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Are the Performance Pieces Finally Falling Into Place?
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:11
It’s taken over 20 years, but the pieces seem to be finally falling into place for the use of performance information to inform decision making!

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Our Partnership with the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS) at George Washington University
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:24
The Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS) at GW is addressing key cybersecurity and homeland security policy research and analysis.

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US Healthcare spend...are we managing our resources effectively?
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 15:12
By managing the care of patients who are high utilizers, they are achieving a reduction in utilization and improved health outcomes.

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The Pendulum of Government Efficiency
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 13:25
How government tries to be more efficient, and how shared services can be a key solution.

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Weekly Roundup May 20, 2016
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 12:45
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending May 20, 2016.

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Simplifying Federal Acquisition: A Conversation with Anne Rung Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, OMB
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 14:13
Anne Rung joined me on The Business of Government Hour to discuss federal acquisition: why it is so complex, category management and its promise, driving innovation in acquisition, and efforts to strengthen government-industry relationships

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Post-Award Contract Management –  Where the Acquisition Rubber Meets the Performance Road
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 09:57
A Pivot to Post-Award: What contracting officer representatives really think is needed to fix contract management.

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Citizen Engagement in the Government – Where to Start?
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 11:34
Citizen Engagement – start with the Citizen’s “hills,” explore and validate, and only then focus on moving forward with capabilities and solutions in combination with superior user experience and measureable business value.

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Introducing the Center’s New Shared Services Fellow: Jesse Samberg
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 13:58
In recent years, governments at all levels have made progress in implementing shared services as a way to improve efficiency and effectiveness in common functions across agencies.

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The Secrets to Getting Off the GAO High Risk List
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 11:12
There are jokes that getting put on GAO’s high risk list is like the 1977 Eagles’ hit, “Hotel California,” where “you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.” But in fact, over one-third of agency programs on the list have gotten off. What’s the secret?

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