Submitted by rgordon on Thu, 01/05/2023 - 14:09
These types of challenges run the gamut from the pandemic to economic dislocation, homelessness, and natural and manmade disasters. These major crises have complex causes, and the resources needed to properly address them often transcend the capacity of any single government agency. Addressing these challenges effectively requires what the National Academy of Public Administration calls “new approaches to public governance and engagement.” Such approaches necessitate collaboration or co-alignment across the efforts of multiple organizations.
Submitted by MKeegan on Fri, 12/09/2022 - 14:37
Senate passed bill to 'stop the government speak' in agency documents. The Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan bill to override an existing law and update requirements for government agencies to write communications in easy-to-understand language. Specifically, the Clear and Concise Content Act, backed by Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee chair Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Sen.
Submitted by MKeegan on Wed, 12/07/2022 - 16:34
"The CIO's office is growing" explains Bob Costello, chief information officer at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) "…We're pivoting from more of a compliance-CIO shop to an operational shop, where we're still doing that very important compliance mission, but starting to deliver services and become a true partner to the mission operators in making sure they have those solutions to interact with our partners."
Submitted by rgordon on Mon, 12/05/2022 - 12:31
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Submitted by rgordon on Fri, 11/11/2022 - 15:02
Enhancing the FITARA scorecard. Opportunities exist to enhance the FITARA scorecard to ensure its continued relevance and to keep pace with technology changes. This year, ACT-IAC created a working group of former federal technology leaders, all now successful industry executives, to evaluate the FITARA Scorecard and identify potential enhancements to ensure its relevancy and to keep pace with technology changes.
Submitted by rgordon on Fri, 10/28/2022 - 16:31
Collaboration Starts at Home, Extends Globally. Since being established the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), it has been breaking down barriers of government bureaucracy to quickly get the right information to the right people—enabling them to make well-informed decisions that raise our collective defense. CISA Stakeholder Engagement Strategic Plan 2023-2025 has been released to help CISA broaden and strengthen those partnerships by unifying the agency’s approach to stakeholder engagement.
Submitted by rgordon on Fri, 10/21/2022 - 16:33
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Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 10/14/2022 - 13:50
The Agile-Policymaking Frontier – Part 1 and 2. Prof. Larry A. Rosenthal, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley discusses “agile policymaking” as a vehicle for better government and how agile would be more objective and evidenced-based when it comes to traditional policy analysis (“TPA”).