government shutdown

January 11, 2019
How the Government Shutdown is Being Felt Beyond the Beltway premium
The ongoing 2018-2019 government shutdown which directly impacts 800,000 federal workers is on its way towards being the longest in history with President Trump saying it could continue for months or years. The longer the shutdown lasts the wider the impacts to government systems, programs, citizens and businesses. Here are some expected and unexpected fallouts […]
January 23, 2018
Even When the Lights Go Out in Government, Data Never Sleeps premium
Government shutdowns are a costly business. The 2013 shutdown cost $24 billion in lost economic output while the 1996 shutdown resulted in $2.1 billion in government costs. We are yet to learn the impact, if any, of the three-day 2018 shutdown. But, what we do know is that shutdowns are not universal. For many critical […]
January 22, 2018
How Agencies Can Reduce the Impact of Shutdowns on Employee Morale premium
Shutdown, sequestration, budget cuts. With challenges like these, how can government agencies even attempt to build and sustain an engaging workplace where employees are satisfied, productive, committed and, let’s face it, less likely to leave. What’s more, many agencies are facing the loss of institutional knowledge as experienced personnel retire.  The U.S. Office of Personnel […]
October 10, 2013
7 Ways the Government Shutdown Impacts Federal Design/Build Projects premium
Earlier this week we shared an interactive graphic depicting the far-reaching impact of the government shutdown across the country.  As we head into the end of the second week of the 2013 shutdown, here’s a look at how the protracted furloughs and closures are beginning to impact the government design/build industry both at the federal […]
October 7, 2013
Technically News – 10/7 premium
This week in Technically News: Shutdown Heightens Cybersecurity Risks, Feds Warn; Symantec Knocks Half a Million Computers Out of the ZeroAccess Botnet; Budget Worries Grow for Government IT Leaders; Why IT's Economics Revolution Is More Than OpEx and CapEx; Your Fragile Supply Chain: Fatal to Business.