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Six Trends Driving Change in Government

Friday, April 11th, 2014 - 11:54
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Government leaders face serious challenges—fiscal austerity, citizen expectations, the pace of technology and innovation, and a new role for governance. These challenges influence how government executives lead today, and, more importantly, how they can prepare for the future.

Six Trends Driving Change in Government: Examples of Agencies Leveraging Change

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 - 14:41
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Since the creation of the IBM Center for The Business of Government over 15 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.

Achieving Cost-Effective, Mission-Based Cybersecurity: Using Risk Management and Analytics to Manage Vulnerabilities and Threats

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 - 6:36
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:27
Engaging leaders in protecting an organizations’ cyber, IT, and information assets is a critical starting point to effective security. A next logical step for any government or commercial organization is to leverage risk management and analytics to implement a mission-based security program. As organizations move forward, guidance from NIST and evolving capabilities in industry are merging to paint a path forward for agencies to follow.

Using the C-Suite to Manage your Risky Business

Monday, February 17th, 2014 - 10:01
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Monday, February 17, 2014 - 08:51
As the world becomes more digitized and interconnected, the door to emerging threats and proprietary data leaks has opened wider. The number of security breaches affecting enterprises across numerous industries continues to grow, seemingly day-by-day. Once a topic restricted to the IT organization, it is now unquestionably a C-suite priority. A strong plan for risk management throughout the organization has become essential.

Realizing the Promise of Big Data

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 - 16:17
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Professor Desouza provides a clear and useful introduction to the concept of big data, which is receiving increasing attention as a term but also lacks a commonly understood definition. In describing big data, Desouza writes, “Big data is an evolving concept that refers to the growth of data and how it is used to optimize business processes, create customer value, and mitigate risks.” Desouza also describes the differences in the use of big data in the public and private sectors.

Six Trends Driving Change in Government: Examples of Agencies Leveraging Change

Monday, December 16th, 2013 - 14:18
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Monday, December 16, 2013 - 13:13
As we noted in a blog post that introduced Six Trends Driving Change in Government, Government leaders, managers, and stakeholders face major challenges, including fiscal austerity, citizen expectations, the pace of technology and innovation, and a new role for governance.   These challenges influence how government executives lead today, and, more impor­tantly, how they can prepare for the future. 

Trend 2: Risk

Monday, November 11th, 2013 - 10:47
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Monday, November 11, 2013 - 09:38
Given budget austerity and increasingly complex challenges facing government executives, managing risk in the public sector has increasingly taken on new significance. Risks take on many forms, including national security risks via cyber­attacks, economic risks from natural disasters, budget and program risks, or privacy risk. However, government leaders lack an accepted culture and framework in which to properly understand, manage, and communicate risk.

Looking ahead at key challenges and opportunities for government

Monday, October 28th, 2013 - 11:35
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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 11:30
The Center’s new report is the result of multiple interviews with government leaders, an assessment of research and reports on challenges and opportunities from the Center and many other sources; and a roundtable involving key government, academic, and industry officials last May.  

Six Trends Driving Change in Government

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 - 11:55
Today, government is in the midst of significant changes that have both near-term consequences and lasting impact. Such changes become more complex in nature and more uncertain in effect. At the same time, the demands on government continue to grow while the collective resources available to meet such demands are increasingly constrained. Government leaders, managers, and stakeholders face major challenges, including: fiscal austerity, citizen expectations, the pace of technology and innovation, and a new role for governance.

Previous Center Newsletters

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 - 14:14
Interested in reviewing one of our previous newsletters?  Below is a listing of previous newsletters.  Sign up to receive our e-newsletters in the future. Enterprise Risk Management and How Inspectors General Work with Agencies and Congress - May 18, 2015
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