Cross-Agency Collaboration: A Case Study of Cross-Agency Priority Goals

The federal government has faced increasingly complex challenges over the past two decades that require greater collaboration across traditional organizational and program boundaries.

Seven Drivers Transforming Government

In 2018, the IBM Center for The Business of Government marks its twentieth year of connecting research to practice in helping to improve government. The IBM Center continues to execute ...

Fall 2017 Magazine

This edition provides a glimpse into the many different missions and programs of the U.S. federal government. It also presents insights and actionable recommendations from those in ...


The IBM Center’s Research Priorities

Research Reports

We are pleased to solicit proposals that result in reports with insightful findings & actionable recommendations for government.

The Business of Government Blog

Sea, Land, Air, Space Superiority – Why are Near-Peer Adversaries able to Excel?
Dan Chenok
The United States faces a wide range of national security challenges. These challenges come at a time when...
How to Prevent Soft-targeting in Government Performance Management Systems
Prajapati Trivedi
We do not have to be a trained psychoanalyst to know this much — we humans are wired to seek pleasure and avoid pain. Referred to as the “pleasure principle” it was made famous by...