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Weekly Roundup: February 5-9, 2018

Friday, February 9th, 2018 - 15:27
John Kamensky

An Obligation to Future Generations

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 - 14:51
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Blog Author: Sreeram Visvanathan, Global Managing Director, Government, IBM Change is everywhere. Every industry, including government, is facing digital disruption. The public expects the agility and efficiency found in the private sector while government must appeal to new workers with skills to meet these requirements. Advances in technology have accelerated the need for change in how governments operate.  

Next Steps in Improving Government Performance

Monday, January 29th, 2018 - 14:48
A new study released today by the National Academy of Public Administration says there has been a missing step.

Weekly Roundup: January 22 - 26, 2018

Friday, January 26th, 2018 - 15:12
Michael J. Keegan

Professor James Hendler

Friday, January 26th, 2018 - 14:12
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What is artificial intelligence (AI) and how has it evolved? What challenges does AI present to society and government? Join us as we explore these questions and more with Prof. James Hendler, Director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and co-author of Social Machines: The Coming Collision of Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking, and Humanity
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Mon, 01/29/2018
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What is artificial intelligence (AI) and how has it evolved? What challenges does AI present to society and government? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Prof. James Hendler, Director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and co-author of Social Machines: The Coming Collision of Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking, and Humanity on The Business of Government Hour

James Hendler

Friday, January 26th, 2018 - 14:12
James Hendler is the Director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications and the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI. He also serves as a Director of the UK’s charitable Web Science Trust. Hendler has authored over 350 books, technical papers and articles in the areas of Semantic Web, artificial intelligence, agent-based computing and high performance processing.

Weekly Roundup: January 1-5, 2018

Friday, January 5th, 2018 - 16:29
Michael J. Keegan

Cognitive Readiness: The Future for Success?

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 - 9:58
Most of us would likely agree that organizations today benefit from the digitization, sharing, and integration of data. But data without the application of analytics just leaves us with big unusable data. We all know this because we experience it regularly. But, what if we could apply traditional analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to create new insights for improved decision-making? Well, that would be great, but where should we focus this new technology? I would propose in the area of readiness.

How Can Government Best Integrate and Share Information, at Home and Abroad?

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 - 12:12
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The IBM Center for the Business of Government hosted a recent Roundtable discussion with current and former government leaders and stakeholders about integrating and analyzing data within and across governments across the Atlantic to improve threat prediction and prevention. This initial discussion focused on how the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) information sharing enterprise can have greatest impact and interaction with partners. 

Weekly Roundup: November 13 - November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17th, 2017 - 15:25
Michael J. Keegan VA needs money fast for health record program. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is ready to sign a contract with electronic health records firm Cerner to replace the agency's aging, homegrown Vista system. But to get moving on the deal quickly, VA needs to move some money around. The department wants to move fast, with an initial rollout of the new system planned for 18 months after the contract is signed.