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Weekly Roundup: February 20-24, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 16:15
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of February 20-24.

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Taking a Targeted Approach to Civil Service Reform
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:28
For at least three decades, politicians and the public have called for “civil service reform” without a strategic view of what that might look like. Some see it as increasing accountability, others see it as streamlining and empowering employees, while yet others see it as making it easier to fire poor performers

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Weekly Roundup: February 13 - 17, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 09:29
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of February 13-17.

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Applying Risk Management Strategies to Reduce Improper Payments
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 14:50
This report continues our long interest in risk management with a specific focus on employing risk management strategies to reduce improper payments at the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.

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After the Award: How to Make Contracts Deliver
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 14:33
Like acquisition, contract performance is a team sport, so collaboration, communication and trust characterize the best post-contract relationships.

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Weekly Roundup: February 6 - 10, 2017
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:41
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of February 6 – 10.

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In Praise of Public Servants
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 10:01
Recognizing the outstanding work done by government for the nation, every single day

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Moving Forward on Cybersecurity
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 13:33
The President promises to beef up cybersecurity efforts. Press reports on a draft Executive Order from the Administration parallel campaign commitments to launch an immediate review of all US cyber defenses by a Cyber Review Team comprised of individuals from the military, law enforcement, and private sector. But his team won’t be starting from scratch.

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Weekly Roundup: January 30 - February 3
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 10:09
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of January 30 – February 3.

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Artificial Intelligence as a Driver for Innovation
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 15:49
Though still in its infancy, Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is already changing the world. However, it’s not just about what the technology itself can do, but what it enables people to do – what new doors it can open. AI presents government agencies with new opportunities to innovate, which may have been previously impossible.

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