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Replacing the Use of Cubits
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 14:10
A “cubit” is an ancient measure of length – from your elbow to your middle fingertip. We no longer use it, because everyone’s is different, and we get different results. The federal government has a project underway to move from its version of cubits to a more standardized set of measures, as well.

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Weekly Roundup: August 24-28, 2015
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 08:49
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, August 24 – 28, 2015.

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Beyond Facebook and Twitter – How Government Organizations Leverage Other Social Platforms Effectively
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 11:47
I plan to explore innovation, social media, and the intersection of the two as government’s look to better achieve their missions and serve the public.

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Budgeteers MAXimize Their Line of Business
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 14:47
Budgeting is often viewed as an arcane profession that projects an image within the federal government not unlike that of IRS auditors in the private sector. Everyone knows the job is important, few want to be one, and no one wants to sit next to them in the lunch room. Yet, they work hard and want to get things right.

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Weekly Roundup: August 10-21, 2015
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 14:03
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, August 10 – 21, 2015.

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Meet the Center's Newest Fellow:  Darcie Piechowski
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 15:00
For several years, our Center has promoted and welcomed dialogue with government stakeholders around how best to encourage innovation and social media.....

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Measuring Up:  How Can CIOs Take Stock?
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 08:35
Savvy leaders know that it is important to not only know what and how you are doing, but for your key stakeholders to know, as well. . . . .

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Weekly Roundup:  August 3 - 7, 2015
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 09:53
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, August 3 - 7, 2015.

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Weekly Roundup July 31, 2015
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 16:29
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending July 31

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Weekly Roundup July 24, 2015
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 02:41
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending July 24

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