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Embracing the Season of Change: How Your Agency Can Thrive in a Time of Transition

November 1, 2012 Excellence in Government brings together a group of management professionals to share strategies for how to handle the complexity of change. From prepping your team to readying your budget, experts will discuss the most pressing challenges facing federal managers during transition and how to address them.

Ready. Set. Retire?

October 25, 2012 Join Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director of the National Institute of Transition Planning, Inc., as she explores the steps you can take now to help secure a comfortable retirement. We’ll also review the latest on the phased retirement option, for those who want to stay and go.

Implications of the Budget Debate

October 25, 2012 In the fall of 2012, the budget debate that has been kicked down the road for two years will come to a crossroads. As federal agencies face the prospect of tumbling over the fiscal cliff, we’ll talk to a nationally recognized expert on the process about how it will unfold, what Congress and the administration are likely to do, and what federal managers need to prepare for in the rest of 2012 and into 2013.

Streamlining Procurement: CIO-SP3 and the Acquisition Process

October 24, 2012 CIO-SP3 can streamline the acquisition process for federal agencies. In doing so, what are the key pieces of information contract officers need to know before using this vehicle? How can agencies find out if this is the right vehicle for their IT needs? Join the Government Business Council for a webcast to hear the results of a recent report on the nuances of CIO-SP3.

Driving Intelligent IT Investments: Using Agency Budgets Efficiently

October 23, 2012 In the era of IT reform, agencies are progressing rapidly to develop systems and processes that provide a clear perspective on managing investments. With limited budgets and increased oversight, how can agencies spend their IT dollars efficiently?

Modernizing the Army

October 10, 2012 Dr. Westphal is leading the way toward an Army that will be smaller in size, but significantly modernized: technologically more advanced and scientifically more sophisticated. While tending to the effectiveness of the smaller force, he is also working to transform the Army’s business practices in the interests of more efficiency and fiscal responsibility.

Cybersecurity Summit

September 28, 2012 Join us on September 28 for this one-day summit that will scan the current landscape and offer reconnaissance on exactly what is being done, and what additional initiatives are required to ensure the integrity of America’s technological frontier.

Government on the Go: Increasing Mobility and Implementing the Digital Government Strategy

September 25, 2012 How are federal managers using and accessing data? What can agencies learn from this to develop applications that are popular with federal managers? Join the Government Business Council and Symantec for a webcast to hear the results of a recent survey on the perceptions, attitudes and experiences of federal managers regarding the use of data and applications.

Financing Defense: Strategies for Leaner Times

September 25, 2012 Join us as we hear from the Pentagon's top budget and financial management leader, Robert Hale, about how the department is preparing for the challenges ahead.

Tapping into Big Data: Using Predictive Analytics to Detect Fraud and Improve Performance

September 24, 2012 Join us for a webcast to find out what methods some agencies are using to decrease fraud and increase success in everything from defense contracts to student visas.