Strategies to Manage Well Given Scarce Resources


Governments here and around the world face constant pressures to do more with less, and these pressures are likely to grow over the next several years.

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New York City Department of Homeless Services

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Reform of the Federal IT Budget - Increasing Strategy, Decreasing Complexity
The federal budget process is an exercise in time travel. At any given moment, agency budget and program managers may live in as many as three years at the...

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Leadership in Action - The Business of Government Magazine Spring 2014
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 21:13
This edition of The Business of Government magazine underscores the importance of correlating short-term decision-...
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Combs discusses how the USDA Office of the CIO works closely with each of the CIOs in the department's various agencies, develops project management training programs, and works toward the electronic government goals in the President's Management Agenda....
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Cooley discusses the process of managing grants and research priorities across the NSF and working to support and nurture the future scientists and engineers of America. He discusses the NSF’s efforts to understand the impact of technology, especially...
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Dr. Blanchard’s report begins with a description of the statutory and conceptual foundations of costing requirements. He follows with a framework for integrating costs and performance. He then tells the story of how two very different federal agencies...
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Financial Management; Managing for Performance and Results...
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Gandhi discusses balancing the district’s budget and the upgrade of the district’s general obligation bonds to an A level from major rating agencies. Gandhi credits enlightened leadership that is fiscally responsible, strengthening the revenue system...
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Perlin discusses how VHA is moving away from provider- and facility-centered healthcare to more patient-centered healthcare that is driven by data and medical evidence. According to Perlin, patient-centered healthcare at VA means care that is not only...
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Dyer discusses his role within CMS and describes his typical workday as he oversees and analyzes policy implementation, reports to the administrator and deputy administrator, and reviews the progress of CMS's direct support functions, such as human resources,...
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