About two years ago a group of experts, including Dr. Allan Burman, President of Jefferson Solutions, authored a series of articles which proposed solutions to the next president's management challenges for "The Public Manager" magazine. This Federal News Radio conversation reunites these experts to compare the successes of the Obama Administration's first year in office to their recommendations.
The original recommendations, called "The Obama Administration's Management Agenda" has recently been released from "The Public Manager" magazine.
Dr. Allan Burman, President of Jefferson Solutions, pairs with Federal experts Ms. Debra Roth of Shaw Bransford and Roth and Mr. Robert Shea of Grant Thorton to countdown top news stories on Federal News Radio.
Dr. Allan Burman, President of Jefferson Solutions, had his thoughts on the debate over inherently governmental functions included in a forum on The Public Manager.
Dr. Allan Burman received the prestigious honor of being named one of the 2009 Federal 100 recipients. Dr. Burman was nominated for his longstanding leadership in the acquisition community.
A George Mason University's public administration program and the IBM Center for the Business of Government acquisition reform work group released a report including recommended six procurement reforms, of which only one requires the approval of Congress. Dr. Allan Burman was the paper’s lead author. To read "Six Practical Steps to Improve Contracting" in its entirety, open the PDF attachment below.
Lobbyist and former Republican congressional staffer Nathan Butzlaff - who served under Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Rep. Don Young, and former Sen. Ted Stevens - has picked up his second Alaska town as a client. Cordova, Alaska, population 2,251, has retained Butzlaff's Capitol Hill firm Jefferson Consulting Group to seek funding for infrastructure. Butzlaff - an alumnus of Wasilla High School, the alma mater of Gov. Sarah Palin - started lobbying in December to win stimulus funds for Kenai, Ak., population 7,686.
Jefferson Solutions' President, Dr. Allan Burman, was featured in the August 13, 2009 Government Executive explaining his plan for fast, transparent and effective contracting for Stimulus funds. Dr. Burman prepared the plan for the Initiative for Collaborative Government, an effort led by CGI and George Mason University.
The plan was also discussed in an op-ed written by Dr. Burman for Federal News Radio.
President of Jefferson Solutions, Dr. Allan Burman, along with a panel of experts, weighed in on procurement issues for the Department of Education's Race to the Top program whose goal is to improve education quality and results.
Jefferson Solutions' President, Dr. Allan Burman, provides insight into the challenges of managing a multisector workforce for an article featured in the January 1, 2010 GovExec.
Dr. Allan Burman, President of Jefferson Solutions, along with a team of experts, weigh in to examine the fallacy that, "The Government is a terrible buyer," on Federal News Radio
Jefferson Solutions' President, Dr. Allan Burman moderated Federal News Radio discussion regarding the difficulties agencies face when integrating contractors into their workforce.
The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs requested at written testimony of Dr. Allan Burman on contracting issues and the use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds for their hearing entitled, "Follow the Money: Transparency and Accountability for Recovery and Reinvestment Spending."
Dr. Allan Burman, President of Jefferson Solutions, was featured in an interview with BISNow regarding his history as Administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy and his efforts on encouraging performance-based acquisition.
Jefferson Solutions' President, Dr. Allan Burman was interviewed on Federal News Radio on August 7, 2009, regarding OMB's recent memos providing guidance for improving acquisition.
Dr. Allan Burman, President of Jefferson Solutions, collaborated with Acquisition Solutions' Shirl Nelson in an op-ed featured in the June 1, 2009 GovEec. Burman and Nelson make a number of recommendations for making the role of the Chief Acquisition Officer more effective.