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Posts Tagged: transformation
Agencies can provide a solid data foundation for their AI programs by optimizing data and creating a data governance model.
If your organization doesn’t have a plan for how to scale and transition the innovations, you need one. Letting transformative products or concepts wither while they work through bureaucratic processes will kill organizational energy.
Regardless of which role you play, the IT infrastructure is a key component in your city and your residents rely on you to protect, maintain, and improve it.
The sort of organizational culture we need to truly transform the public service is one that accepts open discussion and experimentation – so we can determine what is truly worthy of doing.
Change from one system to another is a huge organizational undertaking. When technical and non-technical teams communicate change goes much more smoothly.
Should the federal government be more like Disney when delivering its customer service experiences? Greg Godbout, the chief technology officer at the Environmental Protection Agency, suggests as much when he keynoted an AFCEA roundtable in Bethesda a couple weeks ago. According to Federal Times, he told the audience how Walt Disney World delivers a seamlessRead… Read more »
You know that song you just can’t get out of your head? I am looking at you Uptown Funk – your melody, your beat, the radio’s insistence you play every three minutes – you are the song that just never ends. Government has a similar infectious drumbeat right now, one that just won’t go onRead… Read more »
In the 1990s, a new model of governance emerged – Reinventing Government. This model was rooted in private sector entrepreneurial approaches and market-like incentives. A new model – dubbed “New Power” – has emerged in the 2010s. Reinventing Government was organized around ten values, such as government being catalytic, community-owned, competitive, etc. Today, a newRead… Read more »
The selection of the next Secretary of Defense is in the headlines. But there’s a new senior-level Defense position that will be important in coming years, and who is appointed will matter. Years ago, career executive David O. “Doc” Cooke was informally called the “Mayor of the Pentagon.” He was responsible for the internal administrationRead… Read more »