Management

The Future of Civic Engagement

The precipitous drop in public trust in government over the past decade has been unsettling, but engaging citizens directly may help reverse this trend.

Management

Agencies Reveal New Priority Goals

Some of them look a lot like the old priority goals, but there are some bold new additions.

Management

Next Steps in Improving Government Performance

Agencies have greater access to data than ever before, yet front line managers are not leveraging this wealth of information to inform decisions.

Management

How Agility Is Driving Government Transformation

Government is notoriously bad at adapting to rapid advances in technology and the shifting expectations of citizens.

Management

How Data-Driven Insight Is Transforming Government

The use of analytics goes beyond just collecting and reporting evidence of program outcomes.

Management

A Ray of Hope in Government Management

Execution of the first round of Cross-Agency Priority Goals shows tangible results.

Management

Wanted: Competent Management

Government reform efforts will founder if agencies and OMB ignore the basics.

Management

The Federal Managers Who Aren’t Afraid to Take Risks

New data suggest the conventional wisdom is wrong, raising important policy questions.

Management

Funding What Works

It may seem obvious, but few things in Washington are straightforward.

Management

What the U.S. Can Learn From India’s Government Reform Efforts

Public progress reports are key, and naming and shaming laggards doesn’t hurt either.

Management

The Uncertain Future of Federal Sustainability Programs

Work continues, despite the Trump administration’s antipathy toward the previous administration’s approach to climate change.

Management

Boosting Job-Creating Foreign Investment in the U.S.

In 2014, 6.4 million Americans were employed by U.S. subsidiaries of foreign firms.

Management

Treating the Invisible Wounds of War

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan forced agencies to rethink how they treat veterans.

Management

How Agencies Are Turning Scientific Breakthroughs Into Jobs

The Trump administration has an opportunity to build on advances in moving government-funded research to market.

Management

Why You Should Care About Open Data

The transparency movement is directly benefitting people and the economy.

Management

Boosting America’s Scientific Brain Power

There’s a broad ecosystem of federal programs to bolster careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.