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Weekly Round-up: June 29, 2012
Friday, June 29, 2012 - 08:19
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of June 25

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 15:34
How social media can be used for public participation in government: first step - inform.
Social media

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How an "Open Project" Approach Can Change the World
Monday, June 25, 2012 - 09:33
How do you tackle a large-scale, complex challenge that evolves over time, involves thousands of stakeholders, and where there is no clear solution? For example, is there a road map for how the Internet evolved? Could we do it again?

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Admiral Robert Papp - Leading the U.S. Coast Guard: Strategic Vision, Steadying the Service, and Working in the Arctic
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 17:31
With more than 220 years of service to the nation, the U.S. Coast Guard is a military, multi-mission maritime organization that safeguards the U.S. economic and security interests. From the oil platforms of the northern Arabian Gulf to the interior rivers, to an increasingly open and accessible Arctic, the Coast Guard ensures the safety, security, and stewardship of our maritime domain.

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NEW Spring/Summer 2012 - The Business of Government Magazine
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 23:29
This edition of The Business of Government magazine provides a glimpse into the many challenges, risks, and opportunities facing today’s government executives. More importantly, it introduces a select group of government leaders who offer their insights, outline successes, and tell us how they, in their own unique way, are making a difference in an era of fiscal austerity.

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Lessons in Designing Collaborative Networks
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 13:28
What works when developing a cross-agency collaborative network? A six-year long study of 266 existing collaborative networks of public safety organizations distills valuable lessons for how to design and sustain similar networks in other policy arenas.

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Weekly Round-up: June 15, 2012
Friday, June 15, 2012 - 07:10
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of June 11, 2012

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Managing Risk the Smart Way
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 11:42
Which risks can be managed using a compliance model vs. which risks need other approaches? Robert Kaplan and Anette Mikes provide a framework in a great Harvard Business Review article.

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Monday, June 11, 2012 - 16:09
Improving Government Contracting: Lessons from Bid Protests of Department of Defense Source Selections, by Steven M. Maser, explores how bid protests can be reduced in government contracting.

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How Can Bid Protests be Reduced in Government Contracting?
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 14:08
Today, the IBM Center for The Business of Government released a new report, Improving Government Contracting: Lessons from Bid Protests of Department of Defense Source Selections, by Steven M. Maser, Professor of Public Management and Public Policy at Willamette University.

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