December 17, 2013 Since the implementation of charge card programs in federal agencies, they become popular targets for government watchdogs and critics. Several recent high profile scandals have brought charge card programs under scrutiny. However, charge cards are tools that enable operational efficiency in federal agencies, simplifying small purchases ranging from travel needs to office supplies.
December 12, 2013 In a recent survey conducted by Government Business Council, more than half of respondents reported that performance measurement and management need to be improved in their agencies. Nearly 80% of respondents said developing program strategies and assessing program results pose the biggest challenges for their agencies. On December 12, join Government Business Council and Oracle to hear the complete survey findings and to: Explore strategies for better process management, hear about portfolio and program management tools, and learn how performance measurement can help achieve higher operational efficiency.
December 9, 2013 On December 9th, retirement planning expert and Government Executive columnist Tammy Flanagan will take your questions on her best advice for planning your retirement.
December 6, 2013 Highly qualified government and former government speakers will discuss early lessons learned in this transition, perspectives from other sectors that have made similar transitions, benefits of a better integrated enterprise architecture, and suggestions to address the cultural and technological challenges ahead.
December 5, 2013 What are the best days to retire this December and in 2014, and what can you do to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible? Join us as Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director of the National Institute of Transition Planning, Inc., reviews what you need to know—whether you decide to stay or go.
December 4, 2013 Join us to hear real world solutions to continuous diagnostics and mitigation that automate the assessment and remediation process and eliminate arduous and costly spreadsheet based remediation associated with legacy tools. Learn how other US Federal departments and agencies are mitigating threats and reducing risk while minimizing costs and decreasing remediation cycles.
December 4, 2013 Over the past three years, federal leadership has mandated that agencies move existing and new IT services to the cloud through the Cloud First Policy and Digital Government Strategy. Join us to hear survey results from nearly 300 respondents and learn about: The current state of cloud adoption and drivers behind its growth; Challenges faced by federal managers who are adopting cloud technologies; and Strategies for procuring and staffing for the cloud.
November 20, 2013 Watch the online extension of Nextgov Prime 2013 - you may watch any of the sessions and access additional resources once you have registered. Nextgov Prime’s sessions focus on the issues at the core of government IT such as cloud computing and data & analytics, emerging social and mobile technology trends, threats and security challenges, and harnessing the power of technology to better service citizens, industry partners, and agency missions.
November 20, 2013 NEW DATE ANNOUNCED: November 20 & 21. Due to the government shutdown, Nextgov Prime has moved to November. The event will explore the issues at the core of government IT such as cloud computing and data & analytics, emerging social and mobile technology trends, threats and security challenges, and harnessing the power of technology to better service citizens, industry partners, and agency missions.
November 13, 2013 On November 13, join your federal colleagues at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, where the results of the Government Business Council’s poll on retaining and developing tomorrow’s federal workforce will be presented and learn about best practices on retention and closing skills gaps from a panel of experts.