The purpose of software oversight is nothing more than to manage the risk of failure. The cost of oversight is more of the cost of risk avoidance.
Posts Tagged: risk-management
This is the last in the series of blogs about project management on federal projects. To wrap up, here’s the most important topic: risk management.
What the five principles of risk management mean for you.
Federal cybersecurity is a risk-management issue. But effective risk management is often hindered by government’s fragmented governance structures. We sat down with experts at PwC for tips on developing a solid governance program.
From forging a unity of effort in homeland security to strategizing today how to field the U.S. Army of tomorrow; to pursuing affordable housing, eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in healthcare, and securing cyberspace, our most recent issue of The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues… Read more »
Government increasingly spends more time, money, and effort into strengthening cybersecurity. But is government getting the return on such investments that it should? (ISC)2, the largest not-for profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide, recently released its seventh Global Information Workforce Study (GISWS) in partnership with Booz Allen Hamilton, Cyber 360… Read more »
With each edition of The Business of Government magazine, my goal is straightforward: to introduce readers to the works, insights, and advice from some of today’s key government executives, who are tackling significant management challenges and seizing opportunities to lead. To complement these examples of leadership in action, I also highlight the practical, actionable research… Read more »
Do you remember ever trying to touch a hot stove as a child and your mom or dad swatting away your hand? The initial slap was startling, but you eventually grow up to realize that your parents were just warning you about the threat and protecting you from harm. If not painful, a type of… Read more »
Managing risks is part of the cost of doing business, and managing them well can be a competitive differentiator, in both the economic marketplace and the war for talent. A relatively small percentage of organizations have addressed Digital Era risks in a meaningful way, however. This post provides an overview intended to help organizational leaders… Read more »
Please join in the discussion! GTRA Technology Council Meeting – Government IT Security Collaboration June 22 – 24, 2014 The Lansdowne, Leesburg, VA http://govtechcouncil.org/index.php/council-meeting/june-2014 Unleashing the Power of Technology: Driving American Excellence through Innovation, Analytics, Efficiency, and Security The GTRA Technology Council Meeting brings together an elite group of federal IT leaders who believe in… Read more »