Policy

Enabling Digital Transformation in Government

This post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s latest research brief, Enabling Digital Transformation in Government. Digital transformation — the updating of information technology solutions and services — is one of the highest priorities for government today. Given its potential to improve citizen services, cut procurement costs and improve productivity, federal agencies are aggressively pursuing thisRead… Read more »

The Pressures of Federal Reform

This post is an extract from our latest research brief, The Power of Technology in Federal Agencies. Survey data is from a recent GovLoop survey of 211 public sector employees. The Trump administration’s April 2017 memo provided a “Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce.” It calls on agenciesRead… Read more »

5 Things You Need to Know About Federal News from the Past Month

Changes in federal government keep coming fast. That’s why GovLoop gives you these monthly recaps of federal news that may affect agency management and employment. If you’ve fallen behind, check out all the previous recaps. By the time you read this, there will undoubtedly be new developments. And, this roundup can’t include everything. The focus is on federalRead… Read more »

Using Content Management to Meet Federal Reforms

White House memorandum OMB 17-22 challenges federal agencies to “create a lean, accountable, more efficient government” by scrutinizing processes, eliminating redundant programs and reducing the federal workforce. What’s more, it requires a plan for these initiatives in less than three months. In a recent post, we discussed agencies’ need to adopt enterprise content management (ECM)Read… Read more »