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Insider Threats Part III:  Advanced Analytic Techniques and the Challenges of Implementation
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:55
This blog concludes the series by discussing the advanced analytic techniques key to conducting a whole-person continuous evaluation of an employee, as well as the challenges of implementing this type of Insider Threat system.
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Seven Steps for Creating a Bottom Line in the Government
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 14:15
Most government agencies do not have a clearly defined bottom line. Thus, the managers of the agency often do not know what is expected from them. This column argues that most of the problems in government can be traced to this absence of a bottom line and suggests a tried and tested seven-step process for creating the missing bottom line in government agencies.
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Insider Threats Part II:  Current and Recommended Strategies to Mitigate Insider Threats
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 10:29
As part of any overarching Insider Threat program, organizations should conduct a top-to-bottom analysis of the organization to determine where and how an Insider Threat could occur.
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Weekly Roundup: October 9-13, 2017
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 13:41
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of October 9-13, 2017.
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Insider Threats Part I:  Background and Organizations Working to Counter Insider Threats
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 13:37
Insider Threats are not new. They have plagued the country throughout its history. Since Benedict Arnold in 1789, Insider Threats have endured as a challenge for government.
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Weekly Roundup: September 25 – October 6, 2017
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 12:54
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the weeks of September 25 – October 6, 2017.
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A Dismal GAO Assessment – But a Ray of Hope
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 09:45
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released its latest assessment of agencies’ progress in becoming more performance and results oriented in their work. The assessment was less-than-stellar, with the understated title noting: “additional actions needed to address pressing governance challenges.
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Making sense of the IT Modernization challenge
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 09:13
Government has the chance to cut costs while also streamlining operations, if agencies embrace a continuous innovation model.
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Using Strategic Foresight: Interview with CDR Eric Popiel, US Coast Guard
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:15
I recently explored how the U.S. Coast Guard uses strategic foresight to make better decisions with CDR Eric Popiel on The Business of Government Hour.
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Immersive Technology for Government: Part 1 - Virtual Reality
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 14:05
In many ways, virtual reality (VR) is old hat to the government. Airmen, astronauts, and soldiers have long been putting in time in simulators training for the real thing.
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