Upcoming Editorial Calendar

Fall 2021 — Control the Risk!

Government financial professionals recognize when it is time to spend resources and protect assets, it is all about risk. What do we need to know about technology, data analytics, internal controls, fraud detection and prevention, and leadership to be effective risk managers?  What are the challenges and solutions? How do we change risk culture?  Does risk management differ during disasters or differ among federal, state, and local organizations? Given limited budgets, how do we rank risk management objectives?  How can leadership set the tone for strengthening controls and governance?
Submission deadline: June 1, 2021

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 After 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