Weekly Roundup September 18, 2015


The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 18.

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Seth Diamond
New York City Department of Homeless Services

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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...

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Weekly Roundup September 18, 2015
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending...
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Observers have complained for nearly two decades that Congress doesn't care about performance. This changed in October when the Senate Budget Committee created a new Task Force on Government Performance, led by freshman Senator Mark Warner, the former governor of Virginia. In state government circles, he was seen as a champion of performance-driven government.
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It was all tongue-in-cheek, but still filled with meaning. Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley strode briskly into the dimly lit State-Stat briefing room to the strains of the soundtrack from "Star Trek" with the Starship Enterprise flying by on the overhead screens.
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Missions and Programs; Leadership; Technology; Innovation; Organizational Transformation; Market-Based Government; Strategic Thinking; Customer Focus/Case Management ...
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Kay is a seasoned Federal executive known for her enthusiasm for innovation, team building and sound business practices.
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President George W. Bush told NASA to return to the moon and prepare for manned exploration of Mars. The man he put in charge, Michael Griffin, was a certified rocket scientist with a passion for manned space exploration. In the four years he served...
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"[OPM] ensures that federal agencies adopt strategies to produce a workforce capable of delivering the services that the American people want and deserve.”
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The Intelligence Community developed a "federated" approach to its human capital system under the authority of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. This approach effectively balances the needs of the community with those of individual...
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