Cognitive Category Management - Unlocking Value in Government - Part Two

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 - 10:11
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 14:41
In my previous blog post, I discussed category management, cognitive, and how these two tools can be used to provide value in the federal government. By reviewing best practices in the private sector as well as initial pilots in the federal government, transformation is possible. 

Cognitive Category Management - Unlocking Value in Government

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 - 17:42
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 13:44
Cognitive Category Management (CCM) has the potential to drive $340 billion in value for the federal government. Category Management has been a proven capability for leading commercial companies to unlock significant ongoing savings. However, the complexity and autonomy of federal agencies present challenges that have limited the federal government from taking advantage of these proven practices. Recent advances in cognitive tools and digital services help bridge these challenges by offering insights into unstructured data and simplifying the process for government.

Artificial Intelligence as a Driver for Innovation

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 - 15:49
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 14:39
AI is an umbrella term that encompasses a variety of capabilities that allow a computer system to perform tasks normally done by humans. Many people are also familiar with the term Cognitive Computing. Cognitive leverages several AI components, such as Machine Learning, to understand, reason, and learn much like the human brain. Cognitive complements Artificial Intelligence, enabling computers to both think like humans and understand how humans think. Current AI systems and subsystems are able to learn, make decisions, and solve complex problems.

New Research Report Recipients

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 - 11:55
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 09:50
We are pleased to announce our latest round of awards for new reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's research agenda. Our content is intended to stimulate and accelerate the production of practical research that benefits public sector leaders and managers. We expect the following reports to be published later in 2017.  Short summaries of each report follow:  

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:

The Intelligence Data Problem Has Changed: We Need Cognitive Tools to Predict and Prevent Threats

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 - 12:53
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 10:40
This blog was written by our guest blogger: Chris Trainor

Julia Glidden

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 - 12:02
Dr. Julia Glidden is General Manager, Global Government Industry for the IBM Corporation. An internationally recognised expert on Digital Government, Dr Glidden has direct responsibility for driving transformational change for IBM clients across the globe. She combines a deep knowledge of how technology and cognitive computing can pioneer new opportunities for government agencies to improve the lives of citizens with a first hand understanding of just how powerful Open Data and Open Government can be in unlocking innovation.  Dr.

Government Transformation to Improve Program Outcomes

Monday, April 18th, 2016 - 14:24
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 14:18
  Matt Spaloss is the lead author for this article.  Matt is an executive within IBM's Global Business Services division.