Weekly Round-up: September 26, 2014


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Weekly Round-up: September 26, 2014
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending...
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The world is changing rapidly, profoundly, and in every direction. For the U.S. federal government, an increasingly challenging political and fiscal environment provides a powerful catalyst for supply chain transformation.
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The Obama administration has challenged federal agencies to meaningfully engage the public to provide ideas, insights, and comments on new policies and existing services to make them more citizen-centric.
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Fostering innovation, speed, and performance in government is not the impossible task it seems.
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The “right to be left alone” and to be “secure in our homes and our persons” are core values as old as the republic.
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How do incoming leaders institutionalize getting things done quickly, while still ensuring accountability? The path from a political campaign promise to delivering a citizen service is a long journey.
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As the pace of economic and technological change continues to accelerate, there is no question that government must transform to keep pace.
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The increasing chorus of calls for more accountability reaches beyond recent demands for firing officials at the IRS, VA, and GSA for various perceived misdeeds. Just what is accountability, and how can it be seen as a constructive, instead of a punitive, element of public management?
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Most everyone agrees that economies and societies around the world are going through historic structural changes, driven by a number of powerful forces including digital technologies and globalization.
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What ever became of the new statutory provision requiring agencies to “identify low-priority program activities?”
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Benjamin Franklin famously said that “time is money.” But does government know how to implement this maxim seriously? Now there is a new study that shows how they can do it!
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