Weekly Roundup May 20, 2016

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending May 20, 2016.

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Weekly Roundup May 20, 2016
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending May 20, 2016.
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Anne Rung joined me on The Business of Government Hour to discuss federal acquisition: why it is so complex, category management and its promise, driving innovation in acquisition, and efforts to strengthen government-industry relationships
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In recent years, governments at all levels have made progress in implementing shared services as a way to improve efficiency and effectiveness in common functions across agencies.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending May 6, 2016.
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Since December 2010, Dr. Jonathan Woodson has acted as the principle advisor to multiple secretaries of defense. As assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, he has lead DoD’s military health system, overseeing the Defense Department's $50 billion health budget, and shepherding this mission critical care system through major reform efforts.
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NASA wants to concentrate its limited resources on deep-space exploration and cede lower-Earth orbit to a burgeoning commercial space sector. Achieving these two goals requires transformational change. The shuttle successor partnership with the private sector can initiate such change. This is indeed a case about transformative change—a radically new way of performing an existing government task.
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With the release this week of the 2016 Federal Invest in What Works Index, I had the opportunity to talk with John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed, Senior Fellows at Results for America on The Business of Government Hour. Here are some of their key insights on the 2016 index and the impetus in transforming Washington D.C., from an evidence free zone to one that takes evidence seriously!
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On Wednesday, November 9, the new President-elect and his or her transition team will begin to make what promises to be an unrelenting barrage of decisions.
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Effective decision-making will be a critical element for the new administration to address key priorities quickly and effectively.
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Government operations will be transformed through cognitive solutions and cloud platforms. This transformation will improve program outcomes, enhance citizen interaction, enable regulatory compliance, and lower operational costs
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