Pratap Chatterjee reports on how slashed funding for important transparency initiatives risks harming government efficiency.
The Obama administration’s new Campaign to Cut Waste promises to build on the successes of the 2009 Recovery Act and usher in a new era of transparency and accountability over government spending, write Julia Kantor and Sam Ungar.
Harrison Wellford, Jitinder Kohli, and James Hairston on six lessons about executive reorganization the Obama administration could learn from the Carter era.
James Hairston and Jitinder Kohli discuss how agencywide town halls at HUD improve communication, connect offices across the country, and hold senior leadership accountable.
Kristina Costa takes a look at the first state to pursue an innovative idea that could transform the way social programs are financed.
Pratap Chatterjee testifies about the contracting process before the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
James Hairston and Jitinder Kohli discuss how a worker-recognition initiative at HUD can and should be replicated governmentwide.
As government programs face greater scrutiny, the new GPRA framework could put more officials in the accountability hot seat. But it's also an opportunity for agencies to restore the public's trust in government, writes John Griffith.
Pratap Chatterjee reports on a private workshop featuring senior government officials and industry representatives sharing examples of best practices in how the government buys and manages information technology.
William Eggers, John Griffith, and Jitinder Kohli explain how to design new successful government programs.