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Lara Shane

Lara Shane

Lara Shane is a communication strategist, producer and writer. She is the former vice president for research and communications at the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service.
Lara Shane is a communication strategist, producer and writer. She is the former vice president for research and communications at the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service.
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Great Organizations Build on Their Successes

​Government leaders need to highlight the inspirational work across their organizations.

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Guess Where the Government Ranks in Customer Satisfaction?

Agencies could better serve citizens and businesses by streamlining websites.

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Unleashing the Power of Shared Services

In tight budgets, agencies should pool resources on more than just back-office functions.

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How USAID and Science Agencies Tap Data to Forecast Famine

Early warning network helps program leaders direct aid where it’s needed.

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How VA Is Using Big Data to Keep Patients Out of the Hospital

Doctors combine assessment tools and analytics to address high-risk cases early.

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Sending Out an SOS in the Workplace Rankings

Best Places to Work survey shows pay freeze, furloughs and budget cuts are having real consequence.

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How the CDC's Trailblazing Use of Analytics Fights Disease

Data helps detect foodborne illnesses faster than ever.

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Welcome Back! Now Here's What You Need To Do

Managers need to get employees reengaged ASAP.

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Service to America Medal Finalists: The Top Public Servants in Citizen Services

The 2013 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal nominees have been announced for citizen services.

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Service to America Medal Finalists: The Top Public Servants in the Sciences

The 2013 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal nominees have been announced in the sciences.

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Service to America Medal Finalists: Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

High-stakes efforts save a 5-year-old hostage, disrupt pervasive crime and protect livestock from disease.

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9 Strategies for Increasing Collaboration and Reducing Waste in Government

Nine strategies for increasing collaboration and reducing waste in government.

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The Difference Between Men and Women in Government

Recent survey examines federal employee satisfaction levels across race and gender.

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The Federal Government Does a Terrible Job of Recognizing High Performers

Study shows federal workers aren't getting the recognition they should.

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The 5 Best Ways to Attract STEMM Talent to your Agency

The demand for technically proficient talent is growing--here's how to recruit, and retain, them.

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The 6 Factors Needed to Drive Innovation in Government

Here are the six things the most innovative agencies in government do.

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The Growing Disconnect Between the SES and the Rest

Survey shows gap in job satisfaction between the SES and other federal employees is growing.