eGovernment Executive Council &
Working Group
Program Kickoff Meeting

Greg Carnill, USDA eBusiness Executive
Barbara LaCour and Dennis Egan, USDA eBusiness Project Mgrs
Agenda
Introductions
Project Review
Goals and Ground Rules
Approach, Deliverables, and Structure
Keys to Success
Agency and OCIO Roles and Responsibilities
Measuring Progress
Starting to Work Right Now
Crafting a Mission and Vision
Ratifying Charter
Immediate Next Steps
Questions & Answers
eGovernment Framework Project Goals
Project Approach

Project Structure
Project Structure

Agenda
Introductions
Project Review
Goals and Ground Rules
Approach, Deliverables, and Structure
Keys to Success
Agency and OCIO Roles and Responsibilities
Measuring Progress
Starting to Work Right Now
Crafting a Mission and Vision
Ratifying Charter
Immediate Next Steps
Questions & Answers

Agenda
Introductions
Project Review
Goals and Ground Rules
Approach, Deliverables, and Structure
Keys to Success
Agency and OCIO Roles and Responsibilities
Measuring Progress
Starting to Work Right Now
Crafting a Mission and Vision
Ratifying Charter
Immediate Next Steps
Questions & Answers

eGovernment Executive Council Charter

Summary of Changes
Purpose statement:
Addressed the need for fostering citizen-centric government
Emphasized the use of eGov technology as an enabler for delivering USDA products and services
Authority:
Included the President’ s Management and Performance Management Agenda
Roles & Responsibilities:
Modified the membership of agency-specific committees/ integrated project teams headed by each agency’ s Working Group member
Included additional responsibilities for the Executive Council and Working Group, and added responsibilities for the OCIO
Handout of revised Charter

Immediate Next Steps
Provide comments and feedback on Mission and Vision Statements for eGovernment at USDA and on revised Charter
Contact Dennis Egan at 202.720.8546 or Barbara LaCour at 202.690.2118 or reply to eGov mailbox at [email protected]
Be prepared to discuss and ratify at next EGWG meeting

Formulate or reshape your Agency eGovernment Integrated Project Team (IPT) by Wednesday, October 31, 2001
Send names, titles, email and phone information to eGov mailbox

Immediate Next Steps (continued)
Convene Agency eGovernment IPT kickoff meetings by Tuesday, November 6, 2001
Contact Dennis Egan or eGov Team mailbox with date and time of meeting and if desired to request presence of Project Team at kickoff

Executive Council members set up interviews with Under Secretaries. Conducted by eGov Team.
Focused on introducing Program and confirming strategic intent, priorities and challenges
Schedule between 10/29/2001-11/12/2001 at their convenience.
45 minutes -1 hour; Sample email request to be sent to you as follow-up to this meeting

Immediate Next Steps (continued)
Executive Council members set up Mission Area visioning sessions with Deputy Under Secretaries, Agency Leads and key staff:
Schedule between 11/05/2001-11/21/2001 ideally AFTER associated Under Secretary meeting
2-3 hours; Sample email invitation to be sent to you as follow-up to this meeting

Next EGWG meetings on November 7, 2001 and November 28, 2001
There will be other working/visioning sessions in addition to these bi-weekly ones

Agenda
Introductions
Project Review
Goals and Ground Rules
Approach, Deliverables, and Structure
Keys to Success
Agency Roles and Responsibilities
Measuring Progress
Starting to Work Right Now
Crafting a Mission and Vision
Ratifying Charter
Immediate Next Steps
Questions & Answers

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