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A Call for Research into Key Challenges Facing Government
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 08:42
Since the creation of the IBM Center for The Business of Government over 15 years ago, we have sought to help public sector leaders and managers address real-world problems by sponsoring independent, third-party research from top minds in academe and the nonprofit sector. We aim to produce research and analysis that allows government leaders to address their mission and management challenges more effectively and efficiently.

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Creating an Evidence-Based Government
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 14:00
Policymakers are fixated on short-term budget austerity measures such as furloughs, pay freezes, and conference and travel spending. However, there is a small, but growing effort to take a longer, more strategic look at how to manage austerity by finding what works and targeting dollars there instead of to programs that cannot demonstrate effectiveness.

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Weekly Round-up: June 21, 2013
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 21:00
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of June 17, 2013

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 15:21
Yesterday, I had the honor of joining a distinguished panel in testifying before Congress about reinventing and transforming government.

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Weekly Round-up: June 14, 2013
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 08:00
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of June 10, 2013.

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Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 13:10
By connecting cybersecurity and performance officials as a matter of governance, the Administration is moving forward toward sustained outcomes in how cyber enables government missions and programs.

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The Physics of Federal Programs
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 11:15
Recent reports demonstrate the difficulty of defining what constitutes the “atom” of a federal program, but a recent Washington Post article begins to uncover why it is so elusive, much like finding sub-atomic particles in physics.

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New Report on Data Visualization
Monday, June 10, 2013 - 15:34
How agencies are using data visualization tools to create infographics that are compelling and data-focused.

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Weekly Round-up: May 31, 2013
Friday, June 7, 2013 - 10:55
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of June 03, 2013

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New Thinking in Accountability
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 13:01
The increasing chorus of calls for more accountability reaches beyond recent demands for firing officials at the IRS, VA, and GSA for various perceived misdeeds. Just what is accountability, and how can it be seen as a constructive, instead of a punitive, element of public management?

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