Weekly Roundup for March 20-24 2017

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending March 24, 2017.

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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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Weekly Roundup for March 20-24 2017
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With more than 220 years of service to the nation, the U.S. Coast Guard is a military, multi-mission maritime organization that safeguards the U.S. economic and security interests. From the oil platforms of the northern Arabian Gulf to the interior rivers, to an increasingly open and accessible Arctic, the Coast Guard ensures the safety, security, and stewardship of our maritime domain.
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This edition of The Business of Government magazine provides a glimpse into the many challenges, risks, and opportunities facing today’s government executives. More importantly, it introduces a select group of government leaders who offer their insights, outline successes, and tell us how they, in their own unique way, are making a difference in an era of fiscal austerity.
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This report offers practical advice to public managers and political leaders who are addressing complex public challenges through multi-organizational networks.
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Today, the IBM Center for The Business of Government released a new report, Improving Government Contracting: Lessons from Bid Protests of Department of Defense Source Selections, by Steven M. Maser, Professor of Public Management and Public Policy at Willamette University.
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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) mandated that agencies quickly commit more than $787 billion in tax benefits; grants, loans, and contracts; and entitlements.
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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 same time.
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The federal government purchases more than $500 billion of goods and services each year, buying everything from pens and paper to engineering services and fighter jets.
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Government today spends more on information technology (IT) overhead costs than on the direct costs of mission systems.
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Our governing institutions must be reformed in order to meet the enormous tasks we face as a nation.
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National competitiveness is no longer defined solely by measures of international trade or relative cost competitiveness.
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