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Socrata's Open Data Network: A Hub to Connect the...
From left, San Francisco Chief Data Officer Joy Bonaguro talks about smart cities next to Socrata Director of Open Data Ian Kalin.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Federal Computer Week
A $300 million IT flop
Six years and nearly $300 million later, the Social Security Administration has decided to press "reset" on its project to improve the claim processing system.
Nigeria may move into world top 20
Nigeria has the potential to be one of the world's top 20 economies by 2030 with a consumer base exceeding the current populations of France and Germany, according to McKinsey & Co.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Why Rhonda's and Lili's Resignations Are More Important Than Arne's
As Weingarten was about to be re-appointed by Saddam proportions at the recent coronation exercises in Los Angeles, the biggest diversion of the week grew from whether Rhonda would call for Arne's resignation.
The Town Talk
Social Security spent $300 million on 'IT boondoggle'
Six years ago, the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.
Gummit don't do IT good, here and elsewhere
Government don't do IT good. Not just here in the United States, but in Britain, as this Telegraph blogpost argues.
Rocky Mountain Institute Strengthens Executive Bench With Strategic Senior Hires
Each with two to three decades of strategic leadership, these new appointments represent an infusion of substantial experience and thought leadership to help RMI overcome the global energy challenges it has sought to solve for the past 32 years.
The Rye Daily Voice
Happy Birthday To Rye's Ajit Jain
He graduated in 1972 from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur with a bachelor's degree in engineering.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Providers, insurers grapple with narrow-network backlash
Narrow networks are a reality of the new health insurance landscape. Nearly half of all insurance plans sold on the public exchanges in 2014 were narrow network plans, defined as those with less than 70% of area hospitals included, according to an analysis by the research firm McKinsey & Company.... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com ... (more)
Can Technology Fix Medicine?
After decades as a technological laggard, medicine has entered its data age. Mobile technologies, sensors, genome sequencing, and advances in analytic software now make it possible to capture vast amounts of information about our individual makeup and the environment around us.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
How to Create Successful Sustainability Partnerships
As businesses are increasingly expected to work with other organizations to resolve environmental and social problems, there are proven ways to make those alliances successful, according to research conducted by McKinsey & Company .
Can Morocco Become A Global Aeronautics Player?
In 2005, McKinsey & Co, the global consulting company, conducted at the request of the Moroccan Government a report on the country's economic strategy and drafted a comprehensive industrial program known as "Emergence".
Ex-Obama aide latest to head for Wall Street
Politico reported Thursday morning that J.P. Morgan Chase is hiring Diana Farrell, the former deputy director of the White House's National Economic Council, to run the new JPMorgan Chase Institute.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
ISPE Announces Quality Metrics Pilot Launch
At the 3rd annual ISPE-FDA CGMP Conference, ISPE announced the official launch of its Metrics Pilot Program.
Wall Street Journal
Ignoring the Facts on Corporate Inversions
'I never let the existence of facts cloud my judgment." This comment was made to me years ago by a colleague at McKinsey & Company during a debate where his facts were wrong, but his opinion firm.
McKinsey vets launch PolicyGenius to make insurance shopping less terrible
Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/17/mckinsey-vets-launch-policygenius-to-make-insurance-shopping-less-terrible/ Both former McKinsey & Co.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
A perspective on the sometimes errant consequences of global business from 14th-century problems to a likely solution in the form of Sam Palmisano's Center for Global Enterprise.
Former commerce secretary to run University Research Park
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.
Those McKinsey Number Crunchers Should Look at Cynk
A Wall Street trader said Cynk's 36,000 percent stock surge cost him his job, and he blames a short squeeze and regulators who didn't halt the shares before the company's value shot past $6 billion.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Digital strategies play a growing role in companies' growth plans
But many B2B as well as B2C companies are hampered by lack of digital expertise and effective e-business organization, McKinsey says.