Government Matters (Full Show) – November 26, 2018


What the new Congress will mean for federal workers–

Jessica Klement, vice president of advocacy at the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, discusses the impact the new Congress will have on the federal workforce, and what it will take to bring the new lawmakers up to speed.

Agency success stories in reducing improper payments–

Danny Werfel, former controller of the Office of Management and Budget and director at the Boston Consulting Group, details how agencies can reduce improper payments, and how “smart bureaucracy” could prevent errors.

Impact of the Cloud Smart Strategy on industry–

George Young, vice president of public sector at Elastic, and Paul Wilkinson, executive vice president of the 1901 Group, discuss what the growing adoption of cloud services in government means for industry, and what the future holds for tech in the region.