• How COOs are indispensable to management agendas

    These COOs frequently occupy deputy secretary positions that require Senate confirmation, many of which are vacant in the current administration. But it’s the people occupying these offices that are best positioned to make real changes in the way agencies perform their missions.

  • COOs give President’s Management Council a mixed grade

    Deputy secretaries and other COOs give lackluster reviews to the President’s Management Agenda and President’s Management Council in a new report by the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton.

  • Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

    One of the top leaders at your organization has a new title: integrator in chief. Federal News Radio’s Emily Kopp tells In Depth with Francis Rose how that nickname came about.

  • Deputy secretaries: ‘Integrators-in-chief’ or sacrificial goats?

    The Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton say chief operating officers should be ”integrators-in-chief,” making sure HR, IT and other support services help drive agency performance. Too often, it doesn’t work that way.

  • Does the White House need a chief operating officer?

    Tom Shoop of GovExec joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the qualifications of the potential position.