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Collaboration

Conversations with Authors Series with Prof. Sandford Borins on The Persistence of Innovation in Government.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 - 12:16
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What does the landscape of public sector innovation look like and what does this mean for innovators and those who study their efforts? How do awards programs promote innovation efforts? How can a climate for innovation be created in public organizations? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with Prof. Sandford Borins, author of the IBM Center report, The Persistence of Innovation in Government.
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Mon, 11/10/2014
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What does the landscape of public sector innovation look like and what does this mean for innovators and those who study their efforts? How do awards programs promote innovation efforts? How can a climate for innovation be created in public organizations? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with Prof. Sandford Borins, author of the IBM Center report, The Persistence of Innovation in Government.

Reaching New Heights and Revealing the Unknown: Interview with Charlie Bolden, NASA Administrator

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 - 14:40
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 11:54
We stand at a pivotal moment in space exploration. There are plans to further extend our reach into the solar system, and NASA is leading the way.  An orbiting outpost, the International Space Station (ISS), is home to a crew of astronauts from across the world conducting research and learning how to live and work in space.

A Manager’s Guide to Assessing the Impact of Government Social Media Interactions

Monday, June 9th, 2014 - 18:20
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The report builds on Dr. Mergel’s previous two reports for theIBM Center: Working the Network: A Manager’s Guide forUsing Twitter in Government, and Using Wikis in Government:A Guide for Public Managers. This new report addresses thekey question of how government should measure the impact of

Gina Ligon

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 - 11:22
Gina Ligon is an Assistant Professor in the College of Business, Department of Management, and the Director of Research for The Center for Collaboration Science (CCS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she teaches courses on collaboration, leadership, and management. She has been the principal investigator on multiple grants examining leadership for innovation in a variety of organizations. Before joining UNO, Dr.

Coordinating for Results: Lessons from a Case Study of Interagency Coordination in Afghanistan

Friday, April 11th, 2014 - 12:51
agencies have the funding, expertise, or influence to achieve their goals single-handedly. Moreover, complex problems require interdisciplinary—and hence interagency—solutions. To succeed, public executives and managers must leverage the financial, human, and organizational resources of multiple agencies. This requires coordination.

Using Crowdsourcing In Government

Friday, April 11th, 2014 - 12:46
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This trend has been inspired by similar efforts in the commercial world to design innovative consumer products or solve complex scientific problems, ranging from custom-designing T-shirts to mapping genetic DNA strands. The Obama administration, as well as many state and local governments, have adapted these crowdsourcing techniques with some success.

New Report: A Guide for Innovative Public Servants

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 - 9:40
Released by the IBM Center for the Business of Government, “The Persistence of Innovation in Government: A Guide for Innovative Public Servants,” mines data from the 28-year history of the Harvard University’s Kennedy School’s Innovations in American Government Awards (HKS Awards). The report author, University of Toronto Professor Dr.

The Persistence of Innovation in Government: A Guide for Innovative Public Servants

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 - 6:34
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With this report, Professor Borins continues two decades of research analyzing winners of and applicants to the Harvard University Kennedy School’s Innovations in American Government Awards. This report presents a comparison of the applications received by the program in the 1990s (1990 to 1994) with those received in 2010.

Cross-Agency Priority Goals: 2014 (Part 2)

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 - 14:06
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 14:00
An earlier post provides excerpts from the seven mission-related cross-agency priority goals.  This post provides excerpts from the management-related cross-agency priority goals: (UPDATED: 7-1-2014) Cross-Agency Priority Goals

Promising Practices for Interagency Collaboration

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 - 23:02
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 21:58
On occasions, the Government Accountability Office breaks the mold for its reports and looks for things that worked well and then tries to identify why, and then highlights those factors.  A new report examines four successful cross-agency collaborative initiatives that overcome program overlaps, and identifies four sets of promising practices that they use in order to be effective.  
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