Submitted by rgordon on Wed, 12/16/2020 - 09:04
There were quiet celebrations a year ago as the long-awaited Federal Data Strategy and a 2020 action plan came to fruition. It involved hundreds of dedicated people across the government and the action plan covered 20 specific elements.
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And this happened just two years after it was similarly devastated by -- a one-in-one thousand-year flash flood. But this isn’t an anomaly.
Submitted by JKamensky on Fri, 11/13/2020 - 08:53
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Submitted by rgordon on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 09:00
Distance work arrangements—such as telework, remote work, and distributed teams— have been a growing trend in the workplace for more than a decade. For example, the federal government adopted the Telework Enhancement Act in 2010. And some private sector businesses have moved their operations completely online and maintain a virtual workforce that allows employees to work from anywhere in the world.
Submitted by rgordon on Wed, 10/21/2020 - 10:19
Washington Post columnist David Ignatius opined recently that “there’s no question that we’ll be living in a different world post-pandemic.” He writes about a New Normal, and that more than half of Americans “believe their lives will remain changed in major ways.”
Submitted by rgordon on Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:30
The National Academy for Public Administration advocates the use of new collaborative models; the Campaign for Common Good calls for a “new operating system;” and futurist Don Tapscott calls for rethinking government and democracy in the new age of networked i
Submitted by JKamensky on Thu, 10/08/2020 - 14:59
When Vice President Gore’s reinventing government team was being formed in the early 1990s, he encouraged it to not focus on reorganizing agencies and programs, but rather to fix what’s inside the agencies. He also advocated the creation of “virtual agencies.” At the time, no one really understood what he was talking about, but today – with the technologies now available – it is really possible.
Submitted by JKamensky on Thu, 10/08/2020 - 14:54
What Is Presidential Reorganization Authority?
Beginning in 1932, presidents were periodically granted authority by Congress to submit plans to reorganize agencies. Over time, it became increasingly limited in scope and when this authority expired in 1984, presidents since then have not asked for it to be renewed, until now.