Assessments of alternative funding options for infrastructure investment
In this economic modeling research paper, the KPMG computable general equilibrium model is used to analyze the impact on the U.S. economy of a hypothetical infrastructure investment program funded by three alternative options: (1) an increase in the federal fuel excise tax rate, (2)...
Government Institute Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Embracing Game Changers
This article, reproduced with the permission of the Association of Government Accountants, describes five game changers that can enable governments to address fiscal sustainability, restore public confidence in government, and move CFOs to the next level.
Government Institute Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Getting schooled: Identity and access management
This new paper offers an inside look at why colleges and universities need to be more vigilant in managing who can access their networks.
Government Institute Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The Importance of Governance with Incremental Modernization
This article, originally appearing in the February 2017 edition of APHSA's Policy & Practice magazine, describes five critical elements for governing incremental modernization projects in government health and human services.
Government Institute Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Demystifying intelligent automation
This layman's guide defines the three classes of intelligent automation, offers potential applications and benefits for governments, and provides insight as to why harnessing intelligent automation will be increasingly essential to the business of government in an era of budget constraint and...
Government Institute Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Government Procurement Transformation: How to create a practical strategy for success
Developed in collaboration with the Governing Institute, this handbook outlines a detailed strategy for a practical journey to procurement transformation, including steps to create a new operating model, advice for translating key elements of the federal digital services playbook for state and...
Government Institute Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Leading practices: Effectively evaluating SOC 1 reports in the Department of Defense
To help user entities effectively address this complex and persistent obstacle to audit readiness, KPMG LLP prepared this issue brief to highlight leading practices associated with the implementation of service organization/SOC 1 report evaluation programs.
Government Institute Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
President Trump's initiatives to reform the federal government and reduce the civilian workforce
This issue brief summarizes Executive Order 13781, the implementing guidance in M-17-22, the linkage to the President’s Hiring Freeze memorandum, and highlights KPMG's thoughts on the way forward.
Government Institute Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Strengthening cybersecurity through Executive Order 13800
This issue brief offers perspectives on implementing Executive Order 13800, Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure. The EO broadly attacks cybersecurity across three interrelated aspects to provide a national approach.
Government Institute Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Transforming the business of government
This KPMG Government Institute white paper provides (1) a snapshot of the purpose and requirements of EO 13781 and the Hiring Freeze memorandum and the implementing guidance in M-17-22, (2) highlights our observations on what it will take to sustain these initiatives, and (3) addresses five...
Government Institute Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
How recent guidance impacts state child support enforcement programs
This issue brief summarizes the final rule for significant technological and programmatic updates to state-administered child support enforcement program operations and provides considerations for states when assessing the impact these changes will necessitate with respect to their child...
Government Institute Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Online Financial Reporting: a Balancing Act
This article, reproduced with the permission of the Association of Government Accountants, provides insights around two key questions. First: Is the government meeting the demands of the internal and external user community? Second: What is the current state of the professional standards; and...
Government Institute Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Accelerating healthcare policy outcomes
This white paper explores how to bridge the gap between policy design and implementation by following a set of guiding principles gained through various case studies that utilize structured Rapid Cycle Continuous Improvement programs targeting process improvements by frontline healthcare...
Government Institute Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT
In tough times, state and local government CIOs can be digital leaders
The role of the state and local government chief information officer is at an inflection point. This article discusses current challenges facing the CIO, our industry perspectives and results from the Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey 2017, and how CIOs can become digital leaders and innovators.
Government Institute Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Medicaid Eligibility and Enrollment Toolkit
This issue brief provides an overview of MEET, explains the difference between the Medicaid Enterprise Certification Toolkit and MEET, and suggests next steps for states to achieve compliance.
Government Institute Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT