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Weekly Roundup: January 22 - 26, 2018

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

Drivers Transforming Government: Digital

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 - 16:34
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Note: The IBM Center recently released Seven Drivers Transforming Government, a series of essays exploring key drivers of change in government. It is based on our research and numerous insights shared by current and former government officials. This blog is the seventh and final in a series of excerpts from each of the seven essays.

Journey of Discovery: Interview with Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 - 17:04
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 16:00
NASA leads the nation on a great journey of discovery, seeking new knowledge and understanding of our Earth, sun, solar system, and the universe— out to its farthest reaches and back to its earliest moments of existence. To do this, it invests on the order of $3 billion annually in fundamental and applied research and technology development across a broad range of topics, including space and earth sciences, life and physical sciences, human health, aeronautics, and technology.

Dr. Ellen Stofan

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 - 13:22
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What are NASA’s key science priorities? What is NASA doing to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education? When will we have definitive evidence of life outside of Earth? Join host Michael Keegan as they explore these questions with Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist.
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Mon, 01/02/2017
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What are NASA’s key science priorities? What is NASA doing to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education? When will we have definitive evidence of life outside of Earth? Join host Michael Keegan as they explore these questions with Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist.

Dr. Ellen Stofan

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 - 13:21
Dr. Ellen Stofan was appointed NASA chief scientist on August 25, 2013, serving as principal advisor to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the agency's science programs and science-related strategic planning and investments.

End of the Space Shuttle & the Beginning of Commercial Space: Leadership, Change, and Private-Public Partnerships

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 - 2:01
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 23:17
The Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) called the absence of a shuttle successor “a failure of national leadership.”

Leadership, Change, and Public-Private Partnerships

Monday, April 25th, 2016 - 9:42
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This report continues the IBM Center’s long interest in leadership, transformation, and the use of innovative public-private partnerships. It explores how NASA leaders have leveraged public-private partnerships to replace the space shuttle, while developing new policy mechanisms to enable private companies to take over cargo and astronaut transport to the International Space Station (ISS). The author focuses on the evolution of this

The "De-Siloization" of Knowledge in Government

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 - 9:19
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 09:14
The long hallways of the State Department’s headquarters building in Foggy Bottom are called “corridors.”  Over the decades, that is where people from different offices and bureaus ran into each other, informally got business done, and shared tips for being successful at different foreign posts.  And that’s where reputations were made, and unmade. 

A Conversation with Charles F. Bolden, Jr. NASA Administrator

Monday, April 13th, 2015 - 13:52
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An orbiting outpost, the International Space Station (ISS), is home to a crew of astronauts from across the world that is conducting research and learning how to live and work in space. There are robotic explorers probing vast regions of the solar system, including the depths of interstellar space. NASA is also preparing for a challenging mission to capture and redirect an asteroid for human exploration—a stepping stone to the future human exploration of Mars.

Weekly Round-Up: August 29, 2014

Friday, August 29th, 2014 - 10:33
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:30
Gadi Ben Yehuda State Tech Magazine publishes an article by Lindsay Crudele, Boston's digital engagement director for in their Department of Innovation and Technology, "Why Governments Should Adopt a Digital Engagement Strategy"  Related: In FCW, Colby Huchmuth asks: "Beyond BYOD: Who oversees the apps?" 
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