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Creating a Federal Innovation Process

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.

The Competitive Landscape of Federal IT Procurement

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.

Applying Lessons Learned to Federal Cloud Computing

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.

Lessons Learned in Federal Cloud Adoption

It's been four years since Cloud First, yet federal cloud progress isn't as far as expected. GBC asked early adopters what they think about their agency's adoption efforts in the past, present, and future, and what other agencies can do to overcome obstacles along the way.

Bringing Federal IT Up to Speed

Federal IT networks are under more pressure than ever before. Do federal managers have the IT services they need to effectively do their jobs? If not, how can agencies bring their IT infrastructure up to speed?

A Dangerous Cyber Convergence: Persistent Insiders, Evolving Adversaries

Despite making progress bolstering cyber defenses in recent years, the federal government has been unable to keep up with a worsening threat environment. To help turn the tide, agencies will need to shift their security focus internally, to the data within.

Raising Your Agency's Energy I.Q. with Smart Technologies

Putting data in the hands of federal employees can help agencies translate government-wide mandates into meaningful savings and efficiency gains.

Making the Grade in Digital Government

As agencies look to improve their digital services, how can they best apply recommendations from the White House's new U.S. Digital Services Playbook?

Reaching the Edge of the Joint Information Environment

The Defense Department faces a pivotal period in its development of the Joint Information Environment and enterprise mobility. How do DoD leaders perceive these initiatives and what are the key challenges holding them back?

Communication Challenges in Federal Telework

As agencies look to support and manage an unprecedented number of telework employees, what cultural and technological challenges do they face in ensuring communication?