Weekly Roundup January 23, 2015

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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 23.

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Weekly Roundup January 23, 2015
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Lisa Danzig, associate director for performance and personnel at the Office of Management and Budget, shares some insightful stories on leveraging big data and analytics to improve performance across multiple agencies within the Department.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 19
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The White House’s Open Government initiative encourages citizens to become more actively engaged in budget decisions in their communities. How does this work in practice? Do busy citizens actually get involved?
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Participatory budgeting is an innovation in direct citizen participation in government decision-making that began 25 years ago in a town in Brazil.
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Since the creation of the IBM Center for The Business of Government over 15 years ago, it has been our goal to help public sector leaders and managers address real-world problems by sponsoring independent, third-party research from top minds in academe and the nonprofit sector.
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In advance of the Afghan Presidential election run-off scheduled for June 14, Larry Sampler, assistant to the USAID Administrator for Afghanistan and Pakistan join me on The Business of Government to explore how USAID has sought to promote stability and order in Afghanistan and what is USAID's three-fold transition strategy. The following is an excerpt of our discussion on The Business of Government Hour.
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Does greater transparency in government translate into greater citizen legitimacy and trust for government action? It depends, concludes a new study by a Swedish scholar.
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There is growing interest in “engaging the crowd” to identify or develop innovative solutions to public problems.
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The history of quantitative crime analysis spans centuries. Crime mapping first appeared in the 19th century.
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Champions of open data exist both within government and within industry.
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