Weekly Roundup: January 16-20, 2017

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 20, 2017.

On the Radio Hour

Seth Diamond
Commissioner
New York City Department of Homeless Services

In the magazine

Getting Big Things Done in Government
Two professional associations, the American Society for Public Administration and the National Academy of Public Administration, have joined to sponsor a...

On the blog

Taking a Targeted Approach to Civil Service Reform
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:28
For at least three decades, politicians and the public have called for “civil service reform” without a strategic view...
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Dr. Fuge's research focuses on developing machine learning algorithms that learn from and subsequently aid human design and creativity; a mixture of topics that he calls Design Informatics. This involves using a combination of artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational linguistics, ethnography, human-computer interaction, social science, and crowdsourcing techniques to analyze and build web-based software tools for designers on top of scalable machine learning systems.
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This administration will need to lead an effective government that can address policy challenges through strong leadership and effective management.
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For at least three decades, politicians and the public have called for “civil service reform” without a strategic view of what that might look like. Some see it as increasing accountability, others see it as streamlining and empowering employees, while yet others see it as making it easier to fire poor performers
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Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting for the week of January 30 – February 3.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 20, 2017.
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ICYMI, articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting the last couple weeks of 2016.
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Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health at VA joined me on The Business of Government Hour this week to discuss VA’s healthcare mission, strategic priorities, challenges faced, innovations pursued, and efforts to promote a positive culture of service. Here is a snapshot of our discussion.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending November 18, 2016.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 16, 2016.
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Leaders Speak: Admiral Paul Zukunft, the 25th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, joined me on The Business of Government Hour to discuss the U.S. Coast Guard’s strategic direction, its key priorities, and how it is modernizing to meet today’s demands while preparing for tomorrow.
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