Improvement

 

Improvement

Preparing for Wireless and Mobile Technologies in Government

Monday, January 1st, 2001 - 13:00
This report seeks to fill the gap that exists in understanding the technology readiness of the government workforce and the impact on leveraging wireless technology for e-government applications. Technology and E-Government

New Ways of Doing Business

Monday, January 1st, 2001 - 13:00
This book is an invaluable guide to navigating the sometimes controversial changes taking place in the internal operations of government, the delivery of services to citizens, and the delivery of environmental programs. Possibly the most monumental change taking place in our modern government is the lessening allegiance to the old model of in-house, in-departmental performance of tasks.

Leveraging Technology in the Service of Diplomacy: Innovation in the Department of State

Monday, January 1st, 2001 - 13:00
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This report focuses on seeking out examples of information technology applications that advance the practice of diplomacy. Best practices in government agencies, international organizations and foreign ministries of other countries are highlighted. Technology and E-Government

E-Government 2003

Monday, January 1st, 2001 - 13:00
This book provides in-depth case studies of the "state" of e-government today. The book chronicles the "early days" of e-government and presents a collective snapshot in time as to where governments - at the federal, state, and local levels - are today as they continue their march toward e-government.

Strategies for Using State Information: Measuring and Improving Performance

Monday, January 1st, 2001 - 13:00
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This report examines how federal agencies should adapt their activities now that all federal agencies and most states are moving to results-focused management, especially in the context of technology advances that make public access to and analysis of performance information more affordable. The study creates a vision for how federal agencies can use performance measures more effectively to motivate performance improvements and enhance public accountability of state programs.Managing for Performance and Results

Managing for Results 2002

Monday, January 1st, 2001 - 13:00
This book summarizes five innovative, yet practical, approaches that public sector organizations use to better manage for results, increase organizational performance, and improve accountability to stakeholders. Patrick J. Murphy and John Carnevale tell the story--and the lessons--of how the Office of National Drug Control Policy crafted a government-wide strategic plan to combat drug abuse in the United States. Paul E.

A Vision of the Government as a World-Class Buyer: Major Procurement Issues for the Coming Decade

Monday, January 1st, 2001 - 13:00
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This report includes an analysis of the key issues facing government procurement and the steps that must be taken to address those issues. The study describes a "vision" of the government's procurement process at the end of the decade and how to efficiently and effectively transition to this "vision." Contracting

E-Government 2001

Monday, January 1st, 2001 - 13:00
This book provides in-depth case studies of the "state" of e-government today. The book chronicles the "early days" of e-government and presents a collective snapshot in time as to where governments--at the federal, state, and local levels--are today as they continue their march toward e-government.

Transforming Government: The Revitalization of the Veterans Health Administration

Monday, January 1st, 2001 - 13:00
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This report describes and analyzes the transformation of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), one of the country’s largest organizational transformations in recent years. The goal of the transformation was to create an organization that could provide care as efficiently as leading private-sector health care organizations and that would embrace innovation and continuous quality improvement.

Moving Toward Market-Based Government: The Changing Role of Government as the Provider

Monday, January 1st, 2001 - 13:00
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One of President Bush’s five management initiatives is competitive sourcing. The administration has established a goal that the federal government should competitively source 50% of all non-inherently governmental positions by 2005. To achieve this goal will require a major shift in the way government does its business. This project defines competitive sourcing and outsourcing, shows which situations are appropriate to use one or the other, and lists steps for successful implementation.