Weekly Roundup May 29, 2015

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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending May 29.

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Weekly Roundup May 29, 2015
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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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"Fannie and Freddie are the backbone of the mortgage market in this country. Unfortunately, when they were created, the law allowed them to have very thin capitalization. They could be leveraged up to 100 to 1, if you will—unbelievable leverage.”
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Judy Tillman
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As the administration and Congress take actions to address the immediate financial crisis, determining how to place the government's response on a stronger organizational footing is a key step to reducing the likelihood that the nation will experience...
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James Lockhart
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"Presidential Executive Order 13450, Improving Government Program Performance is basically codifying the importance of performance, evaluating performance, demonstrating performance, and using it as part of your planning process."
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Chris Mihm
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Mitchell Glassman
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"If you think about what we’re about, creating knowledge, sharing information for the advancement of humankind, then we’re all about sharing information, but we also have the challenge of security and securing the information. So balancing this is a big challenge.”
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“We are moving to a patient-centric environment, where veteran health information can be shared more easily…. [So] no matter where the veteran goes, the access to his or her medical information is very easy, to the point where it can actually be accessed by other government agencies.”
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