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Irish Department of Public Expenditure and Reform releases public service reform plan update

The document, Annual Progress Report on the Public Service Reform Plan 2014-2016 (PDF 2.3MB) has been released by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform in Ireland. The report includes a section entitled, A focus on service users, which, “sets … Continue reading

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APS releases workforce management report

The Australian Public Service Commission has released the report, Unlocking potential : Australian Public Service Workforce Management Contestability Review (PDF 16MB). The report includes a number of proposals to increase workforce flexibility and attract and recruit staff.

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UK NAO publishes model review framework

The National Audit Office in the United Kingdom has published a document entitled, Framework to review models (PDF 215kb). The framework, provides, “a “structured approach to review models which organisations can use to determine whether the modelling outputs they produce, … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Innovations Review article discusses policy implementation

The article, Policy implementation : lessons and resources from the February 2016 issue of the Commonwealth Innovations Review produced by the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM) discusses some of the issues related to effective policy implementation.

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APSC releases Learning from failure report

The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) has released the report, Learning from failure (PDF 8.5MB). The report presents the results of an independent review of government led by Peter Shergold designed to examine, “Government processes for the development and implementation … Continue reading

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UK NAO releases findings of survey which examined the digital skills gap in government

The National Audit Office (NAO) has released the report, The digital skills gap in government, December 2015 (PDF 705kb). “The document set out: -The survey findings and digital leaders’ views on current position on digital skills and how needs are … Continue reading

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APSC State of the Service organisational capability results released

The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) has released the findings of the organisational capability survey included as part of the State of the Service Report 2014-2015.  The Capability Maturity Model (CMM) which was developed for measuring organisational capability incorporated the  six … Continue reading

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Article discusses Spending Review challenges for the UK

The article, Meeting the Spending Review challenges : a CSW roundtable recently published in Civil Service World discussed some of the challenges for the government in providing high quality public services whilst saving money. The Spending Review and Autumn Statement … Continue reading

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Whitehall monitor report released by the Institute for Government

The Institute for Government has released the report, Whitehall monitor. The Coalition in 163 charts (PDF 12MB). The report aims to provide, ” an overview of developments [under the Coalition government since 2010] under the categories of context, inputs, outputs and … Continue reading

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Australian Independent Review of Whole-of-Government Internal Regulation report released

The Independent Review of Whole-of-Government Internal Regulation. Report to the Secretaries Committee on Transformation. Volume 1, Recommendations (PDF 520kb) and the Independent Review of Whole of Government Internal Regulation. Report to the Secretaries Committee on Transformation. Volume 2, Assessment of … Continue reading

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