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Weekly Roundup January 23, 2015

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 - 10:56
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 10:44
John Kamensky

Big Data: It’s About Complexity, Not Size

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 - 12:52
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 14:29
Lieutenant Colonel Josh Helms is a data analyst in the Army serving as a Research Fellow in the Army's Training With Industry program, through which he works with IBM for one year before returning to the Army.

Weekly Roundup: January 16, 2015

Friday, January 16th, 2015 - 12:14
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 11:48
Michael J. Keegan CMS head Tavenner announces resignation. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator Marilyn Tavenner has announced she will be leaving the agency in February.

New Research Report Recipients

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 - 14:13
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 14:09
The Center for The Business of Government continues to support reports by leading thinkers on key issues affecting government today. We are pleased to announce our latest round of awards for new reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's long-term research agenda, see businessofgovernment.org/content/research-stipends.

Dr. Karen DeSalvo

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 - 13:14
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What is health information technology? How can it transform the practice of healthcare? What is happening to facilitate the adoption and use of Health IT? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
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Mon, 01/26/2015
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What is health information technology? How can it transform the practice of healthcare? What is happening to facilitate the adoption and use of Health IT? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

How Will Government Adapt?: Technology—Increasingly Everywhere

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 - 10:22
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 10:20
This is the second blog post in a series that sums up highlights of sessions held as part of the annual meeting in mid-November of the National Academy of Pubic Administration.   This panel was moderated by Karen S. Evans, National Director, Partner, US Cyber Challenge and KE&T Partners LLC (and former head of e-government in the Office of Management and Budget). Panelists Mark A. Forman, Vice President, IT Services and Cloud Initiatives

Weekly Roundup: January 9, 2015

Friday, January 9th, 2015 - 11:49
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 10:15
John Kamensky Slow Going in Hiring Process Improvements.  According to Eric Katz, Government Executive, a survey shows that less than half of hiring managers are actively involved in the process: “While the administration has emphasized getting managers more directly involved in the hiring process, the latest quarterly reports show agencies are still falling well short of their targets.”

Making Data Real – Lessons From and For Federal Leaders

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 - 13:00
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:52
In this final installment, we provide highlights from these federal leaders on the most important ingredients for a successful analytics program.

Conversations with Authors Series with Victoria Gordon on Participatory Budgeting: Ten Actions to Engage Citizens via Social Media

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 - 11:34
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What is participatory budgeting and how does it work? What are the benefits and obstacles to participatory budgeting? How can we better engage citizens through social media? Join Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Victoria Gordon, author of the IBM Center report Participatory Budgeting: Ten Actions to Engage Citizens via Social Media.
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Mon, 12/22/2014
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What is participatory budgeting and how does it work? What are the benefits and obstacles to participatory budgeting? How can we better engage citizens through social media? Join Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Victoria Gordon, author of the IBM Center report Participatory Budgeting: Ten Actions to Engage Citizens via Social Media.

Ronald Layton

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 - 11:13
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What are the key cybersecurity threats and challenges facing the nation? What is the US Secret Service’s doing to combat these cyber threats? Is the cybersecurity function ready to be professionalized across the nation? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Ronald Layton, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Secret Service.
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Mon, 12/08/2014
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What are the key cybersecurity threats and challenges facing the nation? What is the US Secret Service’s doing to combat these cyber threats? Is the cybersecurity function ready to be professionalized across the nation? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Ronald Layton, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Secret Service.