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Chris Cornillie

Research Analyst, Government Business Council Chris joined Government Business Council in January 2014, where he produces custom content on topics in defense and tech. Previously, he served as a 2013 Scowcroft Fellow at the Aspen Strategy Group and as a research intern at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Chris received a degree in Economics and Classics from the University of Illinois and a Masters in International Relations from the University of Chicago.
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Defense One National Security Survey: September 1, 2015

September 1, 2015 As reported exclusively by Defense One. National security professionals express concerns with President Obama's approach to foreign policy in areas ranging from its handling of the war against the Islamic State to the nuclear agreement negotiated with Iran. Only 10 percent of those surveyed believe the current U.S.-led campaign is...

Inside Services Contracting

August 27, 2015 Government Business Council interviewed three government leaders, Andrew Jackson, Assistant Secretary of Education for Management, Ned Holland, Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for Administration, and Rick Lattimer, a Program Analyst with the Economics and Statistics Administration, to explore the ways federal agencies are using staff augmentation, shared services,...

A New Poll of Federal Employees Has Trump on Top, But for How Long?

August 18, 2015 The big headline from a new poll released by Government Executive and Government Business Council is that Donald Trump leads the Republican field among current federal government employees. However, perhaps just as interesting is the emergence of other outsiders, such as former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina and neurosurgeon Ben...

Chief Data Officers: Unlocking the Power of Big Data for Federal Agencies

August 14, 2015 For federal agencies, the veritable explosion of data and high-performance computing power over the last decade represents both promise and potential peril. On the one hand, agencies have unprecedented opportunities to unlock new insights from big data analytics and real-time data streams. On the other, without executive leadership and a...

Government Executive 2016 Presidential Poll: August 13, 2015

August 13, 2015 As reported exclusively by Government Executive. Donald Trump leads the Republican primary field among federal employees, according to an independent Government Business Council / GovExec.com poll released on August 13. Trump receives 20% of the vote from feds who identify as Republicans or Republican-leaning Independents. He is followed in the...

Data Analytics: Fighting Fraud in State & Local Government

August 10, 2015 Fraud perpetrators are becoming increasingly sophisticated and often take advantage of the lack of communication across government agencies. To outsmart them, some state and local government investigators are turning to analytics to uncover clues by using predictive modeling and rules analysis to identify high-risk cases and nullify transactions before they...

Arkansas Shows the Nation the Value of Health Data Analytics

August 4, 2015 Healthcare costs in the United States are the highest in the developed world and continue to rise. The challenge is, how do healthcare providers control costs without sacrificing quality of care? The Arkansas Health Care Payment Improvement Initiative (AHCPII) was established to tackle just such a challenge. By instituting an...

The Path to Customer-Centric Service

August 4, 2015 After a series of events that arguably damaged the reputation of the federal government’s customer service programs, in 2015 the Obama Administration announced its intention to overhaul public services to make them more customer-centric. However, leading consumer studies and public opinion surveys have found that there is still much to...

Modernizing Federal Customer Service

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Inside Federal Outsourcing

July 20, 2015 Federal agencies’ mission scope is evolving and expanding on a daily basis, while their budgets remain stagnant, regulations keep them perennially understaffed, and new technologies necessitate unique and in-demand skill sets. As a result, agencies are increasingly turning to three forms of outsourcing—contract personnel, shared services, and business process outsourcing...