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Aligning mission support with mission delivery: Interview with Ellen Herbst, CFO, U.S. Dept of Commerce
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 13:07
Ellen Herbst, chief financial officer and assistant secretary of Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce joined me on The Business of Government Hour to discuss aligning mission support with mission delivery, the department's management and performance agenda, how Commerce is working to transform the way it does business, and what Commerce is doing to support its employees and reform its hiring process.

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Weekly Roundup July 10
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 19:12
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending July 10.

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Tornadoes happen fast. Cyber happens faster: Interview with Phyllis Schneck
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:17
Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Undersecretary, Cybersecurity and Communications, within the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently joined me on The Business of Government to discuss the mission of her office, its vision and cybersecurity priorities, challenges faced, and her efforts to develop a “weather map” approach to predicting cyber. Here’s a glimpse of our exchange.

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Weekly Roundup:  June 29 - July 2, 2015
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 10:43
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, June 29- July 2, 2015.

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GovConnect:  Connecting the Talent Dots
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:12
A manager might need temporary talent on a project and doesn’t have it on his/her team. Energetic employees in other parts of the agency may have those skills and would like to share them as a way of broadening his/her professional experience. How can they connect?

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Weekly Roundup:  June 22-26, 2015
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 09:25
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, June 22-26, 2015.

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Weekly Roundup: June 15-19, 2015
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 09:02
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, June 15-19, 2015.

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The DATA Act Moves Forward
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 09:27
Last Thursday June 10, I had the honor of helping to open the DATA Act Summit. The event brought government and industry leaders together to discuss how best to implement this important statute, which will provide for better visibility into financial activities across the government. A year and a month after enactment, the Administration’s actions to carry out DATA Act provisions – along with support and involvement from industry partners – all point to a successful path forward.

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Can We Focus on What Works?
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 13:01
Can we shift the conversation in Washington from “waste, fraud, and abuse” to “what works and let’s fund it, instead?”

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Weekly Roundup: June 8 - 12, 2015
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 10:45
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, June 8-12, 2015.

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