Reflections on Reforming the Military Health Systems: Conversation with Dr. Jonathan Woodson

Friday, April 29th, 2016 - 16:11
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 15:48
Since December 2010, Dr. Jonathan Woodson has acted as the principle advisor on healthcare to multiple secretaries of defense. As assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, he has lead DoD’s military health system, overseeing the Defense Department's $50 billion health budget, and shepherding this mission critical care system through major reform efforts.

End of the Space Shuttle & the Beginning of Commercial Space: Leadership, Change, and Private-Public Partnerships

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 - 2:01
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 23:17
The Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) called the absence of a shuttle successor “a failure of national leadership.”

Invest in What Works: A Conversation with John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 - 13:27
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 13:10
The U.S. federal government spends tens of billions of dollars each year on social programs that have been shown to produce modest results or worse. In other cases, billions of dollars have been spent on programs and funding streams for many years, and yet little is known from rigorous evidence about whether the programs are producing good outcomes.

Weekly Roundup, April 11 - 15, 2016

Friday, April 15th, 2016 - 14:23
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 14:18
John Kamensky

Benefits of Effective IT Governance with Strong Security

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 - 11:19
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 10:30
This post is the fourth in a series on how strong IT Governance can help drive effective security across Federal enterprises.  See the first installment.

New Organizational Structure Required for an Effective IT Governance Program With Strong Security

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 - 10:16
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 10:01
This consists of a definition of IT Governance communicated throughout the agency, and the establishment of a new organizational structure to ensure the IT Governance Program is effective and continuously improved. Continuing with the Veterans Affairs Department (VA) example discussed in the previous blog, below is the definition VA developed and a generic discussion of the organizational structure that VA adopted.

Weekly Roundup March 25, 2016

Friday, March 25th, 2016 - 15:37
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 15:18
Michael J. Keegan

The Social Intranet: Insights on Managing and Sharing Knowledge Internally

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 - 9:09
While much of the federal government lags behind, some agencies are pioneers in the internal use of social media tools.  What lessons and effective practices do they have to offer other agencies?

Weekly Roundup March 18, 2016

Friday, March 18th, 2016 - 2:10
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 01:44
Michael J. Keegan 'The best leaders allow themselves to be persuaded'. Steve Kelman notes that a critical leadership trait is far harder than it sounds. Healthcare entering next wave of cyberthreats. While there's evidence that organizations are better controlling data loss, today's attackers are becoming much more targeted and sophisticated

Call for Research Report Proposals 2016

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 - 15:14
Leaders who understand and can leverage effective management tools and practices are better prepared to execute on their priorities and see measurable, positive program results. The IBM Center for The Business of Government is committed to helping identify and distill the lessons learned from the past, identify current and new management initiatives and capacities that will be needed to address key challenges facing the country in the next administration, and offer ideas on implementation.