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Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 18:45
The White House released its long-awaited implementation guidance for President Obama’s Open Government initiative, along with links to ongoing agency initiatives and a “Progress Report to the American People.”  The guidance lays out actions and timetables. ...
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Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 08:46
The Center is pleased to announce the publication of its Fall/Winter 2009 issue of The Business of Government magazine. This issue focuses on a range of public management issues facing us today. Whether it’s the federal government’s response to the...
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Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 15:06
I attended the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Senior Budget Officials December 1-2 performance and results network meeting on measuring and evaluating countries' stimulus programs.    The countries making presentations...
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Monday, December 7, 2009 - 18:22
The rumors continue about the impending release of the Obama Administration’s implementation directives for greater transparency, citizen participation, and collaboration.  But thanks to the power of Twitter, I’ve learned that both the United Kingdom...
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Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 22:38
A series of presentations at the annual conference  of the National Academy of Public Administration focused on the complicated management challenges all levels of government will be facing upon the passage of any health care reform legislation.  As one...
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Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 21:24
Yesterday, I described how Eggers and O’Leary examined implementation of big government initiatives from a process perspective.  Another NAPA conference session highlighted another book, “Reforms at Risk:  What Happens After Major Policy Changes are Enacted,”...
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Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 23:54
The release of a new book, “If We Can Put a Man on the Moon . . . ,” by Bill Eggers and John O’Leary, helped set the stage for the National Academy of Public Administration’s annual meeting that centered on management issues related to health care reform. The...
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Monday, November 30, 2009 - 23:26
Government Executive’s Alyssa Rosenberg hits the nail on the head in her Fed Blog today, “How Health Care Would Be Run.”  Her piece looks at the increased role of the Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Senate version of the bill.  The House...
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Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 17:51
I am not a tech-toy pioneer.  It was two years before I logged onto my company’s instant message system because I thought it would create ADD symptoms (it didn’t).  I just got a Blackberry a few weeks ago (yes, Blackberry, not iPhone) because I lost my...
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Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 00:51
The Senate confirmed Dan Gordon as the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy in the Office of Management and Budget.  He comes highly recommended by Steve Kelman, a former holder of this job who was acclaimed as an innovator. The...
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