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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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Has Federal Mobility Been Derailed? Not So Fast

June 25, 2014 June 25, 2014 - As Monday's White House summit on working families illustrates, flexibility is at the heart of the Obama administration’s goal of improving work environments for millions of American families. To some, flexibility can mean the ability to work from home while caring for a sick child or...

Is Your Agency Sacrificing Mobility for the Sake of Security?

June 18, 2014 Click here to download the infographic

The Top 3 Challenges Limiting Mobility in the Federal Workplace

June 18, 2014 Since the 2012 Digital Government Strategy, mobile technology has become an integral part of government-wide efforts to enhance responsiveness, promote innovative problem-solving, and engage and serve the American public. However, to realize the benefits of mobile technology, federal agencies will need to overcome serious obstacles ranging from threats to the...

Feds Rank Human Error Alongside Malware as Top Mobile Security Threats

June 13, 2014 June 13, 2014 - In the midst of high-profile talks between U.S. and European officials over a unified response to the unrest in Kiev, State Department envoy Victoria Nuland was caught in a diplomat’s worst nightmare: a recording of her making disparaging remarks of her European counterparts was leaked to...

New Health Research Institute to Improve Patient Outcomes with Big Data

May 20, 2014 Across the federal government, officials are finding ways to improve the quality of public services by tapping into the potential of big data. Public health is no exception. Between now and 2025, the amount of health data produced by electronic health records (EHR), physicians notes, clinical trials, and even social...

U.S. Agriculture Secretary’s 3 Reasons Self-Promotion Matters

May 12, 2014 May 12, 2014 - Being a government leader is hard--particularly when the stories of government’s success are never told, said U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Vilsack, speaking at Excellence in Government 2014, said that government’s inability to tell its own story is detrimental to not just the notion that service...

Real-Time Analytics: The Key to Keeping Pace With Big Health Data

May 8, 2014 From analyzing the human genome to find treatments for common cancers, to mining social media feeds to track the yearly flu virus, federal agencies are beginning to leverage the health data revolution to improve patient care quality and reduce costs. To fully keep pace with the sheer volume of data...

Modernizing Defense Financial Management With Real-Time Data

April 28, 2014 Even after spending billions to modernize its aging financial management systems, DoD's inability to keep track of accounting data remains a major obstacle to audit readiness and raises the risk of improper payments. In an environment where speed, processing power, and interoperability are paramount, defense agencies could realize substantial gains...

Open Data: To Infinity and Beyond

April 17, 2014 April 17, 2014 - On April 12 and 13, roughly 8,200 developers, technologists, entrepreneurs, and citizen scientists in 95 locations worldwide took part in NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge, a yearly “hackathon” aimed at crowdsourcing the development of open-source software and mobile apps to improve scientific understanding of the Earth...

Federal Tech Execs Pessimistic About White House IT Priorities

April 10, 2014 April 9, 2014 - Last week, the White House surprised many supporters and critics alike when it announced that the Affordable Care Act had met its original target of enrolling seven million Americans in federally-funded health insurance exchanges by the March 31 deadline – exceeding the figure projected by the...