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Implementing Big, Bold Goals (Part 2)
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:38
In September 2015, the United Nations adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. How will countries go about implementing them?

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Having Candid Conversations Before Bad Things Happen
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 22:29
The Office of Management and Budget released a long-awaited update to their guidance to agencies on steps they should take to manage – not avoid -- expected and unexpected risks to their operations. And the focus broadens from financial risks to all kinds of potential risks.

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Implementing Big, Bold Goals (Part One)
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 12:24
In September 2015, the United Nations adopted a set of 17 goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. How will countries go about implementing them?

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How Do You Do a Start-up in the Government?  Lessons from Leaders
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:16
A recent discussion among leaders who have helped to stand up new agencies points to a number of lessons for leaders who will do the same, now and in the future.

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Leadership in Action - Summer 2016 The Business of Government Magazine
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 13:27
This edition of the Business of Government magazine highlights strong leaders with the right talent who are charged with executing the business of government. These leaders are responsible for a vast array of government missions that comprise a significant chunk of the federal government budget.

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Weekly Roundup for July 15, 2016
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 16:12
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending July 15, 2016.

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How to "Mind the Gap"
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 13:45
How do you get policymakers to listen to academics and scientists when making policy decisions? Much like the London subway system – there’s a need to “mind the gap!”

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Weekly Roundup: July 5-8, 2016
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 09:03
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, week of July 5-8, 2016.

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Weekly Roundup: June 27-July 1, 2016
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:38
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, week of June 27-July 1, 2016.

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Can We Predict the Future More Accurately?
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 09:49
Is there a science behind predicting uncertain events in the future, or is it intuitive? Do you have the right traits to be a "superforecaster?"

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