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Daniel Thomas

Research Analyst, Government Business Council Daniel Thomas is a research analyst at Government Business Council, where he writes about defense and technology issues affecting the government. He holds a master's degree in linguistics from University of York and a bachelor's degree in English from Birmingham-Southern College.
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Flash Poll Series: Managing With Less

October 4, 2017 To better understand the concerns federal stakeholders have when it comes to reshaping and reducing the government workforce for the future, Government Business Council deployed a flash poll to federal employees in August 2017. Download this Flash Poll Series to learn about: Respondent concerns over staffing cuts and its impact...

Power to the People: State Procurement Officers on the Value of Cooperative Purchasing

October 3, 2017 Buffeted by staffing shortages, limited resources, and thinning budgets, many state procurement officers are challenged to provide the solutions their states need. To understand what is being done to address these challenges, GBC sat down with officers from Utah, Idaho, and Alaska to talk about cooperative purchasing and viability of...

Flash Poll Series: Unified Communications

October 2, 2017 To learn whether or not agencies are providing employees with a unified communications environment in the workplace, GBC released a series of flash polls in August 2017. Download this GBC Flash Poll Series to learn: To what extent employees use one or more devices in the workplace The impact of...

Data in the Trenches: Transforming Defense Readiness in the Age of Big Data

September 26, 2017 The rise of the Internet and explosive growth of mobile devices have catapulted data collection, analysis, and data visualization to the forefront of our nation’s top priorities. But where many are challenged to capitalize on the full suite of data capabilities, the Department of Defense (DoD) is showing it can...

Flash Poll: Surviving the Cyber Storm

September 22, 2017 Equifax, WannaCry, Petya/Goldeneye: these are just some of the most prominent cyber attacks unleashed in recent months against major global institutions. Are agency personnel confident that such challenges can be addressed? Download GBC's Flash Poll to find out: Whether employees are confident in leadership's ability to make cybersecurity progress Progress...

Delivering Mission Mobility: Surveying Federal Security Leaders on Mobile Devices

September 15, 2017 Enabling access to information while on-the-go, the proliferation of laptops, smartphones, and tablets among our nation’s armed forces and domestic security professionals promised to bring sweeping changes to mission execution and decision-making capabilities — but are they? Download this GBC Insight Report to learn: What senior leaders in DoD and...

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Government Travel & Spend Management

August 30, 2017 New technology and processes are now available that promise to improve how employees manage travel on the taxpayer's dime, but continued reliance on antiquated equipment, outdated spend models, and complicated policy threaten to restrict these capabilities. Download GBC's Digital Briefing Center to learn about: The latest insights and innovations aimed...

The Digital Forerunners: A Report on Network Infrastructure in State and Local Government

August 24, 2017 State and local government play an important role in providing citizens essential access to information and opportunities. However, a number of challenges stand in the way of building digital infrastructure that serves all people, anywhere, anytime. Download this GBC Insight Report to learn: How government employees feel about current state...

Disruption Pays Off

August 1, 2017 Click here to download this GBC issue brief

Flash Poll Series: The Future of Federal Finance

August 1, 2017 Financial stakeholders in the federal government face escalating pressure to demonstrate accountability and transparency as stewards of taxpayers’ funds. What can agency leadership do to fix lingering pain points and pave the way for more accountable, simplified processes in the future? Government Business Council investigates. Download this Flash Poll Series...