When it comes to federal office space, much of the focus has been on reducing the government’s real estate footprint. But agencies must also consider how the modern office space is, or at least can be, used as a recruitment tool for top talent.
Posts Tagged: budget
Debbie Cotton, Chief Information Officer of the City of Phoenix, sat down with Emily Jarvis on GovLoop’s State and Local Spotlight to discuss how her team has handled the declining budget and delved into some of the projects they are currently working on.
Lack of funds can materialize as barriers which halt innovation and programs. But what if there were another option?
Why the current federal budget process limits IT innovation.
Most citizens are completely disconnected from the public budget processes that dictates where their tax dollars are spent or collected. The public budget process is one that evokes images of thousand-page budget printouts, dry dialogue and sparsely attended public meetings, so who can blame citizens for not paying attention? The creation and implementation ofRead… Read more »
The focus of attention to malign the government worker due to performance and service issues deflect from the real obstruction that impacts the quality of government service. For nearly two decades, there have been demands from the legislative and executive branches concerning the poor condition of the infrastructure in many government agencies. There have beenRead… Read more »
With the upcoming deadline to pass the budget for the 2016 fiscal year, it’s a good time to revisit the impact of past shutdowns and Continuing Resolutions (CR) – both which can delay funding to agencies and cause uncertainty over future funding. Much has been written about the cost of these budget uncertainties, particularly aroundRead… Read more »
It is easy to manage, budget, and lead when times are good. But, now is the time when the good leaders can separate themselves from the pack. Take advantage of the downturn by positioning your teams for long term success, and be wary of any changes that will have a negative impact on your culture.
The Internet of Things – it’s a phrase that sounds as ominous as it is ambiguous. Many of us have heard of the Internet of Things (IoT), but everyone seems to have a different understanding of exactly what it means. Is it hardware? Software? Sensors? Is it secure? Where is it being used? Self-driving cars,Read… Read more »
“It comes from everywhere. It knows all. … [It] lives in the cloud. It knows what we do.” That’s how big data is described in a “Dilbert” comic strip. While that might sound funny, it’s true that while everyone talks about big data, many people don’t know what it is or does. But it’s actuallyRead… Read more »