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Submitted by cmasingo on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 11:57
The current White House leaders of these offices have also inherited a capacity first created in the prior Administration that can turn the good ideas of these two offices in to action – the U.S.
Submitted by cmasingo on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 11:55
Risk & Reform. In an op-ed for Government Executive, Linda Miller writes: “Making decisions about which programs to eliminate or how to restructure the organizational functions of an agency is a challenge. It’s even more difficult when an agency lacks adequate information on either performance or risk or a mechanism with which to analyze it.”
Submitted by cmasingo on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 11:38
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Submitted by cmasingo on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 11:19
Guest Blogger: Lisa Mascolo, Managing Director of U.S. Public Service at IBM Global Business Services.
There is a lot to like in Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin’s recent decision to combine forces with the Defense Department to establish modernized electronic health records (EHRs) for our nation’s veterans. Hopefully, that path goes beyond being the start of better service for those who have served America so well and so ably through personal sacrifice.
Submitted by cmasingo on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:41
Listen to the audio of this panel and see below for an article from VA about the session.
VA Acquisition Corps/Program Management Roundtable Event
Reprinted with permission from VA
Submitted by cmasingo on Thu, 12/21/2017 - 09:51
Exciting Opportunities. Government Executive reports: “Though their written plans remain shrouded from public view, agency officials charged by the Trump White House with making government more efficient say they are “excited” about what they see as a rare opportunity for systemic and lasting change to government operations.”
Submitted by cmasingo on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 13:17
Submitted by rthomas on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:04
Two departments received special authorities this past year that are intended to improve their abilities to manage. It will be interesting to watch to see how they use these authorities. If these agencies can demonstrate success, then there’s a good chance that Congress might extend these authorities to other agencies.