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Key Steps for Cabinet-Level Candidates in a New Administration
Tools and Templates

January 20, 2016

A list of steps transition teams must take in order to properly identify and vet candidates for Cabinet-level offices.

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Tag(s): appointments, vetting


Types of Non-Competitive Positions
Tools and Templates

January 20, 2016

Chart delineating the numbers and types of positions subject to presidential appointment.

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Tag(s): appointments, data


Plum Book Dataset
Tools and Templates

January 20, 2016

The Plum Book is published by Congress and is used to identify presidentially appointed positions within the federal government.

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Tag(s): appointees, appointments, data


White House Positions by Type
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January 20, 2016

Chart noting the percentage of White House personnel who are to be appointed by the president.

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Tag(s): appointments, data


Nominees with Pre-Inaugural Confirmation Hearings
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January 20, 2016

A list of nominees that received confirmation hearings before Inauguration in the Bush and Obama administrations.

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Tag(s): appointments, data, historical


Comprehensive Transition Activities Process Map
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January 20, 2016

The first comprehensive map of the presidential transition process across six work streams detailing key activities across the major stakeholders. This file is formatted for a 60x60 poster.

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Tag(s): agencies, appointments, best practice, policy, transition management, White House


Candidate Vetting Checklist
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November 01, 2015

A checklist of potential flags for candidates considered for appointment to the executive branch.

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Tag(s): appointees, appointments, vetting


The IBM Center for the Business of Government Management Roadmap
External Resource

October 23, 2015

The Roadmap will relay a set of management recommendations for the next administration - enhancing the capacity of government to deliver key outcomes for citizens. The joint initiative by the IBM Center and the Partnership for Public Service will address such areas as: strengthening executive talent, governing as an enterprise, making actionable decisions, and sustainable innovation.

The IBM Center for the Business of Government

Tag(s): appointees, appointments, enterprise government, management


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Bridging Mission and Management: A Survey of Government Chief Operating Officers
Research and Publications

June 09, 2015

What role do cheif operation officers play in agencies? What are their top priorities and challenges?  What is the state of management in federal agencies? Those are the questions the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton set out to understand in the inaugural report, \"Bridging Mission and Management: A Survey of Government Chief Operating Officers.”

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Tag(s): appointments, best practice, Center for Presidential Transition, job description


How Can the Next Administration Build A Strong Political and Career Leadership Team?
External Resource

June 09, 2015

IBM Center for the Business of Government presidential transition blog post.

IBM Center for the Business of Government

Tag(s): appointments, management


NAPA Transition 2016
External Resource

May 10, 2015

On May 11, 2015, the National Academy of Public Administration launched its Transition 2016 initiative, which is designed to advise the incoming 2016 presidential administration on initatives to ensure more effective management, identifying and overcoming government management challenges and identifying key presidentially-appointed agency management positions.

National Academy of Public Administration

Tag(s): appointees, appointments, enterprise government, management


Developing a Management Roadmap for the Next Administration
External Resource

March 30, 2015

IBM Center for the Business of Government presidential transition blog post.

IBM Center for the Business of Government

Tag(s): appointments, enterprise government, management


Integrity.gov
External Resource

March 02, 2015

This online service from the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) allows federal employees to submit forms and interact with the Office using a secure, flexible platform.

Office of Government Ethics

Tag(s): appointees, appointments, ethics, financial disclosure, Office of Government Ethics


Secretary Jack Lew’s calendar during the first few months of his term
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July 31, 2013

This calendar provide detailed information regarding the day to day activities of Secretary Jack Lew during his first few months in office. Consistent with the Freedom of Information Act, certain limited aspects of the secretary’s calendar are not released publicly.

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Tag(s): agencies, agency landing teams, appointees, appointments, management, historical


General Confirmation Flow Chart
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December 01, 2012

Flowchart developed by the Romney Readiness Project displaying the steps in the confirmation process.

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Tag(s): appointments, ethics, security clearance, vetting, historical


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