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Weekly Round-up - December 02, 2011
Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 22:15
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of November 28, 2011

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Mission-Focused Analytics
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 16:01
What do we mean by “mission-focused analytics?” That is the focus of a new report co-sponsored by the Partnership for Public Service and the IBM Center for The Business of Government and released earlier today at an event with a panel of federal executives using analytics.

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NAPA Annual Meeting Highlights
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 16:55
The National Academy of Public Administration gathers once a year to discuss some of the biggest management challenges facing our country. The speakers are always terrific and insightful. And I always learn something I never knew. This year was no different.

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Monday, November 21, 2011 - 14:28
The evolution of social media in government has been spurred by four questions, leading to these stages: adoption, imitation, customization, evaluation.

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Weekly Round-up: November 18, 2011
Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 22:20
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of November 14, 2011

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 10:52
The US government recently took a noteworthy step toward strengthening security and privacy, issuing a roadmap for how to make such improvements real and achievable.

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A Thousand Cuts
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 13:45
Government Executive magazine’s cover story, “A Thousand Cuts,” by Joseph Marks, paints a graphic picture of what it is like to be in government today. Here’s a list of the various directives that direct many of these cuts.

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Weekly Round-up - November 11,  2011
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 14:46
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of November 07, 2011

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The Three Hats of Mission Support Leaders
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 11:00
How do you assess the effectiveness and impact of mission support functions -- human resources, acquisitions, finance, technology, etc. -- on an agency’s mission? That was the question posed to a roundtable of experts at the National Academy of Public Administration yesterday.

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Leaders Speak on Leadership and Public Service: Dr. Kathleen Merrigan and Linda Gibbs
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 16:47
In another installment of the Leaders Speak Series, I bring you a sampling of current government leaders and their advice on leadership and public service. What makes an effective leader? Why pursue a career in public service? Our guests offer their extended reflections on such questions.

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