Vol. 42 Nbr. 3, September 2013
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- Managing agency knowledge.
- OPM's Training and Development Policy Wiki manages knowledge: webpages are becoming an ever-evolving tool to collaborate and share. This wiki builds community and creates transparency.
- Relocation programs deliver benefits for employees and agencies: relocation assistance can be good for the bottom line, as well as for hiring and retention.
- How can agencies Craft a Complete Digital Government Strategy? Agencies are creating more data than ever, and they increasingly rely on it to make decisions. Government must leverage the growing data-focused civic engagement community.
- The untapped power of action learning: through action learning, federal leaders can achieve both meaningful mindset change and goal accomplishment.
- Partnerships and technologies lay the foundation for capturing and transferring knowledge.
- Tapping agency culture to advance knowledge services at NASA.
- Capturing, retaining, and leveraging federal agency workforce knowledge.
- Process, tools, and culture: three dimensions of knowledge management.
- Using KM to focus on the common good.
- Build a KM system using a variety of open source applications.
- Creating new roles for academic--public sector partnerships.
- Transferring institutional knowledge to Millennials.
- Who owns knowledge management within your federal agency?
- Social knowledge transfer using executable English.
- Five quick recommendations to create a knowledge management culture.
- A new way of evaluating cybersecurity to reduce risk: agencies are mandated to assess information systems security risks. Managing those risks on a continual, rather than annual, basis can save scarce resources.
- Testing innovation in the Superstorm Sandy response: FEMA coordinated the activities among federal agencies and not-for-profit partners, which rolled out new programs developed post-Hurricane Katrina.
- Shifting educational accountability from compliance to outcomes: do states view education reform the same way feds do? Ask your child's principal.
- The limitations of applying private-sector models to federal operations: controlling labor costs is one area of private-sector best practices that doesn't translate well into federal management. The priorities are different.
- Leaders: own your alligator brain: different parts of our brain govern certain functions. While primitive survival instincts are hardwired, our potential to manage complex relationships lies in the uniquely human ability to intentionally change.
- Great Leaders Are Great Storytellers.
- VA taps into innovative solutions: progressive thinking at the VA means inviting experts from both inside and outside the agency to propose solutions.
- Embrace change and mind the mission.