Surveys show that the public would have more confidence in government if it could get rid of duplicative and overlapping programs. Can we do this? Should we do this? GAO has been mandated to figure this out.
The Center for American Progress (CAP) created a 16-point agenda for “building a government that delivers greater value and results to the American people.” A recent independent poll surveyed Americans on how they would prioritize the agenda.
The Government Accountability Office testified today on federal agencies’ use of Web 2.0 and the key challenges associated with their use, in meeting existing federal requirements related to privacy, security, records management, and freedom of informatio
Have you ever been to a presentation on leadership and said to yourself, “Why isn’t my boss here to listen to this?” I’m sure that was the minds of a roomful of EPA employees at a recent seminar called “Getting Change Right,” by author Seth Kahan.
Does crowdsourcing government reform innovations work? Obama tried it in his first year on office with mixed results. The new Coalition Government in Britain launched a pair of crowdsourcing sites. Are they doing any better?
The Senate Government Performance Taskforce held a field hearing on Performance-Stat systems in Annapolis, MD, with Governor Martin O'Malley as the lead witness. They explored how these systems might be applied in the federal government.