A Call to the New Congress: Nine Ways to Improve How You Get Thing Done

Our system of Congressional governance is in need of change, and it will take real courage to do it.I believe in our Founding Fathers’ vision for a democratic system with the appropriate...

Public Managers and Politically Driven Change: A Retrospective

COE Principal Consultant, Dr. Paul Eder, co-authors a featured piece for The Public Manager titled "Public Managers and Politically Driven Change: A Retrospective" with Blaine R. Young of the Board of...

Are Your Metrics Lying to You?

In today’s business world, it is almost impossible to find an organization that does not establish and track metrics for any number of business purposes. Accordingly, many relevant and beneficial...

COE Capabilities Statement

Have a chat with a BD Team Member today! Lyn Chamness McGee | Vice President, Client Solutions | (240) 361-9236 | Email Lyn About COE For nearly 35 years, COE has been a trusted partner in helping our...

Data Coalition

On May 9, 2014, President Barack Obama signed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act), Public Law No. 113-101, which had been passed unanimously by both the House of Representatives...

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 sequencing of project tasks, to the best wording for an advertisement. Often...

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 support services through the Naval Sea Systems Command SeaPort Enhanced...

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. Governments and private organizations alike are creating new position...

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 in government agencies, private sector companies and academia. Even organizations...

Professional Development for the Innovative Organization

When employees in government hear “professional development,” the term often becomes synonymous with training. If there is a perceived knowledge gap, train it away. If there is a new topic...