Weekly Roundup: December 4-8, 2017

Friday, December 8th, 2017 - 11:53
John Kamensky Disaster Response: Brings Out the Best in Feds. Government Executive covered the SES Rank Awards ceremony.  Both SBA Administrator Linda McMahon and Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke praised the dedication and response of thousands of career civil servants to the three major hurricanes in recent months.

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Weekly Roundup: October 23-27, 2017

Friday, October 27th, 2017 - 12:37
John Kamensky

Weekly Roundup: October 9-13, 2017

Friday, October 13th, 2017 - 13:41
John Kamensky

Tom McMurtrie

Thursday, October 12th, 2017 - 11:43
Major Tom McMurtrie is an operations research/systems analyst in the U.S. Army currently serving as a Research Fellow in the Army’s Training with Industry (TWI) Program. In the TWI program, Major McMurtrie works with IBM—including time with IBM’s Center for the Business of Government—for one year before returning to the Army. His research fellowship is intended to develop his technical expertise and analytic leadership so that he can apply industry best practices in his future Army assignments.

Weekly Roundup: August 7-11, 2017

Friday, August 11th, 2017 - 10:07
John Kamensky Exciting Opportunities. Government Executive reports: “Though their written plans remain shrouded from public view, agency officials charged by the Trump White House with making government more efficient say they are “excited” about what they see as a rare opportunity for systemic and lasting change to government operations.”

Lieutenant General Charles Luckey

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 - 11:38
What are the US Army Reserve’s Strategic Priorities? What are the essential components of Force Readiness? How does the US Army Reserve Support Civil Authorities? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Lieutenant General Charles Luckey, Chief of Army Reserve & Commanding General U.S. Army Reserve Command.
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Mon, 12/11/2017
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Lieutenant General Charles Luckey

Beyond the operating room: Applying military healthcare data insights to the civilian sector

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 - 10:02
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 13:23
Major Jim Markham is an operations research / systems analyst in the Army.  He is currently serving as a Research Fellow in the Training with Industry program, during which he works with IBM for one year before returning to the Army, including time with the Center for The Business of Government. His fellowship is intended to help him learn how industry applies big data and analytics to healthcare challenges in order to take this knowledge back to the Army.   Background:

Jim Markham

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 - 9:55
Major Jim Markham is an operations research / systems analyst in the Army.  He is currently serving as a Research Fellow in the Training With Industry program, during which he works with IBM for one year before returning to the Army, including time with the Center for The Business of Government. His fellowship is intended to help him learn how industry applies big data and analytics to healthcare problems in order to take this knowledge back to the Army.

Introducing the Center’s New Global Fellow -- Lt. Gen. (Retired) Dr. Jeffrey Talley

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 - 6:51
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 06:44
Public sector leaders in many countries can benefit from adapting effective practices in how to manage programs effectively in an increasingly complex and interdependent world, how to provide for security given a broad range of global threats, and how to integrate defense and civilian capabilities to protect and serve citizens while also respecting privacy and civil liberties.  In recent months, the IBM Center for The Business of Government has begun to expand our focus to the broader global community, working with government leaders and stakeholders who seek dialogue, study, and pract