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Congressional Oversight of Performance
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 11:44
There may be widespread public dissatisfaction with Congress’s performance, but GAO has issued a new report that highlights Congress’s role in overseeing agency performance.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 10:51
OMB just announced a set of IT policies and activities in several different and visible areas. This next phase of the Administration’s IT Reform Strategy has the potential to bring significant change over the next 12-18 months.

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Weekly Round-up - December 09, 2011
Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 16:48
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of December 05, 2011

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Fire All the Managers
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 17:10
In a refreshingly provocative article in this month’s Harvard Business Review, celebrated business writer Gary Hamel describes the condition of management in most large organizations (costly and inefficient) and how one company did away with all their managers and still manage to run a $700 million company with revenues and profits that leave competitors in the dust.

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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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