April 26, 2012

Mixing and matching the generations in the workforce: What motivates Generation Y?

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“The Children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority, they show disrespect for adults, and love to talk rather than work or exercise. They no longer rise when adults enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter in front of company, gobble down their food at the table, and intimidate their teachers.” […]

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July 26, 2011

Are you a transformation leader?

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Our guest blogger today is Melanie Cohen, HUD’s Office of the Chief Information Officer Transformation seems to be “the” word in 2011, often attached to organizational initiatives and activities, but often transformation is a misunderstood word.   For many, the image that comes to mind when you hear the word transformation is probably change.  But it […]

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July 25, 2011

HUD TechStats: The 6Ps Approach

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Our guest blogger today is Chris Niedermayer, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Customer Relationship & Performance Management, HUD’s Office of the Chief Information Officer “Proper preparation prevents poor project performance”—this twist on a familiar phrase describes the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) approach to TechStat sessions. The concept of TechStats is gaining momentum as […]

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July 20, 2011

The Evolving CIO: Making Data Intelligent Under the Watchful Budget Eye

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Note: I started this blog series to share my reflections and create a dialogue on how the role of the CIO must adapt to meet the information management challenges that face us as we move deeper into the 2nd decade of the millennium. Summers within the Federal landscape do not mean a slower pace of […]

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June 6, 2011

OCIO Learning Sessions bring outside-the-box thinking in-house at HUD

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Our guest blogger today is Dr. Melanie P.  Cohen, HUD’s Office of the Chief Information Officer HUD employees face growing complexities in meeting the mission in this rapidly evolving digital age, but one initiative brings some of the best minds and important discussions in-house at HUD each month to help prepare our team to meet […]

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