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Beyond the operating room: Applying military healthcare data insights to the civilian sector

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 - 10:02
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Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 13:23
Major Jim Markham is an operations research / systems analyst in the Army.  He is currently serving as a Research Fellow in the Training with Industry program, during which he works with IBM for one year before returning to the Army, including time with the Center for The Business of Government. His fellowship is intended to help him learn how industry applies big data and analytics to healthcare challenges in order to take this knowledge back to the Army.   Background:

Jim Markham

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 - 9:55
Major Jim Markham is an operations research / systems analyst in the Army.  He is currently serving as a Research Fellow in the Training With Industry program, during which he works with IBM for one year before returning to the Army, including time with the Center for The Business of Government. His fellowship is intended to help him learn how industry applies big data and analytics to healthcare problems in order to take this knowledge back to the Army.

The Intelligence Data Problem Has Changed: We Need Cognitive Tools to Predict and Prevent Threats

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 - 12:53
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Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 10:40
This blog was written by our guest blogger: Chris Trainor

Big Data, Big Cities, Big Deal

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 - 10:27
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 10:23
Professor Alfred Ho, at the University of Kansas, recently surveyed 65 mid-size and large cities to learn what is going on, on the frontline, with the use of Big Data in making decisions.  He found that Big Data has made it possible to “change the time span of a decision-making cycle by allowing real-time analysis of data to instantly inform decision-making.”  This decision-making occurs in areas as diverse as program management, strategic planning, budgeting, perfor

Ten Actions to Implement Big Data Initiatives: A Study of 65 Cities

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 - 9:44
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Professor Ho conducted a survey and phone interviews with city officials responsible for Big Data initiatives. Based on his research, the report presents a framework for Big Data initiatives which consists of two major cycles: the data cycle and the decision-making cycle. Each cycle is described in the report.

A Conversation with Dr. Kevin Desouza

Monday, November 30th, 2015 - 10:32
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How do you realize the promise of big data? What does it take to create a balanced portfolio of information technology metrics? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Kevin Desouza, author of the IBM Center reports on big data and IT metrics as part of its Conversations with Authors series.
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How do you realizing the promise of big data? What does it take to create a balanced portfolio of information technology metrics? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Kevin Desouza, author of the IBM Center reports on big data and IT metrics as part of its Conversations with Authors series.

New Report -- “Tools to Innovate: Data Analytics, Risk Management, and Shared Services”

Monday, July 13th, 2015 - 13:42
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Monday, July 13, 2015 - 13:31
Today, governments have access to a variety of tools to successfully implement agency programs. For example, Data Analytics—especially of financial data—can be used to better inform decision making by ensuring agencies have the information they need at the point of time that it can be most effective. In addition, governments at all levels can more effectively address risks using new Risk Management approaches.

Aligning mission support with mission delivery: Interview with Ellen Herbst, CFO, U.S. Dept of Commerce

Monday, July 13th, 2015 - 13:07
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:30
A clear strategic focus and sound management are essential to the effective stewardship of taxpayer dollars, enabling agency decision makers to make tough choices on a day-to-day basis and for long-term management challenges. Given the critical challenges facing government today, the ability of government executives to properly align mission support functions with mission delivery can help them respond more effectively to their mission and management challenges simultaneously, as well as drive change within their department.

Tools to Innovate: Data Analytics, Risk Management, and Shared Services

Monday, July 13th, 2015 - 11:04
Today, governments have access to a variety of tools to successfully implement agency programs. For example, Data Analytics—especially of financial data—can be used to better inform decision making by ensuring agencies have the information they need at the point of time that it can be most effective. In addition, governments at all levels can more effectively address risks using new Risk Management approaches. And finally, Shared Services can not only save money, but also stimulate innovation, improve decisionmaking, and increase the quality of services expected by citizens.

Weekly Roundup May 15, 2015

Friday, May 15th, 2015 - 17:17
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Dan Chenok OMB Deputy Director Beth Cobert discusses importance of #SES #leadership to government performance @ombpress. http://www.govexec.com/management/2015/05/obama-management-chief-senior-execs-must-set-tone-better-performance/112834/?oref=river