How Will Future Government Look?

Gather together about 130 citizens and 25 civil society and think tank representatives.  Invite them to review the present and speculate on how government will look in the future.  Review and synthesize the resulting discussions.  Out comes four different scenarios: DIY Democracy   (page 32) Private Algocracy   (page 38) Super Collaborative Government   (page 44) Over-Regulatocracy   … Read More

Performance Reporting – Who Cares?

y Jeff Tryens, former Deputy Director for Performance Mangement, New York City under Mayor Michael Bloomberg Call it what you will – performance management, managing for results, data-driven decision making – it‘s what good government managers aspire to these days. We true believers are convinced that reliable, timely data on inputs, activities, outputs and outcomes… Read More

Santa Ana Police and John Birch Society

In 2020, after the horrific killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, viewed around the world on public media, the question of police reform is again on the minds of legislators and policy makers at the local, state and federal levels.  A familiarity of the evolutionary history, tracing how a municipal department could,… Read More