Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014

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Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014
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This article is adapted from Russell W. Mills, “The Promise of Collaborative Voluntary Partnerships: Lessons from the Federal Aviation Administration“ (Washington, DC: IBM Center for The Business of Government, 2010).
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The IBM Center for The Business of Government connects public management research with practice. Since 1998, we have helped public sector executives improve the effectiveness of government with practical ideas and original thinking. Watch our short video to learn more.
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The Chief Financial Officers Act is 20 years old. The goal of a clean financial statement is still a futuristic vision. Is it time to give up and try something else?
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The Obama Administration is committed to using technology to better engage citizens in their government. Ironically, legislation crafted in the 1950s to open citizen access to government documents may be a barrier to today’s Open Government initiatives.
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Why don’t airlines give out peanuts anymore? A federal rule to protect people with food allergies. Is this too Big Brother and you want your peanuts back? You’ll have to participate in a rule-making process.
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Weekly round-up of interesting items from around the Web.
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Emerging Public-Private Approaches to Enhancing Food Safety
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As federal agencies become more involved in the Web 2.0 world, they are creating “hubs” for their social media connections. Some provide access to specific media links, such as agency bloggers, others provide links to policy and training.
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Americans, especially millenials, want better, not smaller gov’t, according to a recent survey. Why is this, and how can gov’t employees deliver?
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Does crowdsourcing government reform innovations work? Obama tried it in his first year on office with mixed results. The new Coalition Government in Britain launched a pair of crowdsourcing sites. Are they doing any better?
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