Implementation

 

Implementation

Interagency Performance Targets: A Case Study of New Zealand’s Results Programme

Monday, March 6th, 2017 - 10:32
New Zealand has been a beacon for government reforms for almost three decades. While the New Public Management Reforms of the late 1980s made agencies more efficient and responsive, they also created a new problem; agencies struggled to organize effectively around problems that crossed agency boundaries. New Zealand undertook a new round of reform in 2012 to address ten important and persistent crosscutting problems.

Conversation with Authors with Tom Stanton and Doug Webster

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 - 15:08
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What is Enterprise Risk Management? How can federal agencies successfully implement ERM? What are some of the key challenges implementing ERM? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Doug Webster and Tom Stanton, authors of Improving Government Decision Making through Enterprise Risk Management.
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Mon, 02/01/2016
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What is Enterprise Risk Management? How can federal agencies successfully implement ERM? What are some of the key challenges implementing ERM? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Doug Webster and Tom Stanton, authors of Improving Government Decision Making through Enterprise Risk Management.

Improving Government Decision Making through Enterprise Risk Management

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 - 10:36
While historically, the federal government has tended to focus risk management in the financial arena, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has recently launched a major reassessment of the government’s approach—encouraging the use of Enterprise Risk Management.

Next Steps in Moneyball Government

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 - 18:03
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 16:55
In mid-November, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an assessment of how well agencies use performance information in decision making, with a particular focus on program evaluations.  Around the same time, a study on evidence-based policymaking in the states was released by the Pew Charitable Trusts and the MacArthur Foundation; and a new book, Moneyball for Government, by Peter Orzag and Jim Nussle, was announced by the non-profit Results for America.  Finally, a bill was introduced in the House by Congressman Paul Ryan (R), with the support of Senator P

New Report: Federal Ideation Programs: Challenges and Best Practices

Monday, November 4th, 2013 - 9:26
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 08:23
The IBM Center for The Business of Government, is pleased to present a new report, Federal Ideation Programs: Challenges and Best Practices, by Professor Gwanhoo Lee, of the Kogod School of Business at American University.

Federal Ideation Programs: Challenges and Best Practices

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 - 14:30
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Ideation platforms are modern tools predicated on an old adage, “None of us is as smart as all of us.” Though that proverb has been widely accepted, collecting and synthesizing the knowledge of “all of us” into actionable next steps has been a daunting task. The rewards for doing so, however, are potentially very high, especially for large organizations in both the private and public sector.

Collaborating to Make a Difference

Monday, September 16th, 2013 - 10:05
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 09:49
In May, the VA announced a partnership with two veterans service organizations --  the Disabled American Veterans and The American Legion -- to reduce the backlog of claims for veterans benefits by encouraging the filing of “fully developed claims.”  Such claims can be expedited in half the time it takes to process a regular claim.

Throwing Rocks and Birds

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 - 14:36
Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 14:27
In 2002, British academic Jake Chapman wrote a paper for Demos, a UK think tank, entitled: “System Failure:  Why Governments Must Learn to Think Differently.” It is based on his experiences in working with large government challenges, especially in the energy and health care sectors.  In his paper, he contrasts the traditional, linear approach to problem-solving with a more holistic, systemic approach.  He says it is like the difference between throwing a rock and a live bir

A County Manager’s Guide to Shared Services in Local Government

Friday, January 11th, 2013 - 12:21
The report brings together the knowledge and experience of Professor Zeemering, an academic, and Daryl Delabbio, a practitioner. Together, they present findings—based on both research and experience—on how local governments, specifically county governments, are today implementing a variety of shared services.

Government Reform: Insights for the Future of the Movement (Part 6)

Monday, October 15th, 2012 - 12:16
Monday, October 15, 2012 - 12:10
Some encouraging insights for the global performance management movement include: