Rina Li

Senior Research Analyst, Government Business Council Rina Li is a Senior Research Analyst at Government Business Council, where she writes and produces content on federal, defense, and tech topics. She holds a degree in International Politics and Security Studies from Georgetown University.
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Flash Poll Series: Data Management

January 26, 2017 "We live in a Cambrian era of big data,” declared former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer Beth Noveck in 2012. Four years later, her pronouncement is more relevant than ever. To learn more about how state and local organizations are handling vast swaths of unstructured enterprise data, Government Business Council...

Surfing the Retirement Wave

January 24, 2017 Approximately 10,000 baby boomers are reaching retirement age per day, and an increasing number of federal employees are preparing themselves both financially and mentally for the next phase of their lives. However, today’s workforce faces a host of considerations and challenges in laying the groundwork for a smooth and secure...

Unleveraged Talent: Exploring Gaps in Federal Workforce Management

January 23, 2017 When talking about federal initiatives and policy and mission, it’s easy to forget what government ultimately boils down to: the men and women who work day after day to keep our country running. The effectiveness of the federal government rests on the existence of a robust, well-supported workforce, and in...

Going Agile: Revolutionizing Federal Digital Services Delivery

December 16, 2016 Citizen engagement and mission fulfillment depend on the federal government's ability to consistently deliver top-notch digital services. However, hampered by outdated, inefficient delivery methods, agencies are increasingly looking toward an open, agile pathway for IT development. Download this GBC Issue Brief to learn about: The current landscape of federal digital...

Federal IT Applications: Assessing Government's Core Drivers

December 1, 2016 Email, PowerPoint, Skype, SharePoint...the list goes on. These essential IT applications power the federal government — so what happens when they go down? In order to better understand the current state of external and internal-facing agency workplace applications, Government Business Council (GBC) and Riverbed undertook an in-depth research study of...

Life After the Big Bang: Exploring Modular, Agile Paths Toward Health and Human Services Modernization

November 2, 2016 GBC offers a glimpse into the rapidly changing realm of state and local HHS systems modernization, unveiling critical insights into the goals, challenges, and potential leading practices that lie ahead. View the full report

Ready, Set...Go? The Emotional Realities of Federal Retirement

October 18, 2016 Click here to download the infographic

Flash Poll Series: Is Your Agency Safe?

October 17, 2016 2015 was a sobering year for the public sector: more than half a billion identities were exposed, and cyber extortion schemes continued to increase and evolve. GBC took a closer look at the current state of federal information security with three recent flash polls. Download this GBC Flash Poll Series...

From Clay to Bricks: Shaping Federal Data into an Asset

August 18, 2016 Data is key to informed decision making, and federal organizations must critically evaluate their data management and utilization framework in order to effectively leverage information as a key strategic asset. Download this GBC Issue Brief to learn about: The push toward data-driven government How federal agencies are currently leveraging enterprise...

Flash Poll Series: Data Management

August 17, 2016 The past several years have seen an explosion of unstructured data: a trend that holds both promise and peril for the public sector. GBC took a closer look at state and local perceptions of data management with a series of flash polls. Download this GBC Flash Poll Series to learn...

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    CenturyLink is committed to helping state and local governments meet their cybersecurity challenges. Towards that end, CenturyLink commissioned a study from the Government Business Council that looked at the perceptions, attitudes and experiences of state and local leaders around the cybersecurity issue. The results were surprising in a number of ways. Learn more about their findings and the ways in which state and local governments can combat cybersecurity threats with this eBook.


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