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Weekly Roundup July 31, 2015
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The past year saw significant attention paid to cybersecurity on the Hill, in the Administration, and across the economy. The cyber environment is only growing more prominent, and a number of factors will contribute to its moving front and center for Government managers of all kinds in the coming months.
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The federal government is looking at Information Technology (IT) Consolidation at way to reduce costs and improve performance. IBM’s success in consolidating its own IT systems and infrastructure provides insight into how adoption of commercial best practices and reduce IT costs while improving performance and increasing service levels.
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Articles of interest from around the Web, the week of January 21, 2011
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For most government IT organizations, the goal is to provide unified, real-time access to information, as well as visibility agency-wide into data residing on diverse systems.
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"We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration. Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in government." President Obama
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As we start the new year, I am excited to kick off a series of posts on each of the seven cost takeout initiatives. We will dive deeper into each of the initiatives, exploring how the federal government can move from concept to realized savings through the application of commercial best practices to reduce costs and improve performance.
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What we found interesting the week of January 17, 2011.
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Multiple actions from the Administration have led to a renewed emphasis on protecting information about individual citizens. Although the current activity centers on incentives for consumers, government managers will also be impacted and need to be aware – even moreso if there a major privacy breach at the Federal level.
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“I think to be a good leader today requires the ability to integrate. It’s about integrating knowledge from disparate fields, learning from that knowledge, and applying it to new problems.”
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This report offers practical implementation advice to agency leaders and front-line managers faced with implementing the newly-enacted law expanding telework opportunities to over one million federal workers, “The Telework Enhancement Act of 2010.”
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