Posts Tagged: risk-management

Leadership in Action

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 »

Cybersecurity and the Missing Workforce

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 »

Leadership in Action

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 »

Managing Digital Era Risks: Social Media Policies and 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 »

Unleashing the Power of Technology: Driving American Excellence through Innovation, Analytics, Efficiency, and Security

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 »

Managing risk before it manages you

Last month I attended the International Disaster Conference & Expo in New Orleans along with former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge. It was an extraordinary event with more than 1,400 people from 27 countries represented. The prominent list of speakers, including Secretary Ridge, made it clear that the topic of crisis management, emergency response… Read more »