University research is a big business. But federally imposed administrative requirements divert researchers to focus on non-value-added activities.
Posts By The IBM Center for The Business of Government
How agile problem solving can enable public-private collaboration that helps address some of their most significant mission-focused issues.
by Daniel Chenok, Executive Director, IBM Center for The Business of Government Contributors: Claude Yusti, Tatiana Sokolova with IBM, and Katie Malague and Peter Kamocsai with the Partnership for Public Service Few technological innovations offer the many potential benefits of artificial intelligence. AI tools range from entertaining to productivity-improving to life-saving, from playing poker orRead… Read more »
Government can leverage emerging technologies and processes to modernize financial systems. Here’s how.
Over the past 100 years, a patchwork of services and care have evolved to support returning veterans and their families.
Technology is constantly changing as new tools are developed and old tools are modified or repurposed, and these commercial innovations are having a growing impact on how we govern.
A new survey identifies four sets of management initiatives that have had the greatest impact on government management efforts over the past twenty years.
Policymakers wanting to improve their government’s performance are often presented with a rich menu of choices by their advisers. They are told that they could choose from several options: Budgeting Reforms, Performance Budgeting, Outcome Budgeting, Performance Agreement, Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E), ISO 9000, Lean Sigma and so on. Alas, as we shall see,… Read more »
Every generation portrays itself as living in ‘extraordinary times’ marked by dangers and opportunities. It goes without saying that certain leadership qualities may be more effective than others during such times.
By: John W. Lainhart and Christopher Ballister In early 2015, George Washington University established the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS) – a nonpartisan “think and do” tank. CCHS’ mission is to carry out policy-relevant research and analysis on cybersecurity, homeland security and counterterrorism issues. By bringing together domestic and international policymakers and practitionersRead… Read more »