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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With the coming change in Administrations, solidifying agile as an effective and go-to approach will help to strengthen the management of programs, both now and in the future.
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Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, week of April 4-8, 2016
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The “pay for success” movement in the non-profit world is starting to take hold at the federal, state, and local levels. But a prerequisite is having some way of measuring success – and ensuring the funding models encourage it.
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Many states have invested in data, tracking, and evaluation to improve state agencies’ performance in child welfare programs, which serve a vulnerable segment of the population that includes abused and neglected children.
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I’m a fervent advocate of the use of performance information as an important management and decision making tool. So, it’s not a natural act for me to raise this kind of question.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 25, 2016
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 18, 2016
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On January 20, 2017, the 45th president of the United States will be inaugurated. He or she will take the reins of one of the largest and most complex organizations in the world, ready to move ahead with a set of priorities that have been articulated throughout the campaign and the transition period.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 11, 2016
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Being a performance management advocate over the past two decades has required two traits – optimism and persistence. But the recent fiscal year 2017 budget adds a new dimension – hope!
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