Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014

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Reform of the Federal IT Budget - Increasing Strategy, Decreasing Complexity
The federal budget process is an exercise in time travel. At any given moment, agency budget and program managers may live in as many as three years at the...

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Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014
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Our Guide is a short and timely primer on how to manage in the federal government. This 24-page document includes six 'to dos' for government executives, a discussion on stakeholder groups, and eight essential tools for achieving your goals.
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In a dynamic global landscape, the U.S. Department of State has also sought to advance diplomacy by pursuing effective knowledge-sharing as well as expanding the use of collaborative technology. What is eDiplomacy? How is eDiplomacy moving State from a culture of need to know toward a culture of a need to share?
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This report offers practical advice to public managers and political leaders who are addressing complex public challenges through multi-organizational networks.
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Protests do not occur frequently, but when they do occur the costs are significant—and when sustained, they can impact the process for many subsequent contracts.
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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) mandated that agencies quickly commit more than $787 billion in tax benefits; grants, loans, and contracts; and entitlements.
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The federal budget process is an exercise in time travel. At any given moment, agency budget and program managers may live in as many as three years at the same time.
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The federal government purchases more than $500 billion of goods and services each year, buying everything from pens and paper to engineering services and fighter jets.
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Government today spends more on information technology (IT) overhead costs than on the direct costs of mission systems.
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Our governing institutions must be reformed in order to meet the enormous tasks we face as a nation.
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National competitiveness is no longer defined solely by measures of international trade or relative cost competitiveness.
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