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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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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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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The pilots are intended to coordinate different federal programs and services from across a range of agencies, allowing local participants to request waivers from various federal requirements in order to enable the integration of different funding streams.
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It’s taken over 20 years, but the pieces seem to be finally falling into place for the use of performance information to inform decision making!
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending May 20, 2016.
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Anne Rung joined me on The Business of Government Hour to discuss federal acquisition: why it is so complex, category management and its promise, driving innovation in acquisition, and efforts to strengthen government-industry relationships
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