Although not every city and state is eager to form inspector general offices -- New York City leaders, for example, are currently debating the benefits of one for the police department -- the trend toward more of them has been steady.
The Rockefeller Foundation is awarding $100 million to cities willing to create chief resilience officers to prepare for and recover from disasters, which have increased in frequency and intensity due to climate change.
Is your agency prepared for the long-anticipated exodus of retiring baby boomers?
According to a recent survey by the Center for Digital Government, finding well-qualified recruits with the right skills to fill the growing number of open government positions is already becoming a major issue for many agencies across the country.
How can social media make government more transparent, while minimizing legal risk and ensuring long-term transparency? With the evolution of communication technologies, interactions with your agency's constituents are no longer just one-way. But how can your agency best leverage the fluid, flexible communications found on sites such as Facebook & Twitter while also complying with legal requirements.