Weekly Roundup for July 15, 2016


The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending July 15, 2016.

On the Radio Hour

Nani Coloretti
Deputy Secretary
Department of Housing and Urban Development

In the magazine

Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications, National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Enhancing Cybersecurity in a World of Real- Time Threats: Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications,...

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Leadership in Action - Summer 2016 The Business of Government Magazine
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 13:27
This edition of the Business of Government magazine highlights strong leaders with the right talent who are charged...
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In this report, Richard Boyle provides cross-national comparative data on good and bad practices in performance reporting, shares good practices across these countries, assesses the state of performance reporting, and provides directly relevant assistance...
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RADM Christine Hunter, M.D.
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Rear Adm. Thomas McGinnis
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Jennifer Main(Jenni) is the Chief Financial Officer, Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance at the Department of the Treasury.
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Jolene L. Sullens
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"What I’m really trying to do is create a change-centric organization that continually adapts to its environment…An enduring legacy that I would like to leave is that we have [created] a Coast Guard that was capable of sensing changes in demand and proactive in doing what this country needs us to do."
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"When I talk to the public about science, my rule is: Do not try to impress anybody with how smart you are. Just be clear. I follow this [principle]: precision of thought and economy of expression. Know what it is that you want to say, and say it in as few words as possible."
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"It’s important that we collaboratively work with our military customers to plan what is going to be needed and when. We call it 'collaborative demand planning.'"
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"From our very inception, indeed, the department in which we fit, a top priority has been the prevention of another terrorist attack on the U.S. From our immediate perspective, that means preventing the entry of terrorists and others who would do harm to us in the U.S.”
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"The biggest challenge is [to combat] that old adage that ‘speed is the enemy of accuracy.’ When you put out $125 billion in one day you can’t make a mistake—you need to do that perfectly.”
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