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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Applying Risk Management Strategies to Reduce Improper Payments
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The IBM Center for The Business of Government hosted a forum in November 2009 to examine the Obama Administration’s themes for a high-performing government and to frame a public management research agenda. Participants included nearly 50 of the nation’s...
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We explore these issues with Robert Hess, Commissioner, New York City Homeless Services, Robert Doar, Commissioner of the New York City Human Resources Administration, and Kamal Bherwani, Former Executive Director, NYC's HHS-Connect.
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Leadership; Collaboration: Networks and Partnerships; Strategic Thinking...
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Robert Doar
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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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