It takes courage to lead in today’s public sector

What are the traits that will define the next generation of successful public service leaders? Managerial aplomb? Policy expertise? An ability to ‘speak truth to power’? How about courage, humility and resilience?...

Governance, risk management and decisions

I had a busy month reading about governance, risk management and value. First, a great research paper titled Postmoder n IT from Gartner, which had the following quote: Governance prefers the known: Reality revels in surprise.” ( Gartner analyst Chris Howard ) Recently, I wrote about governance and the correct balance in applying governance. Governance needs to be flexible enough...