Keeping performance management relevant
“Is performance management still relevant?” was the thought-provoking question posed by Murray Kronick in the February edition. The article noted that while performance management is still highly relevant...
A blueprint for the future public service
The Clerk of the Privy Council spoke at the APEX Symposium yesterday. While the substance and themes of the speech were taken from his Twentieth Annual Report to the Prime Minister on the Public Service of Canada, he did elaborate on one critical element of that document.
Securing the wayward USB stick
For normal day-to-day work in the office, most people have no need to move data “outside” the office network. We can save files on shared servers or even email large files within the office environment without question. The challenge comes when we have to go outside our office.
Public service in profoundly changing times
At this time of global uncertainty, Canada has strong frameworks: a sound political and legal environment, effective public services, one of the best-educated, most diverse workforces in the world, a competitive tax system, and an attractive business climate.
Technological panaceas: The blinding effects of risky rhetoric
In the midst of cutbacks and crisis, efficiency is vital to providing quality service. Increasingly, this may mean turning the reins over to technology to solve the ever widening array of problems affecting the public service today.
The full monty: UK deputies face full exposure
In the U.K. system, Permanent Secretaries are what we call Deputy Ministers. As part of that government’s Civil Service Reform Plan, Permanent Secretaries will have their objectives published online.
Meaningful staff engagement tools
Changing the business-government relationship
Supply chain attacks
Immunity passports, a looming election, digitizing, and diversity
Leadership, Strategy and COVID-19 vaccines
Public trust and infodemics
Data-driven government implementation
Full data-driven government implementation has been an ongoing goal for many years. But human obstacles, the unwillingness to collaborate, cybersecurity…
Deploying critical assets to the cloud
In this episode, J. Richard Jones talks with two experts from FireEye about cloud. FireEye is the intelligence-led security company….
Meeting new demands and citizens expectations
The year 2020 will be remembered as a time when the world as we knew came to a halt. But…
Benchmark shares how they are helping government accelerate their digital transformation
In this episode, hear about an organization – Benchmark Corp – and how they can help government accelerate their digital…