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FedHeads

Tune in each week to hear Robert Shea and your celebrity host talk with government leaders and public policy wonks about the arcana of government management and the people who are working hard to make it better. If government is your bag, you've got to listen to 'em. They're the FedHeads.

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May 16, 2022 18 min
LA’s Jeffrey Prang walked #FedHeads through the life of an assessor in the country’s biggest county.
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FedHeads hear from NSC’s Director of Cybersecurity and Secure Digital Innovation, National Security Council, Carole House, about government-wide efforts to tackle evolving cyber and digital innovation security challenges.
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FedHeads Robert Shea and guest host Doug Criscitello welcome authors Richard Beck and John O'Brien to discuss key lessons in driving performance improvement in government. You can find their book "Engaging the Organization in Effective Performance Management: Translating Vision into Results" on Amazon.
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Grant Thornton Public Sector Doug Criscitello joins Robert Shea this time as our guest host to talk about the avalanche of developments around the President's Management Agenda.
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April 25, 2022 13 min
The FedHeads celebrate the 200th episode with guest host Kelly Morrison and their "favorite" guest Deputy Chief Operating Officer at Federal Student Aid Katie Malague. Katie shares with us her role at FSA and what she is excited about! Tune in on how Robert challenges Katie on her many roles and see how she rebuts.
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FedHeads welcome Director of IT Data Transparency at GSA Dan York to discuss the latest modernized Federal IT dashboard to enhance customer experience, build trust with key stakeholders, and to further understand Federal IT spending. Tune in to learn more!
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The FedHeads invite Grant Thornton Public Sector Managing Director Doug Criscitello to totally geek out about the President's FY23 Budget proposal, and spoiler alert -- a possible new slogan.
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April 4, 2022 12 min
FedHeads are back live in the studio! And with a new guest cohost, Grant Thornton Director Kelly Morrison. They talk Trends Affecting Government & Society as recently forecast in U.S. Government Accountability Office's (US GAO) new strategic plan. Oh, and Turks & Caicos. Link to GAO 2022-2027 Strategic Plan: Goals and Objectives for Serving Congress and the Nation - https://www.gao.gov/products/gao-22-1sp
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April 1, 2022 4 min
Breaking up is hard to do, especially when it's recorded live. But #FedHeads will go on. God speed, Francis Rose #it'snotyouit'sme.
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The IBM Center for the Business of Government’s Dan Chenok tried to recreate Francis Rose's favorite #FedHeads episode, but instead shared details about National Academy of Public Administration's recent report on the government’s Cybersecurity workforce.
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Long time civil servant and icon, Deputy Associate Administrator, Mission Support Transformation at NASA Mary Davie, tried to turn the tables on Francis Rose, but he said no one would care what he had to say. If you want to know what he thinks of things, tune in today!
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The appointments process is taking longer and longer, which means transitions are getting rougher and rougher. Partnership for Public Service Director of the Center for Presidential Transition Valerie Smith Boyd shares some important observations with #FedHeads on what’s worked and what needs to improve to make Presidential transitions work better. New Report from the Partnership for Public Service: Biden's First Year: Nominat...
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February 28, 2022 11 min
FedHeads try to focus on what’s ahead – state of the union address, budgets, management agendas, etc – but crises abound. Tune in today for a #FedHeads escape.
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February 21, 2022 14 min
Miss your Blackberry? Take a walk down memory lane with Jason Miller of Federal News Network as he recounts for #fedheads Francis and Robert some of the stories he heard from former enthusiasts across government while he reported on the end of the BlackBerry era. https://federalnewsnetwork.com/reporters-notebook-jason-miller/2022/01/the-end-of-an-era-blackberrys-impact-on-federal-industry-endures/
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Director of U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Antonio “Toney” Mitchell gave the FedHeads a tutorial on IT spending oversight and, in particular, how it’s helped his critical agency meet the demands of the moment.
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On the heels of the release of OMB’s Zero Trust guidance, #FedHeads @FRoseDC and @robertjshea talk with @4DigInnovation’s Ross Norduft about the evolving cybersecurity landscape in government.
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A little bureaucracy banter and a friendly wager to start off your week on this week’s episode of #FedHeads with @FRoseDC and @robertjshea.
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Grant Thornton's charitable program, Purple Paladin, recognized the Warrior Reunion Foundation, which provides all-inclusive reunion experiences to reconnect military units that deployed to a combat theater together. The FedHeads welcomed founder and CEO James Ferguson to share their compelling mission. And you’ve got to see this video: https://gt-us.co/3FYzUX6
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Delaware’s State Auditor, Kathy McGuiness joined #FedHeads to tout the state’s new spending transparency initiative, Gray Fox, which allows Delawareans to see and compare how their counties, municipalities and school districts are spending the millions in tax dollars received from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. Check out Gray Fox here: https://auditor.delaware.gov/project-gray-fox/.
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Happy New Year from the FedHeads! Omicron complicates what’s sure to be a tumultuous year, with FY22 budget negotiations underway, FY23 budget requests forthcoming, and the specter of a mid-year election looming. Join @robertjshea and @FRoseDC for the year’s first podcast, 2022...here we come!
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