Transition

White House preparing agency reorganization executive order

White House preparing agency reorganization executive order

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the agency reorganization executive order being prepared by the White House.
Balancing management and budget at OMB

Balancing management and budget at OMB

Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president of research and evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses potential top priorities for...
First two weeks of Trump administration marked by miscommunication

First two weeks of Trump administration marked by miscommunication

Chris Lu, former deputy secretary at the Department of Labor, discussed President Trump’s management style, the importance of communication with...
The Diplomatic Corps & the presidential transition

The Diplomatic Corps & the presidential transition

Ambassador Barbara Stephenson, President of the American Foreign Service Association, discusses reports of resignations, retirements and rotations within the State...
Trump’s plan to cut back government regulations

Trump’s plan to cut back government regulations

Susan Dudley, director of the Regulatory Studies Center at George Washington University, discusses the move by the Trump administration to...
Preparing for a possible rollback of contracting EO’s

Preparing for a possible rollback of contracting EO’s

Eric Crusius, counsel at Miles & Stockbridge, discusses several executive orders affecting the contracting community put in place by President...
Congress considers flurry of federal management bills

Congress considers flurry of federal management bills

Robert Shea, a principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discussed the flurry of activity in Congress around management and workforce...
Trump administration seeks beefed up cyber presence

Trump administration seeks beefed up cyber presence

Rear Adm. Jamie Barnett (USN, ret.), partner in Venable’s cybersecurity practice, discussed the people tapped as cyber advisors to President-elect...
Priority goals at the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Priority goals at the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Nani Coloretti, deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, discusses priority goals at HUD, and how the...
Impact of Trump administration on industry

Impact of Trump administration on industry

Nick Nayak, former chief procurement officer at Department of Homeland Security and president of Green Light Acquisition, discusses how the...
Agencies issue exit memos to incoming teams

Agencies issue exit memos to incoming teams

Danny Werfel, director for the Boston Consulting Group, discuss how the next administration can get a head start, by using...
Status of cross-agency priority goals

Status of cross-agency priority goals

John Kamensky, senior fellow at the IBM Center for the Business of Government, discusses the importance of cross-agency priority goals...
Top 3 IT priorities for new administration

Top 3 IT priorities for new administration

Kathy Conrad, director of digital government at Accenture Federal, discusses her top three priorities for agencies in the new administration.
Impact of Trump administration on government contracting

Impact of Trump administration on government contracting

Kevin Plexico, vice president of Deltek, discusses the impact of President-Elect Trump’s campaign promises on the federal contracting community.
Navigating the Trump administration’s approach to IT

Navigating the Trump administration’s approach to IT

Katell Thielmann, research director at Gartner, discussed what the public and private sectors can anticipate regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s approach...
Preserving agency data during the presidential transition

Preserving agency data during the presidential transition

Hudson Hollister, executive director of the Data Coalition, discusses how agencies can ensure their data is preserved during the presidential...
Advice for incoming political appointees

Advice for incoming political appointees

Frank McDonough, author of the new book “Spring Training for the Major Leagues in Government,” gives his advice for incoming...
Trump Administration & defense contractors

Trump Administration & defense contractors

Jacqueline Klimas, defense correspondent for the Washington Examiner, discusses what President-Elect Trump’s relationship with the defense industrial base could look like...
Challenges that lie ahead for federal electronic health records (EHRs)

Challenges that lie ahead for federal electronic health records (EHRs)

Horace Blackman, senior vice president of health at Leidos, discussed the challenges that lie ahead for federal electronic health records...
Challenges facing the next director of the Office of Management and Budget

Challenges facing the next director of the Office of Management and Budget

SeamlessDocs Federal president and former administrator of GSA, Dan Tangherlini discussed the challenges facing the next director of the Office of...
Advice for incoming political appointees

Advice for incoming political appointees

Kaiser Associates Public Sector vice president Paul Lawrence offered some advice for incoming political appointees to the federal government.
The future of budget negotiations between DoD and OMB

The future of budget negotiations between DoD and OMB

Roger Zakheim, counsel at Covington & Burling, explained why President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks hint at future budget battles among...
Lessons learned from federal hiring freezes

Lessons learned from federal hiring freezes

Ron Sanders, vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, discussed the lessons learned from past federal hiring freezes.
Secret Service ‘unsung heroes’ of presidential campaign

Secret Service ‘unsung heroes’ of presidential campaign

Chris Cummiskey, CEO of Cummiskey Strategic Solutions, discusses why he thinks the Secret Service were the “unsung heroes” of the...