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Reform Should Focus on Workforce Alignment, Not On Staffing Cuts

Federal employees are the primary drivers for how government work gets done, decisions get made, and...


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Making Trump's Government Reforms Stick

Under President Trump’s Executive Order on a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive...


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Trump Agency Reforms Are Called the Most Exciting Opportunity in Years

Though their written plans remain shrouded from public view, agency officials charged by the Trump...


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Achieving Real Transformation in Federal Government [commentary]

Co-authored by both David M. Walker and Steve Goodrich, this article—which is housed on the...


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Why Do We Sometimes Insulate Ourselves from the Truth?

It’s an interesting phenomenon we observe during this election season, the adoration of a...


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Performance Improvement Begins with Change: How to Manage Change

Change management is critical today given the immense transformations occurring in regulatory...


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5 Reasons Why Government Agencies Fail at Workforce Planning

Workforce planning has never been more important than it is today. With baby boomers...


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Two years in: A Look at the Current Status of the DATA Act

At just over two years old, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) has...


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The Internet of Things and the Dangers of Frivolous Data

Imagine an innovative new product - the automated stapler. This stapler boasts some rather nifty...