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John Kamesky

John M. Kamensky


John M. Kamensky is a senior fellow with the IBM Center for the Business of Government. He also is an associate partner with IBM Global Business Services and a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

The continuing problems with COVID-19 data illustrate why we need to do a better job. Initiatives by some states and local governments are showing how to make that happen and derive greater value.
A Colorado agency is using the approach in an unusual way: to orchestrate the efforts of service-delivery partners.
As a new study shows, cities are moving rapidly to harness it and put it to work to make better decisions.
Technology is important, but it doesn't work without the right governance structures and partnerships.
By training 100 mid-level staffers as 'Data Fellows,' New Jersey's child-welfare agency has found a formula for improving outcomes.
Dedicated innovation offices are popping up at every level of government. A new report looks at where they are and what they're doing.
A few American communities are experimenting with participatory budgeting at the neighborhood level. Their experiences can help guide others interested in giving the idea a try.
A new report provides a checklist of a dozen issues that need to be addressed when governments contract for cloud computing services.
This social media tool is being embraced by governments far and wide. A new report offers guidance on what it can do and how to make it work.
Data-analysis techniques first developed by retailers to predict their customers' behavior are being adopted by police forces across the country, and they're seeing encouraging results.