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Learning to Share - At Scale!
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 10:13
There has been a lot of breathless excitement about the evolving “shared economy,” where people can use Uber and AirBnB services provided by others. But the sharing movement actually started in the federal government in 1973! It has just been progressing slowly!

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INTO THE GRAY ZONE:  The Private Sector and Active Defense Against Cyber Threats
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 14:12
This report provides a comprehensive assessment of the current legal, policy and technological contexts that surround private sector cybersecurity and active defense measures to improve U.S. responses to evolving threats.

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Does Taking the Long View Help?
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 18:07
Traditionally, agency plans last the length of a four-year presidential election cycle. But many challenges facing government are on a much longer cycle – such as building Defense weapon systems, adapting to climate change, and creating energy independence.

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Leaders Speak: Dr. David Shulkin on Reforming the Delivery of Veterans Healthcare
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 11:49
Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health at VA joined me on The Business of Government Hour this week to discuss VA’s healthcare mission, strategic priorities, challenges faced, innovations pursued, and efforts to promote a positive culture of service. Here is a snapshot of our discussion.

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Weekly Round Up November 18, 2016
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 13:02
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending November 18, 2016.

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Getting it Done:  Helping New Government Leaders Succeed
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 12:18
This book aims to help new government executives acclimate quickly to the world of public service as practiced in Washington, D.C., and it contains a series of short strategic discussions about “dos and don’ts,” along with insights about working with key stakeholders from experienced political executives.

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Weekly Round Up
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 14:35
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting over the last two weeks...

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Putting Out the Welcome Mat
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 18:25
The media is focusing on the pending Presidential Transition, speculating on who will be on the winner’s transition team. But inside the government, the transition officially began six months ago.

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Weekly Roundup: October 24 - 28, 2016
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:12
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, week of October 24 - 28, 2016.

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Getting to "Yes" or "No" - Faster
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 13:04
Both presidential candidates have pledged to boosting spending for crumbling roads, bridges, and other infrastructure. But if permitting and review processes takes an estimated six years for major projects, what hope is there than the next Administration will preside over any ribbon-cutting ceremonies for completed projects in a first term?

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