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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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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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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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Kevin McAleenan, deputy commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) joined me on The Business of Government Hour to discuss CBP’s key strategic priorities, realigning its operational footprint, and pursuing innovative security strategies to promote lawful trade and travel. Here's a snapshot of our discussion.
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Agencies can leverage mobile platforms to enhance citizen services.
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Big Data is increasingly seen as a Big Deal, especially in mid-sized and big cities. But why? What can government leaders vs. data geeks get from it?
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 30, 2016.
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