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Transforming Government Through Technology

Sunday, March 26th, 2017 - 13:30
The federal government can reduce costs while improving services by adapting private sector cost reduction strategies and technologies to achieve similar benefits in government. This objective is highlighted by a recent report, led by the Technology CEO Council (TCC), in which the IBM Center for The Business of Government participated. In “The Government We Need,” TCC members detail how, if implemented effectively, technology-based reforms could reduce federal costs by more than $1 trillion over the next decade.

Investing in Technology Can Enable Government to Transform Service Delivery and Reduce Costs

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 - 12:12
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Blog Contributing Author:  Haynes Cooney, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM This week, the Office of Management and Budget will release its initial budget request to Congress for FY 2018 – following the general timeline that is customary with a change in Administration.  The initial request will be followed by a more detailed presentation to the Congress later this spring. 

Maximizing the Value of Government IT: Insights from Mary Davie, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Integrated Technology Services, Federal Acquisition Service, U.S General Services Administration

Friday, April 11th, 2014 - 11:34
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Today, government executives confront serious challenges to mission effectiveness. The Office of Integrated Technology Services (ITS) in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) positions itself as a facilitator and enabler of government IT savings. By reducing federal agency customer costs, ITS can assist them in focusing on their core missions with smarter, more efficient IT purchases. At the same time, ITS looks for innovative approaches to maximize value while lowering cost.

Reverse Auctioning: Saving Money and Increasing Transparency

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 - 12:21
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 11:52
Reverse Auctioning: Saving Money and Increasing Transparency by Professor David C.Wyld, is the latest report from the IBM Center. It is Professor Wyld’s second on the subject of reverse auctions.

Reverse Auctioning: Saving Money and Increasing Transparency

Monday, October 17th, 2011 - 13:35
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Simply put, reverse auctions are auctions that enable sellers to “bid down” prices for their goods and services. The use of reverse auctions has substantially increased since Wyld’s initial report in 2000, albeit at a slower pace than anticipated in the earlier study. This new report contains original research on the potential of reverse auctions as a government cost-saving tool that also saves time and increases transparency.

Fruit Salad: Comparing Apples and Oranges

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 - 18:13
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Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 16:56
Last week, the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform made recommendations to our leaders that identify savings opportunities to reduce the national debt.  The opportunities target roughly the same time horizon as my report does and identifies nearly four times as much potential savings.

Michael J. Astrue: Building a Social Security Administration for the 21st Century

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009 - 10:46
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The U.S. Social Security Administration touches the lives of most Americans.
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