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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This report continues our long interest in risk management with a specific focus on employing risk management...
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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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Missions and Programs; Leadership; Technology; Innovation; Organizational Transformation; Market-Based Government; Strategic Thinking; Customer Focus/Case Management ...
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Jeffrey Zients, in his mid-June 2009 Senate confirmation hearing to be President Obama's chief performance officer, offered a hint of what's to come that may have enormous implications for performance management approaches in the future: "With Recovery Act reporting from recipients and sub-recipients . . . . we should be planning on a broader deployment of the recovery solution so that transparency of federal spending extends to all taxpayer dollars."
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Kamal Bherwani
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Tom Allen
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Lt. Cmdr. Sunny Ramchandani
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Dr. Ward Casscells
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