Posts By Alan Pentz

When Will the Federal Government Get Back to Normal? 5 Reasons the Shutdown is the New Normal

As a partner in a small government consulting firm, I’ve asked myself this question several times over the last two years – especially as we prepare for the possibility of yet another government shutdown and then a debt default soon after. Will contracts stop? What do we tell employees? How do we prepare? Can weRead… Read more »

Four Reasons Your Federal Program Doesn’t Need More Resources

“I need more resources!” is the desperate cry of the beleaguered federal manager. “I can’t keep doing more with less.” Whether you are trying to get out from under a crazy workload or trying to build an empire of people to boss around, be careful what you wish for. The additional value of more resourcesRead… Read more »