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Igor Geyn

Igor Geyn

Senior Research Analyst, Government Business Council

Igor Geyn is senior research analyst at Government Business Council, where he writes about defense, workforce, and technology issues in the public sector. His research is driven by an evidence-based approach to understanding the government's systems, quirks, and nuances. Previously, he was a health services researcher at the University of California, San Francisco. Igor holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of California, San Diego.
Igor Geyn is senior research analyst at Government Business Council, where he writes about defense, workforce, and technology issues in the public sector. His research is driven by an evidence-based approach to understanding the government's systems, quirks, and nuances. Previously, he was a health services researcher at the University of California, San Francisco. Igor holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of California, San Diego.
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Assessing Cyber Security Readiness within the Federal Government

How are federal government agencies preparing for the new era of cyber threats? Government Business Council (GBC) surveyed more than 600 security professionals and other public sector leaders to find out more.

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Flash Poll: Measuring Cloud and AI Maturation

Are government agencies navigating cloud and AI progress to the strategic level? Government Business Council (GBC) polled more than 150 government employees to find out more.

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Assessing Cybersecurity Readiness in the Federal Government

Government Business Council (GBC) polled over 600 federal employees about cyber vigilance and practices. Click here to read the findings.

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Is the Federal Government Ready for AI? Survey Highlights

The ongoing battle for artificial intelligence (AI) supremacy presents challenges for national security as well as key civilian missions. Across the federal government, agency leaders are seeking to incorporate the technology into critical mission functions and operations.

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Roadmap to AI in Government

The newest infographic from Government Business Council (GBC) outlines helpful tools and lessons as the federal government moves further into artificial intelligence (AI) adoption.

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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.

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Reading the Digital Temperature

A Candid Poll on Digital Tool Provision in State and Local Government. State and local government agencies continue to push for digitization in citizen-facing and internal processes. Government Business Council (GBC) surveyed 202 state and local government employees to find out how well state/local government has upgraded its digital toolkit.

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Is the Federal Government Ready for AI? Survey Supplement

How much have federal agencies learned about artificial intelligence (AI) through pilot implementation and the broader, government-wide push for IT modernization? GBC surveyed more than 600 federal decision makers in civilian and military functions to learn more.

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From Shutdown to Spillover

The effects of the 2018-2019 partial government shutdown are still materializing — the federal workforce remains committed to service, but some of their confidence and perceptions have been impacted. GBC polled 291 federal employees to learn more.

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The Planetary Frontier: Assessing Conditions for a Space Force

GBC's recent issue brief assesses the national security posture of U.S. space assets. Analyzing policies, players, and technological conditions, the brief examines the status quo and suggests actions aimed at enhancing the nation's capabilities.

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Digital Disaster Resilience in State and Local Government

When an emergency hits, communities must come together to adequately respond to and transition out of catastrophe. Ensuring a timely and effective response requires a whole-of-government effort — including teams on the front lines of digital service delivery.

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Flash Poll: Government's AI Odyssey

GBC polled more than 100 federal employees on their agency's artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities. Click here to learn what we found.

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Connecting Transportation and Technology

The technology used in transportation management continues to evolve dramatically, including new modes of transportation and adaptable IT that supports mass transit and vehicle-based travel. In many state and local jurisdictions, developments in Internet of Things (IoT) devices and other technologies present exciting opportunities for transportation enhancement.

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Applications Reimagined: A Candid Poll on Application Automation and Lifecycle Management

Manual, time-intensive processes are a major drag on application management in the federal government. There's reason to believe this may soon change.

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Bridging the Citizen Divide

State and local government agree –mobile technology contributes directly to organizational efficiency. However, many agencies are still in the early stages of adoption and are working to understand the full spectrum of options.

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Closing the Gap Between Financial Decisions and Critical Actions

Many state and local government agencies are still working through the digital transformation. Modernizing financial management tools and adhering to budgetary constraints is a constant balancing act, and agency leaders are behind the reins of a quickly evolving landscape. What are the key lessons that state and local leaders have learned?

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Governing at the Intersection of People and Technology

To learn more about the difficulties some state and local leaders face in hiring, retaining, and equipping appropriately trained and educated personnel, GBC examined the public employee landscape.

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Infographic: Shedding Light on Invisible Data

A new infographic by GBC explores the dark data dilemma in the federal government.

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Charting the Course: Evaluating Retirement Preparedness in the DoD

The journey to retirement can be stressful when it comes to financial planning. GBC surveyed members of the defense community to identify challenges in retirement and long-term care planning.

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The Cost of Care: Top Five Challenges for State and Local Health and Human Services Leaders

Health and human services officials oversee some of the largest and most critical functions of state and local government. As budgets, skills gaps, and technological considerations continue to create challenges, what can agency leaders do to prepare for tomorrow?