Weekly Round-up: November 14, 2014

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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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Seth Diamond
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New York City Department of Homeless Services

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Pursuing IT Standardization and Consolidation: Insights from Dave Bowen, Director of Health Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Defense Health Agency, U.S. Department of Defense
The provision of health services is a critical and significant mission within each branch of the U.S. Military, as well as an integral part of the U.S....

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Next Steps in Moneyball Government
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 17:03
Hope springs eternal! Two recent reports, a new book, and a newly introduced bill in Congress all contribute to a...
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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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Applying Analytics to a Continuous Process of Improvement
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Senator Tom Coburn is retiring in a few weeks, but he leaves behind a legislative legacy of attempting to create more coherency and transparency about what the federal government does.
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What is the PerformanceStat Potential? How is PerformanceStat a leadership strategy for producing results? What are the core leadership principles and key operational components of this leadership strategy? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Prof. Bob Behn of Harvard University’s Kennedy School and author of The PerformanceStat Potential.
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What factors contribute to Austria’s low rates of unemployment? How does Austria’s "dual educational system" factor into it? What is the Austrian Public Employment Service doing to enhance the way it does business? What can we learned from innovations being pursued in Austria? Join Michael Keegan for the inaugural global conversations with leaders series as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Johannes Kopf, managing director, Austrian Public Employment Service.
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Dean Silverman, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner in the Office of Compliance Analytics for the Internal Revenue Service, maps analytics to business values.
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