We highlight many key findings and recommendations that can assist government leaders in understanding how best to leverage and scale past successes to benefit citizens and taxpayers today and in the future.
Recent media attention has highlighted a series of high-profile security breaches, which have affected U.S. government agencies and their contractors, and severely damaged the public trust and confidence in our federal government.
In their study of eight Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical
centers in New England, the authors examined the current
use of best practices in inventory management in government,
based on a case study of VA hospitals.
The pilots are intended to coordinate
different federal programs and services from
across a range of agencies, allowing local participants
to request waivers from various federal
requirements in order to enable the integration of
different funding streams.
For more than a quarter century, the U.S. Government Accountability Office has been highlighting and tracking a handful of programs that it judges as being at high risk for waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement.
Many states have invested in data, tracking, and evaluation to improve state agencies’ performance in child welfare programs, which serve a vulnerable segment of the population that includes abused and neglected children.
On January 20, 2017, the 45th president of the United States will be inaugurated. He or she will take the reins of one of the largest and most complex organizations in the world, ready to move ahead with a set of priorities that have been articulated throughout the campaign and the transition period.