Weekly Round-up: September 12, 2014


The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 12...

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Weekly Round-up: September 12, 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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Fiely describes her career in government (USAID, the Internal Revenue Service, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Social Security Administration). Fiely also discusses the challenges of implementing change in a global organization such as USAID,...
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Since 1998, the IBM center for The Business of Government has been studying the substantial changes that are under way at all levels of government within the United States and in other nations across the world. These changes are being driven by a series...
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Miszewski discusses his operational as well as policy and change management roles as Wisconsin's Chief Information Officer. His office operates the mainframe operations as well as distributed systems, and operates the infrastructure, or IT, used throughout...
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Grams discusses lessons learned during his career at the IRS, Veterans Health Administration, and Office of Management and Budget. Grams describes the IRS's business systems modernization program, which is designed to replace the 40-year-old taxpayer...
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This report showcases two large federal agencies that adapted the balanced scorecard approach to their operations and have used it for more than five years to drive improved performance. The challenge, the authors note, isn’t creating a scorecard; it’s...
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Combs discusses how the USDA Office of the CIO works closely with each of the CIOs in the department's various agencies, develops project management training programs, and works toward the electronic government goals in the President's Management Agenda....
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Fore discusses her experience in the private sector, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Department of State. Fore explains that the Office of the Under Secretary is responsible for the State Department's diplomatic security, Consular...
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