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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 22:19
Reforming the acquisition system in government is not a simple proposition. That said, a shared vision of the future, and examples for how to ignite that vision, can help move government forward to achieve better outcomes for agencies and citizens alike.

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Implementing the DATA Act: Encouraging Signs
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 09:47
President Obama has said he will sign new legislation that will have far-reaching effects on federal agencies and hundreds of thousands of recipient of federal funds – grantees, contractors, universities, non-profits, states, and localities.

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Friday, May 2, 2014 - 07:11
By Dan Chenok and John Lainhart. As agency executives look to implement and reinforce cybersecurity as part of their overall IT and programmatic priorities, an important OMB policy and industry implementation framework can provide context and support by enabling sound IT governance.

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Weekly Round-up: May 02, 2014
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 21:23
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of May

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Four Actions to Better Integrate Performance into Budgeting
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 15:41
Reformers have promoted the notion of performance budgeting since it was introduced by the 1949 Hoover Commission. Major initiatives have been attempted and incremental progress has been achieved. But not enough has happened.

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Power Tools of Government
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 09:32
What are the major levers for driving changes in government agencies? Traditional tools are statutory changes, budgetary controls, and executive orders. But one that seasoned government executives will use to drive change is control over delegations of authority.

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Weekly Round-up: April 25, 2014
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 08:56
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of April 21, 2014

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Leadership in Action - The Business of Government Magazine Spring 2014
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 21:13
This edition of The Business of Government magazine underscores the importance of correlating short-term decision-making with long-range consequences. We highlight the latest trends and best practices for improving government effectiveness by introducing you to key government executives, detailing the work of public management practitioners, and offering insights from leading academics.

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Weekly Round-up: April 18, 2014
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 22:06
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of April 14, 2014.

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The Secret Sauce of Effective Progress Reviews
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 11:56
Agency chief operating officers are required to conduct quarterly progress reviews on priority goals. Sometimes called “PerformanceStat” meetings, they can be effective problem-solving sessions or terrifying blame games.

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