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FedHeads are Robert Shea and Francis Rose, who love to talk about the arcana of government management and the people who are trying to make it better. They don't have t-shirts yet, but are open to ideas. If government is your bag, you've got to listen to 'em. They're the FedHeads.
Episode 127: State CIOs resilient in the face of COVID-19
Robert Shea and Francis Rose welcome Executive Director Doug Robinson and GT Principal Graeme Finley to discuss how state CIOs are stepping up to lead their organizations through the pandemic and prepare for managing in the future.
Oct 12
16 min
Episode 126: Government fiscal year end
Happy New Year! #FedHeads Francis Rose and Robert Shea celebrate the end of the government’s fiscal year and the immense burden agencies face to execute their budgets before they expire at the same time they’re preparing one for the future all while pretending nothing else is happening.
Oct 5
11 min
Episode 125: 30th anniversary of the Chief Financial Officer(CFO) Act
Dawn Simpson, Director in U.S. Government Accountability Office Financial Management and Assurance team, helped the FedHeads celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the CFO ACT. Listen here and for a deeper dive, check out GAO's report on this topic: https://bit.ly/2EVBTAT
Sep 28
14 min
Episode 124: It's Mr. Commissioner to you, Francis!
The Data Coalition and former Commission on Evidence-based Policymaking executive, Nick Hart, shared results from the recent Chief Data Officer survey sponsored by Grant Thornton Public Sector and QLik. Important Links: Effective Data Governance: A Survey of Federal Chief Data Officers https://gt-us.co/2Zh5s7l
Sep 16
13 min
Pop-up episode: Date night with the FedHeads
Join Francis and Robert on their first date night in 6 months! Listen to see what they're up to and what they're having for dinner.
Sep 16
3 min
Episode 123: Presidential transition with Martha Joynt Kumar
As the Presidential election nears, the FedHeads got to speak to the world's expert on the topic of Presidential transitions, Martha Joynt Kumar. Author, Advisor, Speaker, Camel. Tune in to find out what that all means.
Sep 11
22 min
Episode 122: While we were on vacation...
It's a FedHeads reunion as Robert and Francis emerge from self care regimens that means they're tanned, rested, and ready. But Washington, DC may not be. Enjoy!
Sep 8
10 min
Pop-up episode: The FedHeads hit the big time
The FedHeads talk this week about their spread in the August 2020 issue of Podcast Magazine and what it feel like to finally make it big. Link: www.podcastmagazine.com ($)
Aug 31
5 min
Pop-up episode: Happy Birthday, Francis!
The FedHeads are taking a week off but wanted to stop to wish Francis Rose a happy birthday!
Aug 24
4 min
Episode 121:  The benefits of Federal IT modernization
The FedHeads welcome Matthew Cornelius, Executive Director at Alliance for Digital Innovation, to discuss the benefits of Federal IT modernization and how agencies have taken advantage of technology updates and budget management during COVID-19.
Aug 17
16 min
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