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Government Performance Management Systems: Case Studies From South Asia
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 14:18
Most performance measurement efforts in government are partial: they focus on a project, policy or a few select government departments. In my experience, this approach hardly ever succeeds.
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Weekly Roundup for March 6-10, 2017
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 11:38
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 10, 2017.
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Insights from New Zealand's "Results" Programme
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 10:49
You can’t solve “horizontal” problems with “vertical” solutions, warns University of Maryland professor Don Kettl. And the country of New Zealand – a forerunner of government reforms – learned that the hard way.
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Weekly Roundup: February 27-March 3, 2017
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 17:27
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 3, 2017.
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Digging Out of a Digital Stone Age
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:17
About 75 percent of the federal IT budget goes to maintaining outdated legacy computer systems, according to GAO. Some are over 50 years old, yet critical – such as the main IRS tax data base and the nuclear missile launch system.
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Cognitive Category Management - Unlocking Value in Government - Part Two
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 10:11
This blog post is written by Timothy Wood, Public Sector Operations & Supply Chain Management Practice Area Leader, IBM Global Business Services.
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Cognitive Category Management - Unlocking Value in Government
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 17:42
This blog post is written by Timothy Wood, Public Sector Operations & Supply Chain Management Practice Area Leader, IBM Global Business Services.
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Weekly Roundup: February 20-24, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 16:15
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of February 20-24.
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Taking a Targeted Approach to Civil Service Reform
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:28
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 accountability, others see it as streamlining and empowering employees, while yet others see it as making it easier to fire poor performers
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Weekly Roundup: February 13 - 17, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 09:29
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of February 13-17.
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