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Six Trends Driving Change in Government

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 - 11:55
Today, government is in the midst of significant changes that have both near-term consequences and lasting impact. Such changes become more complex in nature and more uncertain in effect. At the same time, the demands on government continue to grow while the collective resources available to meet such demands are increasingly constrained. Government leaders, managers, and stakeholders face major challenges, including: fiscal austerity, citizen expectations, the pace of technology and innovation, and a new role for governance.

Previous Center Newsletters

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 - 14:14
Interested in reviewing one of our previous newsletters?  Below is a listing of previous newsletters.  Sign up to receive our e-newsletters in the future. Enterprise Risk Management and How Inspectors General Work with Agencies and Congress - May 18, 2015
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Nani Coloretti

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 - 13:47
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What is Treasury’s management and performance agenda? What is Treasury doing consolidate it office space and right-size its operational footprint? How is Treasury working to transform the way it does business? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more with Nani Coloretti, Assistant Secretary of The Treasury for Management. (Show recorded prior to shutdown.)
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What is Treasury’s management and performance agenda? What is Treasury doing consolidate it office space and right-size its operational footprint? How is Treasury working to transform the way it does business? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more with Nani Coloretti, Assistant Secretary of The Treasury for Management.
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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.

Performance Budgeting, Texas-Style

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 - 16:02
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 15:59
When Cong. Cuellar was a state legislator in Texas, he saw how his state used performance information in the budget process.  When he was appointed earlier this year to the U.S. House appropriations committee, he finally reached a position where he could bring this perspective to Washington in a real way.  The next step is to convince his colleagues to try it.

Leadership in Action -- Summer 2013 The Business of Government Magazine (NEW)

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 - 10:59
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 09:30
Over the past 15 years, the IBM Center for The Business of Government has sought to connect public management research with practice.

Six Conditions that Foster Innovation, Speed, and Performance

Friday, July 12th, 2013 - 17:27
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I recall debates over the government’s broken security clearance process in which a lofty goal of 40 days for conducting background investigations was being considered. Those involved in the process said it was a ridiculously aggressive target. But the goal was set and, with steady attention and perseverance, background investigations are now being conducted faster and better than ever.

Transformation: How Government Can Leverage the Positives of Change to Address the Pressures of Change

Thursday, July 11th, 2013 - 14:28
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The Operator's Manual - An Update of Chapter 7: Innovation

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 - 10:04
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 08:52
Recognize that employees, especially those who are on the front line of your organization and who regularly deal with your agency’s customers, often are the source of innovative services that can benefit your customers. Getting them engaged is key.   MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIESSUBJECT: Innovation

Does Management By Numbers Work?

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 - 11:50
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 10:46
Dr. Hood, who is a well-respected public management professor, poses this question in a recent article in the Public Administration Review and his answer is:  it depends. He posits that what the numbers are used for -- and the operational culture in the organizations in which they are used -- will influence the effectiveness of any “management by numbers” strategy.
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