Institutional Wisdom as a Tool for Effectiveness

Mature organizations are not necessarily old organizations, but they do share the characteristic of wisdom we often attribute to more experienced people. Wisdom is generally recognized as good...

COE Talks Telework Webinar Series

Telework is a strategic means to further agency priorities and mission, yet increasing participation in telework is a complex undertaking. It requires close collaboration between telework...

Simplifying Performance Management Webinar Series

Accountability has come to mean "performance" in the federal sector. The truth is that emphasizing accountability can undermine an agency's ability to perform at its best. It encourages a focus on...

Batter Up: 5 Things Workforce Planners Can Learn From Fantasy Baseball

It's that time of year again. Baseball superfans know what I'm talking about. It's time to draft your fantasy baseball team. If you're like millions of Americans, you're grabbing your peanuts and...

How to Give Your Brand’s Website a Facelift

Recently, I led a project team tasked with making a client's website a more effective communications tool. During our audit, we documented numerous content, navigation and design errors that...

Can Transparency Be Legislated?

In May 2014, President Obama signed the DATA Act into law. The crux of the law is simple: Make financial data across government available in a standardized format. As a result, stakeholders will speak...

COE Joins the Data Coalition

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE), today announced its sponsorship of the Data Coalition. The Data Coalition is a membership-based trade association that brings together...

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...

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...