, discusses where I.T. modernization fits into...
USDA implementation plan for President’s Management Agenda

USDA implementation plan for President’s Management Agenda

Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky discusses the President’s Management Agenda, and how USDA is a “lighthouse agency” for I.T....
Top IT priorities at the Homeland Security Department

Top IT priorities at the Homeland Security Department

John Zangardi, CIO at the Department of Homeland Security, details the DHS I.T. modernization plan, and how communication is important...
Implementing the President’s Management Agenda

Implementing the President’s Management Agenda

Terry Gerton, former deputy assistant secretary for policy at the Department of Labor and president & CEO of NAPA, and...
White House releases President’s Management Agenda

White House releases President’s Management Agenda

Danny Werfel, director of Boston Consulting Group, discusses the release of the President’s Management Agenda, and what it means for...
IG report: Impact of leadership on whistleblowing

IG report: Impact of leadership on whistleblowing

Federal Reserve & Consumer Financial Protection Bureau OIG Managers Michael VanHuysen and Laura Shakarji, and Associate Inspector General for Audits...
Impact of budget uncertainty on government contractors

Impact of budget uncertainty on government contractors

While the 2019 fiscal year budget request provides a lot of money to defense and I.T. services, civilian agencies seem...
Steps to improve government customer experience

Steps to improve government customer experience

Some of the biggest priorities in government management right now are in the realm of customer experience. As agencies move...
Agencies face time crunch for appropriations spending

Agencies face time crunch for appropriations spending

An unintended side effect of the short-term budget bill passed in early February is that government agencies have a shorter...
Report: CIO involvement in acquisition decisions

Report: CIO involvement in acquisition decisions

A new report published by the U.S. Government Accountability Office indicates that chief information officers need to be more involved...
Tax reform plan & strained IRS resources

Tax reform plan & strained IRS resources

Jim Williams, partner at Schambach & Williams Consulting, discusses concerns surrounding IRS’ ability to implement the tax reform plan signed...
GSA to lead Center of Excellence for customer experience

GSA to lead Center of Excellence for customer experience

Dorris Consulting International founder Martha Dorris discusses what the Center of Excellence for customer experience inside the General Services Administration...
Implementing agency reorganization without top officials confirmed

Implementing agency reorganization without top officials confirmed

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the challenges implementing the agency reorganization initiative without confirmed political leadership...
How FEMA is planning for the next disaster

How FEMA is planning for the next disaster

Federal Emergency Management Agency acting deputy administrator David Grant discusses FEMA’s Puerto Rico relief and support priorities, and how FEMA...
Practices for improving customer experience in government

Practices for improving customer experience in government

Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president of research and evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses the federal government’s struggles...
Use of performance data in government decision-making

Use of performance data in government decision-making

Chris Mihm, managing director of strategic issues at the Government Accountability Office, offers a progress report on cross-agency performance standards...
NBIB: One Year in Business

NBIB: One Year in Business

Francis sits down with Government Matters Producer Colby Hochmuth to talk in more detail about her exclusive report “NBIB: One...
Inspectors General launch Oversight.gov

Inspectors General launch Oversight.gov

Department of Justice inspector general Michael Horowitz and U.S. Postal Service acting inspector general Tammy Whitcomb discuss their collaborative effort...