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.

On the Radio Hour

Dr. Reginald Brothers
Under Secretary for Science and Technology
Department of Homeland Security

In the magazine

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,...

On the blog

A New Avenue of Expert Insight:   The Former Government Executives Council
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 13:59
IBM benefits from the perspectives of multiple leaders who formerly served in senior positions at the Federal, State...
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Authors Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene provide readers with recovery act lessons learned to duplicate proven approaches.
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Don Kettl, Dean of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, helps to answer the question, now that national health reform has been enacted, how are we going to make this work?
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The green movement has reached a tipping point in recent years. Private industry now realizes that using green production techniques not only improves the environment but also can provide significant financial benefits by reducing waste, regulatory costs,...
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This report assesses the current command-and-control approaches to federal environmental management. In addition, the study examines the forces driving corporations to integrate environmental management into their overall business strategies and provides...
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This report reviews the history of management of the National Human Genome Project at the National Institutes of Health, the federal government's largest science project since the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Apollo Project. The Human...
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This report describes and analyzes the transformation of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), one of the country’s largest organizational transformations in recent years. The goal of the transformation was to create an organization that could provide...
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This report includes a comparative study of the NHS and VHA reforms, and examines how two large public systems responded to the challenge of health reform. The study evaluates the reform impacts on health service delivery in each setting, explores how...
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523 recommendations
This report examines the effects of Michigan's newly adopted brownfield legislation that promotes the redevelopment of contaminated industrial sites in urban centers. The study measures the success of Michigan’s innovative brownfield program, and identifies...
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This report investigates the effectiveness and efficiency of the disaster assistance programs of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In particular, the study explores the evolution of disaster management from the Bush Administration to the...
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Over the past decade much work has been done on defining leaders and examining the distinctions among leaders, management and administration. This study examines an innovative approach to leading as a discipline and a method. It describes the Bureau...
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