Weekly Roundup for July 15, 2016

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending July 15, 2016.

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...

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Leadership in Action - Summer 2016 The Business of Government Magazine
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 13:27
This edition of the Business of Government magazine highlights strong leaders with the right talent who are charged...
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In the wake of the Katrina disaster, one Louisiana state agency leader used the "clean slate" provided as an opportunity to re-design the eligibility determination process for health care benefits provided to citizens in need. This report is a first-hand...
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The IBM Center for The Business of Government hosted a forum in November 2009 to examine the Obama Administration's themes for a high-performing government and to frame a public management research agenda. Participants included nearly 50 of the nation's...
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President Obama's key performance officials are finally in place after some delays. The next step is announcing an agenda. A June 2009 report to the Obama Administration, "Building a Better Government Performance System," offers an ambitious set of principles and recommendations.
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Conversation with Leaders: A Conversation with Dr. Robert D. Childs Senior Director, Information Resources Management College, National Defense University
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Mr. Ely's organization is a core component in supporting the CBP mission of ensuring the security of our nation's borders.
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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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