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The DATA Act and Transparency:  4 Ways that Industry Will Benefit
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 08:47
Greater focus on transparency of public sector spending data will help improve the functioning of government in multiple ways. Industry can benefit by helping government to implement this important management statute well.

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Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:40
In recent years, federal agencies have made significant strides incorporating cloud computing into their IT portfolios.

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One Size Doesn't Fit All: Marshaling Science in Crises
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 08:40
The deep knowledge of networks of science and medical researchers is invaluable when pandemics and health emergencies occur. But how do you marshal diffuse networks of expertise in a crisis?

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Weekly Round-up: May 09, 2014
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 09:36
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of May 05, 2014.

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 21:19
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 - 08:47
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 - 06:11
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 - 20:23
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 - 14:41
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 - 08:32
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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