Do Your Programs Fit?

Perhaps you should try them on for size.From Grace Commissions to the National Performance Reviews (NPR) to Presidents Management Agendas (PMAs) to the Government Performance Results Modernization Act...

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...

Agency Reform: A quick fix or sustainable change?

As agencies wait to see how the Trump administration is incorporating reform plans into the fiscal 2019 budget, the battle between slashing costs and improving performance intensifies. Will agencies...

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...

The Road to Reform: Taking the path less traveled

The plans are in. Reform is in motion. Now what? Welcome to the first issue of our new agency reform e-newsletter. The Center for Organizational Excellence (COE) has created this space to make it...

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 White House with making government more efficient say they are “excited” about what they see as a...