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Data Coalition

On May 9, 2014, President Barack Obama signed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act), Public Law No....


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Getting the Most Value from Virtual Decision-Making Tools

Multiple decisions occur every day in most organizations, and in a variety of contexts, from budget prioritization, to...


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Contract Vehicle: Naval Sea Systems Command SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e)

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE) is pleased to offer Engineering, Financial and Program Management...


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Chief Innovation Officer Tools: Developing a Socially Balanced Strategy

The identification of chief innovation officer roles in both the public and private sector is becoming commonplace....


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Avoiding Complacency Risks: Make SMART Goals SMARTer

Most organizational leaders have come across the concept of SMART goals at some point in time. SMART is widely touted...


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Professional Development for the Innovative Organization

When employees in government hear “professional development,” the term often becomes synonymous with training. If...


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COE Sponsors GPF Annual Golf Event

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE) announced today its sponsorship of the Gaithersburg Police...


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World War G: How to Cure Zombie Government Executives

A recent article on Forbes.com, entitled World War E: How to Cure a Zombie Entrepreneur, discussed the dangers posed by...


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Rethinking the Accountability Culture – Partnership Matters

“Accountability” has become a four-letter word in the Federal Government; when it is uttered, people shudder, and...


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Know the Real-time Pulse of Your Workforce

There is no large-scale survey effort in government with a more sweeping impact on employee time and attention than the...