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Leadership in Action - Fall 2015 The Business of Government Magazine

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 - 17:00
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 16:33
From forging a unity of effort in homeland security to strategizing today how to field the U.S. Army of tomorrow; to pursuing affordable housing, eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in healthcare, and securing cyberspace, this issue of The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us today.

Developing a Management Roadmap for the Next Administration

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - 14:08
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This process—which involves current and former senior government officials from administrations of both parties, as well as leading experts from academia and the business and nonprofit communities—is one part of a multi-pronged Ready to Govern (#Ready2Govern) initiative, in which the Partnership seeks to improve the transfer of power and knowledge between administrations. The effort includes an education component for transition teams around four sets of activities:

Pursuing Risk Management in Government —A Leadership Imperative

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - 13:01
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This world is fraught with uncertainty, and even the best-laid plans can go awry. Life brings with it varying degrees of risk as a condition of existence. This makes life both difficult, but also worthwhile. As the Lotto ad said, “You gotta be in it, to win it.” Everything worth doing entails a certain level of risk. The increasing complexity and interconnectedness of today’s world only ups the ante on the unknown.

Enabling Leadership Success for the Next Administration

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 - 13:24
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Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 13:20
This blog post is co-authored by Alan Howze

Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work: Case Studies in Healthcare

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 - 10:23
In the mist of tightening budgets, many government agencies are being asked to deliver innovative solutions to operational and strategic problems. One way to address this dilemma is to participate in open innovation. This report addresses two key components of open innovation:

Call for Research Proposals 2015-2016

Monday, August 24th, 2015 - 11:34
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The IBM Center for The Business of Government connects research to practice, merging real world experience with practical scholarship. The intent is to spark the imagination—crafting new ways of thinking about government by identifying trends, new ideas, and best practices in public management that can help government executives respond more effectively to their mission and management priorities. More than two years ago, the IBM Center for The Business of Government put forward a research agenda that identified six trends driving change in government:

How Can the Next Administration Build A Strong Political and Career Leadership Team?

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 - 10:30
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 10:24
On May 27, the IBM Center for The Business of Government and the Partnership for Public Service co-hosted a Roundtable to discuss how effective leaders can help drive successful outcomes for the next Presidential term. An exceptional group of current and former senior officials from Administrations of both parties, leaders from Capitol Hill, as well as experts from academia and the private and non-profit sectors participated in a robust discussion.

Transforming Government Like Disney?

Monday, May 18th, 2015 - 17:34
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 17:27
Greg Godbout, the chief technology officer at the Environmental Protection Agency, suggests as much when he keynoted an AFCEA roundtable in Bethesda a couple weeks ago.  According to Federal Times, he told the audience how Walt Disney World delivers a seamless experience:  “Visitors to the theme park who are staying at a connected hotel can get a "

Weekly Roundup May 8, 2015

Friday, May 8th, 2015 - 9:51
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Weekly Roundup May 1, 2015

Friday, May 1st, 2015 - 14:24
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 14:19
U.S. CIO Tony Scott: OMB's draft FITARA guidance aims to advance IT reform. OMB released the much-anticipated guidance to reform how agencies buy and manage information technology for public comments. The comment period will remain open until May 30, but federal CIO Tony Scott, in an exclusive Federal News Radio interview, said OMB wants to move on the comments and refinements with a sense of urgency.
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