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The Journey to Data Value: Navigating the Pathway to Data Consolidation

You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. —Winston S. ChurchillCan...


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An Overview of HCaTS: A Government-wide IDIQ

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc., (COE), provides federal agencies with customized training and...


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Transforming Government through Reorganization

Steve Goodrich, CEO of the Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE) and author of “Transforming Government,”...


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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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Three Killer B’s of Government Effectiveness

We love discourse and debate as much as anyone, but on the topic of government effectiveness and efficiency, there are...


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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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Why Do We Sometimes Insulate Ourselves from the Truth?

It’s an interesting phenomenon we observe during this election season, the adoration of a candidate or perhaps...


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Engagement Success

COE uses the term "partnership" when talking about our working relationships, because the most successful engagements...