Collaboration

 

Collaboration

New Report Explores the Use of Social Tools to Improve Interagency Collaboration

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 - 10:48
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Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 09:41
This week, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) released a new report with support from the IBM Center for The Business of Government.  The report, “New Tools for Collaboration: The Experience of the U.S. Intelligence Community,” is authored by Gregory Treverton, who conducted the study as an independent research effort prior to his returning to government service as Director of the National Intelligence Council.

New Tools for Collaboration: The Experience of the U.S. Intelligence Community

Friday, January 29th, 2016 - 11:39
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The purpose of this report is to learn lessons by looking at the use of internal collaborative tools across the Intelligence Community. The initial rubric was tools, but the real focus is collaboration, for while the tools can enable, what ultimately matters are policies and practices interacting with organizational culture. It looks for good practices to emulate. The ultimate question is how and how much could, and should, collaborative tools foster integration across the Community.

Developing a Management Roadmap for the Next Administration

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - 14:08
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This process—which involves current and former senior government officials from administrations of both parties, as well as leading experts from academia and the business and nonprofit communities—is one part of a multi-pronged Ready to Govern (#Ready2Govern) initiative, in which the Partnership seeks to improve the transfer of power and knowledge between administrations. The effort includes an education component for transition teams around four sets of activities:

Strengthening the Connective Links in Government

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - 13:35
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Many factors contribute to the rise of such efforts, including presidential support, statutory encouragement, and an ongoing evolution in the way government does its business. The challenge now is how to solidify the best of them so they remain in place beyond the upcoming 2017 presidential transition. Increased Use of Collaborative Governance

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Enterprise Government: How the Next Administration Can Better Serve Citizens (Part Two)

Monday, October 5th, 2015 - 13:20
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 13:04
This blog is a continuation of our first blog on Enterprise Government, which presented an introduction on Enterprise Government and highlighted a number of challenges for the next Administration to address.  In this blog, we will present the key findings and recommendations in each of four areas to spur a government-wide approach to solving problems.  These action areas include:  

Enterprise Government: How the Next Administration Can Better Serve Citizens (Part One)

Monday, October 5th, 2015 - 10:03
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 09:53
On September 16, the IBM Center for The Business of Government and the Partnership for Public Service co-hosted a Roundtable to discuss how agency leaders can coordinate and integrate activities to drive successful outcomes for the next Presidential term. An exceptional group of current and former senior officials from Administrations of both parties, leaders from Capitol Hill, as well as experts from academia and the private and non-profit sectors participated in a robust discussion.

GovConnect: Connecting the Talent Dots

Monday, June 29th, 2015 - 10:12
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:00
GovConnect is an initiative sponsored by the Office of Personnel Management that reflects broader trends in the workplace toward the use of project-based work.  It allows federal employees to share knowledge, collaborate, and apply their skills to address challenges that may be beyond their traditional job classification or organizational or geographic location.  Announced a year ago, it is currently being piloted within several agencies and is poised to be spread across the government in coming months.

Transforming Government Like Disney?

Monday, May 18th, 2015 - 17:34
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 17:27
Greg Godbout, the chief technology officer at the Environmental Protection Agency, suggests as much when he keynoted an AFCEA roundtable in Bethesda a couple weeks ago.  According to Federal Times, he told the audience how Walt Disney World delivers a seamless experience:  “Visitors to the theme park who are staying at a connected hotel can get a "

Weekly Roundup May 1, 2015

Friday, May 1st, 2015 - 14:24
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 14:19
U.S. CIO Tony Scott: OMB's draft FITARA guidance aims to advance IT reform. OMB released the much-anticipated guidance to reform how agencies buy and manage information technology for public comments. The comment period will remain open until May 30, but federal CIO Tony Scott, in an exclusive Federal News Radio interview, said OMB wants to move on the comments and refinements with a sense of urgency.
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