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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.

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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.

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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.

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