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Michael Keegan
By Michael J. Keegan

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From the Managing Editor's Desk

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 - 14:53
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In meeting varied missions, government executives confront significant challenges. Responding properly to them must be guided and informed by the harsh fiscal and budgetary realities of the day. It can no longer be simply a wishful platitude that government do more with less. Leaders need to change the way government does business to make smarter use of increasingly limited resources—leveraging technology and innovation to be more efficient, effective, anticipatory, adaptive, and evidence-based in delivering missions and securing the public trust.

Six Trends Driving Change in Government: Examples of Agencies Leveraging Change

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 - 14:41
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Since the creation of the IBM Center for The Business of Government over 15 years ago, it has been our goal to help public sector leaders and managers address real-world problems by sponsoring independent, third-party research from top minds in academe and the nonprofit sector.

Looking ahead at key challenges and opportunities for government

Monday, October 28th, 2013 - 11:35
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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 11:30
The Center’s new report is the result of multiple interviews with government leaders, an assessment of research and reports on challenges and opportunities from the Center and many other sources; and a roundtable involving key government, academic, and industry officials last May.  

Six Trends Driving Change in Government

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 - 11:55
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 - 14:14
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. New Research Report Recipients and Your Input.  July 24, 2014 Social Media Strategies in Government.  June 12, 2014
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What Agency Leaders Need to Know About Federal Acquisition

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 - 12:12
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.

To Be Loved or Feared?

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 - 11:05
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 11:02
Style matters, claim several Harvard Business Review authors, Amy Cuddy, Matthew Kohut, and John Neffinger, in a recent article.  They write: “A growing body of research suggests that the way to influence – and to lead – is to begin with warmth.”  They underline this, noting:  “Before people decide what they think of your message, they decide what they think of you.” 

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Michael Keegan
By Michael J. Keegan

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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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Leadership: It's Both Lonely and a Team Sport

Monday, March 18th, 2013 - 22:48
Monday, March 18, 2013 - 22:37
Leading Can Be Lonely.  Senior leaders can feel lonely when they have significant responsibilities and oftentimes little authority or control over a situation, and they have no one they can turn to.  I’ve seen several approaches to addressing this. 
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