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Next Steps in Moneyball Government
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 17:03
Hope springs eternal! Two recent reports, a new book, and a newly introduced bill in Congress all contribute to a steady momentum toward evidence-based decision making. The legislation, which is bipartisan and bicameral, could have some momentum in the waning days of a lame duck Congress. It would create a commission to strengthen the use of evidence in policy-making.

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Three Key Ingredients to Build an Investigative Analytics Unit
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 10:20
Steve Beltz is the Assistant Director of the Recovery Operation Center of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, which provides transparency of ARRA-related funds and detects and prevents fraud, waste, and mismanagement of those funds.

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Weekly Round-up: November 14, 2014
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 15:07
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending November 14...

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Using Big Data Analytics to Effectively Oversee Financial Markets — The Three Essential Ingredients.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 11:27
Ms. Lori Walsh is the Chief of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Center for Risk and Quantitative Analytics (Center), which looks for potentially suspicious patterns of stock transactions.

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Magnifying the Voice of the Future
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 09:40
Can leaders in a democracy think beyond the next election? This is a key question posed by a New Zealand academic, Jonathan Boston, who is studying how different countries attempt to address long-term risks to society, the environment, and fiscal sustainability.

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Transforming Acquisition for the Future
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 13:24
The recent series of columns “3 Myths That Cripple Acquisition” stressed that acquisition transformation, not just reform, is critical to enable the federal government to effectively lead in the Collaboration Age.

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Weekly Round-up: November 7, 2014
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 13:23
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending November 7

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Gerald Ray, Social Security Administration: Conversations on Using Analytics to Improve Mission Outcomes
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:58
Applying Analytics to a Continuous Process of Improvement

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Federal Program Inventory Deemed Useless
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 14:24
Senator Tom Coburn is retiring in a few weeks, but he leaves behind a legislative legacy of attempting to create more coherency and transparency about what the federal government does.

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Weekly Roundup:  October 27-31, 2014
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 09:00
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of October 27-31, 2014.

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