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Seven Drivers of Government Transformation: The Center Looks Ahead

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 - 11:02
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In 2018, the IBM Center for The Business of Government marks its twentieth year of connecting research to practice in helping to improve government.  The IBM Center con­tinues to execute on its ultimate mission: to assist public sector executives and manag­ers in addressing real world problems with practical ideas and original thinking to improve government.

Seven Drivers Transforming Government

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 - 10:26
The Center supports leading researchers to identify trends, new ideas, and best practices—crafting actionable approaches that support government decision-makers in addressing mission delivery and management challenges, through strategies and actions that promote efficiency and effectiveness. Based on our recent research and perspectives shared by current and former government leaders, this special report identifies seven drivers for transforming government in the years to come:

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.

Digital Service Teams: Challenges and Recommendations for Government

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - 8:52
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The British government successfully pioneered the use of a national, semi-independent “surge team” to tackle large-scale technology-driven challenges facing it. The U.S. federal government adapted this approach to improve the success of its own operations in 2014, titling its top-level team as the “U.S. Digital Service.”  It then created a small internal software development and service organization, dubbed “18F,” to support both USDS and individual agencies.  And individual agencies are creating their own internal digital service teams, as well.

Moving Forward on Cybersecurity

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 - 13:33
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:19
The data breach at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in the spring of 2015 was breathtaking in scope – nearly 22 million sensitive personnel records stolen.  But this wasn’t a new issue.  There had been breaches at the FBI, Department of Homeland Security, the IRS, even the National Security Agency.

The Future of Government Digital Services – Part II

Monday, October 24th, 2016 - 12:33
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 12:15
This post will build on an earlier post, which looked at the future of digital government, by including insights from the “Innovation in the Next Administration” event hosted by Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy and the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation on October 6th.

Two Years Later: The Future of Government Digital Services

Friday, September 30th, 2016 - 15:00
One thing is certain, digital is not simply a side project of the White House, but a booming industry and an expected condition of business. The real question becomes not if, but how the government can mature and scale digital services – whether at USDS, across agency digital services teams, out of the 18F program now housed in GSA’s Technology Transformation Service, or elsewhere.

Government on the Go

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 - 7:51
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 10:42
Blog Co-Author:  Susan Wedge In 2012, President Obama’s digital government plan ordered federal agencies to create at least two mobile apps.  A lot has happened since then, and at all levels of government.

What Are the DATA Act’s Implications for Federal Agencies?

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 - 10:50
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 10:36
Previous IBM Center posts about the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) of 2014 by Dan Chenok (The DATA Act and Transparency: 4 Ways that Industry Will Benefit and The DATA Act Moves Forward) and

Karen Lee

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 - 10:56
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What are the requirements of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (Data Act)? How is the Data Act being implemented? What are some of the key challenges in implementing the Data Act? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and much more.
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Mon, 11/30/2015
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What are the requirements of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (Data Act)? How is the Data Act being implemented? What are some of the key challenges in implementing the Data Act? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and much more.