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National Academy of Public Administration and ICF Release Federal Leaders Digital Insight Study

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2016

The Federal Leaders Digital Insight Study, conducted by the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) in collaboration with ICF

Cultivating Four Key Government Constituencies: A Guide for New Political Appointees

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2016

Introduction Most political appointees come to Washington to serve in a programmatic role. They probably already are familiar with the

To the Incoming Sub-Cabinet: You’ve Been Nominated, Confirmed, and Sworn in—But You Are New to Washington, Now What?

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2016

Introduction Congratulations! You have received a presidential appointment and have been confirmed by the United States Senate. While you may

Transition 2016
Transition 2016

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2016

The Academy's Transition 2016 initiative is designed to advise the incoming 2016 Presidential Administration on effective management improvement initiatives; identifying

NAPAT16.org
NAPAT16.org

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2016

Visit our new website, www.napat16.org, for updates on the Academy's Transition 2016 initiative. This site features information on the initiative

Seven Rules for New Political Executives

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2016

Introduction Based on my experience as a Presidential appointee in the Carter Administration, I suggest the following rules for all

National Academy of Public Administration Inducts 40 Leaders in Public Administration as New Fellows at Annual Fall Meeting

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today inducted 40 leaders in the field of public

National Academy of Public Administration Announces New Slate of 2015-2016 Board Officers

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today installed a new slate of officers for 2015-201

National Science Foundation: Use of Cooperative Agreements to Support Large Scale Investment in Research

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Director and the National Science Board requested that the National Academy of Public Administration (the

Academy Launches Presidential Transition 2016 Initiative
Academy Launches Presidential Transition 2016 Initiative

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

This morning, the Academy launched its Transition 2016 initiative, which is designed to advise the incoming 2016 Presidential Administration on

2015 Fall Meeting

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

On December 3rd, 2015, the Academy held its Annual Fall Meeting at the Doubletree Hotel in Crystal City, VA. With

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Transforming Recruitment and Hiring Process

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responsible for protecting America from health, safety and security threats, both

Advancing U.S. Agricultural Trade: Reorganizing the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

The responsibilities of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have grown and evolved over time in response to changes

Increasing the Effectiveness of the Federal Role in Cybersecurity Education

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

In 2014, the Center for Internet Security and Deloitte and Touche LLP engaged the National Academy of Public Administration to

National Academy of Public Administration - List of New Fellows October 8, 2015 – National Academy of Public Administration Unveils New Report on Cybersecurity Education

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration today unveiled a new report, Increasing the Effectiveness of the Federal

Working Capital Fund Symposium – September 2015

Working Capital Fund | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

On Thursday, September 17, the National Academy of Public Administration and Grant Thornton hosted the initial Working Capital Fund Symposium

National Academy of Public Administration Releases Report On U.S.  Patent and Trademark Office Telework Program

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) of the United States Department of Commerce should continue

Improving Program Management in the Federal Government

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

In the spring of 2015, the Project Management Institute engaged the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) to develop

The United States Patent and Trademark Office: A Telework Internal Control and Program Review

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) requested that the Academy review its telework program to ensure that management

Dan Blair Testifies on Human Capital Management Before Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

On May 20, 2015, Academy President and CEO Dan G. Blair testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

National Academy of Public Administration Launches Presidential Transition 2016 Initiative

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) today launched its Presidential Transition 2016 initiative, which is designed

New Perspectives on Human Capital Risk Management

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

Human capital, specifically the risk posed by skills gaps in mission-critical occupations, continues to feature on the Government Accountability Office

Tom Davis and Martin Frost Book Signing
Tom Davis and Martin Frost Book Signing

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

On April 29th, the Academy hosted former Congressmen Tom Davis (R-VA) and Martin Frost (D-TX) to speak about their new

The Academy and EY Bring Together Human Capital Risk Leaders
The Academy and EY Bring Together Human Capital Risk Leaders

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

As part of the National Academy of Public Administration’s (the Academy) ongoing series on enterprise risk management, a panel of

Radio Interview with Roger Kodat about SSA Report

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

Academy Project Director Roger Kodat was interviewed on Federal News Radio about the recently released reporton Developing a Vision and

Political Appointee Project Commentaries

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2015

The Political Appointee Project, which the Academy launched in 2013, has been very successful to date and we anticipate it

Evaluating Project Aim 2020: Preparing to Transform the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has experienced significant changes over the last five years. NRC developed Project Aim 202

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of the Chief Financial Officer Organizational Assessment

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

In the fall of 2014, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) engaged LinkVisum Consulting Group (LinkVisum) and

Achieving and Sustaining Transformation at the U.S. Census Bureau

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

The Census Bureau has initiated organizational changes intended to improve its ability to provide quality data while enabling it to

Fall Meeting Summary: How Will Government Adapt?

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

The National Academy of Public Administration’s November 2014 annual meeting raised a number of key issues facing public administrators in

Independent Review of the Management Policies of the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (P.L. 113-76) mandated an independent assessment of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. The

Federal Leaders Digital Insight Study

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2015

The Federal Leaders Digital Insight Study, conducted by the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) in collaboration with ICF

Academy Honors Don Wortman
Academy Honors Don Wortman

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2014

The National Academy of Public Administration honored Albuquerque resident, Don I. Wortman on November 12th by naming its Executive Board

2014 Academy Fall Meeting
2014 Academy Fall Meeting

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2014

The National Academy of Public Administration hosted its annual Fall Meeting on November 13th at the Double Tree Hotel in

Forum on Continuous Process Improvement
Forum on Continuous Process Improvement

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2014

On September 9th, the Academy and Federal News Radio hosted a forum to discuss how application of continuous process improvement

Anticipating the Future: Developing a Vision and Strategic Plan for the Social Security Administration for 2025-2030

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2014

At the request of Congress, the Social Security Administration (SSA) contracted with the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy)

OMB Launches Strategic Reviews

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2014

The Office of Management and Budget has started conducting a series of strategic reviews with federal agencies in an attempt

Appointments, Vacancies and Government IT: Reforming Personnel Data Systems

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2014

Getting the Most from Strategic Reviews

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2014

Federal performance reporting has often focused on measuring how well agencies are meeting short-term goals, but enhancements to the Government

From Enterprise Risk Management to Risk-Enabled Performance: A Conversation with Leaders

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2014

The National Academy of Public Administration and Ernst & Young LLP held a panel discussion titled "From Enterprise Risk Management

The Academy and EY Bring Together Federal ERM Leaders

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2014

Washington, D.C.—Linking performance to enterprise risk management is critical to achieving performance goals, concluded a panel of government and private

An Analysis of Prehospital Emergency Medical Services as an Essential Service and as a Public Good in Economic Theory

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2014

This white paper was produced to support the deliberations of the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council regarding options for

Academy-GAO Forum: Getting Off the High-Risk List

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2014

Every two years at the start of a new Congress, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) calls attention to agencies and

Federal Management Leadership Under Five Presidencies

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2014

On April 30th the Academy hosted a forum with George Mason University and Oliver Wyman on “Federal Management Leadership Under

Financial and Related Information for Decision-Making: Enhancing Management Information to Support Operational Effectiveness and Priority Goals

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2014

The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 and subsequent legislation called for improved financial information and improved financial standards, including

A Forum on Strategic Reviews
A Forum on Strategic Reviews

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2014

On behalf of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, the National Academy of Public Administration convened over 100 key

An Independent Review of Foreign National Access Management for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Academy Study | Type: Study | Areas: None | Year: 2014

Over the last year, security incidents involving foreign nationals at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) research Centers have

The Academy's Offices Have Moved
The Academy's Offices Have Moved

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2014

The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) is pleased to announce the relocation of its offices, effective January 1

Highlights of the 2014 Academy Fall Meeting

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2014

A decade from now, how will the government’s responsibilities and processes differ? A series of speakers and panel sessions recently

Political Appointee Project

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2013

This website (www.politicalappointeeproject.org) combines the efforts of several related initiatives. In 2011, we began discussions with the Ernst & Young