Weekly Round-up: September 26, 2014

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Weekly Round-up: September 26, 2014
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 26...
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"The execution of the ACA was seriously flawed. Three factors contributed to the rocky rollout: the nature of lawmaking, poor personnel decisions, and poisonous politics," notes Dr. Zeke Emanuel.
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What acquisition challenges are facing the U.S. Department of Defense? What actions can be taken to improve defense acquisition and the Defense Industrial Base? Join host Michael Keegan as he explore these questions and more with Profs. Jack Gansler and Bill Lucyshyn, authors of the IBM Center report, Eight Actions to Improve Defense Acquisition.
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Reforming the acquisition system in government is not a simple proposition. That said, a shared vision of the future, and examples for how to ignite that vision, can help move government forward to achieve better outcomes for agencies and citizens alike.
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What is the DHS’s acquisition strategy? What are the key procurement and acquisition challenges facing DHS? How is DHS improving the operational performance of its acquisition function? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Nick Nayak, Chief Procurement Office, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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This edition of The Business of Government magazine underscores the importance of correlating short-term decision-making with long-range consequences. We highlight the latest trends and best practices for improving government effectiveness by introducing you to key government executives, detailing the work of public management practitioners, and offering insights from leading academics.
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