Leadership in Action - Fall 2015 The Business of Government Magazine


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.

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Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications, National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Enhancing Cybersecurity in a World of Real- Time Threats: Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications,...

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Moving Forward with FITARA: Agency CIOs Can Lead Real and Lasting Change
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Recent reports highlight a grading system that Congress has introduced to assess federal agency IT performance; these...
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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.
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What we found interesting the week of January 17, 2011.
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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.
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“I think to be a good leader today requires the ability to integrate. It’s about integrating knowledge from disparate fields, learning from that knowledge, and applying it to new problems.”
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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.”
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What we found interesting on the Web, the week of January 10, 2011
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Articles of interest from the week of January 3, 2011
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Mr. Fulgham is responsible for the FBI’s overall information technology (IT) efforts, including developing the FBI’s IT strategic plan and operating budget.
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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.
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Final Weekly Round-up of 2010
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