President-elect Donald Trump must figure out what he'll do about an array of domestic and international problems. Robert Shea, former White House staff member and a fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin on how Trump will deal with the 2 million-strong federal workforce and policy at dozens of agencies.
You can find a whole chapter on risk management in a genuinely readable new book.
NAPA and Heritage release papers promoting evidence-based policymaking while the Reason Foundation highlights the lack of public-private competition under Circular A-76.
Retirement-eligible federal employees are largely split over whether the upcoming presidential transition will impact their decisions to retire. An exclusive Federal News Radio survey found roughly 35 percent of respondents say the transition won't play a role in their decisions, but 18 percent say they're not sure.
A Commerce Department Inspector General report revealed that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office paid $18.3 million over a 15-month period to employees who may have falsely reported their time and attendance.
The National Academy of Public Administration has been holding panel discussions to come up with ideas for the next administration to hit the ground running.
After more than five years of leadership, Dan Blair, president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, has announced he will be stepping down.
Cross-agency collaboration will be key to a successful transition for the next presidential administration. That's one top-level finding from a series of workshops conducted by the National Academy of Public Administration. Don Kettl, professor of public policy at the University of Maryland and chairman of the NAPA collaboration panel joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with the details.
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.
Attracting a skilled federal cyber workforce means getting applicants, agencies and hiring managers on the same page when it comes to mission.
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) wants to know how well agencies are following the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act. He asked about three dozen agencies about what resources they've spent, what additional help is needed and any best practices that they've learned along the way.
As the government prepares for another presidential transition, administration officials say it's important to build on the progress that's been made on agency accountability.
A new survey from NAPA and ICF found agencies say budget and workforce challenges stand in their way to moving more toward digital services. The administration is trying to address both of those through the 2017 budget request and new training.
That gap between how the public and private sectors embrace digital technology is at the heart of the most recent Federal Leaders Digital Insight Study.