GOVERNMENT RESEARCH STUDIES, STATISTICS, REPORTS
On May 12-13, Government Executive Media Group hosted Excellence in Government 2014, bringing together more than 700 federal employees to share ideas on how to improve mission-effectiveness and efficiency across federal agencies. GBC covered the conference and compiled summaries of individual sessions.
- RESEARCH NOTE New reports revealing dramatic growth in size and cost of headquarters support at the military's combatant commands highlight the need for greater transparency into personnel management. Read more
- RESEARCH NOTE The demands of continuous monitoring are leading federal agencies to shift their big data capabilities toward boosting their cyber posture. Read more
- DATA POINT The "Internet of Things" promises greater capabilities for federal agencies, but also significant new security vulnerabilities. Data from a new GBC survey suggests federal employees' confidence in their cybersecurity is not matched by preparations. Read more
- EVENT SUMMARY Booz Allen Hamilton and GBC partnered to conduct a series of town hall events exploring how defense leaders can rapidly and effectively supply warfighters with interoperable technologies. Read more
- ISSUE BRIEF A new understanding of network security based on software defined perimeters could fundamentally alter the cloud security narrative and present an opportunity for federal agencies to make the most of cloud computing. Read more
- ISSUE BRIEF By shifting from a device-centric to a user-centric model of communications, government organizations can better meet user needs and increase overall productivity. Read more
About Government Business Council Briefings
As Government Executive Media Group’s research division, Government Business Council Briefings are dedicated to advancing the business of government through insight and analytical independence. The GBC Briefings team conducts primary and secondary research to learn and share best practices among top government decision-makers in the tradition of Government Executive’s over forty years of editorial excellence.
About Government Business Council Industry Insights
Government Business Council Industry Insights, a division of the Government Business Council (GBC) and Government Executive Media Group, is dedicated to advancing the business of government through analysis and insight. GBC Industry Insights partners with industry to share best practices with top government decision-makers, understanding the deep value inherent in industry’s experience engaging and supporting federal agencies.
About Government Business Council Market Reports
Government Business Council Market Reports, a division of the Government Business Council (GBC) and Government Executive Media Group, is dedicated to advancing the understanding of the federal market through analysis and insight. GBC Market Reports provides our clients with the information they need to interpret trends and react to customer needs.
- EVENT SUMMARY On May 12-13, Government Executive Media Group hosted Excellence in Government 2014, bringing together more than 700 federal employees to share ideas on how to improve mission-effectiveness and efficiency across federal agencies. GBC covered the conference and compiled summaries of individual sessions. Read more
- ISSUE BRIEF The failure of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to find $1.2 trillion in savings in November 2011 could trigger automatic spending cuts in both defense and domestic programs. Defense spending cuts will have an effect on the American economy, particularly in states with high federal, military, defense contractor and sub-contractor populations. Defense workers should prepare for change with flexibility. Read more
- RESEARCH REPORT Federal agencies struggle to reuse and dispose of personal property. Managers cite "slow and inefficient processes" as a central challenge and seek training. This report highlights the need for improvements and offers the General Services Administration's suggestions for making the most of federal personal property. Read more