Dr. Phil Joyce, author of an IBM Center report, "The Cost of Budget Uncertainty," joined me on a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour: A Conversation with Authors to discuss his report, the fiscal cliff, federal budget dysfunction and its cost, continuing resolutions, and recommendations to ameliorate the adverse effects of the current budget uncertainty.
The IBM Center is releasing an update to its 2009 “The Operator’s Manual for the New Administration” for the use of new executives in the federal government. This updated chapter provides insights on how executives can improve budget management in their agencies’ programs.
Governments have been active participants in developing software, and have benefited from that activity in many ways. Now is the time for governments to get involved in the Maker community to enable an entirely new marketplace to emerge: Products as a Service.
Each edition of The Business of Government magazine seeks to highlight the latest trends and best practices for improving government effectiveness. We do this by introducing you to the efforts of key government executives, the work of public management practitioners, and the insights of leading academics; and the differing ways they tackle many of the pressing public management issues facing us today.
What happens beyond the Fiscal Cliff? A blue-ribbon cast of distinguished former federal leaders – largely from the national security community – have endorsed a three-part blueprint for governing in the 21st century.