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John M. Kamensky

John M. Kamensky is a senior fellow at the IBM Center for the Business of Government and a fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration. He can be reached at john.kamensky@us.ibm.com.
IT Modernization

Chenok and Kamensky: Looking at the big picture

Two executives from the IBM Center for the Business of Government identify seven significant changes to watch for in the coming months.

Workforce

How to create cross-agency networks that work

A recent book identifies eight guiding principles for fostering collaboration between organizations, writes IBM’s John Kamensky.

Workforce

4 lessons in the use of dashboards

Columnist John Kamensky shares new insights into how dashboards can help agencies boost program performance.

Workforce

Want to be successful? Support your frontline managers.

Helping frontline managers get their jobs done is one of the most important activities for a leader, writes John M. Kamensky, a senior fellow at the IBM Center for the Business of Government.

Workforce

Obama's performance agenda: Stealthy and radical

Emerging performance initiatives could become the foundation for the collaborative governance models of the future, writes John M. Kamensky, a senior fellow at the IBM Center for the Business of Government.

Workforce

Motivating workers is easier than you think

Private-sector researchers have recently uncovered a way to improve employee satisfaction that's within managers' control, writes John Kamensky.

Workforce

4 programs that collect innovative ideas from government employees

Some of the best ideas for improving government might come from within government, writes IBM's John Kamensky.