Leadership Lessons from Aaron Wildavsky’s Speaking Truth to Power

This post first appeared on IBM Business of Government. Read the original article. Tuesday, May 14, 2024 Michael J. Keegan Embracing Complexity, Adaptability, and Critical Thinking Aaron Wildavsky, a renowned political scientist and policy analyst, has left a lasting impact on leadership studies through his extensive research and writings. While Wildavsky’s work, particularly the influential (more…)

Federal CISO DeRusha leaving

This post first appeared on Federal News Network. Read the original article. Chris DeRusha, the federal chief information security officer, is leaving after more than three years in the role. The Office of Management and Budget confirmed DeRusha is leaving. Federal News Network also has learned that Mike Duffy, the associate director for capacity building (more…)

Cybersecurity challenges persist, but CISA is up to the task

This post first appeared on Federal News Network. Read the original article. The headlines paint a grim picture of cybersecurity. There’s been another major cyberattack, this time targeting Change Healthcare, a processor of insurance and billing for hundreds of thousands of hospitals and pharmacies across the U.S. This recent ransomware attack reportedly compromised a massive (more…)

Army changing the color of money used to modernize software

This post first appeared on Federal News Network. Read the original article. When it comes to software development, the Army is going to stop worrying about the color of money. That’s because as part of its new approach to software modernization, the Army is rethinking what sustainment means. Margaret Boatner is the deputy assistant secretary (more…)

Executing the Digital Strategy for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): A Conversation with Andrea Fletcher, Chief Digital Strategy Officer at CMS

This post first appeared on IBM Business of Government. Read the original article. Broadcast Date:  Monday, May 13, 2024 Michael J. Keegan What is the digital strategy for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services? How does CMS use of Open Source software across the its enterprise? What does the future hold digital transformation at (more…)

Weekly Roundup: May 6-10, 2024

This post first appeared on IBM Business of Government. Read the original article. Friday, May 10, 2024 Michael J. Keegan Articles & insights in public management & leadership for the week ending May 10, 2024 USDS Impact Report Shows Tech Talent Demand Boom. The United States Digital Service (USDS) received over 100 requests from government (more…)

Driving Greater IT Efficiency and Innovation

This post first appeared on IBM Business of Government. Read the original article. Thursday, May 9, 2024 Michael J. Keegan Insights from Gerald Caron, Chief Information Officer, International Trade Administration In the fast-paced and ever-evolving realm of information technology (IT), public sector organizations face unique challenges in delivering effective services while ensuring security, efficiency, and (more…)