Imagine the Possibilities of Real HR Reform

Most discussions about improving federal personnel management turn to civil service reform, employee engagement, performance management, FEVS scores, workforce planning, and strategic partnering....

Disruption Is Necessary to Change Government

What often feels disruptive brings a new normal.  Historically the term disruption was used to describe turmoil or disorder in a system, culture, or group. Today the term is used to identify...

How to Respond to the President’s Management Agenda

With change comes opportunity. The White House Office of Management and Budget’s recent release of President Trump’s management agenda calls for modernizing government through technology, data,...

Modernizing Government for the 21st Century

Supported by Modern Information Technology Data, Accountability, Transparency Effective and Strong Workforce PMA Outcomes Delivering Mission Outcomes Providing Excellence Service ƒƒStewarding...

The Clock is Ticking on Trump’s Management Agenda

The Clock Is Ticking on Trump's Management AgendaGovernment Executive | December 13, 2017 Human capital – the lifeblood of the government – is just one of many management priorities that lack a...

Seven Things About Agency Reform You Need to Know

There is a lot going on in the government transformation and reform space and it’s tempting to close your eyes and wait until the dust clears to open them. We thought it might be helpful to...

OPM Can Lead the Transformation of Government

The Office of Personnel Management has a rare opportunity to lead government transformation. For those who would argue that OPM has been overly focused on the transactional elements of traditional...

The Top 10 Silent Killers of Government Efficiency and Effectiveness

The Trump administration’s government reform initiative has gone quiet in the past few months. Apparently, the White House is incorporating these plans into the administration’s fiscal 2019 budget...

What Does True Government Transformation Look Like?

Transformation is about an organization or program moving from one state of being to another. It implies a significant and disruptive change that is necessary when an organization shifts its...

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 values are upheld. Maintaining a high performing workforce with the right skills and of the right...