Weekly Roundup July 24, 2015

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Seth Diamond
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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 Roundup July 24, 2015
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"If you think about what we’re about, creating knowledge, sharing information for the advancement of humankind, then we’re all about sharing information, but we also have the challenge of security and securing the information. So balancing this is a big challenge.”
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“We are moving to a patient-centric environment, where veteran health information can be shared more easily…. [So] no matter where the veteran goes, the access to his or her medical information is very easy, to the point where it can actually be accessed by other government agencies.”
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"We’re one of the few developed countries that doesn’t have a set of key outcome indicators so that we can understand the nation’s position and progress across a wide range of social, demographic, and other key policy areas. We believe that those would help decision makers know how we are doing….”
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Over the past year, the IBM Center for The Business of Government has been preparing materials to help smooth the transition for the next administration.  This blog has been part of that preparation.  But today is the grand unveiling! Bookmark this link...
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Candidate Barack Obama laid out his vision for his performance management approach while on the campaign trail in September: "As President, I will go through the entire federal budget, page by page, line by line, and I will eliminate the programs that don't work and aren't needed."
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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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