Moving Government Organizations into the Information Age

IMG is a Non-Partisan Resource Supporting Public Sector Organizations

Affiliated with the Center for Governance and Public Policy Research at Willamette University


Working with professors from the Willamette University Atkinson Graduate School of Management (AGSM) and State of Oregon agency directors and managers, IMG believes we can facilitate the process of making Oregon State Government work more effectively and efficiently for the benefit of all Oregonians.


Research, describe, validate and promote modern management practices for public sector organizations


  • Create a movement to modernize government.
  • Develop tools to facilitate the modernization of public organization.


  • Document problems of an industrial age government organization.
  • Prototype a modern, information age government organization.
  • Identify the characteristics of a modern, information age government worker.
  • Draft a Government Modernization Act to update statutes and rules that keep government locked in the industrial age.


Our most dangerous tendency is to expect too much of government, and at the same time do for it too little.”   President Warren G. Harding (1865-1923)