Posts Tagged: ED

Don’t Be Afraid To Play Ball With Today’s Hackers

They’re known as hackers, fraudsters, cheats, criminals, pirates, delinquents, crooks, and now…baseball players? One of our recent speakers in the webinar, A Smarter Approach to Counter Fraud, compared these hackers to MLB all-stars. Legend Ty Cobb holds the greatest career batting average ever with .366. That means he didn’t even hit the ball two-thirds of… Read more »

Leading Across Boundaries in an Era of Complex Challenges

Governments today face serious, seemingly intractable public management issues that go to the core of effective governance and leadership. Government leaders are presented with difficult choices, but also unprecedented opportunities. The right kind of leadership approach and style can drive change in government. From budget reductions to a struggling economy, disasters to pandemics, the seemingly… Read more »

Recovering from the Recovery Act, Part 2

President Obama put Vice President Biden in charge of the implementation of the $787 billion Recovery Act. Ed DeSeve had an eagle eye’s view of the interaction between agencies, states, localities, and non-profits. He shares his lessons learned from Recovery Act implementation, as well as advice for “the next big implementation challenge,” whatever that might… Read more »

US Department of Education brings Youth Engagement to the 21st Century

With support from the White House, the US Department of Education has launched an impressive effort to engage young people in policymaking. First, they announced a National Youth Summit to galvanize youth to shape strategies to provide pathways for all youth – those who are in middle and high school as well as those who… Read more »