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The Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Future of Government

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 - 10:04
This parallels the goal of many public administrators -- to create reliable, repeatable administrative processes.  This could be done via the emerging technologies associated with artificial intelligence, but Tom Davenport and Julia Kirby write in a recent book about AI that: “The moment a realm of intellectual activity is codifiable, it ceases to be uniquely human.”

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.

Say Your Agency Gets Money to Modernize IT … What Do You Do Next?

Thursday, March 15th, 2018 - 11:05
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Blog Co-Authors: Michael Preis, Vice President and Partner, IBM; Vladimr Shebalkin, Federal Migration Factory Services, IBM Global Business Services; and Mike Conger, U.S. Federal Team, IBM Global Business Services

A Roadmap for IT Modernization in Government

Thursday, March 15th, 2018 - 8:50
Professor Dawson’s recommended roadmap is based on research into past experiences in IT modernization at the Federal and State level, as well as in industry. He draws lessons from his research and extensive case interviews with Federal and State Chief Information Officers (CIOs). Using these lessons, the author frames impediments to modernization and risks for agencies that do not modernize, including continued cybersecurity weaknesses.

The Future of Work in Government

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 - 13:31
Of course, we can’t predict the future of either the government workforce or workplace, especially not in the distant year 2040.  But we can envision what it might look like, given what we know about trends underway today.

Agencies Reveal New Priority Goals in Budget

Friday, February 23rd, 2018 - 10:25
The GPRA Modernization Act requires agencies to develop a set of 3-5 two-year priority goals and the Trump Administration posted its first set of goals for major agencies on an updated performance.gov website at the same time the FY 2019 budget was released. But the goals didn’t get the same billing as the budget

An Obligation to Future Generations

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 - 14:51
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Blog Author: Sreeram Visvanathan, Global Managing Director, Government, IBM Change is everywhere. Every industry, including government, is facing digital disruption. The public expects the agility and efficiency found in the private sector while government must appeal to new workers with skills to meet these requirements. Advances in technology have accelerated the need for change in how governments operate.  

Evolution of Performance Management in Government

Thursday, January 18th, 2018 - 13:56
First, as argued in an earlier column, there is a big difference between comprehensive, whole-of-government approaches (budgeting, performance budgeting, outcome-budgeting and performance agreements) and partial approaches to performance improvement (ISO 9000, Lean Sigma, etc.). Partial approaches are akin to arranging chairs on the deck of Titanic. In a dysfunctional system, looking for pockets of excellence is a futile exercise.

The Business of Government Magazine - A Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour

Monday, January 15th, 2018 - 15:27
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Join us for a Special Edition of The Business of Government Magazine – A Year in Review with host Michael Keegan as he explores key trends in government management and highlights insights from a host of government executives who are changing the way government does business.
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Mon, 02/19/2018
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Join us for a Special Edition of The Business of Government Magazine – A Year in Review with host Michael Keegan as he explores key trends in government management and highlights insights from a host of government executives who are changing the way government does business.

Using Artificial Intelligence to Transform Government

Monday, January 8th, 2018 - 19:00
In hindsight, it is easy to identify Alexander Graham Bell’s invention of the telephone in the 1870s as an instrument of marvel, eventually connecting people worldwide. And of course, there is the internet, which, although it burst into the public realm less than 30 years ago, is a technology and service that few can envision living without, whether we understood that in the 1990s or not.