There has been a lot of breathless excitement about the evolving “shared economy,” where people can use Uber and AirBnB services provided by others. But the sharing movement actually started in the federal government in 1973! It has just been progressing slowly!
This report provides a comprehensive assessment of the current legal, policy and technological contexts that surround private sector cybersecurity and active defense measures to improve U.S. responses to evolving threats.
Traditionally, agency plans last the length of a four-year presidential election cycle. But many challenges facing government are on a much longer cycle – such as building Defense weapon systems, adapting to climate change, and creating energy independence.
Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health at VA joined me on The Business of Government Hour this week to discuss VA’s healthcare mission, strategic priorities, challenges faced, innovations pursued, and efforts to promote a positive culture of service. Here is a snapshot of our discussion.
This book aims to help new government executives acclimate quickly to the world of public service as practiced in Washington, D.C., and it contains a series of short strategic discussions about “dos and don’ts,” along with insights about working with key stakeholders from experienced political executives.
Both presidential candidates have pledged to boosting spending for crumbling roads, bridges, and other infrastructure. But if permitting and review processes takes an estimated six years for major projects, what hope is there than the next Administration will preside over any ribbon-cutting ceremonies for completed projects in a first term?