Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health at VA joined me on The Business of Government Hour this week to discuss VA’s healthcare mission, strategic priorities, challenges faced, innovations pursued, and efforts to promote a positive culture of service. Here is a snapshot of our discussion.
If leaders understand which way the (social) wind is blowing, they can harness the changing tide and use it to raise all the boats in their organization. The trick is to understand the management imperatives that the paradigm shifts engender.
This week, Johnny Barnes, our Public Sector Chief Technology Officer, provided an overview comparing cloud models and offering thoughts about their connection to the mission needs that may drive an organization to move to the cloud. For many, this framework is clear; using definitions provided by NIST is intended to help federal leaders compare apples to apples.
The IBM Center for The Business of Government is exploring creating a mobile website and applications that could be viewed from a smart phone or tablet. We are interested in learning how you use your smart phone and tablet devices so we can develop an app that works for you! Thank you in advance for your feedback.
The National Academy of Public Administration, the Partnership for Public Service, and the IBM Center for the Business of Government recently hosted a roundtable to engage a diverse set of thought leaders in envisioning how the Fund and related efforts can improve outcomes and efficiency in benefits delivery.
This week, Johnny Barnes, our Public Sector Chief Technology Officer, shared details about a tool that has helped many commercial and government users migrate to a consolidated environment – reducing risk, speeding results, and saving money.