Weekly Round-up: September 19, 2014

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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending September 19

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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 Round-up: September 19, 2014
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:12
The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending...
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Over the course of his two terms in office, President George W. Bush has doggedly emphasized the importance of performance.
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Dr. Keon Chi's report identifies four inter-related strategies for transforming state governments: results-oriented governance, anticipatory governance, collaborative governance, and transparent governance.
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Over the last 15 years federal government managers have relied on a much broader and more diverse set of personnel for carrying out agency missions, with private sector contractors assuming a much greater role than in the past. A key question is what...
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Technology makes it almost too easy to collect performance information. In fact, a major complaint in many government agencies is information overload. The real challenge is: how do you make sense out of it all?
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Wells discusses how SSA is assessing and planning for the pending retirement wave. He describes some of the solutions to the retirement problem that SSA is considering, including workforce transition planning, succession planning, and new recruitment...
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Presidential Transition Edition
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“For 40 years, DOT has been helping build highways, bridges, and overseeing the highways and seaways, so one of our focus areas has been on engineers. But we want to attract all disciplines, from administrative positions to IT, from HR to security, from safety to procurement.”
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