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Reaching New Heights and Revealing the Unknown: Interview with Charlie Bolden, NASA Administrator

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 - 14:40
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 11:54
We stand at a pivotal moment in space exploration. There are plans to further extend our reach into the solar system, and NASA is leading the way.  An orbiting outpost, the International Space Station (ISS), is home to a crew of astronauts from across the world conducting research and learning how to live and work in space.

What Happens When Our Senior Scientists, Engineers, and Doctors Retire?

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 - 14:00
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 13:47
Dr. Gina Scott Ligon, along with her University of Nebraska at Omaha colleagues JoDee Friedly and Victoria Kennel, offer an answer in a new report for the IBM Center, in the context of the broader national shortage of talent in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) professions.

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Michael 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.

The Business of Government Magazine -- A SPECIAL EDITION of The Business of Government Hour.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 - 13:16
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This edition of The Business of Government magazine underscores the importance of correlating short-term decision-making with long-range consequences. We highlight the latest trends and best practices for improving government effectiveness by introducing you to key government executives, detailing the work of public management practitioners, and offering insights from leading academics.
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Mon, 06/30/2014
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This edition of The Business of Government magazine underscores the importance of correlating short-term decision-making with long-range consequences. We highlight the latest trends and best practices for improving government effectiveness by introducing you to key government executives, detailing the work of public management practitioners, and offering insights from leading academics.

Call for Research Report Proposals

Sunday, March 9th, 2014 - 10:51
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Since the creation of the IBM Center for The Business of Government over 16 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. We aim to produce research and analysis that helps government leaders respond more effectively to their mission and management challenges.

Curtis Coy

Friday, February 14th, 2014 - 16:27
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How does the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs promote employment opportunities for veterans? What is VA doing to enhance opportunities for veterans to obtain knowledge and skills to properly transition into civilian life? What programs provide opportunities for veterans to obtain, retain and adapt at home? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Curtis Coy, Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Next week on The Business of Government Hour.
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Mon, 05/26/2014
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How does the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs promote employment opportunities for veterans? What is VA doing to enhance opportunities for veterans to obtain knowledge and skills to properly transition into civilian life? What programs provide opportunities for veterans to obtain, retain and adapt at home?

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.  

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. Social Media Strategies in Government.  June 12, 2014 Workforce and Succession Planning.  May 22, 2014
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