Weekly Roundup September 18, 2015


The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 18.

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New York City Department of Homeless Services

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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 Roundup September 18, 2015
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending...
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Citizen engagement has traditionally been viewed as citizens participating in community activities such as testifying on policy proposals, budgets, and strategic plans. But government does more than policy and budget. And citizens want to do more than testify or volunteer at the local food bank.
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The Center completed the updates for the Operator’s Manual for Administration officials, incorporating lessons learned since the last printing.
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As Federal executives look forward for the second term of the Obama Administration, the Center has renewed our look at factors that can help them achieve success. Use the links below to order or download chapters of the book.
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How do you transform the nation’s record keeper? David Ferriero, archivist of the US has a plan. Why make 12 billion pieces of paper available to the world? Ferriero thinks it is mission critical. David Ferriero, archivist of the United States joined me recently on The Business of Government Hour.
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David Ferriero
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There is a new “map” of the Federal Government, courtesy of the Administrative Conference of the U.S. It is an update of an earlier “map” created in 1980 by the Congressional Research Service.
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Mr. Werfel is responsible coordinating OMB's efforts to initiate government-wide improvements in all areas of financial management.
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Since the creation of the IBM Center for The Business of Government over fourteen years ago, it has been our goal to help public sector leaders and managers address real-world problems by sponsoring independent, third-party research from top minds in academe and the nonprofit sector.
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A Presidential election year provides an opportunity to step back and consider major issues that will face government in the future. Our Center has devoted significant attention to this topic 4, 8, and 12 years ago, and this year we will build on that tradition.
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