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.

On the Radio Hour

Dr. Reginald Brothers
Under Secretary for Science and Technology
Department of Homeland Security

In the magazine

Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications, National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Enhancing Cybersecurity in a World of Real- Time Threats: Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications,...

On the blog

A New Avenue of Expert Insight:   The Former Government Executives Council
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 13:59
IBM benefits from the perspectives of multiple leaders who formerly served in senior positions at the Federal, State...
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These are leadership stories that introduce you to those on the front line charged with delivering the business of government.
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Wildland fire plays an essential role in the ecological process because it acts as a natural change agent.
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Along the more than 5,000 miles of border with Canada, 1,900 miles of border with Mexico, and approximately 95,000 miles of shoreline, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is responsible for preventing the illegal entry of people and contraband at and between the ports of entry.
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Strategic foresight is not futuristic forecasting. Foresight is about being able to perceive the significance and nature of events before they happen.
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As an integral part of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) works to deliver comprehensive products and services across government at the best value possible.
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America’s Army Reserve has always risen to meet the challenges of our time. It’s evolved from a nascent force of doctors and nurses to an organized reserve, and then to a strategic reserve under federal control. Today, it is an integral element of the operational Army and a force-provider to the Joint Force.
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Over the last twenty years, U.S. administrations of both parties have introduced agendas focused on improving government. The National Performance Review in the 1990s established many initiatives to help government work better and cost less.
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This edition of The Business of Government magazine provides a glimpse into the many different missions and programs of the U.S. federal government. It does so from the perspective of the mission leader, offering a snapshot-in-time discussion around challenges faced, innovations pursued, and initiatives yet to yield their desired outcomes. These are leadership stories that introduce you to those on the front line charged with delivering the business of government.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending November 10, 2017.
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Key trends will shape the course of government in the next several years – the Center’s new report explores these issues, which will inform our research to help improve government.
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