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Weekly Roundup January 29, 2016

Friday, January 29th, 2016 - 16:49
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 15:30
John Kamensky

More Bread Crumbs in Approps Bill

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 - 16:04
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 14:59
The fiscal year 2016 consolidated appropriations bill was signed in mid-December, averting a potential government shutdown, but the bill was over two thousand pages long, with even more details in the accompanying committee reports.  The amount of detail is amazing, including a provision authorizing breastfeeding of babies in federal buildings (p. 582), but there are also five provisions that have potential long-term effects on government performance and management.

Creating a Balanced Portfolio of Information Technology Metrics

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - 14:15
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This report investigates the state of the use of IT metrics in the public sector. The project reviewed literature across diverse fields such as management sciences, information systems, public administration and management, and operations management to examine the state-of-the-art approaches to the use of metrics for IT in the public sector. The project analyzed strategic plans from federal and state government IT offices to understand how metrics were captured in these formal plans. The Need for Metrics

Insights from Ellen Herbst, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - 11:17
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A clear strategic focus and sound management are essential to the effective stewardship of taxpayer dollars, enabling agency decision makers to make tough choices on a day-to-day basis and for long-term management challenges. Given the critical challenges facing government today, the ability of government executives to properly align mission support functions with mission delivery can help them respond more effectively to their mission and management challenges simultaneously, as well as drive change within their department. The U.S.

Nani Coloretti

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 - 12:50
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What are the key strategic priorities for HUD? How is the HUD position itself as the Department of Opportunity? What is HUD doing to improve its operational performance? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Nani Coloretti, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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Mon, 12/28/2015
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What are the key strategic priorities for HUD? How is the HUD position itself as the Department of Opportunity? What is HUD doing to improve its operational performance? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Nani Coloretti, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Replacing the Use of Cubits

Monday, August 31st, 2015 - 14:10
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 14:06
A cross-agency initiative to Benchmark and Improve Mission-Support Operations has been underway since early 2013 when it was announced by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).  Today, the preliminary results of the effort are being used to inform discussions between agencies and OMB in their first-ever “FedStat” meetings on how well are agencies managing their administrative function

Call for Research Proposals 2015-2016

Monday, August 24th, 2015 - 11:34
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The IBM Center for The Business of Government connects research to practice, merging real world experience with practical scholarship. The intent is to spark the imagination—crafting new ways of thinking about government by identifying trends, new ideas, and best practices in public management that can help government executives respond more effectively to their mission and management priorities. More than two years ago, the IBM Center for The Business of Government put forward a research agenda that identified six trends driving change in government:

Creating a Balanced Portfolio of Information Technology Metrics

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 - 15:08
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Information technology has made possible the availability of real-time data and the tools to display that data, such as dashboards, scorecards, and heat maps. This has boosted the use of data and evidence by government decision makers in meeting their agency and program missions. But what about the use of performance metrics by agency chief information officers themselves?

Weekly Roundup: June 8 - 12, 2015

Friday, June 12th, 2015 - 10:45
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 10:37
John Kamensky DATA Act Implementation Status. FedScoop sums up interviews with Treasury and OMB staff regarding the progress and upcoming deadlines for the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act.  Federal Computer Week shares the enthusiasm of participants at a recent conference on the implementation of the DATA Act.

Weekly Roundup May 15, 2015

Friday, May 15th, 2015 - 17:17
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 16:14
Dan Chenok OMB Deputy Director Beth Cobert discusses importance of #SES #leadership to government performance @ombpress. http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/05/obama-management-chief-senior-execs-must-set-tone-better-performance/112834/?oref=river
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