Accountability and Performance Weekly – September 7-13

Performance Management
Obama Nominates Consulting Executive to Fill Management Chief Void
Charles Clark and Amelia Gruber, Government Executive
President picks McKinsey & Co. official as deputy director for management.

Analysis: Cobert must avoid second term pitfalls
Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
Experts say Beth Cobert, President Obama’s nominee for deputy director of management, must bring energy and new ways of thinking to old problems.

4 easy steps to re-boot performance management
Emily Jarvis, GovLoop
Interview with Tom Fox, Vice President for Leadership and Innovation at the Partnership for Public Service.

Revamped innovation agenda focuses on people power
Jack Moore, Federal News Radio
The architects of President Barack Obama’s second-term management agenda say changing the culture of the federal workforce — not just technology — is driving the administration’s efforts to make government more innovative.

The Process of Innovation
You can foster innovation in your organization by implementing some basic processes to help generate, solidify and evaluate innovative concepts for products, services or internal improvements.

Open Government
Push for more federal data transparency gaining momentum on Capitol Hill
Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
House lawmakers will take another crack at improving federal data transparency laws in the next few months.

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