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Agency Reform Summit: Critical Conversations About Finalizing Your Agency’s Plan

The government reform initiative is well underway, and over the next month, all agencies will receive feedback on their...


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Your Mission: Question Everything

For anyone over the age of 40, the word “mission” cannot help but conjure up images of rockets, moon landings and...


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Treasury Honors COE-supported DHS DATA Act Implementation

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE), a management and technology consulting firm that helps federal...


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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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Let’s Ask Alice If Outcomes Are Important

As the Cheshire Cat tells us, if you don't know where you are going, any path will get you there. This suggests that if...


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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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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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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...