Weekly Roundup: January 23-27, 2017


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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Trust is essential for government, but how do leaders engender trust in their agencies?
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How can leaders inspire employees to help their colleagues? The leader of the design firm IDEO, Tim Brown, set out to create a help-friendly organization in order to spur greater creativity.
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In one of her last interviews as GSA CIO, Casey Coleman joins Michael Keegan on The Business of Government Hour to reflect on her tenure at GSA. The discussion explores GSA's IT priorities, its IT challenges, successes, innovations, and offers insights on federal IT trends
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A recent news story of how the on-line shoe company Zappos has eliminated the position of manager has raised again the question of whether management matters. A new Harvard Business Review article says “yes,” and they have the data to prove it.
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What are the strategic priorities of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases? What has been learned about emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases? What’s on the horizon for the NIAID? Join host Michael Keegan as he explore these questions and more with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director, NIAID.
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For the past two months, the Center for the Business of Government has each week written about trends in six different areas that are driving government to approach mission and business challenges differently. Today, we conclude the series with a look at newly funded studies from the Center, as well as some examples of agencies who are leading the way forward.
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The IBM Center for The Business of Government has looked across our interactions with government leaders and stakeholders, as well as the considerable work and thinking of our authors, to identify a set of trends that will drive change in government.
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Federal agencies and academics have long discussed the importance of cross-agency collaboration.
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Through fast government, public-sector leaders make time a key performance metric in government efficiency and effectiveness initiatives—time saved by streamlining operations, improving the quality of government services, and reducing barriers to citizen engagement.
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Advances in biomedical research seek to enhance health and length of life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) plays a central role in making this happen.
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