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How CIOs Can Enable Innovation
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 08:31
Today the Center is pleased to release a new, A Playbook for CIO-Enabled Innovation in the Federal Government, by Gregory S.Dawson, Arizona State University, and James S.Denford, Royal Military College of Canada.

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Announcing the IBM Center’s Visiting Fellow—Patrick Lester
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 12:36
The IBM Center for The Business of Government is pleased to announce that Patrick Lester will partner with the Center as a Visiting Fellow for Evidence-Based Decisionmaking.

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Weekly Roundup: December 7 - 11, 2015
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 18:09
Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, December 7-11, 2015.

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Innovative Methods Reshaping Government Recruitment
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 11:30
The rapid pace of business, coupled with the changing workforce and modern technology have created a new imperative for recruitment.

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Making Decisions in a Time of Transition (Part II)
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 13:37
On November 10, we hosted a roundtable on how transition teams and new agency leaders can implement structures that enable managers to make smart and timely choices by incorporating data and evidence into their decision-making process. By being thoughtful and intentional in their approach, leaders can accelerate the achievement of the new elected president’s priorities, reduce risk, and increase the capacity of agencies to deliver on mission objectives.

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Making Decisions in a Time of Transition
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 13:34
In 2017, after taking office, the next administration will face many significant and simultaneous decisions on a wide array of issues, and mountains of data to inform these choices.

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Perspective on Presidential Transitions: How George W. Bush and Barack Obama Managed a Transfer of Power
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 16:19
Martha Joynt Kumar, author of Before the Oath: How George W. Bush and Barack Obama Managed a Transfer of Power joined me on The Business of Government Hour to share her perspective on her latest book on presidential transitions.

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Moving Forward with FITARA: Agency CIOs Can Lead Real and Lasting Change
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:26
Recent reports highlight a grading system that Congress has introduced to assess federal agency IT performance; these grades also point to areas where agencies can prioritize improvements to become more efficient and effective.

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Making Innovation Labs Work
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 12:49
Organizations are increasingly embracing Innovation Labs to leverage new ideas in a practical, actionable way and as a means for moving government forward.

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DOD’s Better Buying Power – A Path to Meaningful Acquisition Reform
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 19:32
Today, the IBM Center for The Business of Government is pleased to release a new report, "Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power," by Zachary S. Huitink and David M. Van Slyke of Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

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