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Weekly Roundup:  October 20-24, 2014
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 09:59
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of October 20 - 24, 2014.
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MacDonald describes how the Office of Information and Technology supports CBP's mission of protecting our borders and facilitating trade with new technology. MacDonald gives the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) program as an example. The ACE program,...
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Willard discusses his experiences as a Navy fighter pilot, his command positions with the Pacific and Seventh fleets, and his position as an instructor at the Navy Fighter Weapon School. Willard describes the Navy's role in the Base Realignment and Closure...
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Summarizes a Council for Excellence in Government panel on the topic.
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Zeck describes the process of tracking and managing the national debt. Zeck also talks about some of the bureau's programs and initiatives, such as TreasuryDirect, an internet-accessible investment system. Missions and Programs; Financial Management;...
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Lindberg describes his duties as director of the NLM and his efforts to build a collaborative relationship between medical researchers and library operations employees. Lindberg also talks about MEDLINE, an on-line medical database. According to Lindberg,...
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Davis discusses making the OAM EPA's preferred acquisition-services provider. Davis also describes how her office is streamlining the procurement process at the EPA and shifting procurement decisions to the agencies' contracting officers.Contracting;...
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McCarthy describes the roles of the six divisions that make up the Navy's Material Readiness and Logistics Command: Logistics Innovation; Logistics, Ordinance and Supply Operations; Fleet Readiness; Environmental Policy; Strategic Sealift; and Shore...
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Professor Oster examines air traffic control systems in Canada and the United Kingdom to see whether their experience with funding capital investments might be applicable to the United States. Both Canada and the United Kingdom have converted to private...
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Metzenbaum sets forth five building blocks - tools and techniques for constructing a good measurement system for an organization. And she describes six practices that leaders need to use to make appropriately designed systems work properly. This report...
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This report develops a tool-kit of practical advice for would-be public management innovators based on the experiences of successful public management innovators in a variety of countries. Through a survey of the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration...
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