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Is Performance Budgeting an Unnatural Act?
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 11:11
Performance budgeting has been a mantra of government reformers at least since the 1949 Hoover Commission. But its actual implementation has been sporadic. Why is something that seems sensible so hard to do?

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Weekly Roundup: August 8 - 12, 2016
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 10:42
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, week of August 8- 12, 2016.

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  Building the 21st Century Coast Guard: A Conversation with Admiral Paul Zukunft, Commandant, United States Coast Guard
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 14:43
Leaders Speak: Admiral Paul Zukunft, the 25th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, joined me on The Business of Government Hour to discuss the U.S. Coast Guard’s strategic direction, its key priorities, and how it is modernizing to meet today’s demands while preparing for tomorrow.

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Can Self-Managed Teams Work in Government?
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 13:18
Federal leaders are in a quandary about how to improve employees’ engagement on the job.

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Weekly Roundup: August 1-5, 2016
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 10:37
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, week of August 1- 5, 2016.

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Managing Organizational Integrity Risks
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 11:30
With the release of the IBM Center report, Ten Recommendations for Managing Organizational Integrity Risk by Dr. Tony Molina, Kent State University, we aim to help federal managers meet the requirements of A-123 by providing them with a better understanding of organizational integrity risks (e.g., reputational risk) and offering approaches they can use to effectively manage those risks.

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New Research Report Recipients
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 14:31
The Center for The Business of Government continues to support research by recognized thought leaders on key public management issues facing government executives today.

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Beyond the Lab: Government Innovation in Unlikely Places
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 14:05
Innovation is often thought of as the flashy solutions generated from dedicated units whose sole purpose is to bring creative thinking to tackle big problems.

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Weekly Roundup for July 29, 2016
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 15:57
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending July 29, 2016.

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Creating a Dynamic and Agile IT Enterprise: Insights from Dr. David Bray, Chief Information Officer, Federal Communications Comm
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:24
What has the FCC done to transform its IT infrastructure? How has the FCC Chief Information Officer cultivated a network of change agents? What is the FCC doing to cultivate a culture of risk-taking and experimentation? Dr. Bray, FCC Chief Information Officer, joined me on The Business of Government Hour to share his insights on these topics and more.

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