There are many problems, like the weather, that are beyond the current state of human knowledge to resolve. However, problems associated with business processes are well within actionable scope -- particularly those associated with the management of *explicit* knowledge.
Emergence of will is all that is required.
Congress has expressed its will in the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA), for example. However, the General Accounting Office (GAO) has criticized agency performance in implementing GPRA -- particularly for lack of adequate records to verify the results they report.
XML enables near real-time reporting of agency performance on the Internet, based upon authoritative records received and created in actual business processes. Taxpayers have a right to expect nothing less.