In November, the Partnership for Public Service and Slalom Consulting hosted the Federal Innovation Summit to highlight lessons learned from successful federal innovations, bust myths about key barriers, and identify opportunities to implement proven practices. At the summit, the Partnership and Slalom also released a framework for innovative federal organizations, detailing the characteristics that can help federal agencies foster innovation and better serve the public. Read the five key takeaways from the summit.
Data on the impact of training programs will help make the case for sustained funding.
The National Academy of Public Administration held its annual Fall Meeting in early November, unveiling its final list of “Grand Challenges in Public Administration” following a year-long effort to identify these challenges and position the A
From curing diseases to helping launch the internet, the federal government has a history of innovation that has improved the lives of Americans and advanced societal interests.
In this new report from the IBM Center for The Business of Government, Preparing the Next Generation of Federal Leaders: Agency-Based Leadership Development Programs, a team of expert authors—Gordon Abner, Jenny Knowles Morrison, James L. Perry, and Bill Valdez—focuses on how best to build programs that can shape and inform future government leaders.
The second National Task Force report on the Rule of Law & Democracy from the Brennan Center for Justice outlines how to curb political interference in government science and fix a broken appointments process.