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A New Fellow Joins The Center: John Pereira

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 - 13:29
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John will lead Center thought leadership activity focused on the intelligence enterprise in government, providing insights and recommendations that can help leaders across intelligence agencies improve program performance, effectiveness and efficiency in this critically important mission area. John also serves as Intelligence Industry Leader for Defense & Intelligence for IBM Global Business Services, Public Services Sector. We look forward to John sharing his contributions through the Center’s blogs, reports, and events.

Weekly Roundup: December 11-15, 2017

Friday, December 15th, 2017 - 12:47
Clock Is Ticking. In an op-ed for Government Executive, Stan Soloway writes: “While better government management was a major theme of the Trump campaign, a real management agenda—one that is cogent, coordinated, leadership-driven, and focused on improving institutional and mission performance—is not yet in evidence. I’ve been in and around government for more than three decades, across five administrations.

Sea, Land, Air, Space Superiority – Why are Near-Peer Adversaries able to Excel?

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 - 14:06
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Guest Blogger: Townley Cozad, Associate Partner, Defense & Intelligence, IBM Even as the United States remains the strongest, most capable military in the world, U.S. leadership in all domains is being challenged by “near-peer” competitors aggressively seeking to close the capability gap.  The military calls this “near-peer” (against someone who has similar weapons and abilities) warfare.

Dr. Barclay P. Butler

Monday, June 19th, 2017 - 10:43
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What are the strategic priorities for the Defense Health Agency’s Component Acquisition Executive? How is DHA Changing the Way it Acquires Products and Services? Join host Michael Keegan, next week on The Business of Government Hour as he explores these questions with Dr. Barclay P. Butler, Component Acquisition Executive at the Defense Health Agency.
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Mon, 11/13/2017
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What are the strategic priorities for the Defense Health Agency’s Component Acquisition Executive? How is DHA Changing the Way it Acquires Products and Services? Join host Michael Keegan, next week on The Business of Government Hour as he explores these questions and with Dr. Barclay P. Butler, Component Acquisition Executive at the Defense Health Agency. Next week on The Business of Government Hour.

Creating IT Start-Ups in Government

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - 9:13
The current White House leaders of these offices have also inherited a capacity first created in the prior Administration that can turn the good ideas of these two offices in to action – the U.S.

Weekly Roundup May 19, 2017

Monday, May 22nd, 2017 - 9:26
Michael J. Keegan   $500M IT modernization bill passes House. The Modernizing Government Technology Act passed the House of Representatives on a voice vote, but the Senate outlook is less certain.

Dr. Karen Guice

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 - 12:45
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How do you delivery healthcare anywhere at anytime? What are the strategic priorities for the military health system? How has MHS sought to address some of the critical challenges it faces? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Karen Guice, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs within the U.S. Department of Defense.
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Mon, 12/19/2016
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How do you delivery healthcare anywhere at anytime? What are the strategic priorities for the military health system? How has MHS sought to address some of the critical challenges it faces? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Karen Guice, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs within the U.S. Department of Defense.

INTO THE GRAY ZONE: The Private Sector and Active Defense Against Cyber Threats

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 - 14:12
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:56
Co-Author:  Christopher Ballister, Security & Privacy, IBM

Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power

Monday, July 18th, 2016 - 8:53
The effectiveness with which the government buys these products increasingly separates mission success from mission failure. Indeed, as recent events (e.g., the initial rollout of healthcare.gov) illustrate, acquisition can play a role in both the government’s most laudable achievements and its highest-profile disappointments. As agencies continue to face pressure to do more with less, getting more for the money spent through contracts is critical. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that government is a smart buyer.

Weekly Roundup: July 5-8, 2016

Friday, July 8th, 2016 - 9:03
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 08:59
Filling a Hole Before Transition.  Federal News Radio says Andrew Mayock’s nomination to be the deputy director for management at OMB has cleared  committee and is now pending before the full Senate.  If confirmed, he has committed to helping smooth the transition to the next president.
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