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OMB’s New Federal IT Plan, Made Easier with BPM

[Part One of a Four-Part Series] The Fed’s latest guidelines for improving IT in the public sector virtually scream out for the application of Business Process Management. In December 2010, the Office of Management and Budget announced a 25-point plan to restructure federal IT. The 25 points are based on five broad changes to agency ... Read More

BPM: A Firm Foundation for the Five Pillars of Open Government

Ever since his appointment as Federal CIO, Vivek Kundra has championed the idea that technology can truly transform government. And not just transform it – he wants to make it more open through what have come to be known as Kundra’s “Five Pillars” for IT priorities — innovation, cyber security, transparency, engaging citizens, and lowering ... Read More

FDA Shows How to Get Started with BPM

“The longest journey begins with a single step.” That old saying is as fitting for introducing new software applications as it for any other job. Taking a BPM journey is transformative for government, but getting started with that first step can seem daunting. When it comes to carefully wading into the BPM waters, the US ... Read More

Gov 2.0 Comes to Life Through BPM

Over the past couple of years, the concept of Gov 2.0 has grown beyond being an emerging trend to becoming a defining strategy that makes government more open, transparent and more effective.   This was further underscored by the White House’s push for “Transparency and Open Government” memo that aims to enhance collaboration, participation and innovation ... Read More