Submitted by TFryer on Fri, 01/26/2018 - 14:35
The President’s fiscal year 2014 budget was released last week and emphasizes the creation of “a culture of performance improvement.” This is also the theme of a new IBM Center report, by University of Wisconsin professor Donald Moynihan who is a close observer of the international performance movement.
Submitted by rthomas on Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:04
With Valentine’s Day approaching, there are all sorts of advice columns about improving relationships. Well, A new IBM Center report by Dr. Jane Fountain, Implementing Cross-Agency Collaboration: A Guide for Federal Managers, offers advice on successful cross-agency relationships. She says there is a recipe for success, but that it depends on a number of factors.
Submitted by TFryer on Tue, 01/23/2018 - 13:03
Dr. Boston, visiting the U.S. on a Fulbright Scholarship, sums up some of his initial research on how the U.S. and several other democratic countries address long-term policy issues, in a recent presentation at American University. Background. Dr. Boston says that there are a number of important societal problems that reach beyond the span of an election cycle, and that for political leaders there can be “a temptation for intergenerational buck-passing.
Submitted by sfreidus on Wed, 01/03/2018 - 15:01
IBM Center author David Witzel examines the evolution of the Internet over the past four decades in a new report, looking for lessons in the use of open project design that could be applied in other policy domains. He explores how a wide range of autonomous, overlapping, and interconnected open projects initiated by government staff, techies, entrepreneurs, and students around the world resulted in one of the most profound changes in society across the globe since the
Submitted by sfreidus on Wed, 01/03/2018 - 14:53
outline successes, and tell us how they, in their own unique way, are making a difference in an era of fiscal austerity.
Submitted by sfreidus on Wed, 01/03/2018 - 14:50
Professors Jane Fedorowicz and Steve Sawyer have authored a new report, “Designing Collaborative Networks: Lessons Learned from Public Safety,” for the IBM Center. Their report sums up a multi-year, multi-university research effort sponsored by the National Science Foundation and others. The broader research effort examines the evolution of public safety networks in communities across the country. These ground-level networks link police, emergency