The Fall 2015 The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us today. With each edition, I present the leadership stories of a select group of public servants and complement their front-line experience with practical insights from thought leaders—merging real-world experience with practical scholarship.
Did today’s ice sheet over DC cause you to wish your agency supported teleworking? It’s now encouraged by law, but how do agencies actually get it implemented? The IBM Center has released a new report examining the experiences of four pioneering agencies and what they learned, so you don’t have to!
This report offers practical implementation advice to agency leaders and front-line managers faced with implementing the newly-enacted law expanding
telework opportunities to over one million federal workers, “The Telework Enhancement Act of 2010.”
Conversation with Authors Series profiles three recent center reports with authors Dr. David Wyld on Cloud Computing in Government, Dr. Vicki Grant on Process Improvement in Social Service Delivery, and Prof. Sukumar Ganapati on the use of GIS in engaging citizens.
The IBM Center for The Business of Government connects public management research with practice. Since 1998, we have helped public sector executives improve the effectiveness of government with practical ideas and original thinking. Watch our short video to learn more.
Observers are disappointed that the Obama Administration has not announced a major management reform initiative, like his recent predecessors. However, the President's recently released FY 2011 budget contains a number of management reform initiatives that promise a "Performance Revolution."