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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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What are the benefits of adopting a shared services model? How does HHS’ PCS manage the business of government? What is PSC doing to differentiate its products and services? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and with Paul Bartley, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Support at U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and director of its Program Support Center.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 29.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 22.
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Following the bread crumbs left by Hansel and Gretel after the passage of the fiscal year 2016 appropriations bill last month, I found five obscure provisions that have important implications for OMB and agencies in coming months.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 15.
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On November 10, we hosted a roundtable on how transition teams and new agency leaders can implement structures that enable managers to make smart and timely choices by incorporating data and evidence into their decision-making process. By being thoughtful and intentional in their approach, leaders can accelerate the achievement of the new elected president’s priorities, reduce risk, and increase the capacity of agencies to deliver on mission objectives.
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From forging a unity of effort in homeland security to strategizing today how to field the U.S. Army of tomorrow; to pursuing affordable housing, eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in healthcare, and securing cyberspace, this issue of The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us today.
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The Fall 2015 The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us today. With each edition, I present the leadership stories of a select group of public servants and complement their front-line experience with practical insights from thought leaders—merging real-world experience with practical scholarship.
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Among federal executives, U.S. Inspectors General (IGs) face a unique challenge: maintaining their independence from the agencies they oversee while striving to be positively engaged with agency leadership and fulfilling congressional committees’ expectations.
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Earlier this year, the IBM Center for The Business of Government commenced a year-long initiative with the Partnership for Public Service to frame key management issues and opportunities for the next presidency.
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