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The Operator's Manual - An Update of Chapter 8:  Collaboration
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 17:04
The IBM Center is releasing an update to its 2009 “The Operator’s Manual for the New Administration” for the use of new executives in the federal government. This updated chapter reflects statutory and administrative changes since 2009 and provides insights on how executives can improve collaboration between their agencies and other stakeholders sharing a common mission priority.

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Federal Government Reform Resources:  The IBM Center
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 14:53
The IBM Center’s newly-released “Next Four Years” Resource Center updates its 2009 Presidential Transition materials for new political appointees. But it offers more in the way of other good government imperatives that will challenge leaders tomorrow.

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The Federal Performance System: Look Back to Look Forward
Monday, December 24, 2012 - 11:36
Earlier this month, a forum co-hosted by the National Academy of Public Administration and the IBM Center for The Business of Government reflected on the evolution of a results-oriented federal performance management system over the past two decades and how it will evolve over the next few years.

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Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 15:38
This week, several events and stories have marked 10 years since the E-Government Act was signed into law on Dec 17, 2012. Looking back, the statute shows what can come from a bipartisan, bicameral process around achieving a common set of goals; looking forward, the Act’s structure supports continued innovation in government.

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Weekly Round-up: December 31, 2012
Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 12:14
Thanks for reading our Round-ups and other content in 2012. See you in 2013!

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The Operator's Manual - An Update of Chapter 2: Performance
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 14:36
The IBM Center is releasing an update to its 2009 “The Operator’s Manual for the New Administration” for the use of new executives in the federal government. This updated chapter reflects statutory changes since 2009 and provides insights on how executives can improve performance in their agencies’ programs.

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OMB Updates Performance.Gov:  Some Q&As
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 12:20
OMB has an early Christmas gift for government performance denizens: it has released an updated version of its Performance.Gov website, jam-packed with previously-unavailable information about progress on 103 agency priority goals and 14 cross-agency priority goals.

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Emerging Innovation and Social Media Trends: Products-on-Demand (PonD) Part II
Friday, December 14, 2012 - 13:13
How the next stage of 3D Printing will create a new market space, how governments can benefit, and what they need to do now to spur its growth.

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Weekly Round-up: December 14, 2012
Friday, December 14, 2012 - 09:18
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of December 10, 2010

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The Cost of Budget Uncertainty: Video Blog Interview with Dr. Phil Joyce
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 11:06
Dr. Phil Joyce, author of an IBM Center report, "The Cost of Budget Uncertainty," joined me on a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour: A Conversation with Authors to discuss his report, the fiscal cliff, federal budget dysfunction and its cost, continuing resolutions, and recommendations to ameliorate the adverse effects of the current budget uncertainty.

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