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Sea, Land, Air, Space Superiority – Why are Near-Peer Adversaries able to Excel?

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 - 14:06
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Guest Blogger: Townley Cozad, Associate Partner, Defense & Intelligence, IBM Even as the United States remains the strongest, most capable military in the world, U.S. leadership in all domains is being challenged by “near-peer” competitors aggressively seeking to close the capability gap.  The military calls this “near-peer” (against someone who has similar weapons and abilities) warfare.

Dr. Barclay P. Butler

Monday, June 19th, 2017 - 10:43
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What are the strategic priorities for the Defense Health Agency’s Component Acquisition Executive? How is DHA Changing the Way it Acquires Products and Services? Join host Michael Keegan, next week on The Business of Government Hour as he explores these questions with Dr. Barclay P. Butler, Component Acquisition Executive at the Defense Health Agency.
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Mon, 11/13/2017
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What are the strategic priorities for the Defense Health Agency’s Component Acquisition Executive? How is DHA Changing the Way it Acquires Products and Services? Join host Michael Keegan, next week on The Business of Government Hour as he explores these questions and with Dr. Barclay P. Butler, Component Acquisition Executive at the Defense Health Agency. Next week on The Business of Government Hour.

Creating IT Start-Ups in Government

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - 9:13
The current White House leaders of these offices have also inherited a capacity first created in the prior Administration that can turn the good ideas of these two offices in to action – the U.S.

Weekly Roundup May 19, 2017

Monday, May 22nd, 2017 - 9:26
Michael J. Keegan   $500M IT modernization bill passes House. The Modernizing Government Technology Act passed the House of Representatives on a voice vote, but the Senate outlook is less certain.

Dr. Karen Guice

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 - 12:45
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How do you delivery healthcare anywhere at anytime? What are the strategic priorities for the military health system? How has MHS sought to address some of the critical challenges it faces? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Karen Guice, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs within the U.S. Department of Defense.
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Mon, 12/19/2016
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How do you delivery healthcare anywhere at anytime? What are the strategic priorities for the military health system? How has MHS sought to address some of the critical challenges it faces? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Karen Guice, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs within the U.S. Department of Defense.

INTO THE GRAY ZONE: The Private Sector and Active Defense Against Cyber Threats

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 - 14:12
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:56
Co-Author:  Christopher Ballister, Security & Privacy, IBM

Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power

Monday, July 18th, 2016 - 8:53
The effectiveness with which the government buys these products increasingly separates mission success from mission failure. Indeed, as recent events (e.g., the initial rollout of healthcare.gov) illustrate, acquisition can play a role in both the government’s most laudable achievements and its highest-profile disappointments. As agencies continue to face pressure to do more with less, getting more for the money spent through contracts is critical. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that government is a smart buyer.

Weekly Roundup: July 5-8, 2016

Friday, July 8th, 2016 - 9:03
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 08:59
Filling a Hole Before Transition.  Federal News Radio says Andrew Mayock’s nomination to be the deputy director for management at OMB has cleared  committee and is now pending before the full Senate.  If confirmed, he has committed to helping smooth the transition to the next president.

Conversation with Authors: Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power

Friday, March 4th, 2016 - 10:48
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What is the U.S. Department of Defense’s “Better Buying Power” initiative? How is DoD promoting competition, providing incentives, reducing bureaucracy, and improving services acquisition? What can federal agencies learn from DoD’s Better Buying Power initiatives? Join us as we explore these questions and more with David Van Slyke & Zach Huitink authors of Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power.
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Mon, 03/07/2016
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What is the U.S. Department of Defense’s “Better Buying Power” initiative? How is DoD promoting competition, providing incentives, reducing bureaucracy, and improving services acquisition? What can federal agencies learn from DoD’s Better Buying Power initiatives? Join Michael J. Keegan as he explores these questions and more with David Van Slyke & Zach Huitink authors of Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power.

Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 - 16:12
On behalf of the IBM Center for The Business of Government, we are pleased to present this report, Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power, by Zachary S Huitink and David M Van Slyke, Syracuse University.
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