Weekly Roundup for September 23, 2016

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 23, 2016.

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Nani Coloretti
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Department of Housing and Urban Development

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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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Weekly Roundup for September 23, 2016
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VADM Alan S. Thompson
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He oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, influenza, tuberculosis, malaria and illness from potential agents of bioterrorism.
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Leadership; Strategic Thinking; Missions and Programs; Organizational Transformation; Innovations...
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Conversation with Leaders: A Conversation with Dr. Robert D. Childs Senior Director, Information Resources Management College, National Defense University
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Mr. Ely's organization is a core component in supporting the CBP mission of ensuring the security of our nation's borders.
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Observers have complained for nearly two decades that Congress doesn't care about performance. This changed in October when the Senate Budget Committee created a new Task Force on Government Performance, led by freshman Senator Mark Warner, the former governor of Virginia. In state government circles, he was seen as a champion of performance-driven government.
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It was all tongue-in-cheek, but still filled with meaning. Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley strode briskly into the dimly lit State-Stat briefing room to the strains of the soundtrack from "Star Trek" with the Starship Enterprise flying by on the overhead screens.
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This report includes two papers describing how the federal government can increase its capability to undertake strategic risk management in safeguarding the nation. In recent years, the government has devoted increased attention to the use of strategic...
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In this interview, Embrey discusses the: Mission and scope of the Office of Force Protection and Readiness; DoD's Force Health Protection and Readiness assessment process; Improving the medical readiness of the total force; The Deployment Health and Family...
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