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The Operator's Manual - An Update of Chapter 5: Contracting
Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 10:00
How government managers can meet the challenges of overseeing not only their own staff, but often a staff of contractors as well.

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Mapping the Government
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 12:43
There is a new “map” of the Federal Government, courtesy of the Administrative Conference of the U.S. It is an update of an earlier “map” created in 1980 by the Congressional Research Service.

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A County Manager’s Guide to Shared Services in Local Government
Monday, January 14, 2013 - 17:06
Budget stress in the wake of the recent recession has been an incentive for many U.S. local officials to explore new cooperative relationships with neighboring jurisdictions. County governments are in a strategic position to develop shared service projects and interlocal agreements for service delivery.

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Weekly Round-up: January 11, 2013
Friday, January 11, 2013 - 10:29
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 07, 2013

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Information: To Share and Protect, Part 1
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 08:40
The first of three posts about information sharing, privacy controls, and the linkages between the two.

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The Operator's Manual - An Update of Chapter 8:  Collaboration
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 17:04
The IBM Center is releasing an update to its 2009 “The Operator’s Manual for the New Administration” for the use of new executives in the federal government. This updated chapter reflects statutory and administrative changes since 2009 and provides insights on how executives can improve collaboration between their agencies and other stakeholders sharing a common mission priority.

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Federal Government Reform Resources:  The IBM Center
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 14:53
The IBM Center’s newly-released “Next Four Years” Resource Center updates its 2009 Presidential Transition materials for new political appointees. But it offers more in the way of other good government imperatives that will challenge leaders tomorrow.

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The Federal Performance System: Look Back to Look Forward
Monday, December 24, 2012 - 11:36
Earlier this month, a forum co-hosted by the National Academy of Public Administration and the IBM Center for The Business of Government reflected on the evolution of a results-oriented federal performance management system over the past two decades and how it will evolve over the next few years.

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Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 15:38
This week, several events and stories have marked 10 years since the E-Government Act was signed into law on Dec 17, 2012. Looking back, the statute shows what can come from a bipartisan, bicameral process around achieving a common set of goals; looking forward, the Act’s structure supports continued innovation in government.

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Weekly Round-up: December 31, 2012
Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 12:14
Thanks for reading our Round-ups and other content in 2012. See you in 2013!

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