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Weekly Roundup May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20th, 2016 - 12:45
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 12:01
Michael J. Keegan Report card day: Agencies remain average or below on IT reforms. House lawmakers are set to release the second scorecard grading agencies’ implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) and the progress across all four categories is limited.

Simplifying Federal Acquisition: A Conversation with Anne Rung Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, OMB

Thursday, May 19th, 2016 - 14:13
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 13:51
The federal government spends almost $450 billion annually to buy basic goods and services. Today more than ever, the government must ensure that it spends money wisely and eliminates waste and abuse of taxpayer dollars. With more than one out of every six dollars of federal government spending going to contractors, it is imperative that the federal government leverages its buying power, drives more consistent practices across federal agencies, shares information, and reduces duplication while providing better results for the American taxpayers.

Weekly Roundup March 18, 2016

Friday, March 18th, 2016 - 2:10
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 01:44
Michael J. Keegan 'The best leaders allow themselves to be persuaded'. Steve Kelman notes that a critical leadership trait is far harder than it sounds. Healthcare entering next wave of cyberthreats. While there's evidence that organizations are better controlling data loss, today's attackers are becoming much more targeted and sophisticated

Call for Research Report Proposals 2016

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 - 15:14
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Leaders who understand and can leverage effective management tools and practices are better prepared to execute on their priorities and see measurable, positive program results. The IBM Center for The Business of Government is committed to helping identify and distill the lessons learned from the past, identify current and new management initiatives and capacities that will be needed to address key challenges facing the country in the next administration, and offer ideas on implementation.

Weekly Roundup: February 22-26, 2016

Friday, February 26th, 2016 - 12:15
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 11:09
John Kamensky

Conversations with Authors Doug Brook and Maureen Hartney on Managing the Government’s Executive Talent

Friday, February 5th, 2016 - 12:19
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The management of the federal workforce—including executives—will be a critical factor in the next president’s success. How do we strengthening federal senior leadership, including political appointees and career executives, and enhancing their collaboration? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores this subject with Doug Brook and Maureen Hartney authors of Managing the Government’s Executive Talent.
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Mon, 02/22/2016
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The management of the federal workforce—including executives—will be a critical factor in the next president’s success. How do we strengthening federal senior leadership, including political appointees and career executives, and enhancing their collaboration? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores this subject with Doug Brook and Maureen Hartney authors of Managing the Government’s Executive Talent.

The Business of Government Magazine

Friday, October 30th, 2015 - 15:11
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From forging a unity of effort in homeland security to strategizing today how to field the U.S. Army of tomorrow; to pursuing affordable housing, eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in healthcare, and securing cyberspace ...
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Mon, 12/21/2015
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From forging a unity of effort in homeland security to strategizing today how to field the U.S. Army of tomorrow; to pursuing affordable housing, eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in healthcare, and securing cyberspace, this issue of The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us today.

Leadership in Action - Fall 2015 The Business of Government Magazine

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 - 17:00
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 16:33
From forging a unity of effort in homeland security to strategizing today how to field the U.S. Army of tomorrow; to pursuing affordable housing, eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in healthcare, and securing cyberspace, this issue of The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us today.

Managing the Government’s Executive Talent

Monday, October 19th, 2015 - 12:42
For the next administration, the management of the federal workforce—including executives—will be a critical factor in the president’s success. The president’s political appointees will work with members of the career Senior Executive Service (SES) to direct the work of agencies and departments.

Weekly Roundup September 18, 2015

Friday, September 18th, 2015 - 14:00
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 13:47
Michael J. Keegan CIOs: 'A strategic partner, not a coder-in-chief'. Agency heads, acquisition officers and even CIOs don't need to be hard-core techies. FCW's four-part look at the expertise that's really required to make federal IT run.