Say Your Agency Gets Money to Modernize IT … What Do You Do Next?

Thursday, March 15th, 2018 - 11:05
Blog Co-Authors: Michael Preis, Vice President and Partner, IBM; Vladimr Shebalkin, Federal Migration Factory Services, IBM Global Business Services; and Mike Conger, U.S. Federal Team, IBM Global Business Services

A Roadmap for IT Modernization in Government

Thursday, March 15th, 2018 - 8:50
Professor Dawson’s recommended roadmap is based on research into past experiences in IT modernization at the Federal and State level, as well as in industry. He draws lessons from his research and extensive case interviews with Federal and State Chief Information Officers (CIOs). Using these lessons, the author frames impediments to modernization and risks for agencies that do not modernize, including continued cybersecurity weaknesses.

Weekly Roundup: December 11-15, 2017

Friday, December 15th, 2017 - 12:47
Clock Is Ticking. In an op-ed for Government Executive, Stan Soloway writes: “While better government management was a major theme of the Trump campaign, a real management agenda—one that is cogent, coordinated, leadership-driven, and focused on improving institutional and mission performance—is not yet in evidence. I’ve been in and around government for more than three decades, across five administrations.

Seven Steps for Creating a Bottom Line in the Government

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 - 14:15
The Challenge Absence of an objective, credible and meaningful bottom line for government agencies is arguably the single biggest challenge in managing government. Most of the management problems we observe in government agencies are ‘symptoms’ resulting from the missing bottom line in this sector.