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Posted by on Jun 25, 2019

Getting the ‘Gears of Government’ Moving in the Right Direction

Getting the ‘Gears of Government’ Moving in the Right Direction

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) published a new playbook and distributed it through a memo to agency heads and C-level directors to help agencies accelerate the cross-agency priority goal of the President’s Management Agenda of modernizing the Federal workforce. The Executive Playbook for Workforce Reshaping: Accelerating the Gears of Transformation, offers four plays for government leaders and employees and anyone with an appetite for change.

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Posted by on Feb 28, 2019

The Role of Program Management in the Federal Government

The Role of Program Management in the Federal Government

The Project Management Institute® defines program management as a group of related projects managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits and control not available from managing them as individual projects. A program manager is the person authorized by the performing organization to lead the team or teams responsible for achieving program objectives.

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Posted by on Oct 11, 2018

And the winner of the 2018 PMI Fellow Award is …

And the winner of the 2018 PMI Fellow Award is …

It’s often said that the most important asset in any organization is its people. It’s true in the public sector, it’s true in the private sector and it’s definitely true here at Management Concepts. We can deliver superior solutions not just because we have great course content, but because we also have amazing, highly-qualified instructors […]

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Posted by on Aug 2, 2018

Why Pure Agile Doesn’t Work in Government

Why Pure Agile Doesn’t Work in Government

When the 17 founders of the Agile philosophy met and agreed upon the values and principles of what has become the Agile Manifesto, they brought with them a wealth of experience, skill, and knowledge on developing, testing, and deploying software in private and commercial industries. But very few of the founders had much experience in […]

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