Risk Management and Reducing Improper Payments: A Case Study of the U.S. Department of Labor

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Professors Greer and Bullock detail DOL’s innovative approach to improve outcomes and performance related to improper payments, which is an area of operational risk that has been identified as a legislative priority.

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Pursuing Risk Management in Government —A Leadership Imperative
It is a leadership imperative for government executives to mitigate the potency of uncertainty by managing the realities of risk.

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Applying Risk Management Strategies to Reduce Improper Payments
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What are the key priorities for CMS’s Center for Program Integrity? How is it moving beyond the “pay and chase” approach to combating fraud, waste, and abuse? What innovative technologies is it using? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Shantanu Agrawal, Deputy Administrator & Director, Center for Program Integrity, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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What is risk management? How are federal agencies managing risk? What can federal agencies learn from the U.S. Department of Education’s risk management program? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Young Hoon Kwak and Julia Keleher, authors of the IBM Center report Risk Management for Grants Administration.
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How does a new leader of an organization in crisis take on the task of restoring trust by citizens, stakeholders, and employees, while transforming the agency to meet the challenges of the next decade?
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 30.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 23.
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Big data should not be defined as “big” based on the size of the data alone. As defined by an important Commission on Big Data, big data is “a phenomenon that is a result of the rapid acceleration and exponential growth in the expanding volume of high velocity, complex and diverse types of data.” Organizations that do not necessarily have a large volume of data can benefit from a better understanding of the art of the possible with the new generation of analytic tools designed for big data.
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Today we are publishing a report that examines the experience of the U.S. Department of Education in implementing risk management initiatives, with a focus on grants.
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In this report, Kwak and Keleher examine the experience of the U.S. Department of Education in implementing risk management initiatives.
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