2020-2021 Editorial Calendar


Fall 2020 — Overcoming Politics
Elections bring politicians in and out of government, but career government workers stay at the job throughout the transitions and beyond. How do we support elected officials and their staffs? Does politics impact our work? And if so, how and what can we do about it? What is the role of the CFO in these times? How does it affect the fiscal condition of the U.S. and morale among government workers?
Submission deadline: June 1, 2020

Winter 2021 — Financial Management and Decision-Making
Financial managers play a significant role in policy decision-making — when they plug in data analytics to illuminate the numbers. Discuss the role of financial analysis and knowledge-sharing in decisions on government property management, government data, commerce and financial reporting models. How can it encourage and improve citizen engagement?
Submission deadline: Sept. 1, 2020

Spring 2021 — Connecting with Citizens
Government's primary objective is to deliver services to citizens with the tax dollars they provide. But do citizens get what they pay for? How would they know? Ethics demand we provide the best value to taxpayers and show them what they receive and at what cost. How do governments and their industry partners best connect with citizens in delivering services, data and resources? What skills, techniques and tools are needed, both in crises and everyday activities, for transparency and accountability? What are your best practices in communications with citizens?
Submission deadline: Dec. 1, 2020