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.
As we start the new year, I am excited to kick off a series of posts on each of the seven cost takeout initiatives. We will dive deeper into each of the initiatives, exploring how the federal government can move from concept to realized savings through the application of commercial best practices to reduce costs and improve performance.
Multiple actions from the Administration have led to a renewed emphasis on protecting information about individual citizens. Although the current activity centers on incentives for consumers, government managers will also be impacted and need to be aware – even moreso if there a major privacy breach at the Federal level.
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.”
In an increasingly interconnected and networked world, information possesses such significant power that it can no longer be viewed simply as an enabler to meeting one’s mission. The U.S. Navy has recognized the challenges posed in the information age and has sought to evolve its warfighting capabilities to reflect this changing landscape.