The IBM Center for The Business of Government

Monday, September 12th, 2016 - 20:17
The IBM Center for The Business of Government connects research to practice, applying scholarship to real world issues and decisions for government. The Center stimulates research and facilitates discussion of new approaches to improving the effectiveness of government at the federal, state, local, and international levels.

Weekly Roundup for September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 - 14:19
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Weekly Roundup: August 22 - 26, 2016

Friday, August 26th, 2016 - 11:28
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:24
Safe Place for Ideas? FedScoop reports: “Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott would like to see a better system in place by which the government could solicit ideas for improvement without those ideas being stolen by competitors looking for an edge in landing a lucrative federal contract.&nbs

How Can CIOs Best Drive IT to Support Mission and Organizational Performance?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 - 9:38
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 09:28
Federal Chief Information Officers, like their private sector CIO counterparts, lead the integration of information technology and organizational strategy.  CIOs must balance the daily needs of operational IT across their enterprise with how IT can contribute to longer term mission goals – including how government can best serve citizens with modern technology platforms, and protecting the nation from physical and cyber threats – while at the same time overseeing policy and resources for IT in a challenging fiscal environment.  U.S.

Helping Government Address Major Challenges and Opportunities

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 - 11:46
Effective and innovative approaches for managing people, processes, and technologies can support agencies to deliver critical missions effectively, bolstering the government’s ability to serve the citizen and protect the Nation. Enabling the public sector to deliver on mission priorities remains a major research theme of the IBM Center for The Business of Government.   Making this vital connection between outcomes that agencies strive f

Implementing Performance Measurement Initiatives In Government

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 - 15:20
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 15:19
I was responsible for the design and implementation of the Performance Monitoring and Evaluation System (PMES) implemented by the Government of India in 2009. It has been described extensively, including by my colleague, John Kamensky. This experience taught me lessons about not only what governments need to do but also what they must not do. 

Performance Partnership Pilots: Increasing Program Flexibility to Improve Outcomes

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 - 10:44
As part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2014, Congress authorized a limited number of local projects targeted to assisting disconnected youth. The Performance Partnership Pilots program currently involves participation from seven different federal departments or agencies and is administered by the Department of Education.

Weekly Roundup March 25, 2016

Friday, March 25th, 2016 - 15:37
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 15:18
Michael J. Keegan

Weekly Roundup March 18, 2016

Friday, March 18th, 2016 - 2:10
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 01:44
Michael J. Keegan 'The best leaders allow themselves to be persuaded'. Steve Kelman notes that a critical leadership trait is far harder than it sounds. Healthcare entering next wave of cyberthreats. While there's evidence that organizations are better controlling data loss, today's attackers are becoming much more targeted and sophisticated

Weekly Roundup March 11, 2016

Friday, March 11th, 2016 - 19:00
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