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Weekly Roundup: December 8-12, 2014
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:07
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of December 8-12,, 2014.
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Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of December 8-12,, 2014.
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This week, John Kamensky and I were privileged to attend the meeting of Senior Executives at the Washington Hilton, at which President Obama spoke as well as several agency heads. The event helped to frame why executive leadership remains a critical core of Federal workforce productivity and effectiveness on behalf of the American people, and the President introduced several initiatives intended to strengthen the executive core as well as the services that they lead for the Nation.
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Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of December 1-5, 2014.
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What is participatory budgeting and how does it work? What are the benefits and obstacles to participatory budgeting? How can we better engage citizens through social media? Join Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Victoria Gordon, author of the IBM Center report Participatory Budgeting: Ten Actions to Engage Citizens via Social Media.
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What is the current state of government innovation offices? What should be considered when deciding to build an effective innovation office? What success factors go into building and sustaining innovation offices? How can you measure the success and identifying failures? Join Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Rachel Burstein and Alissa Black, authors of the IBM Center report A Guide for Making Innovation Offices Work.
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Hope springs eternal! Two recent reports, a new book, and a newly introduced bill in Congress all contribute to a steady momentum toward evidence-based decision making. The legislation, which is bipartisan and bicameral, could have some momentum in the waning days of a lame duck Congress. It would create a commission to strengthen the use of evidence in policy-making.
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Steve Beltz is the Assistant Director of the Recovery Operation Center of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, which provides transparency of ARRA-related funds and detects and prevents fraud, waste, and mismanagement of those funds.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending November 14...
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Ms. Lori Walsh is the Chief of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Center for Risk and Quantitative Analytics (Center), which looks for potentially suspicious patterns of stock transactions.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending November 7
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