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Daniel Thomas

Research Analyst, Government Business Council Daniel Thomas is a research analyst at Government Business Council, where he writes about defense and technology issues affecting the government. He holds a master's degree in linguistics from University of York and a bachelor's degree in English from Birmingham-Southern College.
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Data in the Trenches: Transforming Defense Readiness in the Age of Big Data

September 26, 2017 The rise of the Internet and explosive growth of mobile devices have catapulted data collection, analysis, and data visualization to the forefront of our nation’s top priorities. But where many are challenged to capitalize on the full suite of data capabilities, the Department of Defense (DoD) is showing it can...

Flash Poll: Surviving the Cyber Storm

September 22, 2017 Equifax, WannaCry, Petya/Goldeneye: these are just some of the most prominent cyber attacks unleashed in recent months against major global institutions. Are agency personnel confident that such challenges can be addressed? Download GBC's Flash Poll to find out: Whether employees are confident in leadership's ability to make cybersecurity progress Progress...

Delivering Mission Mobility: Surveying Federal Security Leaders on Mobile Devices

September 15, 2017 Enabling access to information while on-the-go, the proliferation of laptops, smartphones, and tablets among our nation’s armed forces and domestic security professionals promised to bring sweeping changes to mission execution and decision-making capabilities — but are they? Download this GBC Insight Report to learn: What senior leaders in DoD and...

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Government Travel & Spend Management

August 30, 2017 New technology and processes are now available that promise to improve how employees manage travel on the taxpayer's dime, but continued reliance on antiquated equipment, outdated spend models, and complicated policy threaten to restrict these capabilities. Download GBC's Digital Briefing Center to learn about: The latest insights and innovations aimed...

The Digital Forerunners: A Report on Network Infrastructure in State and Local Government

August 24, 2017 State and local government play an important role in providing citizens essential access to information and opportunities. However, a number of challenges stand in the way of building digital infrastructure that serves all people, anywhere, anytime. Download this GBC Insight Report to learn: How government employees feel about current state...

Disruption Pays Off

August 1, 2017 Click here to download this GBC issue brief

Flash Poll Series: The Future of Federal Finance

August 1, 2017 Financial stakeholders in the federal government face escalating pressure to demonstrate accountability and transparency as stewards of taxpayers’ funds. What can agency leadership do to fix lingering pain points and pave the way for more accountable, simplified processes in the future? Government Business Council investigates. Download this Flash Poll Series...

Top 5 Takeaways From KPMG's Intelligent Automation Forum

July 26, 2017 Click here to download this GBC Top 5 Issue Brief

Flash Poll Series: Financial Data Management

July 6, 2017 Federal agencies face an imminent deadline to make their spending information public. However, many still rely on existing source systems that have known data validation deficiencies, leading to inaccuracies in the financial data that's being reported. Download this GBC Flash Poll Series to learn about: Federal perceptions of current financial...

Out With the Old, In With the New: Federal IT Transformation in 2017

June 22, 2017 The federal government spends nearly three-fourths of its annual IT budget on maintaining legacy tech. In many cases, these systems live past their prime, neglecting essential security upgrades needed to fend off cyber attacks and performance disruption. A 2017 survey asks: are agencies taking steps to ensure systems can perform...