The points captured in this article are from various discussions with government CIOs, retired CIOs and other industry IT experts who have shared their best advice for how IT leaders can navigate the current transition. While these tips are presented with an IT lens, the advice holds true for government leaders in general. Here are our top ten takeaways for career government leaders:
I recently attended an event focused on transition in government related to the upcoming Presidential election. While I knew that with the change in administration came a change in some key positions, I did not know the extent of the transition across the Federal government or realize that there are approximately 7,000 positions that are subject to change when a new President is elected. I also had not realized the affects on the career civil servants who are charged with carrying on the everyday business of the government.