Weekly Round-up: November 14, 2014

Featured

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

On the Radio Hour

Seth Diamond
Commissioner
New York City Department of Homeless Services

In the magazine

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
The provision of health services is a critical and significant mission within each branch of the U.S. Military, as well as an integral part of the U.S....

On the blog

Weekly Roundup: December 8-12, 2014
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:07
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of December 8-12,, 2014.
View All content in Improving performance ( 961-970 of 1183)
Sort by:
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;...
0 comments
690 recommendations
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...
0 comments
335 recommendations
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...
0 comments
548 recommendations
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...
0 comments
755 recommendations
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...
0 comments
722 recommendations
Summarizes IBM Center’s Metzenbaum Performance Accountability report.
0 comments
142 recommendations
Bald discusses the National Security Branch's role in sharing information between the law-enforcement and intelligence communities. He explains how counterterrorism and counterintelligence operations contribute differently to the FBI's mission and how...
0 comments
458 recommendations
Sloan describes the Coast Guard's assimilation into DHS. Sloan also explains the Coast Guard's Maritime Strategy for Homeland Security. The Maritime Strategy focuses on three areas: prevention of terrorist attacks on the United States from the maritime...
0 comments
399 recommendations
Taylor discusses how the Department of Defense's Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process has affected hospitals and medical training facilities, such as the hospital at Andrews Air Force Base and the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Taylor also...
0 comments
612 recommendations
­