Risk Management for Grants Administration: A Case Study of the Department of Education


In this report, Kwak and Keleher examine the experience of the U.S. Department of Education in implementing risk management initiatives.

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Reform of the Federal IT Budget - Increasing Strategy, Decreasing Complexity
The federal budget process is an exercise in time travel. At any given moment, agency budget and program managers may live in as many as three years at the...

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Leading the Defense Health Agency: Interview with Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Douglas Robb, director, Defense Health Agency
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With the creation of the Defense Health Agency, DoD has taken a step in changing the way it delivers care. DHA is the...
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Participatory budgeting, an innovation in direct citizen participation in government decision making, began 25 years ago in a town in Brazil. It has since been adopted by 1,000 other cities worldwide and by some U.S. cities as well.
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Informing budget decisions with performance information is an important element of sound government management.
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The Administration's FY 2016 budget proposal shows that it is committed to creating capacity and sustainability for performance-and-results based government. It's all in the details.
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A critical factor that will move the transformation of the healthcare industry from the initial efforts of early adopters to general acceptance is payment reform. The existing model of fee for service perpetuates retention of information rather than sharing and interoperability. Shifting payment for care to an outcomes based model will reward practices that take a more comprehensive view of the patient.
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How does a new leader of an organization in crisis take on the task of restoring trust by citizens, stakeholders, and employees, while transforming the agency to meet the challenges of the next decade?
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 30.
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What is the state of State government finances as states grapple with their own short and long-term fiscal challenges and the prospects of the continuing “trickle down” impact of tighter federal budgets given the interdependency of the levels of government on one another? And how can States best address the difficult road ahead?
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The Department of Defense faces a challenging budget scenario over the coming decades, as it will be tasked with improving its cross-cutting operational effectiveness and mission excellence with constrained financial resources.
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