Weekly Roundup May 15, 2015

Featured

The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending May 15.

On the Radio Hour

Seth Diamond
Commissioner
New York City Department of Homeless Services

In the magazine

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...

On the blog

Weekly Roundup May 15, 2015
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 17:17
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending...
View All content in Fostering transparency & democracy ( 51-60 of 217)
Sort by:
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.
0 comments
2,018 recommendations
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.
0 comments
390 recommendations
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.
0 comments
1,085 recommendations
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?
1 comments
861 recommendations
This report offers practical advice to public managers and political leaders who are addressing complex public challenges through multi-organizational networks.
0 comments
647 recommendations
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.
0 comments
670 recommendations
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.
0 comments
828 recommendations
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.
0 comments
635 recommendations
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.
0 comments
711 recommendations
Government today spends more on information technology (IT) overhead costs than on the direct costs of mission systems.
0 comments
1,199 recommendations
­