With the release this week of the 2016 Federal Invest in What Works Index, I had the opportunity to talk with John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed, Senior Fellows at Results for America on The Business of Government Hour. Here are some of their key insights on the 2016 index and the impetus in transforming Washington D.C., from an evidence free zone to one that takes evidence seriously!
Among federal executives, U.S. Inspectors General (IGs) face
a unique challenge: maintaining their independence from the
agencies they oversee while striving to be positively engaged
with agency leadership and fulfilling congressional committees’
Given the growing dependence on information technology
(IT) for service delivery and the accomplishment of mission
objectives and the trend of increasing spending on IT, it is
important that we have tools and techniques in place to
develop a balanced portfolio of measures of IT performance,
which include IT project management, IT operations management,
and IT innovation.
Enhancing Cybersecurity in a World of Real-
Time Threats: Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck,
Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and
Communications, National Protection and Programs
Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
What are the requirements of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (Data Act)? How is the Data Act being implemented? What are some of the key challenges in implementing the Data Act? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and much more.