Posts Tagged: IBM

New IBM Report: A Manager’s Guide for Using Twitter in Government

This week IBM released a new report on Twitter use for government. The report, Working the Network: A Manager’s Guide for Using Twitter in Government, was written by Professor Ines Mergel, Professor at Syracuse University. Professor Mergel is currently an Assistant Professor of Public Administration at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. TheRead… Read more »

Are you Listening to Social Media?

With all the tweets, blogging, and Facebook posting, is anyone listening? Social media seems to be all the rage but to be a valuable tool for business and government, people have listen to what others are saying as well as to be posting. That’s hard to do with the huge volume of messages out there.Read… Read more »

7 Ways Government Can Drive Efficiencies

IBM recently released a great report, The Foundations of Efficiency; learning to do more with less is the new normal for government (Download Here). The opening of the report gives a quick synopsis of the dire financial situation facing governments. IBM observes: “Our current economic contraction is different from previous downturns. It is global. ItRead… Read more »

Opening Up Government: Using Data to Stimulate Economic Growth

Recently IBM released a report, Opening Up Government: How to Unleash the Power of Information for New Economic Growth. If you are interested in open government, I highly recommend taking a look at the report. There are many elements that I did not touch upon in this quick summary. One example would be there isRead… Read more »

Local Gov IBM Report: Smarter, Faster, Cheaper

This morning I read an interesting report from IBM, Smarter, Faster, Cheaper, An Operations Efficiency Benchmarking Study of 100 American Cities. IBM provides a bleak report of local governments in the introduction, the authors state: According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), local governments in the United States are collectively facing a $225 billion structuralRead… Read more »

Project of the Week: Memphis PD – Fighting Crime with Analytics!

This week’s Project of the Week is brought to you by one of GovLoop’s 2011 Major Partners, IBM. As the year continues they will be present on GovLoop to help you with any Analytics questions you may have. Dr. GovLoop recently caught up with Nathan Greenhut of IBM about how they’ve been of great assistanceRead… Read more »

Project of the Week: Streamlining Data with Analytics

This week’s Project of the Week is brought to you by one of GovLoop’s 2011 Major Partners, IBM. As the year continues they will be present on GovLoop to help you with any Analytics questions you may have. Dr. GovLoop recently caught up with Frank Stein of the Analytics Solution Center at IBM about howRead… Read more »

FOSE Conference: IBM’s Watson

This morning I had the chance to listen to David McQueeney. McQueeney is the Vice President of Software at IBM. David spoke about the history of Watson and the potential uses of the technology. McQueeney gave a great presentation and there are a lot of great lessons that government can learn from how Watson wasRead… Read more »