A Framework for Success: Maximizing Collaborations between Federal Organizations
by Caroline R. Earle, Deena S. Disraelly and Robert A. Zirkle
In an era of declining budgets and growing demands, the Obama White House and the Executive Department Secretaries have committed themselves to increasing the openness and transparency of… Read More
Ethics Committee Model for Humanitarian Operations Planning
by Philip W. Ginder
Most hospitals and healthcare organizations have established ethics committees that deal with issues involving medical, ethical, and/or legal conflict or uncertainty. The Joint Commission, the accreditation body for the vast majority of hospitals and other ambulatory healthcare… Read More
In September, the National Institute of Standards and Technology issued NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, Release 3.0, which provides an update on smart grid and critical infrastructure cybersecurity...
This summer, the Federal Emergency Management Agency released the first edition of their National Protection Framework. The framework examines how to safeguard against acts of terrorism, natural disasters, and other threats or hazards...
In April, the Partnership for Public Service released a report calling for major reforms to the federal government’s decades-old civil service system, which does not adequately address today’s complex, interagency challenges...