June 5, 2012Underwritten by MarkLogic May 2012 marks the two-year anniversary of the arrest of Pfc. Bradley Manning, allegedly responsible for the leaking of hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks. The Department of Defense and national security infrastructure have worked diligently in the past two years to plug security gaps with some progress. Yet, such efforts may not be entirely benign, as many projects seek to monitor the activities of employees, and may even be monitoring personal correspondences.
April 26, 2012Underwritten by Siemens In October 2009, President Obama ordered federal agencies to "lead by example," to lead the way in achieving greater energy efficiency. Almost three years later, this report examines how agencies are really performing, and what issues they are facing. Presented Thursday April 26, 2012 to some of the most senior leaders in the federal government, this report features the definitive findings of a survey of federal managers on agency sustainbility performance. Download this report to learn: -How your agency stacks up against other agencies in sustainability -What the major obstacles facing agencies are -How federal managers view green policies and what they expect for the future of green governance.
April 10, 2012Underwritten by Cisco Systems, U.S. Government Governments worldwide are looking to the cloud to accomplish the seemingly impossible: improve and expand services to citizens, while cutting costs. The U.S. government has adopted a “cloud first” strategy and is pushing agencies to actively migrate services to the cloud. But how does the United States compare against other nation’s cloud initiatives? In this report, we look at how policymakers in three countries – the United States (U.S.), the United Kingdom (U.K.), and Australia – have moved from strategy to action when it comes to enabling government services with cloud computing.
March 22, 2012Underwritten by Polycom Everyday your agency challenges you to bring in and develop top talent. Despite many federal mobility initiatives, only 2.3% of graduating college students plan to work in the federal government. As young professionals place increasing importance on telework and mobile options in the workplace, see how workplace mobility can provide you with solutions to recruit and retain the talent your agency needs.
March 19, 2012Underwritten by Taleo The federal government will need to hire more than 200,000 highly skilled workers for a range of critical jobs as the Baby Boomers approach retirement. Members of the Millennial generation, a group born after 1980 and nearly equal to the Baby Boomers in size, will be the recruitment target.
February 22, 2012Underwritten by IBM Federal managers joined budget expert and "Fiscal Fitness" author Stan Collender for a Government Executive Town Hall event to discuss the super committee and the stalemate budget climate's effects on federal budgets. This infographic, produced by the Government Business Council, the research arm of Government Executive, features this conversation and recent survey data on government employees' suggestions to streamline processes and reduce waste.
January 19, 2012 Federal executives are wary of the leadership challenges that could accompany the consolidation plan President Obama recently unveiled, according to a new survey.
September 1, 2011Underwritten by SAP and Lifesize Federal agencies are creating mobile applications to connect with their increasingly mobile citizenry. If your agency decides to offer mobile services, how can you ensure a useful and efficient product?