Submitted by MKeegan on Fri, 02/03/2023 - 11:28
Pentagon launches management reform institute to address challenges. The U.S. Defense Department launched the Defense Management Institute, an independent research entity (and part of the nonprofit Institute for Defense Analyses), aimed at advancing the Pentagon’s management, organization, performance improvement and enterprise business operations.
Submitted by MKeegan on Thu, 02/02/2023 - 16:13
In our increasingly uncertain, complex, and transforming world,” says Roger Spitz, “the sooner we begin to embrace change and educate ourselves to take action, the better. Disruption is already transforming every aspect of our personal and professional lives and permeates every institution and sector of society. It’s not enough to be aware of the accelerating speed and scope of this change - we must prepare for it.”
Submitted by MKeegan on Fri, 01/27/2023 - 11:34
NIST Risk Management Framework Aims to Improve Trustworthiness of Artificial Intelligence. New guidance seeks to cultivate trust in AI technologies and promote AI innovation while mitigating risk. AI innovations are arriving at mind-boggling speed. Is your organization ready? Today, NIST released an AI Risk Management Framework that can help maximize AI technologies’ benefits and reduce the risk of negative impacts. See our voluntary guidance.
Submitted by MKeegan on Wed, 01/25/2023 - 10:51
“Given I am the tenth CIO in the last 12 years at OPM,” explains Guy Cavallo, “I am focused on bringing stability and I can do that by setting a clear IT vision and strategy.” Recently, Guy Cavallo joined me on The Business of Government Hour for a timely and insightful discussion on OPM’s cloud-first IT modernization program, increasing OPM’s technology workforce, replacing its legacy contact center for retirement services, and work to accelerate the adoption of a zero-trust cybersecurity architecture. The following is excerpted from our conversation.
Submitted by MKeegan on Fri, 01/20/2023 - 13:19
When the Infrastructure Boom Meets the Workforce Crash. Now, with the federal government pouring cascades of cash into state and local coffers, a new problem is on the horizon. Though this isn’t widely recognized yet, all the money in the world won’t make much of a difference if there aren’t enough people, in and out of government, to spend the money effectively and in a timely way.
Submitted by MKeegan on Thu, 01/19/2023 - 15:35
The U.S. General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) uses the collective buying power of the federal government to acquire goods and services to support its agency customers. According to the recent GSA Strategic Plan, FAS offers agencies more than 31 million different products and services and in fiscal year (FY) 2021 it delivered over $84 billion in various products, services, and solutions.
Submitted by MKeegan on Fri, 01/13/2023 - 16:28
How Should Government Regulate AI? We Asked a Robot. Artificial intelligence's potential in the public sector has grown exponentially, as have questions around appropriate guardrails. This article links to an interviewed of the ChatGPT chatbot from OpenAI to see what it had to say.
Submitted by MKeegan on Thu, 01/12/2023 - 00:09
Michelle Sager is the Managing Director of the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) Strategic Issues team. She oversees work on government-wide governance, strategy, performance, and resource issues—including the High-Risk program and the annual Duplication, Overlap and Fragmentation reports.
Submitted by MKeegan on Tue, 01/10/2023 - 12:56