Weekly Roundup for July 29, 2016

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending July 29, 2016.

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Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications, National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Enhancing Cybersecurity in a World of Real- Time Threats: Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications,...

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Citizen Engagement in the Public Sector – How do you Define Value?
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:03
How do you define and measure the “value” of Citizen Engagement – both to the citizen and to the government agency...
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DHS prevents homelessness wherever possible and provides short-term emergency shelter and re-housing support when needed.
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Mr. Osborn has recently been appointed to be the NNSA Transformation Executive and will lead the agency's move to “OneNNSA.”
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What is the Social Security Administration doing to reduce disability backlogs? How is SSA improving service and stewardship efforts? What does the future hold for the United States Social Security Administration? Michael Astrue, Commissioner of the U.S. Social Security Administration joined me on The Business of Government Hour to explore these questions and so much more.
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How is GAO working to help put the country back on a sustainable fiscal path? What is GAO doing to assist Congress in support of its oversight of decision making responsibilities? How is GAO overseeing federal programs and operations to ensure accountability to the American people? Last month, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro joined me on The Business of Government Hour to explore these questions and so much more. Here are some insights from this discussion:
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What is the value of a centralized provider, like GSA, and its Federal Acquisition Service? How does the Federal Acquisition Service foster government operations that are effective, sustainable, and transparent? How is the Federal Acquisition Service managing in an era of fiscal constraint? Steven Kempf, Commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service joins me this week on The Business of Government Hour to explore these questions and so much more.
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Steven J. Kempf sets strategic direction and oversees the delivery of over $50 billion of best-value products, services and solutions to federal customers, allowing them to effectively and efficiently achieve their missions.
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The world is full of ideas for government that brim over with potential – at least according to their supporters.
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As federal agencies tighten their belts, they’ll be questioning the value of citizen participation initiatives under the Obama Open Government Initiative. Do they lead to better results or reduced costs?
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The Obama administration’s Open Government Initiative is now three years old. But is it making a difference?
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