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Mission Is Possible
37 minutes | 10 days ago
Adapting to Changing Supply Chain Risk Management Threats
As the threat environment changes, SCRM programs must change too. What structural and behavioral changes can an organization make to effectively guard against emerging supply chain threats and secure a more resilient future? The frequency and severity of supply chain disruptions are increasing. Consider evidence of adversarial cyberattacks, sociopolitical unrest, and climate change from the past year alone. Mission is Possible guest host Jason Dury speaks with Matt Halvorsen from the FBI and Lisa Barr from CISA about how organizations are preparing for this change and the actions agencies can take to drive the evolution of supply chain risk management to ensure holistic SCRM solutions geared to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
29 minutes | 3 months ago
Building Stronger Communities Through Improved Disaster Resilience
In this episode of Mission Is possible, host Sasha O'Connell sat down with community Public Health and Emergency Management trailblazer, Dr. Goulda Downer. Dr. Downer is a recognized leader in strengthening the nation's HIV clinical workforce with racial and ethnic minority communities. Following her successes in Public Health, Dr. Downer has now set her sights on addressing disaster inequities through community engagement. Dr. Downer and Sasha O'Connell discuss: Building resilience in underserved communities Strategies to shape engaged and prepared communities Best practices in achieving diverse leadership in emergency management How to give every community member a voice in the effort to prepare for weather and climate disasters For more information on the series, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/mission-is-possible-podcast-series
39 minutes | 4 months ago
Lessons Learned - Series Wrap-Up
Tune in to hear representatives from Guidehouse's National Security team discuss their personal experiences and lessons learned from past presidential transitions. For more information on the series, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/presidential-transition-podcast-mini-series
36 minutes | 5 months ago
Anne Witkowsky, The Importance of Strong Leadership
Guidehouse’s Patricia Cogswell and Anne Witkowksy, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Stability and Humanitarian Affairs, discuss Anne’s experiences with transitions at both DoS and the NSC. For more information on the series, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/presidential-transition-podcast-mini-series
29 minutes | 5 months ago
Michael Daniel, A View From Inside the White House
Sasha O’Connell sits down with Michael Daniel, former Special Assistant to President Obama and Cybersecurity Coordinator on the National Security Council Staff. Michael shares his perspective on the most successful transitions he experienced and what made them so smooth. For more information on the series, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/presidential-transition-podcast-mini-series
40 minutes | 6 months ago
Jim Williams, GSA’s Leadership Role in Transitions
Patricia Cogswell, a Strategic Advisor for Guidehouse’s National Security Segment, catches up with former Acting Administrator of the GSA, Jim Williams. Together they reflect on what makes a Presidential transition successful. For more information on the series, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/presidential-transition-podcast-mini-series
32 minutes | 6 months ago
Lindsay Rodman, Cracking Open the Process to Enhance Diversity
Mission is Possible host Sasha O’Connell and Lindsay Rodman, Executive Director of LCWINS, discuss ways that transition teams can help to create more diverse leadership across the national security sector. For more information on the series, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/presidential-transition-podcast-mini-series
36 minutes | 6 months ago
I'm Chip Fulghum, I think I'm your Acting
Chip Fulghum, former Deputy Undersecretary of Management and CFO of DHS, and Guidehouse Senior Strategic Advisor Chris Cummiskey reflect on their experience at DHS undergoing Presidential transitions and the challenges and successes they faced. For more information on the series, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/presidential-transition-podcast-mini-series
41 minutes | 6 months ago
John Pistole: Change is the Constant in Life
John Pistole, Anderson University President and former Administrator of the TSA and Deputy Director of the FBI, joins Guidehouse’s Patricia Cogswell to discuss their shared experience at TSA and John’s perspective on experiencing a Presidential transition from the career and political appointee sides. For more information on the series, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/presidential-transition-podcast-mini-series
2 minutes | 7 months ago
Trailer for Presidential Transition Mini-Series
Whether it is the transition to the second term of a sitting Administration or the transition to a new administration, life inside dynamic national security departments and agencies gets even more so from election to inauguration and onward to the first “100” days. In this special spin-off series, Guidehouse and the American University School of Public Affairs host a series of conversations with former senior officials from across the National Security Sector.
22 minutes | 9 months ago
Amping Up Your NSS Career Readiness - How to be Competitive as a Candidate in the COVID-19 Era
Panelists lead a conversation on how young professionals and students should best position themselves for success in the National Security Sector. This episode is a joint project with FedUpward.
25 minutes | 10 months ago
Recruiting for Cyber in the National Security Sector - Reaching the Best Candidates through Non-Conventional Pathways
In this episode of Mission is Possible, we look at the ways federal agencies can recruit for Cybersecurity talent by using non-conventional pathways. Our panelists offer advice for prospective candidates and insight on the future of cyber recruiting. To listen to the full panel, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/recruiting-for-cyber
12 minutes | a year ago
Coming Attraction: #NatSecGirlSquad x Guidehouse Study on Diversity & Inclusion in National Security Sector
In this episode of Mission is Possible we interview key players in the development of the #NatSecGirlSquad x Guidehouse survey “What It Looks Like vs What It Is: Building Competent Diversity in National Security.” The contents of the episode were recorded at the #NatSecGirlSquad Conference in December 2019 but the survey, originally scheduled for an in-person event launch in March, 2020, and the associated podcast was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
24 minutes | a year ago
Mission is Possible: Finance Enabling Operations
In this episode of Mission is Possible, we look at the ways Chief Financial Officers in the National Security Sector are unique and dive into the critically important topic of managing stakeholders. Our panelists also offer advice on what they look for in prospective candidates and tips for success.
17 minutes | a year ago
Mission is Possible: Behavioral Science and Disaster Preparedness
Accurately anticipating human behavior under extreme or threatening circumstances is essential to developing effective security, emergency, risk and crisis management. In this episode of Mission is Possible, we look at the ways behavioral-based emergency and disaster preparedness provide the skills to help leaders and decision-makers guide their efforts in crisis preparation, response, and recovery.
13 minutes | a year ago
Mission is Possible: Data in Decision-making
Data plays a crucial role in every stage of the decision-making process. Decision-making is the most important task of managers in a federal agency or of any organization. Therefore, to enable managers to take good quality decisions, it is very important to provide them with the right kind of data and information. In this episode, we'll discuss challenges, opportunities and best practices for assessing program effectiveness and aligning resources to strategy.
13 minutes | 2 years ago
Mission Is Possible: Measuring National Security Agency Impact
In this episode we'll talk about the benefits and challenges of measuring mission impact within national security agencies. Specifically why it is important, what challenges arise while attempting to measure impact, and best practices and tips for successfully measuring and communicating impact.
14 minutes | 2 years ago
Mission Is Possible - Breaking Down the Important Issues of National Security Management
Experts from the FBI, CBP, HSI, and Secret Service discuss the critically important and timely topic of branding and outreach for federal law enforcement recruiting.
10 minutes | 51 years ago
What It Looks Like vs. What It Is: Building Competent Diversity in National Security
A Message from John Saad (Partner and Guidehouse National Security Segment Lead) and Maggie Feldman-Piltch (CEO and Founder of #NatSecGirlSquad). To access the full report and a resource center with commentary from experts, visit: https://authoring.navigant.com/insights/national-security/2020/what-it-looks-like-vs-what-it-is
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