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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Gay Gilbert
Administrator, Office of Unemployment Insurance
Department of Labor

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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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Energy Efficiency vs. Sustainability
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 11:54
In the 1970s, the energy crisis resulted in federal buildings running warm in the summer and cool in the winter to save...
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Publicly comparing similar activities can be a powerful driver for change. That was the premise behind the employee satisfaction surveys across the government in the early 2000s.
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OPM’s plans for integrating services will help improve the Federal HR experience
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Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, week of December 12-16, 2016.
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Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, week of November 28 – December 2, 2016.
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Traditionally, agency plans last the length of a four-year presidential election cycle. But many challenges facing government are on a much longer cycle – such as building Defense weapon systems, adapting to climate change, and creating energy independence.
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For the first time, the next president will have the opportunity to orchestrate the direction of federal agencies at the beginning of his term of office.
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Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health at VA joined me on The Business of Government Hour this week to discuss VA’s healthcare mission, strategic priorities, challenges faced, innovations pursued, and efforts to promote a positive culture of service. Here is a snapshot of our discussion.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending November 18, 2016.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting over the last two weeks...
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Both presidential candidates have pledged to boosting spending for crumbling roads, bridges, and other infrastructure. But if permitting and review processes takes an estimated six years for major projects, what hope is there than the next Administration will preside over any ribbon-cutting ceremonies for completed projects in a first term?
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