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Clement Christensen

Clement Christensen is a research analyst at the Government Business Council. He holds an undergraduate degree in International Affairs and Anthropology from the George Washington University.
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Presidential Transition Roadmap

December 21, 2012 Countless studies have contributed valuable work to the study of presidential transitions, but a large gap exists in the study of incumbent reelections. The Government Business Council (GBC) has combined secondary and primary research gleaned from a survey, expert interviews, and written testimonials to provide federal managers with a thorough...

Taking the Action to the Cloud: 3 Game-Changing Applications of the Next Big Technology Trend

December 14, 2012 Cloud computing has had its breakout moment and has dominated government IT discussion for years. So what's coming next? We spoke to the experts at NIST, and present: cyber-physical cloud computing. Combining the computer systems that run machines all around us (cars, vending machines, mobile phones, etc.) with cloud and...

Making Big Data Work for Government

November 30, 2012 “Big data” comes with many promises. Not the least of these is access to previously unaccounted information, “dark data,” and large volumes of unstructured information. But big data alone is not a silver bullet. True, it holds the potential for extracting business or mission intelligence and improving decision-making, but without...

The Technologist's Guide to 2013

November 20, 2012 "Technology is a system based on the application of knowledge, manifested in physical objects and organizational forms for the attainment of specific goals,”according to Rudi Volti, technology expert at Pitzer College. In government, these goals include the support of mission-critical operations, and through research and development, the discovery of new...

GBC Infographic Library

November 1, 2012 .wysiwyg.legacy img {width:150px;margin: 5px 20px 10px 0;} The Government Business Council, Government Executive's research and analysis division, seeks to bring in-depth research and analysis to federal decision makers. In addition to reports and issue briefs, the Government Business Council regularly publishes infographics, a unique and refreshing way to deliver insightful...

Chief Learning Officers: Teaching the Government's Workforce

October 22, 2012 Federal agencies in the coming year will have to deal with ongoing budget cuts, a graying workforce, and potentially sequestration. Training will be a vital component in agency efforts to overcome these challenges. In the past decade, numerous agencies have created a Chief Learning Officer position or designation, giving that...

3 Sequestration Survival Strategies

October 3, 2012 As the November presidential election nears, it seems increasingly unlikely that lawmakers will come to a consensus on how to reduce government spending. Such indecision would put the sequestration clause into effect. Are you prepared for sequestration? Download this report to learn more about 3 survival strategies that will help...

Government on the Go: Increasing Mobility and Implementing the Digital Government Strategy

September 25, 2012 Government is going mobile, and in a hurry. The Digital Government Strategy has tasked agencies with taking major steps towards mobility and openness in just on short year. The Government Business Council, Government Executive’s research and analysis division, surveyed federal managers from across government to understand their perception, attitudes, and...

Brace Yourselves, Sequestration is Coming

September 14, 2012 In George R.R. Martin’s fantasy classic and popular HBO series, A Game of Thrones, winters are described as lasting decades, sometimes a lifetime. Winter brings a host of terrors and the struggle to survive, but due to political squabbling, few of the characters concern themselves with preparing for the winter....

Lean and Mean: Next Generation IT for the Intelligence Community

August 23, 2012 The intelligence budget is shrinking, fast. But the missions and expectations for the intelligence community continue to grow. National Security Director James Clapper believes that capacities can be maintained in spite of shrinking budgets by investing in new IT solutions. If Director Clapper’s vision is to come true, new IT...