Faced with a difficult budget environment, how can federal agencies innovate to achieve their mission? A survey of 334 federal employees reveals that developing formal innovation processes may help bring the best out of the federal workforce.
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Burdensome records management processes weigh down federal agencies as they prepare for litigation, Congressional investigations, and responses to FOIA requests.
The federal government is about to undergo an enormous generational shift as Baby Boomers retire, but new research shows some employees are far more retirement ready than others.
The Department of Defense's mobility strategy faces a pivotal period as it scales to the enterprise. View this infographic containing data from a survey of DoD managers and interviews with mobility experts to learn about the benefits of and challenges to defense mobility.
Over 1 million federal employees are now eligible to telework, but communication tools may be holding them back. View this infographic containing data from a survey of federal managers and interviews with mobility experts to learn about the benefits of and challenges to enterprise mobility.
A November 2014 GBC survey found most federal managers believe their agency's IT procurement process is sufficiently competitive, but a closer look reveals that some procurement offices aren't always following the rules.
Despite a worsening international security environment, national security officials surveyed say U.S. foreign policy relies too heavily on the military.
Findings from a recent GBC survey indicate that misuse and abuse of federal acquisition regulations undermine the principle of vendor neutrality and the competitive landscape of federal IT procurement.
Recent survey findings show that several obstacles are impeding federal agencies' adoption of cloud technology. This issue brief will explore these issues and provide targeted best practice recommendations based on feedback from current federal employees.