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Achieving Real Transformation in Federal Government [commentary]

Co-authored by both David M. Walker and Steve Goodrich, this article—which is housed on the Federal Times...


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Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government

*NEWSFLASH UPDATE* On August 9, 2017, COE hosted the first Agency Reform Summit....


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Transforming Government from Congress to the Cubicle

This is not a book about national policy or legislative initiatives, it’s about the management practices and behaviors...


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Enterprise Human Resource Integration (EHRI) Data Warehouse Support for OPM

Client Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Services Enterprise Human Resource Integration Data Warehouse Support Year...


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Performance Improvement Begins with Change: How to Manage Change

Change management is critical today given the immense transformations occurring in regulatory compliance, technology,...


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5 Reasons Why Government Agencies Fail at Workforce Planning

Workforce planning has never been more important than it is today. With baby boomers entering retirement, millennials...


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Two years in: A Look at the Current Status of the DATA Act

At just over two years old, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) has progressed towards...


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COE to Help Agencies on GSA Human Capital and Training Solutions (HCaTS) Contract

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE), an organizational transformation consulting firm, today announced...


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Attrition as a Workforce Strategy: Supporting or Sabotaging Organizational Strategic Goals

A former boss of mine used to say that when you hire a government civilian, “you’ve got what you’ve got and...


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Establishing a Federal Employee Personnel Number: A Unique ID to Replace the SSN

How can OPM eliminate SSN from electronic records held by OPM? How can OMB implement an alternate ID for Federal...