Submitted by JKamensky on Thu, 03/26/2020 - 10:04
What needs done to effectively implementing programs to address the COVID-19 funding and response efforts about to be enacted into law? The IBM Center sponsored a number of research reports in the wake of the 2009 Recovery Act. Following is an overview of these reports, with lessons learned, and a perspective as to what might be a governance framework that builds on lessons from that experience and addresses the current environment for ensuring the dollars and programs make a difference for the American people.
Submitted by JKamensky on Fri, 03/20/2020 - 08:30
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Submitted by rgordon on Wed, 03/11/2020 - 08:17
Not having a technology background, I had little appreciation for just how cutting edge we were at the National Performance Review (NPR) – Vice President Al Gore’s reinventing government initiative in the 1990s. But I readily understood the power of letting innovators stretch their imaginations!
Submitted by JKamensky on Thu, 03/05/2020 - 16:16
Partnering Across Branches. NextGov reports: “The General Services Administration announced Tuesday it will partner with the Government Accountability Office to assist Congress’ investigatory arm in launching its nascent technology innovation lab.”
Submitted by rgordon on Thu, 02/27/2020 - 12:37
Legendary Police Commissioner William Bratton presided at one end of the U-shaped table with a podium in the center and two screens behind. A precinct commander for one of the city’s 77 police precincts was at the podium.
Submitted by rgordon on Wed, 02/19/2020 - 08:57
April 23, 1998. A bipartisan summit, of sorts, on the implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) was being broadcast by C-SPAN and I had been tasked with drafting Vice President Al Gore’s remarks. The summit was hosted by the National Academy of Public Administration and the Council for Excellence in Government and included the House majority leader, Richard Armey, as well as one of GPRA’s lead Senate sponsors, Sen. John Glenn.
Submitted by JKamensky on Tue, 02/11/2020 - 09:14
This team of registered nurses is part of a national network created by the Nurse-Family Partnership -- a 40-year old non-profit that visits the homes of low-income, first-time mothers to help “transform the lives of vulnerable, low-income mothers pregnant with their first child.”
Submitted by rgordon on Wed, 02/05/2020 - 13:52
Background. Several days earlier, the three of us had been invited to share our ideas on how the vice president might proceed with his new mandate from the president to “reinvent the government,” where the vice president had to deliver a plan of action to the president in six months. Gore’s newly-appointed advisor, Elaine Kamarck, received the task of getting this off the ground and she had invited the three of us to talk with her, based on the advice of David Osborne, a co-author of the best-selling book
Submitted by JKamensky on Fri, 01/31/2020 - 14:15