About the Author
MARTIN COLE is Group Chief Executive of Accenture's Government operating group. He is also a member of Accenture's Executive Leadership Team. Mr. Cole was profiles in the April 2004 issue of Consulting Magazine as one of the IT industry's top six power brokers. He was also a recipient of the 2002 Computerworld Top 100 IT Leaders award.
GREG PARSTON is Director of the Accenture Institute for Public Service Value. He has extensive experience in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors as an entrepreneur, executive director and manager. Dr. Parston has consulted widely on governance, leadership, strategy and change in public services.