Strong project management framework leads to organizational success

In Management On March 31, 2015 0 794 0

The economy is sluggish…oil prices are down…stock markets are up but continually volatile. Are we undergoing a New Year’s hangover in 2015?...

Big data analytics delivers actionable intelligence

In ICT On March 30, 2015 0 1.3K 0

Technology has opened the door. Now governments have unprecedented opportunities to tap into their own data-rich sources of intelligence to improve performance and reduce costs....

Impossible Dreams

I blogged in November 2012 about seeing Dr. Bernard Meyerson, VP Global Innovation, IBM, at that year’s GTEC. Dr. Meyerson spoke to why innovation matters and how it is linked to growth and growth happens when good people pursue grand challenges to accomplish the seemingly impossible. Last week while watching an episode of Second regard on tou.tv, a similar comment came up in an...

A renewed commitment to internal audit modernization

Whether at the territorial, provincial or federal government level, internal audit plays a critical role in aiding executives in the performance of their duties....

Systems evolution: A gigamap

In Renewal On March 25, 2015 0 1K 0

What is the central challenge facing government institutions and societies in coming decades? We define this challenge as Digital Era Governance, where information knows few boundaries, power is dispersed, and authority and accountability need to be reconceived....

The evolution of service delivery

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Text Messages and Government Records

Today’s newspapers are once again reading that bureaucrats, this time in CRA, possibly deleted text messages that may be “government records.” A spokesperson for Treasury Board President, Tony Clement, is quoted as saying: “If the (messages) were of business value and deleted, then the rules were broken. If the CRA can prove that they were...

Policy development in the digital age

In Renewal On March 23, 2015 0 764 0

Last September the federal government announced a small business hiring credit. Asked to justify the policy, finance minister Joe Oliver cited analysis by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), a nonprofit that represents the interests of small and mid-size business owners....

CGE appoints new editor-in-chief

In ICT On March 20, 2015 0 616 0

Canadian Government Executive Media (CGE) announced today that Patrice Dutil has been selected as editor CGE. Dutil is a professor and former chair in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University in Toronto. He brings with him experience from his work as a policy advisor, a non-profit executive and a television producer...

CGE appoints new editor-in-chief

In ICT On March 20, 2015 0 613 0

Canadian Government Executive Media (CGE) announced today that Patrice Dutil has been selected as editor CGE. Dutil is a professor and former chair in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University in Toronto. He brings with him experience from his work as a policy advisor, a non-profit executive and a television producer...