Weekly Roundup January 23, 2015


The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 23.

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Seth Diamond
New York City Department of Homeless Services

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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....

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Weekly Roundup January 23, 2015
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In this interview, Brady discusses: the Air Force's transformation strategy; Force development initiative; Personnel Services Delivery (PSD) initiative; National Security Personnel System (NSPS); Supporting Air Force families; and the Air Force's organizational...
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Wells discusses how SSA is assessing and planning for the pending retirement wave. He describes some of the solutions to the retirement problem that SSA is considering, including workforce transition planning, succession planning, and new recruitment...
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In this interview, Carbonell discusses: the Mission and history of the Administration on Aging (AoA); Reauthorization and modernization of the Older Americans Act; Medicare prescription benefits program; Aging and Disability Resource Centers; Measuring...
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Springer discusses OPM's e-payroll program. She also describes OPM's new recruiting tools, such as the USAJOB's web site. Springer explains how OPM is gearing up for the pending retirement wave. She also talks about OPM's new television-advertising...
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Higgins discusses the mission and activities of the State Department's Bureau of Resource Management, the State Department CFO role, the role as CFO in the Office of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad, recent bureau awards and accomplishments,...
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Professor Gilmour’s report examines OMB's PART initiative from a practical standpoint: How have federal agencies dealt with the requirements of PART? What strategies have they employed to be successful? What challenges do they face? His report highlights...
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Chief Financial Officer U.S. Small Business Administration
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MacDonald describes how the Office of Information and Technology supports CBP's mission of protecting our borders and facilitating trade with new technology. MacDonald gives the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) program as an example. The ACE program,...
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Willard discusses his experiences as a Navy fighter pilot, his command positions with the Pacific and Seventh fleets, and his position as an instructor at the Navy Fighter Weapon School. Willard describes the Navy's role in the Base Realignment and Closure...
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Summarizes a Council for Excellence in Government panel on the topic.
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