Obama signed the GPRA Modernization Act in January. While OMB has yet to issue any formal guidance to agencies on what they should do, there has been a flurry of conferences, forums, and seminars that have focused on the new law’s meaning and intent.
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 ca
The Obama Administration’s FY 2012 Budget lays a clear path forward for priorities that will garner resources over the next two years. OMB is also pointing the way forward past that, asking whether government can find a way to leverage more commercial ass
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