If asked to name innovative organizations, how many government entities spring to mind? Not enough. This does not mean, however, that there is a shortage of innovation in government.
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If any agency can be thoughtful about anticipating the externalities of implementing new technology, there’s no reason that “modernization” shouldn’t be a core value of an agency versus a half-hearted attempt at not falling farther behind.
Government encounters can be stressful. Many of us laugh, afterwards, about the ridiculousness that ensued. Applying these songs to your next encounter could lighten up the mood.
There are four scientifically-based patterns of behavior: pioneers, drivers, guardians and integrators. Knowing which traits emerge more strongly in which people can help employers drive more rewarding collaboration among teams. As for millennials, they can help us better understand our work styles and help us tap into our specific strengths.
Providing good customer experience is hugely important and impacts all other government services. But for many agencies, improving customer experience remains a low priority.
It’s conference season! Conferences are important opportunities for government employees. Learn how you can make the most out of your upcoming ones.
In any workplace, diversity is essential to success. This is doubly true in government. There’s one group of people, however, who are not often thought of when it comes to diversity: military spouses. That’s a shame. Read why here.
Brainstorming in government is the name of the game. But brainstorming sessions in the form of long meetings can feel like a waste of time. Learn how to make the most of brainstorming sessions with these tips.
The next time you speak to your vendors, try to soften your approach and see if there’s a way to move forward where both sides feed off each other and become symbiotic.
Sometimes it’s best to stop talking.