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OMB's New Annual Strategic Reviews
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 12:45
Federal agencies this year will be subject to a new statutory requirement. A new law requires the Office of Management and Budget to annually determine if agency programs meet goals set out in their annual performance plans. To do this, OMB has created a new review process.

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Weekly Round-up: January 31, 2014
Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 23:20
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 27, 2014

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Are You Ready for Analytics 3.0?
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 11:51
Analytics guru Thomas Davenport says that the field of strategic analytics has been upped a notch to “3.0” with the recent trend of shifting the use of analytic methods from improving internal operational efficiency to improving the operation of products and services.

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Achieving Success with Agile Delivery
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 17:40
Today, the Center is pleased to release a new guide on how Federal agencies can leverage Agile development methods to achieve success.

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Friday, January 24, 2014 - 14:10
The first article in the Disintermediation Series

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Weekly Round-up: January 24, 2014
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 09:28
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 20, 2014

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Creating a Culture of Helping
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 16:45
How can leaders inspire employees to help their colleagues? The leader of the design firm IDEO, Tim Brown, set out to create a help-friendly organization in order to spur greater creativity.

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Weekly Round-up: January 17, 2014
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 22:09
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of January 13, 2014

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Does Management Matter?
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 11:03
A recent news story of how the on-line shoe company Zappos has eliminated the position of manager has raised again the question of whether management matters. A new Harvard Business Review article says “yes,” and they have the data to prove it.

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Disintermediation: The Internet’s Impossible Promise, And Ten Ways It Is Changing Government for the Better
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 11:25
“[Through social media, the internet] is changing the relationship between citizens and their government. The better everyone understands the mechanisms of that change, the more we can harness the power, mitigate the risks, and account for the limitations of this new disintermediating platform.”

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