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Transformation: How Government Can Leverage the Positives of Change to Address the Pressures of Change

Thursday, July 11th, 2013 - 14:28
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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

Mitigating Risk in the Use of Social Media

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 - 12:06
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 09:58
Most government employees and agencies protect their computers by installing and updating reliable anti-virus software.  Managers, IT staff and front-line workers understand the threats posed by malicious software, and they know that they have to take steps to counter that threat.  But as more agencies take advantage of social media, new risks emerge that may take people by surprise and may leave individuals, groups, and computer networks vulnerable to attack or data breach.

A Best Practices Guide for Mitigating Risk in the Use of Social Media

Monday, November 7th, 2011 - 12:04
Read the report. Social media continue to grow across the globe, and the United States federal government is no exception. The administration and Congress actively and increasingly use social media to communicate, to take information in, and to collaborate across boundaries. Yet the benefits of increased involvement through social media also raise new risks to the security of agency information.

From the Executive Director

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 - 15:21
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Making these connections requires assessing information of all types, often from disparate sources, to provide a foundation for strategic and tactical decision-making and insight to those who can make decisions and take action.

Leading NASA’s Space Technology Research: Insights from Dr. Bobby Braun, NASA Chief Technologist

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 - 16:25
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 14:44
Cutting edge technology and innovation is more important today than ever before, as NASA develops missions of increasing complexity to understand the Earth, our solar system, and the universe. We spoke with Dr. Bobby Braun, Chief Technologist at NASA, who was a guest on The Business of Government Hour about NASA’s space technology program, its focus on research and development, forging disruptive innovation, and making a difference for the future. I share with you some of his insights from our conversation. 

Implementing Telework: Lessons Learned from Four Federal Agencies

Friday, January 14th, 2011 - 13:13
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This report offers practical implementation advice to agency leaders and front-line managers faced with implementing the newly-enacted law expanding telework opportunities to over one million federal workers. Telework has been touted as being a winning strategy for government.  A study by the Telework Research Network claims potential savings for the federal government of nearly $3.8 billion as a result of reduced real estate costs, electricity savings, reduced absenteeism, and reduced employee turnover.

Risk Management - Tools for Making Better Decisions

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 - 12:21
  Decisions based on bad information can lead to poor results and be quite costly to organizations. This may culminate in the squandering of opportunities, taking on unnecessary risk, misallocating resources, and ultimately not achieving strategic goals or objectives.

A Video Overview of Analytics and Risk Management

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 - 12:34
 

Balancing Innovation, Risk, and Control

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 - 22:00
A Canadian think tank has released a report on how senior government executives can support innovation by their employees as a way of solving societal problems and delivering better value to citizens.  The report’s insights have some useful application to U.S. government executives, as well.
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