This past year, for the first time, departments were instructed to isolate their technology-specific investment requests and submit them for review by DoIT and their budget analyst ahead of the capital budget proposal deadline.
Posts Tagged: strategic planning
Strategic planning can set an organization on the right path to realize its vision.
The real test of leaders, and what they won’t so loudly talk about, is focus and follow-through.
I believe taking inspiration from the wonderful world of sports can equip us to be better government leaders. Want to be a champion? Want to turn your workplace team into a dynasty for the ages? Here are three key areas where we can learn from our favorite coaches, players, and sports personalities.
As the demands on government groups are often measured by comparison to the private sector’s results, there must be a discussion concerning the additional burden faced by public entities
We just completed the first step of our City strategic planning process for the next three years. Regardless of your status in the pecking order, if your organization has a strategic plan, someone is likely to ask you how you connect to it. This is a valid question. If your assignment obviously aligns with your… Read more »
Is it leaders’ ethical responsibility to use foresight to ensure that today’s decisions reflect the needs of tomorrow?
What is the key in achieving great things? I have been thinking about this since the Seahawks’ championship win against the Packers that has had everyone up here in the Pacific Northwest walking around in a glorious euphoria. In case you missed it here is a quote from QB Russell Wilson’s post game interview that… Read more »
Can leaders in a democracy think beyond the next election? This is a key question posed by a New Zealand academic, Jonathan Boston, who is studying how different countries attempt to address long-term risks to society, the environment, and fiscal sustainability. Dr. Boston, visiting the U.S. on a Fulbright Scholarship, sums up some of his… Read more »
By Dennis D. McDonald The U.S. Department of Agriculture has joined other Federal agencies in seeking input on how to proceed with development of its “digital strategy.” In Seeking Your Input for USDA’s Digital Strategy the USDA’s Amanda Eamich lists for comment 5 “first-move candidates” to make available as web Application Programming Interfaces (APIs): World… Read more »