Presidential transitions are big, complicated and dangerous. The Partnership for Public Service’s Center for Presidential Transition is changing that. This first-of-its-kind Center is helping the presidential candidates and their transition teams, the outgoing administration and federal agencies navigate the transition process and ensure our next president will be ready to govern on day one.Learn More
Transition teams need tools and techniques to manage a seamless presidential hand-off. The Center conducted extensive interviews with former transition leaders, analyzed decades of academic research, collected hundreds of documents from prior transitions and assessed the effects of new legislation to create a comprehensive transition timeline, process map and resources.
Listen to tips from presidential transition veteran Dan Chenok, the executive director for the IBM Center for the Business of Government.Read More
Our transition timeline is segmented into specific workstreams—for the incoming administration, the outgoing administration and current federal agency staff. We organized the work by month with specific recommendations and related tools and resources, so transition stakeholders can jumpstart their work.
For an in-depth view of the entire presidential transition process, download our Presidential Transition Guide.
Our third whitepaper, “Enhancing the Government’s Decision-Making: Helping Leaders Make Smart and Timely Decisions” presents insights and offers recommendations for transition teams and the next administration on establishing effective decision-making approaches, taking an enterprise view and using data-driven analytics.Read More
The Hill / June 08, 2016
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David Eagles: Preserving national security through presidential transition
Government Executive / May 25, 2016
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ABC News / May 18, 2016
Road to the White House: Campaigns map out ‘transition of power’ strategies
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