Publications

Cracking the Code: Harnessing the Exponential Power of Technology

May 12, 2020

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Cracking the Code: Harnessing the Exponential Power of Technology

Emerging technologies are advancing the federal government’s ability to deliver services and address next-generation challenges in areas ranging from public health to national security to payment processing. However, as far as government has come in recent years, it has only begun to capitalize on the innovative technological opportunities that continue to emerge. Government must be...

Engaging a Remote Workforce

April 30, 2020

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Topic: Engage Employees

Engaging a Remote Workforce

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many federal agencies have transitioned operations to remote work—or teleworking—to protect the health of their employees. For many supervisors and leaders across government, however, the move represents a new way of doing business that undoubtedly poses many challenges, including how to keep employees engaged when they are physically isolated....

Finance of the Future

April 27, 2020

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Finance of the Future

Nothing is immune from the impact of rapid and constant developments in data and technology. Federal leaders must look to the future and adapt to meet the needs of financial management in a dynamic environment. Despite great strides since the passage of the CFO Act in 1990, more can be done. In “Finance of the...

Golden State of Collaboration: Fostering Intergovernmental and Cross-Sector Partnerships in California

April 27, 2020

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Golden State of Collaboration: Fostering Intergovernmental and Cross-Sector Partnerships in California

Organizations in any sector enhance their ability to tackle challenges when they combine their strengths and share their knowledge with other entities, either across sectors or within their own. California has some of the most innovative organizations in the country, making it a hub for new ideas, and as the fifth largest economy in the...

Building the Case for Talent Development

February 14, 2020

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Building the Case for Talent Development

The federal government must invest in its workforce if it is to address modern challenges. The Partnership and Cornerstone OnDemand developed these 5 tips to help agencies prepare a case to leadership for the benefits of talent development.

A Roadmap to the Future: Toward a More Connected Federal Government

February 4, 2020

Publication Type: Research and Publications

A Roadmap to the Future: Toward a More Connected Federal Government

The federal landscape is expected to change dramatically in the next decade as the power and capacity of technology advance, more data becomes available and the demands on federal employees grow and shift. With the U.S. population projected to expand by more than 20 million people in the next 10 years, according to the U.S....

Risk and Reward: A Framework for Federal Innovation

October 29, 2019

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Risk and Reward: A Framework for Federal Innovation

From curing diseases to helping launch the internet, the federal government has a history of innovation that has improved the lives of Americans and advanced societal interests. Despite this legacy, outdated systems, rules and processes hinder innovation at a time when government must grapple with a wide array of critical and complex 21st-century challenges. In...

Government for the People: Profiles on the customer experience

October 7, 2019

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Government for the People: Profiles on the customer experience

In collaboration with Accenture Federal Services, we released “Government for the People: Profiles on the Customer Experience” — a first-of-its kind report compiling customer experience data, feedback and insights from across eight of the federal government’s high-impact services. Among the services profiled are federal student aid, passport services and health care for veterans With continuous...

California’s Talent Gap: Recruiting and Hiring a New Generation of Federal Employees

September 12, 2019

Publication Type: Research and Publications

California’s Talent Gap: Recruiting and Hiring a New Generation of Federal Employees

California has the largest population of civilian federal workers outside of the Washington, D.C., region, with more than 150,000 civil servants working at federal agencies that have important and diverse missions. This issue brief provides an overview of federal entry-level talent needs in California, discusses recruiting and hiring challenges and offers strategies agencies can use...

Looking Inward for Talent: Retraining Employees for Tomorrow’s Jobs

September 9, 2019

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Looking Inward for Talent: Retraining Employees for Tomorrow’s Jobs

As technology becomes more intertwined with government services and operations, we need a workforce that can use this new technology on a large scale. With other sectors competing for similar skills, hiring alone may not be able to fill the need for a highly skilled, tech-savvy workforce. The government will need to look towards its...