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Clement Christensen

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.
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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Forecasting Fraud with Predictive Analytics

Government charge cards account for almost $30 billion in purchases, leaving plenty of opportunity for fraudsters. But agencies are fighting back with predictive analytics and the most modern data tools available.

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Video Conferencing Mandates: What Your Agency Needs to Know

Video conferencing technologies are on the rise, and federal leaders are mandating its use more than ever. What your agency needs to know.

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Keeping Pace: A Norwegian Case Study for Digital Government

How the Federal Government is keeping pace with digital government leaders around the world.

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In the Eye of the Storm: Public Sector Leadership in the Logistics of Disaster Relief

By 2014, an average of 375 million people per year will be affected by climate-related disasters. A vast network of NGOs has arisen to provide disaster relief, but it will take the leadership of federal, state, and local agencies to tackle the growing number of disasters at home and abroad.

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Infographic: The New Era of COOP Planning

Continuity of operations (COOP) plans have come a long way in the federal government, and a new era of operations has led to a new era of COOP plans.

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Reinforcing Data, Not Bunkers: A New Era of Data-Centric COOP Planning

Instead of drills and assigning bunker beds, the new era of COOP planning will be focused on data security, continuous access, and keeping federal employees online.

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Inside the DCGS-A: Advancing Real-Time Intelligence

A look at the present and future of the Army's massive, groundbreaking intelligence system.

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Management

Nominations Needed: Who Innovates in Your Organization?

Nominate government innovators for the chance to present at Excellence in Government in May.

Management

Analysis: For How Long Can Feds ‘Do More With Less’?

As employee engagement rates decline, the cost-cutting mantra may not be helping anything.

Management

The Three Best Ways to Keep Your Employees Engaged

Three of the most important factors in elevating employee engagement.

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Turning Optimism into Reality: How Big Data Is Transforming Government

The proliferation of Big Data has forced agencies to consider its great potential to revolutionize federal operations. As a result, many agencies are trying to train and/or hire a workforce to leverage Big Data, but in the current budget climate, new hires and investing in training courses is proving to be difficult or impossible.

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Reports

How BYOD Can Work for Your Agency?

Under the direction of Administration leadership, agencies are developing BYOD plans, but many are finding that security challenges make the leap to BYOD more difficult than expected.

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Streamlining the Process: Improving Defense Acquisitions through Rapid Prototyping

An efficient and effective defense acquisitions process is vital to the success and safety of the modern warfighter. In order to assess the state of the defense acquisitions process, the Government Business Council undertook a comprehensive research project that surveyed defense managers about the current acquisition process.

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How Service Virtualization Can Remove the 4 Biggest Federal IT Roadblocks

One of the greatest concerns for Chief Information Officers (CIOs) in the coming years will be rolling out new applications and service functionality. However, budgetary pressures mean agencies must be concerned with the bottom line more than ever.

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The Common Pitfalls of Data Center Consolidation and How to Make It Work For You

In an effort to reduce energy usage and IT costs, federal leadership has mandated the closing of hundreds, possibly thousands, of data centers across the country. But most agencies are still having trouble realizing cost savings and reduced energy usage.

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How the Shared Services Strategy is Bridging the Gap Between Business Managers and IT Shops

New technologies and policies are driving a more symbiotic relationship between business and IT managers

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Leveraging the Power of High Performance Analytics: Smarter Decisions, Better Outcomes, Faster Than Ever Before

In response to mounting budget and organizational challenges, senior federal leadership have turned to data analytics to improve mission-effectiveness.