Wednesday, November 30, 2011
What do we mean by “mission-focused analytics?” That is the focus of a new report co-sponsored by the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for The Business of Government and released earlier today at an event with a panel of federal executive
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The National Academy of Public Administration gathers once a year to discuss some of the biggest management challenges facing our country. The speakers are always terrific and insightful. And I always learn something I never knew. This year was no differe
Monday, November 21, 2011
The evolution of social media in government has been spurred by four questions, leading to these stages: adoption, imitation, customization, evaluation.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of November 14, 2011
Thursday, November 17, 2011
The US government recently took a noteworthy step toward strengthening security and privacy, issuing a roadmap for how to make such improvements real and achievable.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Government Executive magazine’s cover story, “A Thousand Cuts,” by Joseph Marks, paints a graphic picture of what it is like to be in government today. Here’s a list of the various directives that direct many of these cuts.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of November 07, 2011
Thursday, November 10, 2011
How do you assess the effectiveness and impact of mission support functions -- human resources, acquisitions, finance, technology, etc. -- on an agency’s mission? That was the question posed to a roundtable of experts at the National Academy of Public Adm
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
In another installment of the Leaders Speak Series, I bring you a sampling of current government leaders and their advice on leadership and public service. What makes an effective leader? Why pursue a career in public service? Our guests offer their exten
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
A new report by the IBM Center for the Business of Government helps government employees understand and mitigate the risks posed by use of social media.