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Research

Forthcoming Research Reports

Friday, July 21st, 2017 - 10:41
We are pleased to announce our forthcoming reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's research agenda. Our content is intended to stimulate and accelerate the production of practical research that benefits public sector leaders and managers. We expect the following reports to be published in 2018. Short summaries of each report follow. Attributes of Effective Program Management by Janet Weiss, University of Michigan

Tiered Evidence Grants - An Assessment of the Education Innovation and Research Program

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 - 9:13
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Early-stage innovations receive smaller grants; mid-level programs with promising evidence receive larger grants; and initiatives with substantial evidence of success in multiple settings are expanded nationally and receive the largest grants.

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