Weekly Round-up: November 14, 2014

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Weekly Round-up: November 14, 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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"A chief operating officer is like a pacemaker for an organization, trying to make sure that the heart of the organization is beating at a healthy, regular rate, the blood is circulating, getting to all the extremities, so that people can do their job. I look for ways to make the organization even healthier so people can do their job better.”
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"What we are finding through high-end computation is that we have enough power now to be able to simulate nature itself. We can literally twist the knobs and explore different phenomena and different regions of behavior.”
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"We’ve gone through three exercises in which we have shifted resources from various parts of the world…. The goal here is to make sure that we have positioned our personnel and our financial resources so that they are most strategically aligned with the foreign policy goals.”
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"Many other major departments have challenges in their mission—but a basically stable mission. Our major foe is small terrorist groups who have a very nimble and quick adaptation to us securing any kind of threat. So the minute we have something in place to deal with one threat, they’re on to the next threat much more quickly than some of our traditional defense enemies.”
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“Our loan limits [are] controlled by statute, [our products] could not keep up with the home price inflation, and FHA lacked the flexibility to provide new and competitive loan products.”
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"In New York City, we have some of the best nonprofit providers in the country, which makes our job much easier—when you can reach out and contract with a provider [who] you know is going to get the job done."
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