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Rina Li

Senior Research Analyst, Government Business Council Rina Li is 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's Walsh School of Foreign Service.
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The First 100 Days

June 8, 2017 President Trump’s first 100 days in office have come and gone. As politicians, pundits, and historians continue to weigh in on his performance, one question remains largely unaddressed: What do the President’s own employees think? In order to answer this question, Government Business Council surveyed 1,295 qualified federal employees representing...

Out of the Basement: The Evolving State of Federal Data Management

June 8, 2017 In a 2009 memorandum, the Office of Management and Budget called for the establishment of an open government, one built upon “principles of transparency, participation, and collaboration.” Comprehensive, effective management of physical and digital information is key to this vision — so how successful are federal organizations in fulfilling this...

Government Inspired: Unlocking the Creative Potential of the Federal Workforce

June 1, 2017 At a time when life seems to be imitating science fiction, it’s easy to see why “innovation” is one of the decade’s most ubiquitous buzzwords. But with all the hype, we sometimes lose sight of what it truly means to be innovative: possessing the creativity, drive, and fearlessness to point...

Flash Poll Series: Workforce Cybersecurity

May 24, 2017 A series of highly visible cyber attacks in past months have many global institutions on edge. Entrusted with vast volumes of sensitive data and management of our nation's core infrastructures, the federal government is on especially high alert. Amidst such threats, are government employees confident in their current cyber defenses?...

To Bind Up the Nation's Wounds: Ongoing Efforts in Veterans Health Care Modernization

April 19, 2017 Two years after the enactment of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014, veterans health providers continue to be encumbered by outdated, inefficient operational processes. In the face of these obstacles, organizations must dare to evolve — something that can only be achieved if they successfully harness the...

Forecasting Cloud's Future: Conversations with Government Technology Leaders

April 6, 2017 The term "cloud" doesn't just refer to those fluffy white things in the sky anymore; it's also increasingly recognized as the future of database storage, application hosting, and computing capabilities. GBC interviewed federal, state, and local technology leaders to explore what this shift means for the public sector. Download this...

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...