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Learning from Government’s Past to Anticipate Its Future

October 15, 2018 At any given moment in time, governments in the United States and around the globe are carrying out key missions in service of their citizens, learning from and engaging with partners in other sectors, and acting as cost-effective stewards of public resources. The countless positive daily actions of government leaders...

Understanding Blockchain’s Promise for Government

October 2, 2018 Last week, Congress took a significant step forward in the technology space in the form of a resolution about the promise of blockchain. The resolution, authored by Rep. David Schweikert, R-Ariz., on behalf of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, noted that “blockchain has incredible potential that must be nurtured through support...

How the U.S. Can Effectively Share Threat Information With Other Nations

September 5, 2018 The increasingly complex nature of threats around the world makes it imperative for governments to share information that can help them detect, protect, and respond with speed and efficiency. To that end, the IBM Center is releasing a new report, “Integrating and Analyzing Data Across Governments: The Key to 21st...

How Government Can Best Address Cyber Risks

July 24, 2018 Agencies increasingly rely on social media, the Internet of Things, mobile and cloud computing to execute their missions. While those technologies have empowered employees and improved the efficiency and delivery of government services, they also have exposed agencies to greater data security risks. Diverse agency data stores extend the source...

Your Agency Now Has Money to Modernize IT

March 28, 2018 The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee recently heard from Trump Administration leaders about their modernization strategies following the enactment of the Modernizing Government Technology Act and the implementation of the Administration’s IT Modernization strategy. A new report by the IBM Center for The Business of Government, “A Roadmap for...

How Agencies Can Effectively Implement Artificial Intelligence

March 5, 2018 As the public sector adopts new technologies to improve operations and service delivery, artificial intelligence and machine learning offer agencies new potential for improving interaction with citizens and making better decisions. But implementing AI well requires a focus on sound technology management and attention to critical details. This week, the...

How Agencies Can Effectively Implement Artificial Intelligence

March 5, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow As the public sector adopts new technologies to improve operations and service delivery, artificial intelligence and machine learning offer agencies new potential for improving interaction with citizens and making better decisions. But implementing AI well requires a focus on sound technology management and attention to critical details. This week, the...

How Agencies Can Effectively Implement Artificial Intelligence

March 2, 2018 As the public sector adopts new technologies to improve operations and service delivery, artificial intelligence and machine learning offer agencies new potential for improving interaction with citizens and making better decisions. But implementing AI well requires a focus on sound technology management and attention to critical details. This week, the...

How the Digital Revolution Is Transforming Government

January 5, 2018 The IBM Center recently released Seven Drivers Transforming Government, a series of essays exploring key drivers of change in government. It is based on research and insights shared by current and former government officials. What follows is an edited excerpt from that report. Digital transformation goes beyond advances in technology....

Seven Drivers of Government Transformation

November 7, 2017 The forces affecting governments in the United States and around the world continue to increase in complexity, impact, and speed. Agency leaders must continually adapt to this ever changing landscape, but how? What are the key drivers that determine how government can transform? How can government’s partners help the public...