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Brian Gagnon

Brian Gagnon is a senior director at CEB.
Workforce

Why strategies get stuck

Poor execution, not poor planning, derails many new programs, but there are steps agencies can take to stay on track, despite the coming leadership changes.

Cybersecurity

Building top-notch information security teams

High-performing security teams look very different today than they did a decade ago, but too many agencies have paid insufficient attention to attracting and developing the right talent.

Workforce

Identifying and managing troubled projects

CEB research shows that early problem identification and escalation are crucial to project success, yet the warning signs are all too often overlooked.