Ed DeSeve

  • How OMB can make ‘agile government’ not an oxymoron

    Several recent updates to federal IT policies opened the door for OMB to consider how the concept of agile for federal regulations could work, while the IBM Center for the Business of Government and NAPA are looking at this approach too.

  • GSA to set up new training program to help appointees be better managers

    The General Services Administration’s releases a solicitation for a vendor to set up a political appointee orientation program. The National Academy of Public Administration says training is a big missing piece to the presidential transition.

  • NAPA finds room for improvement in presidential transition

    A new president will occupy the White House in less than six months, but the National Academy of Public Administration says the outgoing commander-in-chief has plenty of job training to prepare for his successor.

  • SES reforms must also focus on up-and-coming leaders

    A group of former and current federal executives advise against making the mobility provisions in the executive order to reform the Senior Executive Service too narrow.

  • Seven lessons from the Recovery Act

    Ed DeSeve was the Special Advisor to the President for Recovery Implementation and is now the President of the Global Public Leadership Institute. He writes about the lessons learned in a new report by the IBM Center for the Business of Government.

  • Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board

    October 28th, 2009 It’s a big week for the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, the entity that manages Recovery dot gov, and oversees spending under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This Friday is their…

  • Keeping an eye on stimulus spending

    There may still be some confusion — even among feds — over the implementation of the various recovery and bailout programs out there. There’s the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), which focuses on banks. There’s…

  • Stimulus funds benefit DC-based feds

    When you get past the national headlines, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is about helping people at the state and local level hurt by the national economic downturn. On Tuesday, the Greater Washington Board of Trade heard from White House advisors and Federal agency managers who came to help business leaders get their local share of the federal stimulus program.

  • deSeve speaks at AGA event

    The bookkeeping angle of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was the subject of a meeting of the Association of Government Accountants. Ed deSeve holds the multiple titles of Special Advisor to the President; Assistant…

  • Chief Performance Officer Issues

    FederalNewsRadio has been looking at the issues facing the new chief performance officer, Nancy Killefer. And today, we’re joined by somebody who has walked in her shoes — Ed DeSeve served as the deputy director…