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Risky Business: When Government Takes Calculated Risks
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 13:25
Flood insurance? Bank deposit insurance? Pension guarantees? Home loan guarantees? . . . No private sector business will take on some risks that the federal government agrees to bear on behalf of the broader society – at least not at an affordable price.

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Weekly Round-Up: August 29, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:33
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of August 25 - 29, 2014.
NASA, OPM, WFED

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Creating Organizational Self-Defense
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 13:25
Why don’t agency top leaders know about significant management problems in their organizations before it is too late?

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Weekly Round-Up: August 22, 2014
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 11:20
Articles from around the Web that we found interesting the week of August 18-22, 2014.

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Leading the Defense Health Agency: Interview with Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Douglas Robb, director, Defense Health Agency
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 12:07
With the creation of the Defense Health Agency, DoD has taken a step in changing the way it delivers care. DHA is the starting point for comprehensive enterprise-wide reform. It is a leading example for how DoD will seek to modernize and integrate its system of care -- creating a stronger, better and more resilient military health system for the future.

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The "-Stat" Movement Turns Twenty
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 11:32
Harvard’s Bob Behn has been working on his latest book about the “-Stat” movement for more than a decade. I’ve been eagerly awaiting its release and told him I would read and share my impressions with others. In his inimitable response, he just asked that I spelled “Behn” and “PerformanceStat” correctly.

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Weekly Round-Up:  August 8, 2014
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 17:23
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of August 4-8, 2014
round up

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Accumulated Wisdom
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 11:23
The Urban Institute’s Harry Hatry is one of the pioneers of the late 20th century performance measurement movement. He has just released a new guide on transforming performance measurement that sums his best practical advice in one place.

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How agencies' security efforts can drive economic growth
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 13:37
Government IT can support more than just an agency mission because -- physical and cyber security alike are critical to economic vitality. Dan Chenok and John Lainhart explain.

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Weekly Round-up:  August 1, 2014
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 15:53
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of July 28, 2014

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