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Implementing Shared Services in Government – Lessons from the UK
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 12:47
Government agencies can improve services and save money by implementing a shared services model. But recent experience from a UK government demonstrates that it requires strong leadership and commitment to digital services.

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Using Design Thinking to Make a Difference
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:09
The corporate world is all abuzz with “design thinking” – where services are organized around a customer’s needs. In the federal government, US Digital Services teams are fanning out across the government to promote the concept as well.

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Weekly Roundup:  May 23 - June 3, 2016
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 11:36
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, week of May 23 – June 3, 2016

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Are the Performance Pieces Finally Falling Into Place?
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:11
It’s taken over 20 years, but the pieces seem to be finally falling into place for the use of performance information to inform decision making!

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Our Partnership with the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS) at George Washington University
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:24
The Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS) at GW is addressing key cybersecurity and homeland security policy research and analysis.

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US Healthcare spend...are we managing our resources effectively?
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 15:12
By managing the care of patients who are high utilizers, they are achieving a reduction in utilization and improved health outcomes.

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The Pendulum of Government Efficiency
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 13:25
How government tries to be more efficient, and how shared services can be a key solution.

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Weekly Roundup May 20, 2016
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 12:45
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending May 20, 2016.

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Simplifying Federal Acquisition: A Conversation with Anne Rung Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, OMB
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 14:13
Anne Rung joined me on The Business of Government Hour to discuss federal acquisition: why it is so complex, category management and its promise, driving innovation in acquisition, and efforts to strengthen government-industry relationships

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Post-Award Contract Management –  Where the Acquisition Rubber Meets the Performance Road
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 09:57
A Pivot to Post-Award: What contracting officer representatives really think is needed to fix contract management.

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