Building an Enterprise Government

Monday, March 14th, 2016 - 9:57
In January 2017, the next administration will begin the hard work of implementing the President’s priorities. Regardless of the specific policies, implementation in many cases will require working across agency boundaries. By taking an “enterprise government” approach – starting in the transition and continuing into the White House – the next administration can deliver on their promises more effectively.

Introducing the Center’s New Visiting Fellow for Global Management Issues, Prajapati Trivedi

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 - 9:00
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 14:36
Governments around the world face similar challenges, including how to raise program performance given constrained budgets, how to manage the development of policies and regulations for maximum benefit, and how to harness innovation to improve operations and serve citizens.  As governments have begun to explore sharing best practices for addressing these and similar challenges, the IBM Center for The Business of Government has increasingly worked with global leaders who are interested in research and actionable recommendations to raise public sector effectiveness.

Encouraging and Sustaining Innovation in Government for the New Administration (Part II)

Friday, March 4th, 2016 - 13:19
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 12:04
Blog Co-Author: Alan Howze Part I of this blog described challenges to innovation. In this blog, we present key ideas, findings and recommendations that emerged from the discussion. Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness

Encouraging and Sustaining Innovation in Government for the New Administration

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 - 16:00
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 14:51
Blog Co-Author: Alan Howze

Idea to retire: A federal budget process that inhibits IT innovation

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 - 16:06
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 14:52
(This article first appeared on the Brookings Blog "TechTank.")   A review of the federal budget process

Weekly Roundup January 29, 2016

Friday, January 29th, 2016 - 16:49
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John Kamensky

How CIOs Can Enable Innovation

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 - 8:31
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Guest Blogger: Tim Pavlick

A Playbook for CIO-Enabled Innovation in the Federal Government

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 - 16:03
In the federal government, for example, agencies have begun to designate chief technology officers, chief innovation officers, chief data officers, entrepreneurs-in-residence, and similar roles to promote new approaches to innovation. But because many innovations are rooted in the use of technology, agency Chief Information Officers (CIOs) can play a strong role as well. Furthermore, the new Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act creates a statutory requirement for CIOs to help lead agency IT innovation efforts.

Patrick Lester

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 - 12:59
Patrick Lester is the director of the Social Innovation Research Center (SIRC). The Social Innovation Research Center (SIRC) is a nonpartisan nonprofit research organization devoted to increasing the impact of nonprofits and public agencies in the field of human services. The center's work falls into three main categories: (1) reports and case studies on highly effective nonprofits and public agencies; (2) public policy analysis; and (3) coverage of major social innovation-related news based on interviews with leading experts, government officials, and front-line practitioners.

Innovative Methods Reshaping Government Recruitment

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 - 11:30
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 10:23
Traditional recruitment methods, such as websites and online applications, are no longer sufficient. Government agencies have to adapt to new recruitment methods to keep pace with these changes and build their future workforce.