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How Will Government Adapt?:  Sharing Across Stovepipes Is the New Normal
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 15:21
Managing the cost of government will result in breaking down barriers within and between government agencies and levels of government to improve service delivery and reduce cost.
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How Will Government Adapt?:  Shifting Defense Priorities and Fiscal Realities
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 15:03
The Department of Defense faces a challenging budget scenario over the coming decades, as it will be tasked with improving its cross-cutting operational effectiveness and mission excellence with constrained financial resources.
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Greater Leverage of Personal Health Records can Drive Better Health Outcomes
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 15:08
The patient as a focal point is emerging as a significant driver in healthcare transformation. A focus on customers in the digital space (involving smart phones and apps), and bringing enabling customers to engage in the heavy lifting (such as scheduling travel, checking in for flights, or ordering Uber) is motivating change in the healthcare space.
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Weekly Roundup: January 16, 2015
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 13:14
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 16.
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How Will Government Adapt?: Finding and Funding What Works
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 12:08
“Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence” notes Carl Sagan. Has the relatively recent focus on evidence-based decision-making enriched or stalled policy deliberations? What proof do we have that evidence-based decision-making has improved the quality of decision-making and program implementation? This session will explore the role of evidence in enhancing the availability of timely, authoritative and relevant information to policy makers.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 15:13
We are pleased to announce our latest round of awards for new reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's long-term research agenda.
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How Will Government Adapt?: Technology—Increasingly Everywhere
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 11:22
Enabling technology will increase expectations and performance, while driving down costs. Technology, which has already had profound impact on government, will continue to be a game changer in the way government operates and interacts with the public. What is the “Internet of Things?"
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Understanding the "New Power" Trend
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 19:02
In the 1990s, a new model of governance emerged – Reinventing Government. This model was rooted in private sector entrepreneurial approaches and market-like incentives. A new model – dubbed “New Power” – has emerged in the 2010s.
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Weekly Roundup: January 9, 2015
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 12:49
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 9.
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How Will Government Adapt?:  "Managing for the Future"
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 08:02
A discussion at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Public Administration, moderated by Francis Rose, Federal News Radio.
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