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Announcing the Center’s Newest Research Report Topics

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 - 13:22
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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 in early 2018. Short summaries of each report follow. Modernizing Government IT  by Dr. Gregory S. Dawson, Arizona State University

Weekly Roundup: June 26-30, 2017

Friday, June 30th, 2017 - 13:44
John Kamensky Restored Faith.  FedScoop reports on comments by Cong. Gerry Connelly at a conference, noting: “With agencies now required to report their spending data in compliance with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, it’s a chance for the federal government to earn some trust from the American people.”

Ten Success Factors in Implementing Large Initiatives

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 - 10:50
However, last month the federal government managed a quiet, yet successful, implementation of a key element of the DATA Act. A website of financial data from across the government went “live,” and nothing bad happened! What lessons were learned that could be applied to other large-scale, government-wide initiatives in the future? A panel sponsored by the National Academy of Public Administration recently explored this question.

Weekly Roundup: May 29 – June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2nd, 2017 - 11:01
John Kamensky Risk & Reform. In an op-ed for Government Executive, Linda Miller writes: “Making decisions about which programs to eliminate or how to restructure the organizational functions of an agency is a challenge. It’s even more difficult when an agency lacks adequate information on either performance or risk or a mechanism with which to analyze it.”

Weekly Roundup: March 27 – April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7th, 2017 - 13:15
John Kamensky Warner Letter re: DATA Act. Federal News Radio reports: “Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) sent letters to 24 chief financial officer agencies on Friday, urging leadership to “prioritize efforts” to comply with the Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act. . . . Warner, an original backer of the DATA Act, asked five questions to agency leaders about their progress toward the May 2017 implementation deadline.”

Open Data Can Make a Difference!

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 - 10:49
Selecting a college can be one of the most expensive choices in life.  But until recently, the information sources to make an informed decision were scattered and of varying quality – rankings in national magazines, word of mouth, brochures from campuses, and the perennial college tours. 

New Research Report Recipients

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 - 11:55
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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
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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.

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

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