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Using Data: From Hammer to Flashlight
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:13
The recommendations by the recent Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission are a significant step towards creating a better supply of data for researchers and policymakers. But the next step is huge – getting the resulting data used.
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Weekly Roundup: October 23-27, 2017
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:37
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of October 23-27, 2017.
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How to Foster Innovation in Government Management Systems
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 14:05
Arguably, innovation is a key determinant of the competitive advantage of nations.
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How Co-Working Might Effect Government
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 13:45
A couple weeks ago I attended a conference located at a coworking space - one of these newish office spaces that enable freelancers and entrepreneurs to rent shared office space on a monthly basis.
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Weekly Roundup: October 16-20, 2017
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:30
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of October 16-20, 2017.
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Insider Threats Part III:  Advanced Analytic Techniques and the Challenges of Implementation
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:55
This blog concludes the series by discussing the advanced analytic techniques key to conducting a whole-person continuous evaluation of an employee, as well as the challenges of implementing this type of Insider Threat system.
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Seven Steps for Creating a Bottom Line in the Government
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 14:15
Most government agencies do not have a clearly defined bottom line. Thus, the managers of the agency often do not know what is expected from them. This column argues that most of the problems in government can be traced to this absence of a bottom line and suggests a tried and tested seven-step process for creating the missing bottom line in government agencies.
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Insider Threats Part II:  Current and Recommended Strategies to Mitigate Insider Threats
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 10:29
As part of any overarching Insider Threat program, organizations should conduct a top-to-bottom analysis of the organization to determine where and how an Insider Threat could occur.
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Weekly Roundup: October 9-13, 2017
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 13:41
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of October 9-13, 2017.
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Insider Threats Part I:  Background and Organizations Working to Counter Insider Threats
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 13:37
Insider Threats are not new. They have plagued the country throughout its history. Since Benedict Arnold in 1789, Insider Threats have endured as a challenge for government.
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