Josh Bolten

  • No matter the upcoming election outcome, time to start preparing for presidential transition

    Transition planning is necessary, because 43% Cabinet secretaries, deputy secretaries and undersecretaries during the Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama administrations have left within the first six months of the second presidential term, according to new data from the Partnership for Public Service.

  • Presidential transition offers management, budget challenges for OMB

    The next president’s administration will rely heavily on the Office of Management and Budget’s expertise in crafting a governmentwide management agenda, but only after it gets a handle on the protracted budget process.

  • What role career feds can play during the upcoming presidential transition

    With one year left until Inauguration Day, the Partnership for Public Service’s new Center for Presidential Transition is encouraging candidates and federal employees to begin preparing now for the next administration. Career feds should be prepared to tell incoming new leaders what their agencies do and how they can help.