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Call for Research Proposals 2015-2016

Monday, August 24th, 2015 - 11:34
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The IBM Center for The Business of Government connects research to practice, merging real world experience with practical scholarship. The intent is to spark the imagination—crafting new ways of thinking about government by identifying trends, new ideas, and best practices in public management that can help government executives respond more effectively to their mission and management priorities. More than two years ago, the IBM Center for The Business of Government put forward a research agenda that identified six trends driving change in government:

Joe Klimavicz

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 - 12:38
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What is the U.S. Department of Justice’s information technology strategy? How is the DOJ keeping pace with transformative IT advances? What is the DOJ doing to build a Future Ready Workforce? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more with our very special guest, Joe Klimavicz, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Justice
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Mon, 08/17/2015
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What is the U.S. Department of Justice’s information technology strategy? How is the DOJ keeping pace with transformative IT advances? What is the DOJ doing to build a Future Ready Workforce? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more with our very special guest, Joe Klimavicz, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Justice.

Weekly Roundup July 24, 2015

Friday, July 24th, 2015 - 2:41
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Michael J. Keegan

DHS Deputy Secretary Ali Mayorkas on Managing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 - 14:56
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 12:27
Since its inception the US Department of Homeland Security, DHS, has undertaken numerous reviews and reorganizations in an ongoing effort to increase the department's efficiency and effectiveness in managing its wide ranging complex mission set.

Weekly Roundup July 17, 2015

Friday, July 17th, 2015 - 12:25
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 12:25
John Kamensky Prairie Dog Companions?  A Federal News Radio online survey “shows feds are happiest when they work in offices where they can close their doors. Cubicles and open spaces with little separating them from colleagues are a recipe for distraction and lower productivity, they say. ‘My colleagues just pop up like prairie dogs and ask me questions all day,’ said one respondent.”

GovConnect: Connecting the Talent Dots

Monday, June 29th, 2015 - 10:12
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:00
GovConnect is an initiative sponsored by the Office of Personnel Management that reflects broader trends in the workplace toward the use of project-based work.  It allows federal employees to share knowledge, collaborate, and apply their skills to address challenges that may be beyond their traditional job classification or organizational or geographic location.  Announced a year ago, it is currently being piloted within several agencies and is poised to be spread across the government in coming months.

Weekly Roundup May 29, 2015

Friday, May 29th, 2015 - 16:50
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 16:22
John Kamensky Best Apps in Government.  NextGov reports: ”At trade group ACT-IAC’s second annual Mobility Application Fair, agencies such as the Federal Communications Commission and the Small Business Administration competed for titles including ‘Most Innovative App.’”  And the winners are . . . {see link}

Weekly Roundup May 8, 2015

Friday, May 8th, 2015 - 9:51
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Weekly Roundup May 1, 2015

Friday, May 1st, 2015 - 14:24
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 14:19
U.S. CIO Tony Scott: OMB's draft FITARA guidance aims to advance IT reform. OMB released the much-anticipated guidance to reform how agencies buy and manage information technology for public comments. The comment period will remain open until May 30, but federal CIO Tony Scott, in an exclusive Federal News Radio interview, said OMB wants to move on the comments and refinements with a sense of urgency.

The Business of Goverment Magazine Archives

Friday, April 17th, 2015 - 11:06
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