Upcoming Editorial Calendar


Winter 2022 — Value Creation in Government

The modernized government aims for more collaboration among departments and levels of government and for greater value to the American taxpayer. While value creation is typically considered in the private sector, what does it look like in government? How can we measure value in government services, beyond cost and performance, and who validates the measure? How can government financial leaders serve as value architects for their organizations?
Submission deadline: Sept. 1, 2021


Spring 2022: Government and the Pandemic — Transitions

By the submission deadline, the new presidential administration will have been on the job for 10 months; wide distribution of COVID-19 vaccines is expected; and other culture changes will appear. What do you see in your work, in the profession, or in yourself? How did the pandemic influence the way we work together? How did broader cultural impacts come into play? How does the public sector help the American public transition to post-pandemic life?
Submission deadline: Dec. 1, 2021


Summer 2022: Government and the Pandemic — Workforce Impacts

It takes 66 days to change a habit or form a new one. In the drastic work modifications caused by COVID-19, what new habits developed as a result? What are the lessons learned? How did employee recruitment, management and training change? What best practices emerged, especially in the optimization of virtual teams?
Submission deadline: March 1, 2022


Fall 2022: Government and the Pandemic — Financial Outcomes

COVID-19 reduced federal, state and local tax revenue and increased costs and demand for public services, yet new efficiencies arose. How did the changes affect citizens’ experience of government? What are the lessons learned? Which best practices surfaced? How did the pandemic impact non-profits?
Submission deadline: June 1, 2022


Winter 2023: Government and the Pandemic — Reporting on Results

How do we make sure federal relief funds are used as expected for the outcomes intended? How should governments measure program outcomes from CARES Act and other relief funding? How should they report outcomes to citizens? How can we confirm accuracy in reporting?
Submission deadline: Sept. 1, 2022