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Understanding the "New Power" Trend
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 19:02
In the 1990s, a new model of governance emerged – Reinventing Government. This model was rooted in private sector entrepreneurial approaches and market-like incentives. A new model – dubbed “New Power” – has emerged in the 2010s.
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Weekly Roundup: January 9, 2015
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 12:49
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 9.
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How Will Government Adapt?:  "Managing for the Future"
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 08:02
A discussion at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Public Administration, moderated by Francis Rose, Federal News Radio.
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How Will Government Adapt?: Introduction and Overview
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 11:20
The National Academy of Public Administration’s recent annual meeting raises a number of key issues facing public administrators in coming years. Over the next few weeks, the IBM Center for The Business of Government will collaborate with the Academy to highlight some key findings and takeaways from that meeting, via a series of blog posts (culminating in a full summary at the end of the series).
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ICYMI: Looking Back at 2014
Monday, December 29, 2014 - 12:23
Looking back at year’s end, what themes pop out from the various blog posts written over the past year? What’s worth revisiting in 2015? Here’s a list.
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Creating a Cadre of Cross-Agency Executives
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 13:56
President Obama recently proposed a new White House Leadership Development Program. The goal is to expose rising leaders to the experience of solving challenges across agency boundaries. This could ultimately lead to a new capacity in government – a cadre of experienced executives who know how to get things done collaboratively.
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The Government Moves Forward with Standards and Interoperability for Health Care Information
Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 18:44
As I wrote on October 23, the government faces many challenges in implementing successful health care information exchanges that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of care delivery. This first follow-up post discusses the importance of standards and interoperability to this effort, and leading work done by the government to promote such efforts.
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Weekly Roundup: December 15-19, 2014
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 11:39
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of December 15-19, 2014.
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Friday, December 19, 2014 - 09:58
In 2014, as has been the case for each of our past 16 years, the IBM Center engaged in many significant discussions with government leaders through our weekly radio show; benefited from groundbreaking research by a wide variety of leading academics and other stakeholders in the success of government; and published numerous articles and blogs to highlight key issues facing the public sector
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Making Data Real – Lessons From and For Federal Leaders
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 14:00
Earlier this fall, we co-hosted an event with the Partnership for Public Service that featured three federal executives leading innovative analytic efforts in their agencies. Over the last few weeks, we extended the conversation by blogging on seven government executives who successfully implemented analytics initiatives in their agencies. They shared their insights on ways to be successful, and hurdles to be mindful of, when beginning an analytics initiative.
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