GOVERNMENT RESEARCH STUDIES, STATISTICS, REPORTS
As the Department of Defense looks to modernize its information technology, greater mobility and flexibility will be a priority.
- RESEARCH NOTE Is nationalizing the world's cloud infrastructure the best way to ensure security and privacy? Read more
- RESEARCH NOTE A U.S. ambassador's use of Twitter during the Ukrainian revolution reveals the value of social media for diplomacy. Read more
- RESEARCH NOTE At a recent Nextgov event, one of the Pentagon's top counterintelligence officials offered four recommendations for preventing insider threat. Read more
Bridging the Disconnect: The Government-as-Integrator Approach to Streamlining the DOD Acquisition ProcessMarch 7, 2014RESEARCH REPORT Shrinking budgets and a quickly evolving threat landscape have prompted senior leaders in the Department of Defense and Congress to push for defense acquisition reform. Though DOD has begun making changes, a fundamental restructuring of how governments works with industry to supply the military may be necessary. Read more
- RESEARCH REPORT Driven by recent events and several White House and Congressional directives, federal agencies are focused on identity management like never before. With all this pressure, agency leaders face a difficult task ensuring secure access to agency resources by the right people, at the right time, and for the right reasons, without restricting the organization’s operational effectiveness. Read more
- INFOGRAPHIC Federal leaders are being instructed to move operations to the cloud, but some agencies continue to face obstacles to deployment--both within the C-suite and among the management community Read more
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- 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
- ISSUE BRIEF Is the new federal chief information officer, Steven VanRoekel, markedly different from his predecessor, Vivek Kundra? How will Kundra's ambitious IT agenda fare under the leadership of a new CIO? How will VanRoekel's leadership change the future of federal information technology, and the way the U.S. government works? Read more