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Weekly Round-up - November 04, 2011
Friday, November 4, 2011 - 06:23
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of October 31. 2011.

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Reports on Environment and Energy
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 11:05
The Center has recently published four reports that discuss innovative ways government agencies can increase energy efficiency and sustainability, and examine environmental collaboration.

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Agency Customer Service Plans
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 11:32
Back in April, President Obama issued an executive order directing agencies to step up their efforts to improve customer service. Whatever happened?

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Weekly Round-up: October 28, 2011
Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 20:48
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of October 24, 2011

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Recovering from the Recovery Act, Part 2
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 11:18
President Obama put Vice President Biden in charge of the implementation of the $787 billion Recovery Act. Ed DeSeve had an eagle eye’s view of the interaction between agencies, states, localities, and non-profits. He shares his lessons learned from Recovery Act implementation, as well as advice for “the next big implementation challenge,” whatever that might be.

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Weekly Round-up - October 21, 2011
Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 15:41
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of October 17, 2011

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Reverse Auctioning: Saving Money and Increasing Transparency
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 12:21
Reverse auctions—auctions where an organization posts a buying requirement and interested suppliers drive prices down as they bid against one another to win the auction—are a simple idea whose time has come.

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Collaborative Governance in Action
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 17:36
OMB sponsors several collaborative initiatives that reach across federal, state, and local boundaries. One, the Collaborative Forum, which is supported by the Partnership Fund, just recently relocated its support functions to the National Academy of Public Administration. The Academy will become the intersection for a series of intergovernmental working groups that will highlight and pilot new innovative approaches to improving cost-effective services.

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Weekly Round-up - October 14, 2011
Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 22:08
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of October 10, 2011

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How Governments Use Social Media for Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 11:17
How are government agencies using social media to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters?

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