The General Services Administration honored 68 government employees Nov.
9 in the 1,000 by
the Year 2000 Program. The 1Kx2K Program is an effort to advance information
resources management education.
GSA presented IRM certificates to the 68 participants who completed
six graduate level courses in IRM, information technology and information
management at a participating college or university. Fifty-one of those
students completed requirements for a master's degree through the program.
The 1Kx2K program initially set its sights on registering 1,000 students
by 2000. That goal was met May 30, and as of Nov. 1, there were 1,050 participants.
SPSS Inc. has named Ellen Smith Gajda as national director of federal
systems and Steve Greenberg as national director of business development
for the public sector. Both assumed leadership for the federal, state and
local government and higher education markets Oct. 1.
Gajda has more than 15 years of experience with federal agencies. Prior
to joining SPSS, she served as the Forest Service's director of financial
reports and analysis in the Office of Finance at the Agriculture Department.
Before that, she was chief of the program and budget division in the Army
Materiel Command's Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Resource Management.
Greenberg most recently was the senior vice president of eBiz-Strategies
Inc., where he managed a national sales force. An Air Force veteran and
a former federal civilian employee, Greenberg served in the departments
of the Army and Navy, and the Office of Federal Management Policy and the
General Services Administration.
The Business Roundtable has chosen Richard
Brown, the chairman and chief executive officer of Electronic Data Systems
Corp., to head BRT's new Digital Economy Task Force.
In working to affect public policy relating to the digital economy,
the task force will focus on cybersecurity, privacy, consumer protection,
Internet taxes and the digital divide, BRT announced Nov. 13.