Wednesday, February 10, 2021
In fall 2020, the IBM Center for The Business of Government initiated a Challenge Grant Competition soliciting essays from academics and practitioners describing how government can best transform the way it works, operates, and delivers services to the public in light of the impact of this pandemic.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly demonstrated the importance and value of being able to share data quickly between levels of government.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
In recent months, we’ve seen massive, record-breaking wildfires, a record-breaking number of hurricanes, and a punishing derecho in the Midwest. As climate change continues, we can only anticipate more in the months and years to come. But are localities prepared?
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Agile software development features small, cross-functional, self-organizing teams that include customers working quickly to deliver solutions in increments that immediately provide value.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Distance work is already changing the paradigm for how we work. It allows employees to work virtually from anywhere in the world.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Using digital tech to respond to the environmental imperative.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Dr. Shark offers inspiring examples of how innovation leaders are adapting emerging intelligent automation technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
A perennial question about government involves how well agencies manage their mission.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has moved into the mainstream of businesses and government.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
This report highlights how government agencies can use innovative methods and tools to transform operations in a way that meets their missions and better serves their stakeholders.


Future Research Reports

Read about our future reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's research agenda.