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Daniel Thomas

Daniel Thomas

Research Manager, Government Business Council

Daniel Thomas is the manager of Government Business Council, the research division behind Defense One, Nextgov, GovExec, and Route Fifty. He often writes about defense and technology issues affecting federal, state, and local governments. He holds a master's degree in linguistics from the University of York and a bachelor's degree in English from Birmingham-Southern College.
Daniel Thomas is the manager of Government Business Council, the research division behind Defense One, Nextgov, GovExec, and Route Fifty. He often writes about defense and technology issues affecting federal, state, and local governments. He holds a master's degree in linguistics from the University of York and a bachelor's degree in English from Birmingham-Southern College.
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GBC Playbook: The Future of .GOV and the People's Code

Insights from a Survey of Public Sector Website Owners and Developers

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Artificial Intelligence in the State Department

An AI Brief on the Challenges Agencies Must Address in Order to Deploy and Scale AI

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Advancing ISR at the Edge – A Survey on Networks and Processing Technologies in the Digital Battlespace

A candid survey report on the landscape of military ISR.

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Artificial Intelligence for Homeland Security

In this research brief, Government Business Council (GBC) presents the top focal points, challenges, investment areas, and AI use cases in development at the Department of Homeland Security. 

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Beyond the Red Tape: Conversations with Federal IT Buyers

What does next-gen acquisition and procurement look like? Government Business Council spoke to some of the top buyers in government to find out.

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Flash Poll: The State of Security

In January of 2020, Government Business Council (GBC) polled employees across the public sector on their perceptions of the cybersecurity landscape and organizational vigilance in reporting phishing attacks.

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Flash Poll: Enabling Cloud Formation

In this latest poll from Government Business Council, we asked federal employees to evaluate Cloud Smart and their agency's cloud efficiency in 2020.

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The Path to Cyber Resilience

In this latest report from Government Business Council (GBC), 500 government decision-makers reveal their top cybersecurity pain points and priorities for the years ahead.

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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?

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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.

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AI Nation

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

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Flash Poll: Zero Trust Security

Government Business Council asked DoD and Intelligence Community employees a simple question: how do you protect your data? The findings we got back signify much deeper implications for government's data security.

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Threat Detected: Cybersecurity at Scale in the Federal Government

In this issue brief, Government Business Council looks into the evolving security landscape facing federal IT systems. Can anything be done to shore off a wave of encroaching threats?

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Buying As A Service: A Playbook for Federal Buyers and Acquisition Personnel

GBC's new playbook, informed by a survey of federal IT buyers, presents a set of recommendations for how acquisition and procurement officers can transition to improved buying models.

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Flash Poll: Managing Cyber Risk

GBC polled over 300 federal employees on the subject of cybersecurity in risk management. Click here to view the findings.

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Connected Transportation

Top 5 Lessons for Modernizing State and Local Infrastructure. More states and municipalities are looking to unleash the opportunities created by embedding intelligent, connected technologies in public transit, vehicles, and roadways. Government Business Council (GBC) surveyed hundreds of state and local government decision makers to understand their perceptions of connected transportation and smart cities — here are our top five takeaways.