Submitted by rthomas on Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:58
Four years ago, the Center for The Business of Government released “The Operator’s Manual for the New Administration.” This report provided practical insights on how to make agency operations work more effectively, drawing on the first ten years of reports from the Center to draw lessons learned in areas ranging from leadership to money to technology to collaboration. The insights were written in the form of memos to individual leaders who come into government and need to make its wheels turn to acc
Submitted by TFryer on Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:03
Last week’s discussion commenced one part of a multi-pronged Ready to Govern (#Ready2Govern) initiative, through which the Partnership seeks to improve the transfer of power and knowledge between administrations. The effort includes an education component for transition teams around four sets of activities: improving the transition process, congressional support for efficient appointments in a new administration, preparing appointees to succeed in their new roles, and the creation of a “Management Roadmap” – the subject
Submitted by TFryer on Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:30
On September 16, the IBM Center for The Business of Government and the Partnership for Public Service co-hosted a Roundtable to discuss how agency leaders can coordinate and integrate activities to drive successful outcomes for the next Presidential term. An exceptional group of current and former senior officials from Administrations of both parties, leaders from Capitol Hill, as well as experts from academia and the private and non-profit sectors participated in a robust discussion.
Submitted by TFryer on Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:27
This blog is a continuation of our first blog on Enterprise Government, which presented an introduction on Enterprise Government and highlighted a number of challenges for the next Administration to address. In this blog, we will present the key findings and recommendations in each of four areas to spur a government-wide approach to solving problems. These action areas include:
Submitted by TFryer on Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:46
This blog post is co-authored by Alan Howze In 2017, for the first time in eight years, a new President will be sworn into office. Regardless of which party wins, a new set of political appointees will serve as executive leaders across the government. The decisions that the new administration makes about who to appoint – which starts during the transition process -- will set a path forward for the administration.