Ten Actions to Improve Inventory Management in Government: Lessons From VA Hospitals

In their study of eight Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers in New England, the authors examined the current use of best practices in inventory management in ...

Managing Risk, Improving Results:  Lessons for Improving Government Management from GAO’s High Risk List

For more than a quarter century, the U.S. Government Accountability Office has been highlighting and tracking a handful of programs that it judges as being at high risk for waste, fraud, ...

Performance Partnership Pilots: Increasing Program Flexibility to Improve Outcomes

The pilots are intended to coordinate different federal programs and services from across a range of agencies, allowing local participants to request waivers from various ...


A Management Roadmap for the Next Administration

Developing a Management Roadmap for the Next AdministrationTo prepare for the upcoming transition to a new Administration, we are hosting a series of Roundtable discussions to develop management recommendations for the next administration.  Learn more.

The IBM Center’s Research Priorities

Research Reports

Supporting key missions of government from the transition to a new administration. Read more.

The Business of Government Blog

Weekly Roundup: June 20-24, 2016
John Kamensky
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, week...
What Does It Take for People to Do the Right Thing?
John Kamensky
Knowing best practices and having the right policies doesn’t necessarily translate into desired operational improvements on the front line. So, what does it take for people on...