Under either a Clinton or Trump administration, the “on-demand” government of the future must be “responsive, agile, resilient, flexible, dynamic, flatter, more connected, less hierarchical, dynamic, seamless, more personalized, transparent and accountable.”
That’s according to the Professional Services Council’s blueprint for the incoming 45th president, released on Thursday under the title “PSC 45: An Agenda for the Next President of the United States.”
The paper pushes for goals long part of the services contracting industry’s agenda—modernizing technology, embracing new business models, engaging more with the private sector and upgrading capacities of the federal acquisition workforce.
It also urges a robust presidential management agenda next year. “The mandate for change provides a moment of opportunity,” said David Wennergren, the council’s executive vice president for operations and technology. PSC has 400 member companies.
The report warns that recent administrations’ “failures around 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and the initial roll-out of the Affordable Care Act make clear that management lapses can impose serious political consequences.”
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