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Three lessons governments learned using technology during COVID-19

Three lessons governments learned using technology during COVID-19

January 6, 2021

Federal, state and local government used technology to continue delivering services during the coronavirus pandemic. At a report release event for “Bit by Bit: How Governments Used Technology to Move the Mission Forward During COVID-19,” federal and nonprofit technology specialists highlighted three lessons government has learned about using technology to deliver results during the pandemic.

How you can use a ship battle from Pirates of the Caribbean as a metaphor for leadership training

How you can use a ship battle from Pirates of the Caribbean as a metaphor for leadership training

January 4, 2021

How do you know if your employees are ready to make the right decisions at the right times? An example from one blockbuster film explains how taking risks can help your employees become more self-aware and develop important critical thinking and decision-making skills.

The Sammies Series: Q&A with McKinsey and a Sammies finalist whose Ebola antiviral treatment has the potential to save thousands of lives

The Sammies Series: Q&A with McKinsey and a Sammies finalist whose Ebola antiviral treatment has the potential to save thousands of lives

December 18, 2020

2020 Service to America Medals finalist Nancy Sullivan, chief of the Vaccine Research Center’s Biodefense Research Section at the National Institutes of Health, spoke with McKinsey’s Matt Craven about her team’s work to develop an effective antiviral infusion treatment for the Ebola virus.

How Partnership West embraces diversity, equity and inclusion

How Partnership West embraces diversity, equity and inclusion

December 17, 2020

Organizations should promote diversity, equity and inclusion, but program managers often struggle to incorporate these principles into their day-to-day work and organizational strategy. Here are three examples that demonstrate how Partnership West has woven diversity, equity and inclusion into its operations, so others can consider how they might emphasize this in their own programs.