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Energy Efficiency vs. Sustainability
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 11:54
In the 1970s, the energy crisis resulted in federal buildings running warm in the summer and cool in the winter to save energy. Long-time employees remember when they were encouraged to wear short sleeve shirts in the summer, and personal space heaters were banned in the winter.
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Weekly Roundup May 19, 2017
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 09:26
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting.
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Weekly Roundup for May 1-5, 2017
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 15:08
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending May 5, 2017.
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Attracting Job-Creating Investments into the U.S.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 14:23
The U.S. is seen as one of the safest places in the world to invest. And these investments turn into jobs. The Bureau of Economic Analysis reports that in 2014, 6.4 million Americans were employed by U.S. subsidiaries of foreign firms.
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Principles for the Future of Shared Services
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 08:57
The creation of a public shared service policy officer in OMB and the creation of a Unified Shared Service Management organization have helped renew momentum and lead the shared services effort.
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Weekly Roundup: April 24-28, 2017
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 15:45
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of April 24-28.
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A Dynamic Shared Services Delivery Model
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:50
Government must function differently in the 21st Century given challenges it faces, and the opportunities for citizens and business to contribute to improvements in service delivery.
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Weekly Roundup: April 17-21, 2017
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 14:32
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of April 17-21.
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Treating the Invisible Wounds of War
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:01
Combat-related concussions, depression, and combat stress are examples of immediate or delayed invisible wounds for military personnel. In WWI, many of psychological symptoms were referred to as “shell shock” or “the thousand-yard stare.” During that time warfighters were reluctant to discuss psychiatric symptoms resulting from war for fear they would be labeled “weak,” or worse.
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Weekly Roundup: April 10-14, 2017
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 08:32
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of April 10-14.
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