Weekly Roundup: January 23-27, 2017


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

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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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.
1,178 recommendations
President Obama issues a memo directing that a Do Not Pay List be established to stop improper and erroneous payments before they go out.
808 recommendations
She ensures compliance with laws, regulations, and published ATF policies and procedures which protect the financial, program, and management integrity of the Bureau.
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"The FBI has an intelligence community role and also a traditional law enforcement role. It’s a very complex organization from a CFO’s perspective."
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Defense Secretary Robert Gates delivered a much-ballyhooed speech this past week about the urgent need to cut defense spending by at least $15 billion. It is worth reading! I had a different take than other media coverage, though. . .
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Authors Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene provide readers with recovery act lessons learned to duplicate proven approaches.
652 recommendations
Since 1998, academics from across the world have competed to prepare insightful and practical research reports and case studies to assist public sector executives at all levels of government to more effectively respond to their mission and management challenges.
996 recommendations
With the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 and the extensive reporting requirements stemming from this new legislation, government managers are faced with even greater demands for fiscal accountability and transparency.
829 recommendations
It is looking more and more as if we may soon see a nominee for the position of Comptroller General.   CQ staffer David Clarke is reporting that the Congress will soon forward President Obama four candidates to be CG and lead the Government Accountability...
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