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Idea to retire: A federal budget process that inhibits IT innovation

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 - 16:06
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Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 14:52
(This article first appeared on the Brookings Blog "TechTank.")   A review of the federal budget process

Weekly Roundup January 22, 2016

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 - 21:16
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 20:07
John Kamensky

Weekly Roundup January 15, 2016

Friday, January 15th, 2016 - 16:03
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:21
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 15. Daniel Chenok

Government on the Go

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 - 7:51
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 10:42
Blog Co-Author:  Susan Wedge In 2012, President Obama’s digital government plan ordered federal agencies to create at least two mobile apps.  A lot has happened since then, and at all levels of government.

Using Mobile Apps in Government

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 - 7:48
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Apps are increasingly becoming an essential tool for how citizens interact with their government. Government-created or supported mobile apps offer a wide range of opportunities for delivering services, such as finding parking spaces and paying for them, as well as engaging citizens in co-producing services, such as reporting potholes and damaged streetlights. Creative ways of using mobile apps for government continue to multiply, as can be seen through the many examples described in this report.

Weekly Roundup: December 7 - 11, 2015

Friday, December 11th, 2015 - 18:09
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 17:04
Dan Chenok Federal CIO and White House see Digital Services moving forward in a new Administration:   https://fcw.com/articles/2015/12/09/usds-18f-here-to-stay-rockwell.aspx

A Conversation with Dr. Kevin Desouza

Monday, November 30th, 2015 - 10:32
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How do you realize the promise of big data? What does it take to create a balanced portfolio of information technology metrics? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Kevin Desouza, author of the IBM Center reports on big data and IT metrics as part of its Conversations with Authors series.
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Mon, 12/07/2015
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How do you realizing the promise of big data? What does it take to create a balanced portfolio of information technology metrics? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Kevin Desouza, author of the IBM Center reports on big data and IT metrics as part of its Conversations with Authors series.

Moving Forward with FITARA: Agency CIOs Can Lead Real and Lasting Change

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 - 10:26
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The scenario: A House government oversight subcommittee chairman and ranking member have a strong interest in how agencies are managing technology, in light of a new law that gives agency CIOs more leverage over operations. The subcommittee leaders ask the Government Accountability Office to assess agency performance in key areas, and the subcommittee then takes the assessment and assigns grades that come back with far more Ds and Fs than As and Bs.

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.