A team that works
The government of Canada’s transformation agenda continues to drive change across the public sector, requiring delivery of a large number of increasingly complex, high-profile multi-million dollar projects.
Savings without reduced service
Evaluating Destination 2020: How will we know when we get there?
As we move into 2015 – with a looming federal election and a first annual report on progress on implementation of Blueprint 2020 (now Destination 2020) – it is appropriate to reflect upon the future state of the public service in Canada, and consider what might result from this major change agenda.
Reaching organizational goals through improved evaluation capacity
Over the last four decades, public sector organizations have institutionalized program and policy evaluation practices to varying degrees. As a management tool, evaluation has the potential to provide timely, useful information to decision-makers...
Project Management Methodology: Make it both off-the-rack…and bespoke
Turning complexity into dexterity
All governments, including Canada’s, strive to manage taxpayers’ dollars more efficiently. One challenge to that goal is complexity, embodied by projects involving multiple stakeholders that often take years to complete.
How to measure influence on policy
Getting a clear definition of policy processes and functions can be difficult. A quick perusal of popular definitions suggests that policy processes involve problem identification, policy development – which may include research, advice, consensus building and advocacy, policy implementation and evaluation – as well as other activities.
Effective project management goes right to your bottom line
While government agencies do not have “bottom lines” in the way private sector organizations do, agency leaders are “under the microscope” at least as much (or possibly more) than their private sector colleagues to reduce or eliminate financial waste.
Project management’s next step: Leading the way in strategic execution
Most of you already know that project management is a means to provide better service for Canadian taxpayers at a lower cost. You might wonder what the next step is after instituting effective project management. For many organizations, that next step involves PMOs.
The Third Way – A Commitment to Effective Project Management
Reforms, Election and Cyberspace
Immunity passports, a looming election, digitizing, and diversity
Leadership, Strategy and COVID-19 vaccines
CGE Weekly – Episode 7
The summer is quickly coming to a close and the host J. Richard Jones is back with a new episode…
How IoT can Support Business Growth and Enhance an Organization’s Bottom Line￼
In this episode of CGE Radio, join host J. Richard Jones as he sits down to talk about the Internet…
Empowering Agile Government Services
In this episode of CGE Radio, J. Richard Jones and co-host Lori Turnbull, deputy editor Canadian Government Executive discuss returning…
CGE Weekly – Episode 6￼
The Roaring 20’s in the Canadian Public Sector In or latest exciting episode of CGE Weekly, host, J. Richard Jones…