Tag Archives: IBM Center for the Business of Government

IBM’s Jeff Talley: Common Data-Driven Tech Could Help Response Efforts During Hurricane Season, Pandemic

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Jeff Talley, vice president of global public sector at IBM, said there is a need for a more streamlined data-driven platform that could help government agencies and private sector entities respond to hurricane-related disasters during the coronavirus pandemic by allowing them to “visualize a common operating picture,” Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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IBM’s John Kamensky: Federal Agencies Should Prepare Employees for the Future of Work

John Kamensky, a senior fellow with the IBM Center for the Business of Government, wrote in a Nextgov article published Friday that the federal workforce should undergo retraining as several factors shape the future of work. Kamensky mentioned some of the forces that could change how work will be carried out in the future that were cited in an article published in Harvard Business Review.

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Section 809 Panel Recommendation Highlights Need to Update IT Acquisition, Budgeting Approaches

Some industry experts say the Section 809 panel’s recommendation to exempt the Pentagon from the Clinger-Cohen Act highlights the need to fix the budgeting approach to provide agencies the ability to facilitate the information technology acquisition process, Federal News Network reported Friday. Mark Forman, vice president and global head of public sector at Unisys, said the Section 809 report suggests that agencies have now shifted to buying IT as-a-service, instead of treating or procuring IT as a capital asset.
 

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IBM’s Keith Salzman: Health IT Platforms Should Be Designed With Cybersecurity in Mind

Keith Salzman, chief medical information officer for global business services at IBM’s federal business, has said that health information technology platforms should be designed for users and should be equipped with cybersecurity tools and features that protect privacy in order to realize the benefits of health care digitization. Salzman told Dan Chenok, executive …

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IBM’s Dan Chenok: Govt Should Invest in Modern Tech to Transform Service Delivery

Dan Chenok, executive director of IBM’s Center for the Business of Government, has said the federal government should implement strategies to accelerate the adoption of novel technology platforms and processes, transform the way agencies deliver services to citizens and save money. Chenok wrote in guest piece published Tuesday on FCW that those strategies include investment in …

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George Washington University & IBM Start Cyber, Homeland Security Task Forces

George Washington University and IBM have established four task forces to support GWU’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security unit’s efforts to deliver research and analysis on cyber, homeland security and counterterrorism policies. John Lainhart and Christopher Ballister from the IBM Center for the Business of Government wrote in a blog post published Friday that CCHS works to …

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IBM’s Andras Szakal, Dan Chenok Overview FedRAMP’s Mobile Offerings

The General Services Administration has included cloud-based mobile applications as part of the offerings under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program in efforts to further boost government services, according to two IBM executives. Dan Chenok, executive director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government, wrote in a piece published Monday with Andras …

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