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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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 is the value of time? Is it measured in cost, in service levels, in quality?
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The IBM Center has released a special report, Fast Government: Accelerating Service Quality While Reducing Cost and Time, on which this forum is based.
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HHS, sits atop a vast array of data information and expertise that, if leveraged properly and applied innovatively, could transform health and health care delivery within this country.
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NASA continues to face significant operational changes, from retiring the shuttle program, to transitioning to the next-generation space transportation system for exploration beyond low-earth orbit, to the exploration of Mars.
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The U.S. Department of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery has a long and cherished tradition of serving and safeguarding the health of its service members and their families.
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As we have seen from recent emergencies and disasters— including tornados, floods, an influenza pandemic, earthquakes, damage to a foreign nuclear plant, and a large oil spill—there is always an impact on the public’s health and medical care.
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The National Archives is more than just the nation’s keeper and protector of records.
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Over the past 15 years, the IBM Center for The Business of Government has sought to connect public management research with practice.
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Numerous forces are converging on government, leading to a set of pressures that is unlike any we’ve seen in the past.
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