Weekly Roundup May 29, 2015

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Weekly Roundup May 29, 2015
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending...
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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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The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) provides the oversight, the insight and the foresight that can assist today’s government leaders to better manage resources, enhance program performance, and forge a path to a more sustainable future.
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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.
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This Forum offers a primer on each of the six trends and the insights that can help government executives respond more effectively to their mission and management challenges.
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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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What is program evaluation? What can be done to better integrate evidence and rigorous evaluation in decision-making? How can federal agencies conduct rigorous program evaluations and data analytics on a tight budget? How can federal agencies increase and enhance their evaluation capacity? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Kathy Stack, Advisor for Evidence-Based Innovation, Office of Management and Budget
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The Clinton Administration promoted customer service. The Bush Administration expressed sympathy for taxpayers. The Obama Administration has advocated citizen engagement.
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