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Encouraging and Sustaining Innovation in Government: Technology and Innovation in the Next Administration

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 - 16:45
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 13:01
Blog Co-Author:  Haynes Cooney

Encouraging and Sustaining Innovation in Government

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 - 9:51
According to a 2015 survey by Pew Research Center, the public believes existing democratic institutions are failing. Just 20 percent say the federal government runs its programs well, and 59 percent say the government is in need of “very major reform”—up 22 points since 19971. With rates of trust in government at an all-time low, technology and innovation will be essential to achieve the next administration’s goals and to deliver services more effectively and effciently.

Beyond the Lab: Government Innovation in Unlikely Places

Monday, August 1st, 2016 - 14:05
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 13:59
While there is certainly a place for these types of organizations and goals, innovation – and the creativity that goes along with it – can be applied to a myriad of organizational issues that may not garner the same attention. In addition, client feedback and user-centered thinking are valuable sources of innovation, which anyone can tap. Innovation might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of training or loan repayment or immigration information, but that’s exactly what’s taking place with meaningful improvements for end users.

Weekly Roundup for July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29th, 2016 - 15:57
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 15:45

Creating a Dynamic and Agile IT Enterprise: Insights from Dr. David Bray, Chief Information Officer, Federal Communications Comm

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 - 18:24
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:05
In 2013 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) embarked on an ambitious effort to modernize its information technology infrastructure, transforming from an agency with 207 different IT systems to one with a cloud-based common data platform that would play a signifi- cant role in creating a more dynamic and agile enterprise.

How Do You Do a Start-up in the Government? Lessons from Leaders

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 - 10:16
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Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 09:39
(Dan Blair, President of the National Academy of Public Administration, collaborated on this blog)  

Leadership in Action - Summer 2016 The Business of Government Magazine

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 - 13:27
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 12:50

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Michael Keegan
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Weekly Roundup May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20th, 2016 - 12:45
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 12:01
Michael J. Keegan Report card day: Agencies remain average or below on IT reforms. House lawmakers are set to release the second scorecard grading agencies’ implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) and the progress across all four categories is limited.

Alfred Almanza

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What are the strategic priorities of the USDA’s Food and Inspection Service? How is FSIS ensuring this country’s food is safe and uncontaminated? How is FSIS leveraging technology and innovation to meet its mission? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and much more Alfred Almanza, Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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What are the strategic priorities of the USDA’s Food and Inspection Service? How is FSIS ensuring this country’s food is safe and uncontaminated? How is FSIS leveraging technology and innovation to meet its mission? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and much more Alfred Almanza, Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.