Shelley Metzenbaum

It is one of the most challenging times in American history to be part of a government bureaucracy. A dysfunctional congress offers little or no support; agency budgets face gutting as the nation stares down a fiscal cliff; hiring freezes and the looming shadow of furloughs threaten to turn the government’s talent pool stagnant.

But if you’re an innovator, this is – in a strange and unfortunate way – good news. Keep reading →

Recently, Shelley Metzenbaum, associate director of performance and personnel management at the Office of Management and Budget, blogged about Saving Taxpayer Dollars With Moneyball.

She said: “Using all the relevant data we can find to do more with less must be the rule, not an exception, in government.” Keep reading →