Weekly Roundup: January 23-27, 2017

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 27, 2017.

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Transforming VA’s IT Organization to Better Serve Veterans: Insights from LaVerne Council, Assistant Secretary for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
In his second inaugural address, President Abraham Lincoln spoke of the tragedies of the Civil War and society’s need to unify and “to care for him who...

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New ideas are the lifeblood of every organization. But getting action on those ideas isn’t always easy. The Center for American Progress has released a pair of reports that address these issues, and offer both case studies and concrete suggestions on how to make them happen.
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Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (N2/N6) and Director of Naval Intelligence (DNI), U.S. Department of the Navy
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EVM is a powerful methodology that gives the executive, program manager, project manager, and other stakeholders the ability to visualize a project’s status at various points during the project life cycle and consequently manage projects, programs, and portfolios more effectively.
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OMB released new guidance to shift agencies from focusing on planning and reporting their performance to using their performance information to make decisions. It significantly changes how agencies prepare their GPRA-required plans and reports.
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Vice President for Sustainability, United States Postal Service (USPS)
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The White House and OMB have released a blizzard of cost-cutting memos and directives in recent weeks. Agency leaders are understandably overwhelmed! Here’s a handy checklist of the top dozen initiatives.
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The House passes amendments to the Government Performance and Results Act. The bill will require quarterly assessments of performance of agency high priority performance goals and put the job of "performance improvement officer" into law, along with the "Performance Improvement Council."
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OMB has directed agencies to identify low priority programs. How might agencies go about identifying them? Use Open Gov and ask their customers!
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OMB released specific guidance to agencies on how they should prepare their budget submissions to OMB, which are due September 13. Here are some details the main stream media didn't cover (and probably for good reason!)
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Improving Mission-Support Performance - Spring 2010
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