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Your Agency Now Has Money to Modernize IT

March 28, 2018 The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee recently heard from Trump Administration leaders about their modernization strategies following the enactment of the Modernizing Government Technology Act and the implementation of the Administration’s IT Modernization strategy. A new report by the IBM Center for The Business of Government, “A Roadmap for...

How Agencies Can Effectively Implement Artificial Intelligence

March 5, 2018 As the public sector adopts new technologies to improve operations and service delivery, artificial intelligence and machine learning offer agencies new potential for improving interaction with citizens and making better decisions. But implementing AI well requires a focus on sound technology management and attention to critical details. This week, the...

How Agencies Can Effectively Implement Artificial Intelligence

March 5, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow As the public sector adopts new technologies to improve operations and service delivery, artificial intelligence and machine learning offer agencies new potential for improving interaction with citizens and making better decisions. But implementing AI well requires a focus on sound technology management and attention to critical details. This week, the...

How Agencies Can Effectively Implement Artificial Intelligence

March 2, 2018 As the public sector adopts new technologies to improve operations and service delivery, artificial intelligence and machine learning offer agencies new potential for improving interaction with citizens and making better decisions. But implementing AI well requires a focus on sound technology management and attention to critical details. This week, the...

How the Digital Revolution Is Transforming Government

January 5, 2018 The IBM Center recently released Seven Drivers Transforming Government, a series of essays exploring key drivers of change in government. It is based on research and insights shared by current and former government officials. What follows is an edited excerpt from that report. Digital transformation goes beyond advances in technology....

Seven Drivers of Government Transformation

November 7, 2017 The forces affecting governments in the United States and around the world continue to increase in complexity, impact, and speed. Agency leaders must continually adapt to this ever changing landscape, but how? What are the key drivers that determine how government can transform? How can government’s partners help the public...

Making Government’s Massive Programs Work: Now It’s the Law

August 23, 2017 Over the past few decades, private companies have recognized program management as a key factor in enhancing organizational performance with respect to complex and challenging change initiatives. In addition to managing ongoing programs, the federal government increasingly is called upon to undertake large, complex initiatives and to adapt and improve...

The Path to Better Management of Government’s Huge Programs

April 7, 2017 With the enactment of the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act late last year, the federal government has the opportunity and mandate to address two long-standing challenges: delivering successfully on large-scale change initiatives and addressing the dearth of well-qualified program managers across executive branch agencies. For a government that operates...

Welcome to Washington. Are You Ready to Lead?

November 29, 2016 With the advent of the Trump administration in 2017, a new set of leaders will arrive in federal offices across the nation. The government they will lead has changed in many ways from the one the Obama administration inherited in 2009. The challenges for political appointees are multifaceted. Those who...

How the Next Administration Can Hit the Ground Running

September 16, 2016 On Nov. 8, the President-elect will begin the next phase of the transition to power that culminates with Inauguration Day on Jan. 20, 2017. The next administration will have an opportunity to improve mission performance in ways that can positively impact millions of people across a range of areas, including...