Weekly Roundup for September 23, 2016

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 23, 2016.

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Nani Coloretti
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Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications, National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Enhancing Cybersecurity in a World of Real- Time Threats: Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications,...

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Weekly Roundup for September 23, 2016
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"Fannie and Freddie are the backbone of the mortgage market in this country. Unfortunately, when they were created, the law allowed them to have very thin capitalization. They could be leveraged up to 100 to 1, if you will—unbelievable leverage.”
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Federal agencies have been required to report performance information for a decade. Several organizations, such as the Association for Government Accountants and the Mercatus Center, have been assessing the quality of these reports.
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The Department of Defense launched an ambitious effort to transform its vast network of back office mission support systems in 2001. It has since invested large amounts of funding in the effort. What progress has been achieved to date? What has been...
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Public managers in communities across the country are under increasing pressure by the public to report on the outcomes and results of their programs. With both internal and external demands for information, public managers not only need to provide an...
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Vice Admiral Adam M. Robinson, Jr.
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In both his campaign and in his inaugural address, President Barack Obama placed an emphasis on government performance and results. One commentator said that he will govern less through ideology and more through the pragmatic use of fact-based decision processes. This came through clearly in his inaugural address:
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Two simple tools - goals and measurement - are among the most powerful leadership mechanisms available to a President for influencing the vast scope of federal agencies. Goals and measurement are useless, however, unless used. Both Presidents Clinton...
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James Lockhart
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