Weekly Round-up: September 12, 2014


The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 12...

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Reform of the Federal IT Budget - Increasing Strategy, Decreasing Complexity
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Weekly Round-up: September 12, 2014
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending...
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The common thread of his career is public sector financial management.
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IT consolidation savings are “organization-agnostic.” Opportunities to reduce IT costs and improve performance exist at each level: department, agency, cabinet, government-wide.
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This past Wednesday, I attended the CSIS event on "Technology, Innovation, and Deficit Reduction," where Sam Palmisano, IBM’s CEO and Michael Dell of Dell Computers spoke about the framework shared with the White House to remove over $1T from the national debt over the next decade.
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Confused and befuddled by the debate over the FY 2011 Continuing Resolution? Here's a good overview of what it all means.
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Under Secretary for Management
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When immediate budget constraints are competing with long-term savings and legislation such as the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act, outcomes-based charging can help governments minimize up-front costs and risk, but still realize valuable savings in the end.
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The federal government is looking at Information Technology (IT) Consolidation at way to reduce costs and improve performance. IBM’s success in consolidating its own IT systems and infrastructure provides insight into how adoption of commercial best practices and reduce IT costs while improving performance and increasing service levels.
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This week, we began to share details from some of our technical expects on IT consolidation.
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For most government IT organizations, the goal is to provide unified, real-time access to information, as well as visibility agency-wide into data residing on diverse systems.
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As we start the new year, I am excited to kick off a series of posts on each of the seven cost takeout initiatives. We will dive deeper into each of the initiatives, exploring how the federal government can move from concept to realized savings through the application of commercial best practices to reduce costs and improve performance.
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