Gov Transition 2009
Gov Transition 2009
As Senators John McCain and Barack Obama forge their Presidential election strategies, a different kind of race is brewing: a race to put forth new ideas, lessons learned, and specific recommendations for managing the next administration by a wide array of agencies, trade groups and others with a vested interested in the transition. This public service Wiki site seeks to be a repository of those ideas and recommendations from knowledgable organizations and experts–and provide a forum for elaboration and discussion. In particular, this site will focus on transition ideas pertaining to Program Execution, Performance Management, Procurement and Acquisition, the use of Information Technology, and the management of Human Capital in government. This non-partisan site is being made available as a public service by 1105 Government Information Group. [The lead collaborators of the site currently include 1105 Government Information Group chief editors Wyatt Kash (Government Computer News), John Monroe (Federal Computer Week) and Nick Wakeman (Washington Technology) along with other government transition experts, including: John Kamensky, of the IBM Center for the Business of Government. Wiki advice is being provided by Brand Niemann. The purpose includes: To facilitate an open marketplace of ideas and recommendations on transition strategies for the next administration; b) To serve as a repository for transition strategy docmuments, white papers, links, resources, etc; c) To serve as forum for dialogue and related announcements; d) To provide a place where strategists for the presidential campaigns (e.g. future technology “czars”) might share their visions; e) To track key transition issues and personnel moves of the new administration in 2009; f) To use a Web 2.0 Wiki platform as a learning tool for the government marketplace; and g) They only ask that participants identify themselves to support an orderly and credible process. This has been added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™ Information Blog.