Government agencies striving to deliver public service for the future have found that cross-jurisdiction collaboration can unlock new opportunities for government transformation and productivity. However, the conversation to collaborate this way is often prompted by a political act requiring trust, and leadership is essential to see the collaboration through successfully to achieve government transformation.
This new, sustainable model of efficiency is becoming increasingly popular prompting governmental entities and their partners to work across traditional boundaries to provide current or new services to constituents in a more efficient and effective manner.
Although many governments today are already achieving government transformation by doing more with fewer resources, they can simply do more with the help of cross-jurisdiction collaboration.
By following the five strategies for success outlined in this paper, agencies can realize government transformation by boosting efficiency and effectiveness while also reducing costs. Government administration will ultimately be better positioned for delivering public service for the future regardless of the fiscal climate.