Ten Actions to Implement Big Data Initiatives: A Study of 65 Cities

Professor Ho’s report is based on his landmark study of 65 cities to probe their use of Big Data and, specifically, the use of Big Data in local government decision making

Getting it Done:  A Guide for Government Executives

This book has been written for those who have answered the call to public service. We deeply appreciate your willingness to work on the nation’s greatest problems.

Risk Management and Reducing Improper Payments: A Case Study of the U.S. Department of Labor

Professors Greer and Bullock detail DOL’s innovative approach to improve outcomes and performance related to improper payments, which is an area of operational risk that has been ...


A Management Roadmap for the Next Administration

Developing a Management Roadmap for the Next AdministrationThrough roundtable discussions, accompanying reports and related research, we have developed a management roadmap for the next administration  Learn more.

The IBM Center’s Research Priorities

Research Reports

Supporting key missions of government from the transition to a new administration. Read more.

The Business of Government Blog

Weekly Roundup: February 20-24, 2017
John Kamensky
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for...
Taking a Targeted Approach to Civil Service Reform
John Kamensky
For at least three decades, politicians and the public have called for “civil service reform” without a strategic view of what that might look like. Some see it as increasing...