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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Ten Success Factors in Implementing Large Initiatives
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:50
Failed initiatives hog the headlines, but successes in government rarely see daylight.
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"The biggest challenge is [to combat] that old adage that ‘speed is the enemy of accuracy.’ When you put out $125 billion in one day you can’t make a mistake—you need to do that perfectly.”
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“The goal is to provide the best care and services, access whenever and wherever you need it, and with this new generation of contracts, to really focus on health and prevention.”
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"The mission of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of healthcare for all Americans."
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President Obama's key performance officials are finally in place after some delays. The next step is announcing an agenda. A June 2009 report to the Obama Administration, "Building a Better Government Performance System," offers an ambitious set of principles and recommendations.
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