Publications

Retracing Steps: Reflecting on Management Lessons in Public Health Data Infrastructure During COVID-19

October 6, 2021

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Tags: Agencies,Data

Retracing Steps: Reflecting on Management Lessons in Public Health Data Infrastructure During COVID-19

The Partnership for Public Service shares case studies that highlight how public health teams adapted to respond to the pandemic. It explores management lessons on addressing public health data infrastructure challenges and developing strategies to strengthen equitable pandemic response.

Trading Places: The Benefits, Challenges and Potential of Federal Public-Private Talent Exchanges

September 27, 2021

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Topic: Federal workforce

Trading Places: The Benefits, Challenges and Potential of Federal Public-Private Talent Exchanges

In a new report, the Partnership and EY offer agencies a set of best practices and strategies for maximizing the potential of federal public-private talent exchanges.

Better Together: How Integrating Enterprise Risk Management Can Strengthen Federal Cybersecurity

September 22, 2021

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Topic: Cybersecurity

Tags: risk management

Better Together: How Integrating Enterprise Risk Management Can Strengthen Federal Cybersecurity

The Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte explore how agencies can use enterprise risk management, or ERM, to better assess, monitor and make decisions about cybersecurity risks. This issue brief shares six leading practices from agencies that have already started integrating ERM and cybersecurity functions, and it discusses how these practices can help ensure effective...

Leading with Experience: A Framework for Customer-Focused Leadership in Government

September 21, 2021

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Topic: Customer experience,Federal workforce

Publication Tags: Customer Experience

Tags: Leadership,research reports

Leading with Experience: A Framework for Customer-Focused Leadership in Government

The Partnership for Public Service and Maximus Federal address how individual leaders can improve the federal customer experience and recommends government-wide actions agencies can take to create a culture of customer-focused leadership.

Meeting the Moment: Tips for Building Bold Strategic Plans and Turning Them into Results

September 8, 2021

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Topic: Strategy

Publication Tags: Agencies

Meeting the Moment: Tips for Building Bold Strategic Plans and Turning Them into Results

This report presents the findings from workshops and supplemental interviews conducted by the Partnership for Public Service and Grant Thornton Public Sector to learn more about federal strategic planning teams. It highlights practical steps strategic planners can take to create plans and provides tips for turning those plans into results.

Unconfirmed: Why reducing the number of senate-confirmed positions can make government more effective

August 9, 2021

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Unconfirmed: Why reducing the number of senate-confirmed positions can make government more effective

Using appointments data from the Political Appointee Tracker compiled by the Partnership for Public Service and The Washington Post along with expert analysis, this report highlights key trends in filling Senate-confirmed positions and in the nomination and confirmation process.

Transforming Human Resources: A Guide to Delivering the HR Services That Government Needs

March 11, 2021

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Transforming Human Resources: A Guide to Delivering the HR Services That Government Needs

Human resources services play a critical, yet often underestimated, role in helping agencies achieve their goals. In this issue brief, the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte Consulting examine how effective human resources services contribute to government’s success and offer several recommendations to help leaders transform federal HR.

Click here to view the report release event.

Opening Doors, Building Ladders: How Federal Agencies Can Hire and Retain Californians Who Do Not Have a Four-year Degree

February 23, 2021

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Opening Doors, Building Ladders: How Federal Agencies Can Hire and Retain Californians Who Do Not Have a Four-year Degree

California has the highest number of federal employees outside the Washington, D.C. area, but agencies in the state still face challenges in attracting quality young talent. To address this issue, the Partnership and the James Irvine Foundation wrote a report examining how federal agencies in California can strengthen their talent pipelines by recruiting, hiring and...

Improving Outcomes in Government through Data and Intelligent Automation

February 23, 2021

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Organizations are redefining, improving and maturing operational processes and creating intelligent workflows that combine intelligent automation technology with new ways to get work done. In this product, the Partnership and the IBM Center for The Business of Government review the benefits of intelligent automation and offer lessons learned and considerations for agencies looking to take...