Weekly Roundup for September 23, 2016

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 23, 2016.

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Weekly Roundup for September 23, 2016
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The New York City Department of Homeless Services oversees one of the most comprehensive shelter systems in the nation, bringing real support to homeless New Yorkers when they need it most.
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The Federal Acquisition Service takes a leadership role in providing centralized acquisition solutions while reducing waste, increasing efficiency, lowering cost, and fostering emerging sectors of the economy.
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Today, the U.S. Department of Energy stands at the forefront in helping the nation meet its energy, scientific, environmental, and national security goals, while also developing and deploying new energy technologies to reduce dependence on foreign energy sources.
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relies on information and technology to carry out its mission—it depends on the availability of and access to timely and reliable information and on the technology that makes it all happen.
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The United States Coast Guard has ensured the safety, security, and stewardship of the nation’s maritime domain for more than 220 years.
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For over 75 years, the U.S. Social Security Administration, or SSA, has touched the lives of virtually every American, whether it is after the loss of a loved one, at the onset of a disability, or during the transition from work to retirement.
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GAO is uniquely positioned to help address the nation’s challenges and identify opportunities. GAO seeks not only to help position the government to better manage risks that could compromise the nation’s security, health, and solvency, but also to identify opportunities for managing government resources wisely for a more sustainable future.
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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.
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On this program, we introduce 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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Robert Reisner, an expert in government transformation, has culled these insights in his recent IBM Center report, A Leader’s Guide to Transformation: Developing a Playbook for Successful Change Initiatives. Based on these interviews, Reisner frames a series of interrelated steps that a government executive should consider when they undertake any transformation initiative.
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