Last chance for the GCN reader survey

Editor's Note

Speak up: Last chance for the GCN reader survey

We're closing down GCN's 2015 reader survey on Monday, July 6.  So if you have strong opinions on how we cover public-sector IT, now is the time to speak up!

More cyber and less mobile?  More state and local, less federal? Cloud and enterprise systems or cutting-edge innovation?  Or just more of everything?

IT is always changing, or course, but the fundamental challenges remain remarkably constant.  And one of GCN's great strengths is the more than 30 decades of perspective on what government IT professionals really need to know.  

But GCN is changing, too.  And while we have some definite ideas for our coverage in 2015 and beyond, we want to hear yours as well! Please take two minutes and share your thoughts. It’s 10 quick questions, and your input can only make GCN better.

About the Author

Troy K. Schneider is editor-in-chief of FCW and GCN, as well as General Manager of Public Sector 360.

Prior to joining 1105 Media in 2012, Schneider was the New America Foundation’s Director of Media & Technology, and before that was Managing Director for Electronic Publishing at the Atlantic Media Company. The founding editor of, Schneider also helped launch the political site in the mid-1990s, and worked on the earliest online efforts of the Los Angeles Times and Newsday. He began his career in print journalism, and has written for a wide range of publications, including The New York Times,, Slate, Politico, National Journal, Governing, and many of the other titles listed above.

Schneider is a graduate of Indiana University, where his emphases were journalism, business and religious studies.

Click here for previous articles by Schneider, or connect with him on Twitter: @troyschneider.


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