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The IBM Center for The Business of Government

Monday, September 12th, 2016 - 20:17
The IBM Center for The Business of Government connects research to practice, applying scholarship to real world issues and decisions for government. The Center stimulates research and facilitates discussion of new approaches to improving the effectiveness of government at the federal, state, local, and international levels.

New Research Report Recipients in 2016

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 - 12:54
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Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 11:40
We expect the following reports to be published later in 2016.  Short summaries of each report are included.   Recent Awards, to be Published Starting Late Summer 2016 Defining a Framework for a Decision Matrix to Determine Appropriate Organizational CyberSecurity Risk By Rajni Goel, Howard University, James Haddow, Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management, and Anupam Kumar, Howard University

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:

A Renewed Focus on Research that Can Benefit Government

Monday, February 16th, 2015 - 1:00
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Monday, February 16, 2015 - 17:19
These leaders helped frame challenges that government faced where sustained analysis and recommendations could point to new opportunities for improvement, constituting the foundation for "Six Trends Driving Change in Government" that frames our research agenda. The six trends are:

Call for Research Report Proposals

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 - 10:51
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Since the creation of the IBM Center for The Business of Government over 16 years ago, it has been our goal to help public sector leaders and managers address real-world problems by sponsoring independent, third-party research from top minds in academe and the nonprofit sector. We aim to produce research and analysis that helps government leaders respond more effectively to their mission and management challenges.

New Research Report Recipients

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 - 13:22
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 13:06
We are pleased to announce our latest round of awards for new reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's long-term research agenda, see businessofgovernment.org/content/research-stipends. We expect the following reports to be published in early 2015.  Details of each report are included in the below short summaries.  

A Call for Research into Key Challenges Facing Government

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 - 8:42
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 08:39
Last week, The IBM Center for The Business of Government released our most recent “Call for Research Proposals” – a guide to what key challenges faced by government will benefit from Center-sponsored reports in the next several years.  The Center solicits proposals that result in reports that have sound research, insightful findings, and actionable recommendations for government leaders and public managers in the following areas of interest – challenges that we consider to be six d

The Business of Government Magazine Fall/Winter 2012 - A Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 - 12:09
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What is NIH doing to advance biomedical research? What is being done to ensure the soundness of the country’s credit union system? How can government better manage risks, reduce waste, and use resources more wisely? What are some of the key issues for governing in the next four years?
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Mon, 01/28/2013
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What is NIH doing to advance biomedical research? What is being done to ensure the soundness of the country’s credit union system? How can government better manage risks, reduce waste, and use resources more wisely? What are some of the key issues for governing in the next four years?

2012 Call for Research Report Proposals

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 - 14:38
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Our aim is to produce research and analysis that helps government leaders more effectively respond to their mission and management challenges. The IBM Center is named "The Business of Government" because its focus is the management and operation of government, not the policies of government. Public sector leaders and managers need the best, most practical advice available when it comes to delivering the business of government. We seek to “bridge the gap” between research and practice by helping to stimulate and accelerate the production of actionable research.