Weekly Round-up: November 14, 2014


The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending November 14...

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Pursuing IT Standardization and Consolidation: Insights from Dave Bowen, Director of Health Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Defense Health Agency, U.S. Department of Defense
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Weekly Round-up: November 14, 2014
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending...
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Evans describes the e-government initiatives under the President's Management Agenda (PMA), including govbenfits.gov, e-rulemaking, and grants.gov. She also explains that the various e-government initiatives focus on different relationships within government:...
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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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In this interview, Brady discusses: the Air Force's transformation strategy; Force development initiative; Personnel Services Delivery (PSD) initiative; National Security Personnel System (NSPS); Supporting Air Force families; and the Air Force's organizational...
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Wells discusses how SSA is assessing and planning for the pending retirement wave. He describes some of the solutions to the retirement problem that SSA is considering, including workforce transition planning, succession planning, and new recruitment...
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In this interview, Carbonell discusses: the Mission and history of the Administration on Aging (AoA); Reauthorization and modernization of the Older Americans Act; Medicare prescription benefits program; Aging and Disability Resource Centers; Measuring...
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Springer discusses OPM's e-payroll program. She also describes OPM's new recruiting tools, such as the USAJOB's web site. Springer explains how OPM is gearing up for the pending retirement wave. She also talks about OPM's new television-advertising...
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Higgins discusses the mission and activities of the State Department's Bureau of Resource Management, the State Department CFO role, the role as CFO in the Office of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad, recent bureau awards and accomplishments,...
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Professor Gilmour’s report examines OMB's PART initiative from a practical standpoint: How have federal agencies dealt with the requirements of PART? What strategies have they employed to be successful? What challenges do they face? His report highlights...
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Chief Financial Officer U.S. Small Business Administration
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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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