Sound management enables the effective implementation of policy and is essential for a successful presidency. The new president needs an agenda planned well in advance that speaks to how to get its policies implemented, not just what it will do.
The Partnership and the IBM Center for the Business of Government have joined together to sponsor a series of roundtable dialogues with key government leaders and stakeholders to inform the next president about critical federal management issues, and recommend actions that strengthen the new administration’s capacity to address key challenges. Through these roundtables, the Partnership and the IBM Center have developed a Management Roadmap for the next administration to share the lessons learned, identify promising and proposed initiatives, and offer ideas on successful implementation.
Our primary objectives are to provide reliable, easy-to-understand information about federal management challenges; recommend management actions for the incoming administration; guide transition teams on how to organize and prioritize to achieve desired outcomes; and offer experienced counsel and advice to incoming political appointees.
Making Government Work for the American People: A Management Roadmap for the New Administration
September 12, 2016
Publication Type: Research and Publications
On the campaign trail, the presidential candidates promise swift action on policy promises. Come January, the next occupant of the Oval Office will need to transform these campaign promises into policies and programs that produce positive outcomes for the American people. During the past year, the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for…
Managing the Government’s Executive Talent
In this whitepaper, authors Doug Brook and Maureen Hartney propose a framework for the next administration to manage and harness the talent of top political and career executives in order to accelerate the achievement of presidential priorities.
Building an Enterprise Government: Creating an ecosystem for cross-agency collaboration in the next administration
In this report, Jane E. Fountain outlines a framework that the next president and agency executives can use to formulate strategic priorities, modernize management processes and build capacity to achieve cross-agency goals.
Enhancing the Government’s Decision-Making: Helping leaders make smart and timely decisions
This is the third report in our Management Roadmap series, published jointly by the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for The Business of Government. The reports share lessons learned from roundtable dialogues with key stakeholders, identifies promising initiatives and offers ideas on successful implementation.
Encouraging and Sustaining Innovation in Government: Technology and innovation in the next administration
In this report, “Encouraging and Sustaining Innovation in Government: A Technology and Innovation Agenda for the Next Administration,” authors Beth Simone Noveck and Stefaan Verhulst provide a set of recommendations for how incoming leaders can use innovation as a catalyst in achieving the administration’s priorities.
IBM BLOG POSTS
Making Decisions in a time of Transition
Dan Chenok, December 3, 2015
Making Decisions in a time of Transition: Part II
Dan Chenok, December 8, 2015
Enabling Leadership Success for the Next Administration
Dan Chenok, October 22, 2015View More
In the News / September 11, 2018
Trump fumes over Senate Democrats’ stalling tactics on nominees
In the News / September 09, 2018
Top civil servants leaving Trump administration at a quick clip
In the News / September 06, 2018
Thousands of people could technically be ‘senior’ officials in the Trump administrationView More