Making Data Real – Lessons From and For Federal Leaders

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Earlier this fall, we co-hosted an event with the Partnership for Public Service that featured three federal executives leading innovative analytic efforts in their agencies. Over the last few weeks, we extended the conversation by blogging on seven government executives who successfully implemented analytics initiatives in their agencies. They shared their insights on ways to be successful, and hurdles to be mindful of, when beginning an analytics initiative.

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New York City Department of Homeless Services

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Two professional associations, the American Society for Public Administration and the National Academy of Public Administration, have joined to sponsor a series of forums addressing the management challenges likely to face whomever is sworn in as president in January 2013. One of these forums examined the leadership challenges associated with getting big things done, and explored lessons from past experiences.
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Sam Heyman founded the Partnership for Public Service in September 2001 to address the need for reform in government service.
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As both a member of the U.S. intelligence community and a Department of Defense (DOD) combat support agency, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has sought to produce timely, relevant, and accurate geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) for government leaders in responding to and anticipating the country’s most critical national security challenges.
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The United States Coast Guard has ensured the safety, security, and stewardship of the nation’s maritime domain for more than 220 years.
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This edition of The Business of Government magazine provides a glimpse into the many challenges, risks, and opportunities facing today’s government executives.
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On this program, we introduce a select group of government leaders who offer their insights, outline successes, and tell us how they, in their own unique way, are making a difference in an era of fiscal austerity.
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