Weekly Roundup for July 15, 2016

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending July 15, 2016.

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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 July 15, 2016
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This video provides a sampling of the hundreds of government executives we have interviewed over the years. Enjoy insights from these government leaders...
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This week, the President’s Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform presented their recommendations to reduce the Federal debt.
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Improving the cost, quality, and performance of financial management operations and systems is one of the Administration’s management priorities.
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Taking advantage of centralized IT services sometimes requires a change in how departments or agencies regard their business processes.
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Recent recommendations from OMB around IT Reform depend critically on the ability of those individuals and teams to manage large scale IT programs effectively, and to communicate with each other before, during, and after the contracts for such programs are released. This reality reinforces the fact that success relies on people, not technology: well-qualified leaders and managers who are incentivized to work together and achieve results.
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This contribution outlines 10 principles designed to provide insight into effective and efficient strategies on how to best deploy financial management systems in alignment with OMB’s goals and policies, with a focus on optimizing resources and information in a modernized environment. We offer these principles based upon lessons learned from multiple financial management system deployments throughout the public sector domestically and abroad.
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Introduction: Driving Performance— Strategies for More Effective Government
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When tackling very challenging problems, the discussion turns into a very tactical list of questions. How do we do that? Has anyone done that before? Who is the best in breed in solving that type of problem? How can we budget for that? What resources do we have? What resources do we need to pull in?
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Newsworthy items around removing costs and improving performance for the week.
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