What are the strategic priorities for FirstNet? How is FirstNet pursuing its outreach strategy with key stakeholders? What is FirstNet doing to use collaboration and partnership to meet mission? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with TJ Kennedy, Acting General Manager, First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Weekly Roundup:  October 20-24, 2014
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 09:59
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of October 20 - 24, 2014.
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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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Describes Community Indicators Consortium and related efforts.
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Cooley discusses the process of managing grants and research priorities across the NSF and working to support and nurture the future scientists and engineers of America. He discusses the NSF’s efforts to understand the impact of technology, especially...
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Enger discusses the HR Line of Business program, its relationship to the e-government initiative in the President's Management Agenda, and its alignment with the Federal Enterprise Architecture. Enger also describes some of the programs that have arisen...
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