With each edition, my goal is straightforward: to introduce readers to the works, insights,
and advice from some of today’s key government executives, who are tackling significant
management challenges and seizing opportunities to lead.
Two years ago, the IBM Center for The Business of Government put together a research
agenda that still guides much of our work, in which we collaborated with government,
academic, and nonprofit leaders to identify key areas of need for the public sector to transform.
In January 2017, the inauguration of a new President will be followed by the transition of government to a new Administration. The President and senior staff will be focused on important policies and challenges at home and abroad.