Making Data Real – Lessons From and For Federal Leaders


Earlier this fall, we co-hosted an event with the Partnership for Public Service that featured three federal executives leading innovative analytic efforts in their agencies. Over the last few weeks, we extended the conversation by blogging on seven government executives who successfully implemented analytics initiatives in their agencies. They shared their insights on ways to be successful, and hurdles to be mindful of, when beginning an analytics initiative.

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Weekly Round-up: November 14, 2014
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The IBM Center's Weekly Round Up highlights articles and insights that we found interesting for the week ending...
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