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Six Trends Driving Change in Government

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 - 10:55
Today, government is in the midst of significant changes that have both near-term consequences and lasting impact. Such changes become more complex in nature and more uncertain in effect. At the same time, the demands on government continue to grow while the collective resources available to meet such demands are increasingly constrained. Government leaders, managers, and stakeholders face major challenges, including: fiscal austerity, citizen expectations, the pace of technology and innovation, and a new role for governance.

Previous Center Newsletters

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 - 13:14
Interested in reviewing one of our previous newsletters?  Below is a listing of previous newsletters.  Sign up to receive our e-newsletters in the future. Inter-Organizational Networks and Creating Innovation Offices.  October 22, 2014
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Fast Government - A Conversation with Author Series with Chuck Prow and Robert Shea

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 - 13:24
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What would happen if time became a key performance metric in government efficiency and effectiveness? What is fast government? How can we develop strategies and tools to deliver Fast Government? What are the barriers to innovation, speed, and performance? Join host Michael Keegan next week on a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour.
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Mon, 09/30/2013
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What would happen if time became a key performance metric in government efficiency and effectiveness? What is fast government? How can we develop strategies and tools to deliver Fast Government? What are the barriers to innovation, speed, and performance? Join host Michael Keegan next week on a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour.

What Agency Leaders Need to Know About Federal Acquisition

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 - 11:12
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 11:30
Most agencies in the U.S. government rely on products—goods and services—acquired through contracts to perform core functions, pursue agency objectives, and achieve mission success. In FY12, the federal government acquired $517 billion worth of products through contracts.

A Guide for Agency Leaders on Federal Acquisition

Friday, August 30th, 2013 - 10:57
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This report has been prepared to assist government executives in understanding one of the most complex bureaucratic processes in government: the federal procurement system. Understanding this system is one of the key ingredients to a successful tenure in government. In the past, some government executives have run into significant issues related to a lack of knowledge about federal contracting.

Leadership in Action -- Summer 2013 The Business of Government Magazine (NEW)

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 - 9:59
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 09:30
Over the past 15 years, the IBM Center for The Business of Government has sought to connect public management research with practice.

Mark Krzysko

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 - 12:32
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What is the DoD’s Acquisition Visibility initiative? How does it provide key data and information to decision-makers? What’s next for DoD’s Acquisition Visibility? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Mark Krzysko, Deputy Director DoD’s Acquisition Enterprise Information.
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Mon, 09/09/2013
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What is the DoD’s Acquisition Visibility initiative? How does it provide key data and information to decision-makers? What’s next for DoD’s Acquisition Visibility? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Mark Krzysko, Deputy Director DoD’s Acquisition Enterprise Information.

Introduction: Fast Government—Accelerating Service Quality While Reducing Cost and Time

Friday, July 12th, 2013 - 13:49
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The report follows a 2012 IBM Center book, Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness Through New Policy and Operating Approaches, edited by Chuck Prow, which introduces the concept of fast government as a key to increasing the mission value of government organizations.

Dorothy Robyn

Friday, July 12th, 2013 - 13:35
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These investments, according to the administration, will enable GSA’s Public Buildings Service (PBS) to properly maintain and improve the real estate assets owned and paid for by the American people.

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Michael Keegan
By Michael J. Keegan

Conversations with Leaders

Profiles in Leadership

Chief Human Capital Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
By Michael J. Keegan
Commissioner, Public Buildings Service, U.S. General Services Administration
By Michael J. Keegan
Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
By Michael J. Keegan

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