Weekly Roundup: January 23-27, 2017

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 27, 2017.

On the Radio Hour

Kevin Page
Deputy Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service
GSA

In the magazine

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...

On the blog

Cognitive Category Management - Unlocking Value in Government - Part Two
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 10:11
This blog post is written by Timothy Wood, Public Sector Operations & Supply Chain Management Practice Area Leader...
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The federal government faces an estimated annual structural budget deficit of $500 billion –700 billion. Deficits of this magnitude represent a major threat to the economic health of the nation. A plan to reduce and eliminate this structural deficit is urgently needed.
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I propose implementing a series of new approaches to cut costs in a more meaningful way – ones that will improve the overall value provided by departments to citizens, state and local governments, businesses, etc.
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Government organizations at all levels of government are being asked not only to do more with less, but to adjust their missions to today's demands and expectations. How is that possible?
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Is the federal government's budget for 2011 creating Mission Impossible for federal agencies?
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The Chief Financial Officers Act marks its 20th anniversary this year. Did it achieve its goal of greater transparency in federal spending? Is it time for a re-do?
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The Business of Government Hour: Conversation with Cas Holloway, Commissioner of the NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection
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Commissioner New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
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RITA’s mission is to promote transportation research, solid analysis, and education across the different operating agencies within the USDOT.
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The Spring 2010 Forum in The Business of Government magazine explores analytics and enterprise risk management.
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At a time of shrinking budgets and increasing expectations to do more with less, making better decisions based on informed judgment has taken on even more significance for both private sector and government organizations.
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