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New Jersey's Manage by Data Program: Changing Culture and Capacity to Improve Outcomes
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 00:00
Over the last decade, a major trend in government management has involved the increased use of data by government executives.
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Weekly Roundup: March 2-6, 2015
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 01:00
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of March 2-6, 2015.
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The FY 2016 Budget: Details Worth a Look
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 01:00
The Administration's FY 2016 budget proposal shows that it is committed to creating capacity and sustainability for performance-and-results based government. It's all in the details.
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Five Examples of How Federal Agencies Use Big Data
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 01:00
Although the private sector led the charge in adopting big data strategies, many areas in the public sector have exhibited success as well.
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Leadership in Action: The Business of Government Magazine Winter 2015
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 01:00
With each edition of The Business of Government magazine, my goal is straightforward: to introduce readers to the works, insights, and advice from some of today's key government executives, who are tackling significant management challenges and seizing opportunities to lead.
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Challenges in Adopting a Big Data Strategy (Part 2 of 2)
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 01:00
Adopting a big data strategy presents four challenges for public sector organizations. This is the second entry of a two part blog post that identifies those challenges (talent management, interoperability, trust in the data, and cyber infrastructure) and poses a few solutions to help mitigate the risk these challenges present.
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A Renewed Focus on Research that Can Benefit Government
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 01:00
Over the past two years, the IBM Center for The Business of Government has sponsored dozens of reports and engagement that focus on a research agenda based on input from a cross-section of government executives and stakeholders.
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Challenges in Adopting a Big Data Strategy (Part 1 of 2)
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 01:00
Adopting a big data strategy presents four challenges for public sector organizations. This is the first entry of a two part blog post that identifies those challenges (talent management, interoperability, trust in the data, and cyber infrastructure) and poses a few solutions to help mitigate the risk these challenges present.
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Developing Managers Versus Leaders
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 01:00
The distinction between management and leadership is important because they serve different roles in an organization—and they require different approaches in how they are developed.
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Payment Reform in the Healthcare Industry
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 11:43
A critical factor that will move the transformation of the healthcare industry from the initial efforts of early adopters to general acceptance is payment reform. The existing model of fee for service perpetuates retention of information rather than sharing and interoperability. Shifting payment for care to an outcomes based model will reward practices that take a more comprehensive view of the patient.
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