Governing in and through a Pandemic

Board Source

But the challenges of the pandemic may provide opportunities to evolve governance in ways beneficial for the long run. Adapted from article which appeared in AGB, Trusteeship, (28) 5, Sept-Oct 2020.

Building Agile Government Services

Project Management Institute


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Tips for new government leaders: Unlocking diversity and inclusion

McKinsey & Company

New government leaders can use proven approaches to address these issues and build the workplace of tomorrow. The COVID-19 crisis has created barriers to workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Strategic Planning In Local Government: The Main Components & Examples

ClearPoint Strategy

You’re working on a strategic plan for your local government. If there’s anything we’ve learned from working with local governments, it’s that you’ll do whatever it takes to grow and thrive as a community. What Is A Government Strategic Plan?

8 Global Shifts for 2021 Reshaping Industries, Governments and Society

Frost & Sullivan

To help companies identify new avenues for top-line growth and plan for a more fruitful 2021, Frost & Sullivan’s team of industry experts have compiled a complimentary insight: Top 8 Growth Opportunities for 2021 Impacting Industries, Governments and Society – What You Need to Know Now.

What infrastructure stimulus investments could be the most important for governments to pursue now and why?

McKinsey & Company

Industry leaders weigh in on what infrastructure stimulus investments governments may want to prioritize in the near term as they consider economic recovery.

SmartSafe City Solutions Market to Soar Globally as Governments Increase Public Safety Measures

Frost & Sullivan

The post SmartSafe City Solutions Market to Soar Globally as Governments Increase Public Safety Measures appeared first on Frost & Sullivan. The sector is expected to reach revenues of $12.2 billion by 2030 , finds Frost & Sullivan. Santa Clara, Calif.

Government-led Digital Health Initiatives Drive Adoption of Telehealth in the UAE and KSA, Says Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan

Both governments are developing robust digital health infrastructure to support telehealth services. The launching of the Innovation Strategy 2019-2021 and Digital Health Strategy 2018 by the UAE and KSA governments, respectively, is the key factor driving digital transformation in the healthcare sector in both countries,” said Surbhi Gupta, Healthcare Industry Analyst at Frost & Sullivan.

Seven tips for success for new chiefs of staff at federal government agencies

McKinsey & Company

Incoming chiefs of staff have a wide array of responsibilities to fulfill and need to define clear objectives for their tenure. These seven tips can help them successfully execute their roles. Public & Social Sector Insights

Bridging the Governance Gap: How to Safely Realize the Potential of Citizen Development

Project Management Institute

America 2021: Making change happen, against the odds

McKinsey & Company

Public & Social Sector Insights Public & Social Sector Government Leadership Strategy Managing in UncertaintyTo America’s leaders, innovators, and changemakers: knowing how to effect change is just as important as knowing what to change.

How to Close More Deals with the Federal Government (Hint: Avoid the GSA Schedule)

Mansfield Sales Partners

Chances are, you’ve had at least one of these thoughts about business-to-government (B2G) sales: The process is too complicated. The sales cycle is too long. There’s only a small chance of success. Sales Consulting B2G Sales Federal Sales

The board’s role during crisis and beyond

McKinsey & Company

Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Leadership Strategy Corporate governanceThree seasoned board directors discuss the role boards are playing in guiding their companies toward recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

America 2021: Renewing the nation’s commitment to climate action

McKinsey & Company

Insights on Sustainability Government SustainabilityTo America’s leaders, innovators, and changemakers: here’s how you can help build a low-carbon economy that is resilient, competitive, prosperous, and fair.

The Price of Lies

Thinkers 50

It cannot be Facebook’s self-appointed Oversight Board and it most emphatically cannot be government. Taking our own government as precedent, we split oversight into legislative, judicial, and executive branches. Governance can proceed using models we already use in other contexts.

Virtual Nonprofit Board and Member Meetings in the Time of COVID

Pearlman + Pearlman

But the AG’s hook to bring the suit related to relatively dry issues of governance compliance. While boards and members should make use of the tool of virtual meetings, it’s important to do so while complying with the nonprofit’s internal governance and applicable state law.

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ELGL Traeger Awards – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

ClearPoint Strategy

Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) recently announced the winners of the highly coveted Traeger Award. The ELGL Traeger Award recognizes the top 100 local government influencers. Erin is very humble in her approach and it is apparent that she has a heart for local government. .

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Investing and the New Department of Labor (DOL) Rules

LaVoie Health Science Blog

New guidelines governing a fiduciary’s “duty” when selecting ESG investments. The DOL’s new rule amends regulations under section 404(a) of ERISA and makes the following five core changes to long-standing regulations governing a fiduciary’s duty of “prudence and loyalty.”.

#ELGL20: It’s a Wrap

ClearPoint Strategy

#ELGL20: Local Gov Oktoberfest is the Engaging Local Government Leader (ELGL) network’s annual conference. With a mission to engage the brightest minds in local government, ELGL conferences cover a wide variety of local government topics.

The Link Between Channel Operations and Execution Excellence

PLM Alliances

Excellence capability is easily benchmarked and should be measured and managed in seven areas: Governance and organizational design. Governance process and review cadence Improve partner leverage Operations head or manager Channel head or managerStrategy defines the right things to do.

Investment in Community: 2020 Strategy and Performance Management Cohort Recap

ClearPoint Strategy

In August 2020, we teamed up with ELGL to launch the 2020 Strategy and Performance Management Cohort, a three-month program to help local governments draft and implement a strategic plan quickly. The program was free of charge to local governments serving Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities, who wanted to invest in the long-term future of their communities but couldn’t afford it. Key Takeaways: That sharing is caring in government.

The Value of Lived Experience

Board Source

A couple of years ago, I attended a national conference of government officials focused on advancing racial equity in their communities.

Ahead in the cloud: Transforming public-sector performance

McKinsey & Company

Can governments build on what they have learned? The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of cloud technology and analytics in delivering public-sector services. Public & Social Sector Insights

COVID-19: Making the case for robust digital financial infrastructure

McKinsey & Company

The pandemic has been a tough, real-life stress test for government disbursement schemes, highlighting opportunities but also gaps and vulnerabilities.

Redesigning public-sector customer experiences for equity

McKinsey & Company

Customer experiences that consider the needs and values of diverse constituents can produce more equitable government services. Public & Social Sector Insights

How Hedge Fund Activists Influence Target Firms

INSEAD Knowledge

Understanding settlement agreements is important to see the complete picture of the corporate governance landscape

Put Friction on Liars, Not Just Their Lies

Thinkers 50

Blog Digital Thinking governance Marshall Van Alstyne platforms social mediaIf truth is the first casualty of war, then lies should not surprise us when politics become a battlefield. The year 2020 is a low point in the integrity of our political discourse. Partisans cannot hear one another.

How new leaders of federal agencies can set up a great front office

McKinsey & Company

Consciously shaping the relationship between the director and the deputy director is critical for effective governance. Public & Social Sector Insights

Is the world up to the challenge of mass COVID-19 vaccination?

McKinsey & Company

Amid the unforeseen effects of the pandemic on at-risk and lower-income communities, governments and organizations around the world must convene to ensure effective distribution of newly developed vaccines.

Siemens 3i - Next Generation Cost Saving and Idea Management


Ideation & Collaboration Governance Cost SavingWegmann, our sincere congratulations on the "Best Idea Management 2018" prize, which was awarded to you only recently in the presence of many fellow campaigners at the conference of Zentrum Ideenmanagement (Center for Idea Management) in Fulda.

How Japan can make digital ‘big moves’ to drive growth and productivity

McKinsey & Company

The country could build digital talent and applications across major areas of industry and government to improve digital competitiveness. Digital Insights Digital Big data

Why Firms Should Care About the Career Stage of China’s Officials

INSEAD Knowledge

Tasked with a broad range of objectives, government officials will prioritise different ones depending on their career stage and mobilise firms accordingly

Building the Supply Chain for Large-Scale Covid-19 Testing

INSEAD Knowledge

Scaling up the supply chain requires governments to answer five key questions Widespread Covid-19 testing will be a fact of life for years to come.

7 things keeping business CEOs awake at night

Stellar Partnerships

Business is expected to fill the void left by government. Results of the latest Edelman Trust Barometer 2021 show that business is now more trusted than government. Business is seen as 56% more competent than government and NGOs are considered the only ethical institutions.

Ed Rigsbee’s Raw & Unedited with Tom Papas (WSRCA): Going by the Book

Rigsbee Research

Tom Papas, Executive Director Western States Roofing Contractors Association shares his perspective on following bylaws, leader fiduciary responsibility and quality governance.

The promise and peril of the Bio Revolution

McKinsey & Company

Only by working together can governments, scientists, businesses, and the public unleash the power of biology for good while effectively managing the risks, write Matthias Evers and Michael Chui in Project Syndicate. MGI in the News

Colleen Cunningham

Thinkers 50

Assistant professor of strategy and entrepreneurship, London Business School; former health policy researcher and a consulting researcher for the Economic Development department of the Government of British Columbia, in the oil and gas industry, and in natural resource management.

Helping to Make Smart Cities a Reality with Standards


The smart cities vision is to use digital technologies to provide integrated services to its citizens through the free flow of information, and to usher in an era of good governance. Byline: Enabling Integrated Services to Citizens through IEEE P1951.1.

In Our Health and Educational Systems, The Time for Board Diversity Is Now

Board Source

Currently, the press and public are preoccupied with electing government leaders who can deal with these challenges.

The Dos and Don’ts for a Not-for-Profit Alliance Board of Directors


Oftentimes in forming an industry collective such as a not-for-profit alliance or consortium, your Founders will comprise your initial governing entity. Governing entities can take the form of a Board of Directors, a Steering Committee, a Steering Group or so forth. And your governing body will schedule meetings, prepare agendas, vote on initiatives and lead your organization. Each Director must support the collective decisions of the governing entity.