Thursday, January 6, 2011
This post is the first in a series on the recently-passed Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010. The bill is 19 pages long and the media has not provided the level of detail that a performance wonk might find helpful. So I’ll be pro
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Inducement prizes – as opposed to “recognition” prizes such as the Nobel or Pulitzer prizes – are a growing element of how government is trying to spur innovation in solving tough problems both inside and outside the government, notes Annie Lowrey in a re
Friday, December 31, 2010
Here are the top ten most-read blog posts from the IBM Center for The Business of Government’s Blog this past year. The list starts with the most popular!
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
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
Friday, December 17, 2010
Final Weekly Round-up of 2010
Thursday, December 16, 2010
After a 15-year slumber, the Administrative Conference of the U.S. has returned. It held its first meeting last week since it was reconstituted earlier this year. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Scalia swore in the 100 new members of the Conference, noting
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
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 wit
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
OMB recently established government-wide policies associated with financial systems modernization. In response, IBM looked at our own work in delivering financial management services, and developed a set of principles for how best to deploy financial syst
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Articles we found interesting, the week of December 06, 2010
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
I just came back from a brief exotic trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands where the government is serious about making itself more efficient and effective. I was asked to describe how the U.S. reinvention effort of the 1990s was run, and how state governments