Weekly Roundup January 22, 2016


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,...

On the blog

Idea to retire: A federal budget process that inhibits IT innovation
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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.
1,896 recommendations
“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.”
2,612 recommendations
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.”
2,362 recommendations
What we found interesting on the Web, the week of January 10, 2011
1,391 recommendations
Articles of interest from the week of January 3, 2011
1,428 recommendations
Mr. Fulgham is responsible for the FBI’s overall information technology (IT) efforts, including developing the FBI’s IT strategic plan and operating budget.
2,492 recommendations
In an increasingly interconnected and networked world, information possesses such significant power that it can no longer be viewed simply as an enabler to meeting one’s mission. The U.S. Navy has recognized the challenges posed in the information age and has sought to evolve its warfighting capabilities to reflect this changing landscape.
3,211 recommendations
Final Weekly Round-up of 2010
1,470 recommendations
OMB’s recently released IT reform strategy has captured attention across the government management spectrum. What makes its chance for success greater than similar efforts before it? In part, its difference is based on incorporating the same practices within the government-wide plan that are also recommended for individual agencies, and on establishing a strong vision of where the government will be at the end of the plan.
2,106 recommendations
Articles we found interesting, the week of December 06, 2010
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