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New Research Report Recipients
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 14:31
The Center for The Business of Government continues to support research by recognized thought leaders on key public management issues facing government executives today.

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Beyond the Lab: Government Innovation in Unlikely Places
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 14:05
Innovation is often thought of as the flashy solutions generated from dedicated units whose sole purpose is to bring creative thinking to tackle big problems.

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Weekly Roundup for July 29, 2016
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 15:57
The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending July 29, 2016.

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Creating a Dynamic and Agile IT Enterprise: Insights from Dr. David Bray, Chief Information Officer, Federal Communications Comm
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:24
What has the FCC done to transform its IT infrastructure? How has the FCC Chief Information Officer cultivated a network of change agents? What is the FCC doing to cultivate a culture of risk-taking and experimentation? Dr. Bray, FCC Chief Information Officer, joined me on The Business of Government Hour to share his insights on these topics and more.

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Implementing Big, Bold Goals (Part 3)
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:24
In September 2015, the United Nations adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. How will countries go about implementing them?

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How Can CIOs Best Drive IT to Support Mission and Organizational Performance?
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 09:38
A recent forum of public and private sector CIOs and IT leaders identified a wide variety of effective practices.

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Implementing Big, Bold Goals (Part 2)
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:38
In September 2015, the United Nations adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. How will countries go about implementing them?

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Having Candid Conversations Before Bad Things Happen
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 22:29
The Office of Management and Budget released a long-awaited update to their guidance to agencies on steps they should take to manage – not avoid -- expected and unexpected risks to their operations. And the focus broadens from financial risks to all kinds of potential risks.

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Implementing Big, Bold Goals (Part One)
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 12:24
In September 2015, the United Nations adopted a set of 17 goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. How will countries go about implementing them?

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How Do You Do a Start-up in the Government?  Lessons from Leaders
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:16
A recent discussion among leaders who have helped to stand up new agencies points to a number of lessons for leaders who will do the same, now and in the future.

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