Submitted by rgordon on Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:48
The Federal Workforce of the Future. The Partnership for Public Service has released a new report that provides: “a snapshot of what the government looks like now and recommendations on how agencies can prepare for the future.”
Submitted by rgordon on Wed, 03/21/2018 - 16:28
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 16:08
Submitted by TFryer on Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:04
GovConnect is an initiative sponsored by the Office of Personnel Management that reflects broader trends in the workplace toward the use of project-based work. It allows federal employees to share knowledge, collaborate, and apply their skills to address challenges that may be beyond their traditional job classification or organizational or geographic location. Announced a year ago, it is currently being piloted within several agencies and is poised to be spread across the government in coming months.
Submitted by TFryer on Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:33
Using “lightening round” presentations, nearly a dozen presenters shared their stories. Andy Feldman from the Department of Education, who coordinated the event, noted that the goal wasn’t innovation for innovation’s sake, but rather to use innovation as a tool to tackle mission-related performance challenges: “We’re here to focus innovation on our agencies’ biggest challenges and opportunities.” Delegated Deputy Secretary of Education John King also welcomed attendees, urging them to put ideas into action.
Submitted by rgordon on Sat, 12/30/2017 - 09:04
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 08:57
Submitted by rgordon on Fri, 12/29/2017 - 15:41
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 14:56
Submitted by sfreidus on Wed, 12/27/2017 - 09:10
The Urban Institute has launched a new web resource to explain Pay for Success, which it says is various forms of performance-based contracting used to support the delivery of targeted, high-impact preventative social services where an intervention at an early stage can reduce the need for higher-cost services in the future. Pay for Success funding systems can take many different forms and already operate in different policy arenas.
Submitted by SGold on Tue, 12/26/2017 - 14:47
Submitted by cmasingo on Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:07
DOD Acquisition Reform Panel. In an Op-Ed in Federal Times, Dee Lee and Hannah Oh write: “Repealing or amending outdated provisions that bog down the acquisition process is long overdue.
Submitted by rthomas on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 13:41
OMB released specific guidance to agencies on how they should prepare their budget submissions to OMB, which are due September 13. The key element being that agencies should submit requests that would be 5 percent below what was estimated for FY 2012 when OMB submitted the president’s FY 2011 budget in February. There have been good stories on this in the Washington Post and