Insights

Data Driven Ways to Improve Public Health

When responding to a public health challenge or emergency, agencies need good data and analytics. In this Special Report Route Fifty explores how state and local agencies have used the power of data to address the opioid abuse crisis, figure out the spread of disease-carrying ticks, and more.

Emerging Tech in Defense

This ebook explores how the U.S. military is looking to make rapid technological progress in areas such as autonomous flight, hypersonics, nature-aided design, ubiquitous sensing and new forms of directed energy. The general aim is to achieve unique competitive advantage over China and Russia.

Best Dates to Retire 2020

For those who are thinking about retiring in 2020, this calendar shows some of the most advantageous days throughout the year. It highlights optimal dates for Civil Service Retirement System employees and those under the Federal Employees Retirement System. It takes into account when leave periods fall, which can have an effect on retirement date decisions.

Meeting the Digital Demand

Despite major federal digital transformation efforts, IT disruptions and service delays remain commonplace. With more than 80% of government respondents reporting IT frustrations at least once every few months, what can be done to move past the technological status quo?

NARA Readiness Report

As we move into the era of electronic records management, it’s more important than ever that government records managers and their organizational leaders understand the rapidly changing landscape of Federal records and information management. AvePoint’s free NARA Readiness Report has all the tools you need to help you meet your compliance requirements.

Digital Transformation in the Public Sector

In this latest survey from Government Business Council (GBC), federal leaders told us what they need to succeed in a digital age. Are they harnessing all available resources to make transformation a top priority?

Federal Data Center Modernization

Despite the slow and often uneven progress toward modernization, realizing the performance, security, and savings goals that have been set in the government IT space is possible. You can be an advocate for change within your organization, busting the myths that have left us with outdated and underperforming legacy systems. These changes will require updated infrastructure, a partner with expertise, and, equally important, a willingness to roll up your sleeves and do the important work of bringing government IT fully into the 21st century.

Digital Transformation in the Public Sector

As the scale of public sector data grows, governments at the state and local level are increasingly expected to transform their operations for digital efficiency. What will be required for these agencies to harness tools effectively? To learn more, Government Business Council (GBC) surveyed hundreds of local and state government employees, technical experts, and leaders.

GIS Is Lowering Costs and Raising Access to the 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau’s use of GIS mapping technology has helped defray rising costs, streamlined operations and made the Census more accessible than ever to communities across the country.

AI Nation

Artificial intelligence is one of the top technologies driving transformation initiatives among state and local governments across the nation.

How to get started with Machine Learning: Expert advice from the front lines

Smart companies know that artificial intelligence and machine learning have the potential to transform business, but many aren’t sure where to start. Here's an expert guide based on 10 of the most burning questions asked about what it takes to launch a machine learning initiative.

Citizen-Focused AI: The Future of State and Local Government

State and local government agencies are making rapid progress in artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Read our latest Expert Dialogues report to learn what leaders are prioritizing in their 2019-2020 technology agendas.

A Business Leader's Guide to Getting Started with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

You’ve heard about artificial intelligence (AI) and how it promises to accelerate decision making and time-to-market, reduce operational costs, predict equipment failures before they happen, and give you an edge over the competition. But what is it? AI is essentially about using machine learning to find patterns in information and predicting outcomes based on those patterns. A customer’s likelihood to finalize a purchase is a good example of something AI can predict and even take action on automatically. Industries from financial services to healthcare to marketing — and everything in between — are discovering the value that AI and ML can bring to their operations.

The Future of the Air Force

A newer U.S. Air Force is slowly taking shape. After decades of spotty progress on modernization, new aircraft and weapons are making their way to squadrons. Some are already on the battlefield.

Crawl, Walk, Run: Agencies Find the Right Pace for Cloud Innovation

Government Business Council (GBC) interviews top officials at the Departments of State, Health & Human Services, and Defense Information Systems Agency regarding the future of cloud computing.

Streamlining Security: Cloud Adoption in the Department of Defense

In an age defined by technological innovation, organizations are racing to implement the most cutting-edge tools — and their attention is increasingly turning toward cloud computing. Already a firmly established feature in the private sector, the cloud is also making its way into government.

Connect the Organization Using a Data-Driven, Digital Platform

ADS, Inc. is a local dive shop turned top 50 Federal Government Contractor, serving all branches of the U.S. Military, federal, state and local government organizations, law enforcement agencies, and first responders. ADS turned to the FedRAMP-authorized Salesforce Government Cloud. Starting with a CRM that IT then expanded to serve the entirety of the company, ADS empowered its technology, processes, and people to focus their efforts on the customer at the heart of the mission. During this process, ADS demonstrated five best practices that serve as a guide for other departments and agencies looking to connect their organization in a way that focuses more resources on the mission.

The Era of Cloud Smart

In this Expert Dialogues report, Government Business Council (GBC) spoke to leaders from USAID, DoD, and USDA about the impact that Cloud Smart is having on their agencies.

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