Weekly Roundup January 22, 2016

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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 22.

On the Radio Hour

Ronald Layton
Deputy Chief Information Officer
U.S. Secret Service

In the magazine

Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications, National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Enhancing Cybersecurity in a World of Real- Time Threats: Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications,...

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Idea to retire: A federal budget process that inhibits IT innovation
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 16:06
For government to leverage private sector innovations, agencies need flexibility to experiment with and adopt new...
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For government to leverage private sector innovations, agencies need flexibility to experiment with and adopt new technologies.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 22.
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The IBM Center's Weekly Roundup highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending January 15.
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Want to know the weather? There’s an app for that. Want to know how long the TSA security line is at the airport? There’s an app for that, too!
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In less than a decade, the way Americans communicate has changed dramatically. More than 90 percent now own a cell phone, and three-quarters of those are smartphones. Mobile apps—first introduced in 2008—have become an essential tool for commercial services, such as music, weather, and shopping. In fact, the average smartphone user has about 40 apps on their device.
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Articles from across the Web that we at the IBM Center for The Business of Government found interesting, December 7-11, 2015.
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How do you realizing the promise of big data? What does it take to create a balanced portfolio of information technology metrics? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Kevin Desouza, author of the IBM Center reports on big data and IT metrics as part of its Conversations with Authors series.
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Recent reports highlight a grading system that Congress has introduced to assess federal agency IT performance; these grades also point to areas where agencies can prioritize improvements to become more efficient and effective.
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From forging a unity of effort in homeland security to strategizing today how to field the U.S. Army of tomorrow; to pursuing affordable housing, eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in healthcare, and securing cyberspace, this issue of The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us today.
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The Fall 2015 The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us today. With each edition, I present the leadership stories of a select group of public servants and complement their front-line experience with practical insights from thought leaders—merging real-world experience with practical scholarship.
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