Submitted by JKamensky on Wed, 01/23/2019 - 08:51
Like most private sector organizations, government agencies focus their analyses on data they have based on individual people, such as the data from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and from the Office of Personnel Management’s FedScope database.
Submitted by JKamensky on Mon, 01/07/2019 - 13:25
A recent trend has been to set up an innovation office to be the catalyst for new ideas. These offices can be helpful starting points and an inspiration to employees across an organization. However, most leaders want to create a culture of innovation across their entire workforce, not just in an elite subset of employees.
Submitted by TFryer on Fri, 01/26/2018 - 13:00
Sometimes we get caught up in buzzwords of the day: Total Quality Management, Lean Six Sigma, Agile, Business Process Reengineering, or Reinventing Government. But the bottom line in each of these types of management improvement initiatives is: how do we create a culture of innovation?
What is “innovation?” There are plenty of different definitions, but one I’ve found to be practical is: “New ideas, or current thinking applied in fundamentally different ways, resulting in significant change in operating models, business processes, or products and services.”
Submitted by TFryer on Thu, 01/25/2018 - 14:40
Last week, The IBM Center for The Business of Government released our most recent “Call for Research Proposals” – a guide to what key challenges faced by government will benefit from Center-sponsored reports in the next several years. The Center solicits proposals that result in reports that have sound research, insightful findings, and actionable recommendations for government leaders and public managers in the following areas of interest – challenges that we consider to be six driver
Submitted by rthomas on Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:55