About the Initiative CGI Initiative for Collaborative Government CGIICG _083eff9e-3a71-11e1-a87d-ce2a7a64ea2a The CGI Initiative for Collaborative Government is a joint public policy project of CGI in partnership with leading academic institutions, launched in January 2008. Andrew McLauchlin Executive Director, CGI Initiative for Collaborative Government -- Andrew McLauchlin is Executive Director of the CGI Initiative for Collaborative Government. Mr. McLauchlin is responsible for architecting and supervising CGI Initiative research projects and events in partnership with CGI Initiative Fellows and leading academic institutions. In this role, he leads collaboration with federal policymakers, Congress, agency executives, and academic thought leaders to analyze issues of critical importance to the federal government, and how the government can best apply collaborative government models to address those issues in 2011 and beyond. _083f0e1c-3a71-11e1-a87d-ce2a7a64ea2a To analyze models of government’s collaboration with the private and nonprofit sectors in order to identify best practices in using collaboration to achieve mission results. _083f0ec6-3a71-11e1-a87d-ce2a7a64ea2a Collaboration Strategic Alignment Control Accountability Collaboration Help government answer the challenge of how agencies will collaborate most effectively while retaining strategic alignment, control and accountability. _083f0fc0-3a71-11e1-a87d-ce2a7a64ea2a 1 Government today partners with the private and nonprofit sectors to accomplish a broad range of mission-related and administrative functions. The question is not whether collaboration will occur, but rather how agencies will collaborate most effectively while retaining strategic alignment, control and accountability. The CGI Initiative for Collaborative Government is focused on helping government answer this challenge, particularly in our special focus areas of job creation, cybersecurity, finding savings, next-generation management, health, environment and open government. _083f102e-3a71-11e1-a87d-ce2a7a64ea2a fb9b0940-3281-4654-b609-f30c7d2a0d81 Reports Publish reports with academic partners. _083f109c-3a71-11e1-a87d-ce2a7a64ea2a 2 George Mason University Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies University of Maryland Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise The CGI Initiative publishes reports with academic partners including George Mason University, the founding partner with CGI; the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies; and the University of Maryland Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise. The CGI Initiative also conducts webinars, produces videos, sponsors events and publishes an online newsletter. See the following links to access publications, executive summaries of events and webinars, videos and expert commentary, as well as to register for our e-newsletter, Collaborative Government Today Collaborative Government Today are available on our website. _083f110a-3a71-11e1-a87d-ce2a7a64ea2a 4e9665a5-5327-42fc-8444-221a365f5afa 2012-01-08 http://www.collaborativegov.org/about/ Owen Ambur Owen.Ambur@verizon.net Submit error.