MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BearingPoint, Inc. (NYSE:BE), one of the world’s largest management and technology consulting firms, and the Government Business Council, today announced that they will discuss the results of a recent study on electronic government and its impact on federal government agencies during a webcast hosted jointly by BearingPoint and Government Executive on May 3, 2007 at 2:00 p.m.
The study found that e-government initiatives have enabled better service delivery to U.S. citizens, in part by providing easier access to information online. But despite positive feedback, the survey also revealed problems with e-government implementation in the federal space.
Working with the Government Business Council, the marketing research division of Government Executive, BearingPoint surveyed more than 100 senior federal managers about their experiences with e-government programs, focusing questions on government-to-citizen initiatives, government-to-government collaboration, and internal efficiency and effectiveness. Among the survey’s findings:
“As a leader in implementing e-government solutions, we are encouraged by the feedback from this survey. It has given us insight on where agencies should be prioritizing their efforts looking forward,” said Paul Nadeau, senior vice president for BearingPoint’s public services solutions practice. “BearingPoint has helped build successful e-government strategies in both the federal and state/local markets, and we’re always looking at how we can help better the performance for our clients to help them meet their mission as they continue to drive new e-government services into the marketplace.”
“We are pleased to have teamed with BearingPoint for this important and timely study of e-government and citizen services,” said Ben Landy, director of research and strategy for Government Executive. “The survey provides a window into the future challenges facing federal e-government initiatives.”
BearingPoint and the Government Business Council will review the full findings of the survey during a live webcast on May 3, 2007. To register for the webcast, and to receive a full copy of the survey results, visit www.BearingPoint.com/egovernment.
About BearingPoint, Inc.
BearingPoint, Inc. (NYSE:BE) is one of the world's largest providers of management and technology consulting services to Global 2000 companies and government organizations in 60 countries worldwide. Based in McLean, Va., the firm has over 17,000 employees and major practice areas focusing on the Public Services, Financial Services and Commercial Services markets. For nearly 100 years, BearingPoint professionals have built a reputation for knowing what it takes to help clients achieve their goals, and working closely with them to get the job done. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.BearingPoint.com.
About the Government Business Council
The Government Business Council (GBC) is the marketing research and customs solutions division of Government Executive magazine. GBC’s research staff partners with leading companies in the federal market to study the business trends that are transforming how agencies achieve their missions. Government Executive is a premier resource for federal managers, covering the business of the federal government with in-depth analysis and insight. For more information and for breaking news and analysis on the federal government, visit GovernmentExecutive.com.
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