Weekly Roundup May 15, 2015

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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending May 15.

On the Radio Hour

Seth Diamond
Commissioner
New York City Department of Homeless Services

In the magazine

Getting Big Things Done in Government
Two professional associations, the American Society for Public Administration and the National Academy of Public Administration, have joined to sponsor a...

On the blog

Transforming Government Like Disney?
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 17:34
Should the federal government be more like Disney when delivering its customer service experiences?
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Historically, transforming state government meant restructuring or reorganizing the executive branch or a single agency. However, these approaches are no longer seen as effective. State government must become more flexible and responsive to the rapidly...
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"CFOJOBS.GOV is an attempt to build a community around financial management [and] to be able to attract talent into financial management within the U.S. government. We have a beta site available at the moment, it's at www.cfojobs.gov. We will be improving the existing site over time to introduce commonly-referred-to Web2.0 types of technologies."
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Leadership; Managing for Performance and Results; Collaboration: Networks and Partnerships; Technology and E-Government; ...
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Public services are traditionally delivered through a number of government agencies via programs that are not connected to each other. In the midst of this decentralized fragmentation, two trends - a citizen-centric philosophy and network model of service...
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Dr. Keon Chi's report identifies four inter-related strategies for transforming state governments: results-oriented governance, anticipatory governance, collaborative governance, and transparent governance.
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Ambassador Patrick F. Kennedy
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This report assesses the lessons learned from government organizations that have successfully implemented shared services and recommends best practices for those considering doing so. The results on shared services are particularly important as shared...
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"A career in public service is rewarding. In the VA, we have a very clear mission: to support veterans and all those who have given a great deal to our country."
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Technology makes it almost too easy to collect performance information. In fact, a major complaint in many government agencies is information overload. The real challenge is: how do you make sense out of it all?
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Mr. Christopherson is the CFO & CIO for the U.S. Department of Agriculture
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