Government Institute insights archive
On the 2016 higher education audit committee agenda
Recommendations for Higher Education Audit Committees in their oversight of financial reporting, external and internal auditors, internal controls, ERM, and other risk areas.
On the 2016 Not-for-Profit Audit Committee Agenda
Recommendations for Not-for-Profit Audit Committees in their oversight of financial reporting, external and internal auditors, internal controls, ERM, and other risk areas.
Navigating uncertainty through ERM: A practical approach to implementing OMB Circular A-123
This white paper discusses the transformative changes to OMB Circular A-123 and provides 10 critical elements for consideration in successfully implementing enterprise risk management programs.
Better data, better government
Effective use of data and analytics can help governments at all levels deliver improved citizen services and outcomes.
Federal CCWIS final rule spurs next generationof child welfare information systems
This issue brief provides an overview of the final rule for a next generation of state child welfare systems called Comprehensive Child Welfare Information Systems (CCWIS) and discusses potential opportunities and next steps for state and local child welfare agencies.
Seizing the opportunity: Protecting information from cyber attacks through OMB Circular A-130
This issue brief provides an overview of the updated OMB Circular A-130 and perspectives on critical elements of an information protection strategy.
It's Time to Seize Opportunity
As federal agencies begin their ERM journey, now is the time to go beyond regulatory compliance.
The State of Cybersecurity from the Federal Cyber Executive Perspective
(ISC)2 and KPMG survey report of executive-level government officials and contractors to determine the current state of federal cybersecurity and to offer recommendations for advancing the government’s cybersecurity progress.
The Fraud Reduction and Data Analytics Act of 2015
This issue brief summarizes the key requirements of the Fraud Reduction and Data Analytics Act of 2015, provides an overview of the GAO Framework’s leading practices, and highlights several implementation considerations for federal agencies in their efforts to address fraud, waste, and abuse.
Life After the Big Bang: Exploring Modular, Agile Paths Toward Health and Human Services Modernization
This research report explores the rapidly changing realm of HHS, unveiling critical insights into goals, challenges, and potential leading practices that lie ahead in project governance, end user support, government-vendor relationships, and beyond