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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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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This edition of the Business of Government magazine highlights strong leaders with the right talent who are charged with executing the business of government. These leaders are responsible for a vast array of government missions that comprise a significant chunk of the federal government budget.
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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 shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan....”
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(with contributions from IBM colleagues Chris Ballister, Chris Trainor, Matt Spaloss, and Mark Fisk)
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending July 15, 2016.
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How do you get policymakers to listen to academics and scientists when making policy decisions? Much like the London subway system – there’s a need to “mind the gap!”
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Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, week of June 27-July 1, 2016.
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Is there a science behind predicting uncertain events in the future, or is it intuitive? Do you have the right traits to be a "superforecaster?"
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Knowing best practices and having the right policies doesn’t necessarily translate into desired operational improvements on the front line. So, what does it take for people on the front line to do the right thing?
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Five major flaws and lessons of experience
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Government agencies can improve services and save money by implementing a shared services model. But recent experience from a UK government demonstrates that it requires strong leadership and commitment to digital services.
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