Over the past two decades, Congress and the Executive Branch have created a series of “chief officer” positions in agencies, supported by cross-government councils. Council leaders are now changing the way they manage them to boost government efficiency a
President Obama signed a memo to all agency heads yesterday with an unwieldy title: “Administrative Flexibility, Lower Costs, and Better Results for State, Local, and Tribal Governments." But it contains the seeds of a potential shift in how the federal g
The Administration has made major strides in making more information transparent, and creating opportunities to use information to participate and collaborate in the processes of government. Agencies and external stakeholders alike must now work to increa
This week, the cybersecurity world convened at the annual RSA conference, one of the major cyber events in the U.S. each year. The Government cyber agenda is a strong part of the conference; how cybersecurity impacts the business of government came throug
What is DoD doing to break down information stovepipes across the military? How has net-centricity changed over time? Join us as we will explore this question and so much more with our very special guest Dave Wennergren, Assistant Deputy Chief Management
Attention to the FY 2012 budget’s performance and management initiatives have been overwhelmed by the enormity of the proposed budget cuts by both the President and the Congress, and the resolution of the pending FY 2011 continuing resolution.
If you ran a business and only 65 percent of your customers were satisfied, do you think you’d stay in business very long? That’s what a recent survey found from customers of many federal agencies, and their customers aren’t happy! In response, Cong. Henr