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Weekly Round-up: October 04, 2013
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 20:36
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of September 30, 2013

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What Does Performance Management Look Like in India?
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 14:03
Sometimes it is refreshing to look at how other countries approach the challenge of measuring and managing performance in their governments. Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a World Bank seminar where the Secretary of Performance Management for the Government of India described how his country is doing it.

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Weekly Round-up: September 27, 2013
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 20:53
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of September 23, 2013

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Predictive Analytics: How to Prevent Crime from Happening
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 10:05
Police departments across the U.S. are piloting crime prevention programs that rely on a smart analysis of historical crime data in neighborhoods across their cities. And they are finding that they can cut burglaries by as much as 27 percent!

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Weekly Round-up: September 20, 2013
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 09:14
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of September 16, 2013.

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Health IT - Better Healthcare at Lower Cost? Interview with Dr. Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health IT
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 10:12
This week marks the 8th annual National Health IT Week --a virtual event offering all healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to unite under one banner, expressing the benefits that health information technology (IT) brings to U.S. healthcare. Health Information Technology or Health IT has the potential to transform the practice of healthcare by reducing cost, improving quality, and enabling a patient centered approach to care.

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Collaborating to Make a Difference
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 10:05
The Department of Veterans Affairs has been in the cross-hairs of critics for delays in approving benefits for deserving veterans. Recent reports suggest that VA has turned the corner and is reducing its backlog. One factor: greater collaboration with veterans service organizations.

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Performance Budgeting, Texas-Style
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 16:02
Back in June, Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar spoke at a conference where he declared that he wanted to embed performance measures in each agency’s appropriation bill. What could this look like?

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Weekly Round-up: September 13, 2013
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 14:38
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of September 09, 2013

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Monday, September 9, 2013 - 11:57
The Council on Cybersecurity has just launched and can help drive progress in a number of areas.

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