Weekly Roundup for March 20-24 2017

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 24, 2017.

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Transforming VA’s IT Organization to Better Serve Veterans: Insights from LaVerne Council, Assistant Secretary for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
In his second inaugural address, President Abraham Lincoln spoke of the tragedies of the Civil War and society’s need to unify and “to care for him who...

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Weekly Roundup for March 20-24 2017
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 24, 2017.
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Important social challenges cross agency boundaries, and working effectively to solve these problems is not easy. Join us as we explore how New Zealand tackles these wicked challenges with Rodney Scott, co-author of the IBM Center report, Interagency Performance Targets: A Case Study of New Zealand’s Results Programme. How have Public Management Reforms evolved in New Zealand? What is the New Zealand Results Programme? What can other governments learn from the New Zealand experience?
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President Trump recently signed a bipartisan bill to promote mentoring programs to encourage girls and women to enter the aerospace field. These programs are part of a broader ecosystem of existing federal programs to bolster careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 17, 2017.
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Most performance measurement efforts in government are partial: they focus on a project, policy or a few select government departments. In my experience, this approach hardly ever succeeds.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 10, 2017.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 3, 2017.
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Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of February 20-24.
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What are quadrennial planning reviews? How can these reviews inform the development of agency strategic plans? What lessons can be learned for all federal departments as they develop their strategic plans? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Prof. Jordan Tama of American University and author of the IBM Center report Maximizing the Value of Quadrennial Strategic Planning.
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This report continues our long interest in risk management with a specific focus on employing risk management strategies to reduce improper payments at the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.
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