Bookshelf

Joe Jordan's reading list

Joe Jordan

As administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Joe Jordan is focused on one thing: “To deliver the best value to the American taxpayer when procuring the $500 billion worth of goods and services we buy each year.” Outside the office, however, the interests of the former Small Business Administration official, McKinsey and Co. consultant, and cable news journalist are a bit more varied — as his current reading list makes clear.

“The Sage of Monticello” by Dumas Malone
“The Book of Basketball” by Bill Simmons
“Unleashing Change: A Study of Organizational Renewal in Government” by Steve Kelman
“Joker One: A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership and Brotherhood” by Donovan Campbell
“A Feast for Crows” by George R.R. Martin
“Baby 411: Clear Answers and Smart Advice for Your Baby's First Year” by Denise Fields and Dr. Ari Brown

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

Featured

  • Social network, census

    5 predictions for federal IT in 2017

    As the Trump team takes control, here's what the tech community can expect.

  • Rep. Gerald Connolly

    Connolly warns on workforce changes

    The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee's Government Operations panel warns that Congress will look to legislate changes to the federal workforce.

  • President Donald J. Trump delivers his inaugural address

    How will Trump lead on tech?

    The businessman turned reality star turned U.S. president clearly has mastered Twitter, but what will his administration mean for broader technology issues?

  • Login.gov moving ahead

    The bid to establish a single login for accessing government services is moving again on the last full day of the Obama presidency.

  • Shutterstock image (by Jirsak): customer care, relationship management, and leadership concept.

    Obama wraps up security clearance reforms

    In a last-minute executive order, President Obama institutes structural reforms to the security clearance process designed to create a more unified system across government agencies.

  • Shutterstock image: breached lock.

    What cyber can learn from counterterrorism

    The U.S. has to look at its experience in developing post-9/11 counterterrorism policies to inform efforts to formalize cybersecurity policies, says a senior official.

Reader comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

More from 1105 Public Sector Media Group