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Making Data Real – Weekly Insights
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 08:38
We co-hosted an event on October 1st with the Partnership for Public Service that featured three federal executives leading innovative analytic efforts in their agencies. They shared their insights on ways to be successful, and hurdles to be mindful of, when beginning an analytics initiative. To extend the conversation, over the next few weeks, we will blog on seven executives who are successfully implementing analytics initiatives in their agencies.
analytics, data

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Weekly Round-Up: September 30 - October 3, 2014
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 09:10
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of September 30 – October 3, 2014.
roundup

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Making Data Real – Lessons From and For Federal Leaders
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 11:18
In an event today, the IBM Center for The Business of Government and the Partnership for Public Service added to a significant body of knowledge about how government leaders can leverage the power of analytics and data to make better decisions. This event was the culmination of a series of interviews with pioneers in analytics in a wide range of federal agencies.

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Student Aid: Pioneers in Managing Risk
Monday, September 29, 2014 - 11:27
The Office of Federal Student Aid put in place the first formalized risk management framework in the federal government, starting its efforts in 2004. What does it look like? How did they do it?

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Weekly Round-up: September 26, 2014
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 13:29
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 26...

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What Do We Know About Inter-Organizational Networks?
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 09:14
As Millennials join the workforce, they are bringing their propensity for social networking into the workplace. As a result, network-centered approaches to doing work will likely become more prevalent.

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Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 09:12
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 19

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Creating Risk-Responsive Frameworks
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 15:35
“By some estimates, taking out just nine critical electrical substations could plunge the whole nation into darkness,” says Jason Black, a researcher at Battelle Institute. This scenario, of course, keeps the leaders of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission awake at night. What is their risk management strategy?

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Weekly Round-up: September 12, 2014
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 09:50
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 12...

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Reflections on government excellence on the anniversary of 9/11
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 13:26
As we pause today to remember the tragic events of Sep 11, 2001, I am reminded of how that event changed so much of our history – including impacting how government moved forward to manage technology and people who care deeply about serving the American people, and working with our international partners to do the same. We learned important lessons on that day, which have carried forward since and will long into the future.

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