Weekly Roundup – January 31

It’s the last day of January! Our summit is less than a month away. We’ve had some interesting stories about Blueprint 2020 – which is the theme of our summit – this week. If you’ve missed any of them, look no further; we have them all here.

How is the Blueprint 2020 process different from past initiatives that had the same outcome in mind? Ken Rasmussen, professor of public administration at the Regina campus of the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, explains.

Last week, CGE’s sister magazine, Vanguard, had its first C4ISR and Beyond summit, where members of the Canadian Armed Forces and the defence industry met to discuss how both groups could work together to solve the challenges facing defence – how did it go?

Scott Totzke, senior vice president for BlackBerry Security, on why we can accept no compromise when it comes to mobile security.

Jeff Mackey wrote a profile of Dr. David Ulrich, author of “The Leadership Code.” Dr. Ulrich will also be speaking at out summit on February 25.

Editor-in-chief Toby Fyfe asks: could behavioural science be the next step in advancing Blueprint 2020?

Craig Sellars blogs about the role of collaborative productivity in today’s workplace.

How can you lead like a SEAL? Harvey Schachter explores in his review of the book “Leadership Lessons of the Navy SEALs.”

Amy Allen reports on the next step on Shared Services Canada’s move toward email consolidation.

Art Stewart talks about how red flags are appearing in the ethics regimes of some organizations.

That’s it from us this week! Don’t forget to register for our summit and nominate a worthy individual or team for our Leadership Awards! More details, as well as the registration and nominations forms, can be found on our summit website.


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