GAO Reviews: Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication

Government programs are created and implemented for various reasons. These programs are usually managed by a Federal department or specific agency or by more than one agency in the case of cross...

If I Were President…

*Click here to download the PDF of this article* “We in America do not have government by the majority — we have government by the majority who participate... All tyranny needs to gain a foothold...

Being an Auditor vs. Being an Auditee

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Eric Stewart and Dr. Paul Eder. Government audits always have two major players who enter the project with...

Tips for Serving as an Expert Resource on a Government Audit

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Roberto Calderon, Eric Stewart and Dr. Paul Eder. An audit is an official inspection or examination of...

Takeaways from the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

This article was written by Andrew Wagner, Web & Video Editor of Government Matters on WJLA-TV. You may also view the original version of this article at govmatters.tv. The results...

Do Your Programs Still 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...

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, and...

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...