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Carter Hewgley, FEMA:  Conversations on Using Analytics to Improve Mission Outcomes
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 12:53
Carter Hewgley, Director of Enterprise Analytics for the Federal Emergency Management, takes an iterative approach to maturing strategic analytics with FEMAStat.

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Is Recovery Act a Model for Ebola?
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 09:49
Does it take a crisis for government to work right? Last week, I attended a forum sponsored by the American Society for Public Administration that looked at the successes in implementing the Recovery Act and potential lessons for public administration in the future.

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Weekly Round-Up: October 13-17, 2014
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 08:25
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of October 13 - 17, 2014.

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Malcolm Bertoni, FDA:  Conversations on Using Analytics to Improve Mission Outcomes
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 09:06
Malcolm Bertoni, Assistant Commissioner for Planning at the Food and Drug Administration, shares the important elements of a successful analytics program and a road map for getting there.

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Weekly Round-Up: October 6-10, 2014
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 07:27
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of October 6 - 10, 2014.
Millennials

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Why Isn't Performance Information Being Used?
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 15:46
Champions of performance management in government are confounded. After decades of trying to integrate the use of performance information into agency decision-making, it still isn’t happening on as broad a scale as once hoped.

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Lisa Danzig, OMB: Conversations on Using Analytics to Improve Mission Outcomes
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:04
Lisa Danzig, associate director for performance and personnel at the Office of Management and Budget, shares some insightful stories on leveraging big data and analytics to improve performance across multiple agencies within the Department.

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Making Data Real – Weekly Insights
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 08:38
We co-hosted an event on October 1st with the Partnership for Public Service that featured three federal executives leading innovative analytic efforts in their agencies. They shared their insights on ways to be successful, and hurdles to be mindful of, when beginning an analytics initiative. To extend the conversation, over the next few weeks, we will blog on seven executives who are successfully implementing analytics initiatives in their agencies.
analytics, data

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Weekly Round-Up: September 30 - October 3, 2014
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 09:10
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of September 30 – October 3, 2014.
roundup

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Making Data Real – Lessons From and For Federal Leaders
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 11:18
In an event today, the IBM Center for The Business of Government and the Partnership for Public Service added to a significant body of knowledge about how government leaders can leverage the power of analytics and data to make better decisions. This event was the culmination of a series of interviews with pioneers in analytics in a wide range of federal agencies.

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