December 3, 2013Underwritten by Oracle Several months after the government shutdown of 2013, GBC launches a study on federal project management and how federal executives are aligning their missions with federal projects.
November 13, 2013Underwritten by Monster Government Solutions Retention and development are two important components to keeping any organization staffed with the right talent. Amid ongoing budget deficits, many federal agencies have been struggling in these efforts, resulting in skills gaps in many occupational areas.
October 30, 2013Underwritten by SAS The recent proliferation of data-producing technologies has generated new challenges for the U.S. national security community. Chief among these are cybersecurity, terrorism financing, insider threat, and border security. In countering these challenges, the difference between catastrophe and security comes down to the ability to effectively analyze data.
October 9, 2013Underwritten by Informatica In the age of increased information collection, analysis and storage, nearly all organizations struggle to respond to and prevent ever-increasing security breaches and threats to their data. Personally identifiable information, health and financial data, trade secrets, and national security assets must all be protected, but traditional security measures are not enough. Insider threat is of particular concern.
October 8, 2013Underwritten by Software AG Government Solutions Four years into the Open Government Initiative, Software AG Government Solutions and Government Business Council examined how agencies can overcome the remaining challenges to full implementation.
September 23, 2013Underwritten by Solutionz Inc. Video conferencing technologies are on the rise, and federal leaders are mandating its use more than ever. What your agency needs to know.
September 5, 2013Underwritten by Accenture How the Federal Government is keeping pace with digital government leaders around the world.
September 2, 2013Underwritten by Red Hat The Federal IT Shared Services Strategy requires that federal agencies first look at existing systems and services before considering new IT investments, but many are having difficulty with the transformation. In a recent Government Business Council survey of 300 federal managers, just 44 percent of respondents indicated that their agencies are really “shared-first.” Identifying which services should be moved to a shared model and finding existing providers are among the top challenges facing today’s federal leaders.
August 29, 2013Underwritten by Iron Mountain The Presidential Directive on Records Management outlines a clear future path for the proper storage, destruction and maintenance of paper and electronic agency records. The type of accurate and complete recordkeeping detailed by the Directive is also essential to compliance with other initiatives, including sequestration, the “Freeze the Footprint” Real Estate Mandate, the Executive Order on Open Data, continued progress on the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) and a new focus on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Despite the high priority many federal leaders place on records management, agencies are in various stages of implementation.