Weekly Roundup: January 23-27, 2017

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 27, 2017.

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Tiffany Hixson
Assistant Commissioner, Office of Professional Services...
GSA

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Reform of the Federal IT Budget - Increasing Strategy, Decreasing Complexity
The federal budget process is an exercise in time travel. At any given moment, agency budget and program managers may live in as many as three years at the...

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:26
On July 19, I had the honor of joining a panel at an event, Outlook for federal agency program management and...
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In fiscal year 2012, the federal government acquired $517 billion worth of products through contracts.
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This edition of The Business of Government magazine underscores the importance of correlating short-term decision-making with long-range consequences.
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This Forum offers a primer on each of the six trends and the insights that can help government executives respond more effectively to their mission and management challenges.
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This edition of The Business of Government magazine underscores the importance of correlating short-term decision-making with long-range consequences. We highlight the latest trends and best practices for improving government effectiveness by introducing you to key government executives, detailing the work of public management practitioners, and offering insights from leading academics.
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What are the strategic priorities for the GSA’s Office of Integrated Technology Services? How does ITS maximize the value of government IT while also lowering its cost? What is ITS doing to improve its operations and become a more efficient and agile? Join host Michael Keegan as he explore these questions and more with Mary Davie, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Integrated Technology Services (ITS) in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS).
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Agile delivery approaches support the federal government’s goals of doing more with less and improving the agency’s ability to manage their budgets and delivery dates.
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What are the challenges of acquiring complex products? What lessons can be learned from the Coast Guard’s Deepwater program? How can government executive most effectively manage complex acquisitions? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions through the works Trevor Brown and David Van Slyke authors of several IBM Center reports on federal acquisition.
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Today, the IBM Center for The Business of Government is pleased to release a new report, Eight Actions to Improve Defense Acquisition, by Jacques Gansler and William Lucyshyn, University of Maryland.
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The authors present eight significant actions that the federal government can take to improve the federal acquisition process.
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