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“Secure Transparency”: Why Cybersecurity is Vital to the Long-Term Success of Open Government

Thursday, June 9th, 2011 - 14:16
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At first glance, these initiatives appear to cover divergent topics, with only technology as a common element. Upon closer review, the advantages that open government creates will only be sustained through appropriately secure and agile information flows within and outside government.

Seven Management Imperatives

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 - 22:11
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Based on these insights and trends, this forum presents seven management imperatives that government leaders and public managers must pursue in order to successfully manage in this new environment.

From the Executive Director

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 - 15:21
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Making these connections requires assessing information of all types, often from disparate sources, to provide a foundation for strategic and tactical decision-making and insight to those who can make decisions and take action.

Energy Wrap Up: An Energy Management Program That Can Be Applied to the Federal Government

Friday, June 3rd, 2011 - 15:54
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 15:50
In the past few months, the budget has been a huge topic of discussion and federal agencies across the board have programs on the chopping block. In our previous posts, we’ve described energy challenges faced by federal organizations and the importance of adopting energy management initiatives—and these are powerful ways to reduce costs.

Energy Part 2: The Framework of a Successful Energy Management Program (EMP)

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 - 15:09
Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 15:06
 In the last post, we used IBM BTV as an example of how the goal to increase reliability and to become more competitive in the chip manufacturing market evolved into a terrific Energy Management Program (EMP). In this post, we’ll describe the high-level nuts and bolts of an EMP, and how it can be applied to federal agencies to help cut costs, reduce CO2, and wean the country from its dependence on foreign oil. 

Think Globally, Act Locally: Implications of the International Cyberspace Strategy for Federal Leaders and Managers

Thursday, May 19th, 2011 - 9:36
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Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 09:12
On Monday, at an event with the Secretaries of State, Commerce, Homeland Security, the Attorney General, and the Deputy Secretary of Defense, the Obama Administration released its international strategy for cyberspace.  The strategy, described in a post from White House Cyber Coordinator Howard Schmidt, for the first time outlines a number of principles that the US will fol

General Anthony Zinni

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 - 8:30
Military power is typically the bedrock of a nation’s power. In this complex and dynamic world of changing demands, the nature of security today requires that it be conceive more broadly than at any time before. Some have called for a new and vibrant strategic direction for U.S. national security and foreign policy. Today’s context presents a unique set of challenges and requires a new way of thinking about American power and security.

Richard Spires: Leveraging IT to Enhance DHS Mission Effectiveness

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 - 17:06
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 15:47
In 2010, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued its first-ever Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) that delineates a strategy focusing on five mission priority areas for the homeland security enterprise. “Mission one is preventing terrorism and enhancing the security of the country.

Linda J. Washington

Monday, December 27th, 2010 - 12:55
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Ms. Washington is the Senior Policy Advisor for Community Initiatives
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Tue, 12/28/2010
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As the Senior Policy Advisor, Ms. Washington oversees community outreach activities for the Department of Transportation.
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Linda Jacobs Washington

Monday, December 27th, 2010 - 12:51
Linda Jacobs Washington assumed the position of Senior Policy Advisor for Community Initiatives in July, 2010. As the Senior Policy Advisor, Ms. Washington oversees community outreach activities for the Department of Transportation. She is the Chair of the Local Federal Coordinating Committee of the Combined Federal Campaign for the National Capital Area. The Combined Federal Campaign is the only authorized workplace charitable giving drive for employees in the Federal workplace. Under Ms.
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