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Weekly Round-up August 27, 2010

Here are some of the articles we read this week that caught our attention at the IBM Center for the Business of Government. Feel free to send me anything you think we’ve missed!

Gadi Ben-Yehuda

John Kamensky

OMB Sends 30 IT Projects Back to Drawing Board:

Using its IT Dashboard monitoring the progress of major IT investments across agencies, OMB has flagged nearly 30 for an in depth review. In the past, OMB has listed “high risk” projects in a budget appendix, but has rarely threatened to pull the plug like it is now.

Business of Government Radio Show: Dr. Robert Braun

The Business of Government Hour features a conversation about management with a government executive who is changing the way government does business. The executives discuss their careers and the management challenges facing their organizations. Past government executives include Administrators, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Commissioners, Controllers, Directors, and Undersecretaries.

This week, we talked with Robert D. Braun, NASA’s Chief Technologist. Dr. Braun serves as the principal advisor and advocate on matters concerning agency-wide technology policy and programs.

Each week, The Business of Government Hour interviews government executive who are changing the way government does business. The show airs four times a week on two radio stations in the DC Metro Area. If you can’t wait, though, we also put it online. You can also search our audio archives for your favorite interview.

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