RESOURCES


home.aspx
   
Evaluating Contract Management The Manual for Enterprise Legal Teams EVALUATING CONTRACT MANAGEMENT THE MANUAL FOR ENTERPRISE LEGAL TEAMS

whitepaper

Feb 19, 2020

In an era when modern legal teams are being asked to do more with fewer resources, identifying and implementing powerful technology can mean the difference between efficient operations and unmanageable backlogs. In Evaluating Contracting Platforms: The Manual for Enterprise Legal Teams, you’ll learn...

Read More

Dealbreaker to Dealmaker: Powering the Sales and Legal Partnership DEALBREAKER TO DEALMAKER: POWERING THE SALES AND LEGAL PARTNERSHIP

whitepaper

Feb 19, 2020

It’s easy to think of Legal and Sales as two mutually exclusive organizations. In reality, however, it’s in a business’s best interest for both teams to work together. The quarter-close hustle — that mad dash to the deal finish line — can put unnecessary strain on the relationship between Legal and ...

Read More

Modernizing Your Legal Team: Hard-Won Advice from Fitbit and Ironclad MODERNIZING YOUR LEGAL TEAM: HARD-WON ADVICE FROM FITBIT AND IRONCLAD

whitepaper

Feb 19, 2020

Today's legal teams find themselves tasked with more responsibilities than ever before. But new legal technologies have the potential to help Legal scale its impact and shift from a cost center to a business value driver. The legal teams at Fitbit and Ironclad accomplished just this type of digital ...

Read More

Helping Non-Custodial Parents Move from Intent to Action HELPING NON-CUSTODIAL PARENTS MOVE FROM INTENT TO ACTION

whitepaper

Feb 19, 2020

To move beyond the reactive, punitive model of child support enforcement, caseworkers need tools that reflect the financial reality of their clients and allow them to leverage data and simplify processes for the citizens they serve.

Read More

DocuSign for Government DOCUSIGN FOR GOVERNMENT

whitepaper

Feb 19, 2020

Business runs on agreements. Government business is no exception. More than 800 local, state, federal, and tribal agencies use DocuSign to enable citizens, businesses, and staff to go paperless with forms, agreements, applications, correspondence management, and approval processes.

Read More

Public facility corporations provide alternative source of project funding PUBLIC FACILITY CORPORATIONS PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF PROJECT FUNDING

article

Sep 18, 2020

Taxpayers, citizens, and industry leaders may not be totally familiar with Public Facility Corporations (PFCs), but that should change, especially now since public funding for critical projects is at an all-time low. PFCs are becoming somewhat common in many regions of the country.If the legal entit...

Read More

Bond elections catalyze numerous contracting opportunities BOND ELECTIONS CATALYZE NUMEROUS CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES

article

Sep 09, 2020

People often believe that bond elections only fund construction projects. Although it’s true that construction opportunities do occur when bond packages are approved, sales of certificates of obligation or general obligation spawn hundreds of other contracting opportunities. Companies that pro...

Read More

Cities, counties launching projects to reach sustainability goals CITIES, COUNTIES LAUNCHING PROJECTS TO REACH SUSTAINABILITY GOALS

article

Sep 04, 2020

Motorists and automobile lovers are already noticing rather rapid change. Sustainability goals adopted by elected officials at cities and counties are continuing to promote projects that support walking, biking, and using public transportation. Housing density, walkable communities, technology enhan...

Read More

Fiscal year 2021 prime for government contracts of every type FISCAL YEAR 2021 PRIME FOR GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS OF EVERY TYPE

article

Aug 26, 2020

In spite of a decline in contracting opportunities in state and local government, public officials are announcing dozens of new, large projects each week. The announcements usually include upcoming solicitations for new construction projects as well as renovation and upgrade projects.Because of popu...

Read More

2021 will be an excellent year for technology firms 2021 WILL BE AN EXCELLENT YEAR FOR TECHNOLOGY FIRMS

article

Aug 21, 2020

Cities, counties, and states are being forced to upgrade or purchase new technology. The old legacy systems are now inadequate, inefficient, and somewhat dangerous because of their vulnerability to hacking. Many of the old systems are almost completely obsolete. They are unable to accommodate new ap...

Read More

The Deadly Coronavirus Crisis is Also an Opportunity THE DEADLY CORONAVIRUS CRISIS IS ALSO AN OPPORTUNITY

article

Aug 13, 2020

Unless America and China assume joint leadership for global economic recovery, reconstruction of the post-coronavirus world could take years, with unimaginable consequences for the world’s 7.8 billion inhabitants, including unprecedented levels of global unemployment, famine, and even war.In t...

Read More

Repurposing Government Spectrum for Licensed Commercial Use: A Win-Win for Wireless Providers and Federal Agencies REPURPOSING GOVERNMENT SPECTRUM FOR LICENSED COMMERCIAL USE: A WIN-WIN FOR WIRELESS PROVIDERS AND FEDERAL AGENCIES

whitepaper

Aug 11, 2020

The federal government is the United States’ largest spectrum user. This is no surprise given the multitude offederal missions, from defending the nation to air traffic control to everyday agency communications. Federalcommunications systems, however, often rely on decades-old wireless technol...

Read More

New funding now flowing to airports nationwide NEW FUNDING NOW FLOWING TO AIRPORTS NATIONWIDE

article

Aug 07, 2020

Another round of funding from by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will guarantee the launch of numerous projects at airports throughout the U.S. This particular grant program provides smaller funding amounts, but the funding can augment projects that are part of larger initiatives.U.S. Secr...

Read More

U.S. catching up on overdue bridge construction, repairs U.S. CATCHING UP ON OVERDUE BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION, REPAIRS

article

Jul 29, 2020

Bridges, a critical part of America’s infrastructure, need immediate attention. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s 2019 National Bridge Inventory database shows that 81,000 bridges should be replaced and more than 46,000 are structurally deficient. In spite of the data, millions of ...

Read More

Wastewater projects can rarely be delayed; contracting opportunities are abundant WASTEWATER PROJECTS CAN RARELY BE DELAYED; CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES ARE ABUNDANT

article

Jul 24, 2020

Wastewater is an integral part of public infrastructure, and contracting opportunities related to wastewater projects often represent multi-million-dollar efforts.However, because of their very nature, wastewater projects are often overlooked by companies. The projects, for some reason, rarely merit...

Read More

Congress considers COVID recovery bond program CONGRESS CONSIDERS COVID RECOVERY BOND PROGRAM

article

Jul 22, 2020

While congressional leaders work diligently to develop the next COVID recovery bill, other interesting legislation also is being discussed.Many of the conversations focus on public funding options after COVID-19. There are no disagreements when it comes understanding the critical funding needs that ...

Read More

Transit, mobility projects to play vital role in economic recovery TRANSIT, MOBILITY PROJECTS TO PLAY VITAL ROLE IN ECONOMIC RECOVERY

article

Jul 15, 2020

As the country battles to recover from COVID-19, transit leaders are calling for the next federal relief package to appropriate substantial funding to allow public transit to play its critical part in the economy’s recovery.In the interim, many of these transit and mobility authorities through...

Read More

COVID-19: How do we get out of this quagmire? COVID-19: HOW DO WE GET OUT OF THIS QUAGMIRE?

article

Jul 14, 2020

The COVID-19 virus (C19) pandemic is turning out to be the event of the century. Even World War seems timid in comparison. We are in the 4th month of the virus (in non-China countries) and have gone past the lockdown in many places. Isn’t it time we re-think the approach? What if there is anot...

Read More

Public continues to support funding for school expansions, upgrades PUBLIC CONTINUES TO SUPPORT FUNDING FOR SCHOOL EXPANSIONS, UPGRADES

article

Jul 10, 2020

There is great angst related to every aspect of reopening of schools in the U.S. What to do? How to do it? When to do it? The questions are numerous, and there is little certainty about anything.However, one thing is not in question – schools and our education system are critically important t...

Read More

Billions in funding from COVID relief programs now flowing to state, local governments BILLIONS IN FUNDING FROM COVID RELIEF PROGRAMS NOW FLOWING TO STATE, LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

article

Jul 03, 2020

The CARES ACT (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) passed by Congress created a sprawling, multi-faceted plan to combat COVID-19 and its debilitating effects on the U.S. economy. Signed into law in March, the $2 trillion relief package allocated funding for preserving jobs, backfilling g...

Read More

WHY MACHINE LEARNING IS THE FUTURE OF PREDICTIVE & INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE WHY MACHINE LEARNING IS THE FUTURE OF PREDICTIVE & INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE

whitepaper

Jun 30, 2020

There’s no arguing that preventing failures and accidents is critical for industry. Unexpected incidents can grind operations to a halt for extended periods of time and necessitate expensive repairs. For example, just 12 hours of downtime for an oil production platform could cost six to eight ...

Read More

3 Ways Analyzing Patent Trends Pays 3 WAYS ANALYZING PATENT TRENDS PAYS

article

Jun 29, 2020

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued its 10 millionth patent number in June 2018 and continues to go strong. In fact, according to a PatentlyO.com-published report, “We are about three-fourths of the way through fiscal year 2019 (ends September 30, 2019) and the USPTO i...

Read More

American seaports provide thousands of contracting opportunities AMERICAN SEAPORTS PROVIDE THOUSANDS OF CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES

article

Jun 26, 2020

We know that an infrastructure bill is coming, and the debate in Congress will likely begin in July. Industry leaders, public officials, think tanks, and economic development organizations have provided lots of input. They know that some of their messages have been heard.There is no consensus betwee...

Read More

How local government scaled up for remote workers HOW LOCAL GOVERNMENT SCALED UP FOR REMOTE WORKERS

article

Jun 25, 2020

The biggest IT challenge local governments faced during the COVID-19 pandemic has been scaling existing infrastructure to accommodate many more workers than they had planned for, IT leaders said during a June 17 panel discussion. “Our remote access solution was originally scaled for a major sn...

Read More

How Computer-Aided Design Is Used in Government HOW COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN IS USED IN GOVERNMENT

article

Jun 24, 2020

Federal agencies design a wide range of tools, equipment, vehicles and even rockets. Computer-aided design (CAD) technology allows agencies and users to create digital designs more efficiently. CAD is used for a lot more than designing buildings, but is a basic building block of a more advanced tool...

Read More

Could the next infrastructure bill include funding for public technology systems? COULD THE NEXT INFRASTRUCTURE BILL INCLUDE FUNDING FOR PUBLIC TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS?

article

Jun 19, 2020

The House of Representatives laid out an infrastructure plan on June 18 – an expensive one with a price tag of approximately $1.5 trillion. It will not, of course, pass Congress in its current state, but it promises to start the critical and overdue conversation in Washington about infrastruct...

Read More

TOP 5 TIPS FOR ADOPTING ENTERPRISE MACHINE LEARNING TOP 5 TIPS FOR ADOPTING ENTERPRISE MACHINE LEARNING

article

Jun 18, 2020

When you first got your business off the ground, you may or may not have paid much attention to the technologies that would be available to you in the years to come—like machine learning. Machine learning was the stuff of science fiction just decades ago; now it’s practically everywhere....

Read More

Project pipeline recovering from COVID-19 shutdown PROJECT PIPELINE RECOVERING FROM COVID-19 SHUTDOWN

article

Jun 17, 2020

COVID-19 hit the construction industry like a tsunami. Almost all medium to large construction projects were shuttered as government leaders scrambled to protect the health of Americans.Today, however, even though the pandemic has not been contained, there is renewed interest in construction and rea...

Read More

The State of Federal Thinking on Zero Trust THE STATE OF FEDERAL THINKING ON ZERO TRUST

article

Jun 11, 2020

As federal agencies continue to support large numbers of remote workers, IT leaders have started to evolve their thinking on zero-trust security architectures. Increasingly, they are becoming more comfortable with the concept and are seeking to lay the foundation for deployments. Zero trust represen...

Read More

Collaborative initiatives offer a clear path out of America’s newest recession COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVES OFFER A CLEAR PATH OUT OF AMERICA’S NEWEST RECESSION

article

Jun 10, 2020

While Americans wait to see if Congress will pass an infrastructure bill, alternative funding and collaborative initiatives are becoming the norm. Even the recent announcement that the U.S. is now in a designated recession has not caused Congress to focus specifically on economic recovery. Economist...

Read More

What Agencies Should Consider Before Deploying AI WHAT AGENCIES SHOULD CONSIDER BEFORE DEPLOYING AI

article

Jun 10, 2020

Artificial intelligence is the major buzzword in federal IT these days, the way that cloud once was. It’s easy to see why. There is booming investment in AI in the private sector, and various agencies across the government are experimenting with AI to achieve their missions. The National Ocean...

Read More

TOP 5 REAL-LIFE MACHINE LEARNING EXAMPLES TOP 5 REAL-LIFE MACHINE LEARNING EXAMPLES

article

May 07, 2020

Machine learning is a subset of artificial intelligence that can be found almost anywhere. Believe it or not, even coffee roasters are beginning to employ machine learning algorithms to better understand when coffee lovers will crave their next cup of joe. The ability to innovate is one of the most ...

Read More

NERC CIP Compliance in Azure vs. Azure Government cloud NERC CIP COMPLIANCE IN AZURE VS. AZURE GOVERNMENT CLOUD

article

Apr 20, 2020

As discussed in my last blog post on North American Electric Reliability Corporation—Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) Compliance in Azure, U.S. and Canadian utilities are now free to benefit from cloud computing in Azure for many NERC CIP workloads. Machine learning, multiple data...

Read More

Squeezing the risk out of government AI projects SQUEEZING THE RISK OUT OF GOVERNMENT AI PROJECTS

article

Apr 20, 2020

A new report offers a five-point framework government agencies can use to maximize the benefits of artificial intelligence while minimizing the risks. “Risk Management in the AI Era,” released by the IBM Center for the Business of Government April 16, proposes a risk management framework...

Read More

FTC Issues Guidance on Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) with Regard to FCRA FTC ISSUES GUIDANCE ON USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) WITH REGARD TO FCRA

article

Apr 16, 2020

On April 8, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – a United States government agency that is the nation’s primary privacy and data security enforcer – issued guidance to businesses on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for machine learning technology and automated decision...

Read More

Guide to Empowering a Mobile Workforce for State & Local Government GUIDE TO EMPOWERING A MOBILE WORKFORCE FOR STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT

whitepaper

Apr 16, 2020

For government employees, work isn’t a place anymore. It’s something they do, wherever and whenever the need arises. To reach decisions, build relationships, manage finances, and drive strategic value—even with today’s tight resources—mobile workers need the freedom to ...

Read More

Coronavirus Relief Blows Up the Federal Budget CORONAVIRUS RELIEF BLOWS UP THE FEDERAL BUDGET

article

Apr 15, 2020

We’re starting to get the first independent analysis of the impact of the measures the U.S. Congress has passed to provide relief will have on the U.S. government’s fiscal situation. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget is first out of the gate with its preliminary findings, he...

Read More

GSA pilots AI for regulatory streamlining GSA PILOTS AI FOR REGULATORY STREAMLINING

article

Apr 15, 2020

The General Services Administration plans to run an artificial-intelligence-based pilot program to help speed up how agencies procure innovative and commercial solutions. The pilot will use a combination of artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotic process automation to help GSA learn ho...

Read More

Why Active-Active Data Centers Fit the Bill for Local Governments WHY ACTIVE-ACTIVE DATA CENTERS FIT THE BILL FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

article

Apr 14, 2020

In Michigan’s Muskegon County, some departments need 24/7 access to computers, applications and the IP-based phone system, including the Muskegon County Sheriff's Office, the Muskegon County Juvenile Transition Center and the Muskegon County Wastewater Management System. To improve uptime,...

Read More

Creating More Responsive Government Organizations CREATING MORE RESPONSIVE GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS

whitepaper

Apr 13, 2020

Like many state governments, South Dakota has a large workforce. Managing payroll and benefits for 18,000 current employees and retirees is no easy task, and paper-based processes made it more complex and inefficient. South Dakota needed to move away from manual processes where employees submitted p...

Read More

The Essential Role of Government During COVID-19 THE ESSENTIAL ROLE OF GOVERNMENT DURING COVID-19

article

Apr 13, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic touches every aspect of business, technology, and society. And stable and effective government is at the heart of managing through this crisis. What we do now will have longer-term implications for the health and safety of our families, our citizens, the economy, and even globa...

Read More

More free, discounted tech for governments responding to COVID-19 MORE FREE, DISCOUNTED TECH FOR GOVERNMENTS RESPONDING TO COVID-19

article

Apr 09, 2020

Splunk is offering a free program, Remote Work Insights, to help new and existing federal, state and local government agency customers manage applications, monitor business performance and secure networks from remote locations. RWI provides real-time visibility across multiple disparate systems, suc...

Read More

Digital tools for state and local governments DIGITAL TOOLS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

article

Apr 08, 2020

Q2 is the season when the vast majority of state and local governments close their books on the current fiscal year and put their budgets in place for the next. But the last six week has turned this exercise down. Suddenly the local economic base is in disarray, the healthcare crisis will linger, an...

Read More

Defending the government enterprise DEFENDING THE GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISE

article

Apr 08, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and do business. For the first time, millions of Americans are working from home, and those numbers will only increase as new restrictions on public gatherings go into place -- stressing VPNs and swamping computer servers. Remote work also introduces...

Read More

Top Five Reasons Government Should Fully Adopt a Digital Strategy TOP FIVE REASONS GOVERNMENT SHOULD FULLY ADOPT A DIGITAL STRATEGY

article

Apr 07, 2020

As humans, we naturally resist big change. At the same time, we intuitively know the importance of having to adapt when things aren’t going well. At first, we try to troubleshoot the problem and implement new ways of doing a task that maybe takes longer than it should or has more checkpoints t...

Read More

Top 10 Technology Trends for Government TOP 10 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR GOVERNMENT

infographic

Apr 06, 2020

Gartner’s Top 10 Technology Trends for Government is designed to help CIOs, CTOs, Enterprise Architects, and Technology Innovation leaders establish the rationale, timing and priority of technology investments.

Read More

Accelerating Government Innovation and Modernization With Cloud ACCELERATING GOVERNMENT INNOVATION AND MODERNIZATION WITH CLOUD

whitepaper

Apr 06, 2020

Government agencies are at an important crossroads. For years they’ve faced mandates to modernize IT, but many have made limited progress. Now, with increasing citizen demands and other mission requirements, agencies are under pressure to adopt newer technologies. Faced with aging systems that...

Read More

Academia Calls for Government-Led National Research Cloud ACADEMIA CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT-LED NATIONAL RESEARCH CLOUD

article

Apr 06, 2020

The Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative at Stanford University is calling for a national research cloud led by the Federal government to fuel innovation and collaboration between academia, the public sector, and industry. In an undated letter to President Donald Trump and members ...

Read More

Government tech struggles to dole out coronavirus stimulus cash GOVERNMENT TECH STRUGGLES TO DOLE OUT CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS CASH

article

Apr 06, 2020

Tech challenges are hampering federal and state government efforts to get funds from the $2 trillion coronavirus relief law into the hands of newly unemployed workers and struggling small businesses who need it. Why it matters: Many businesses and individuals need the money now for essentials, inclu...

Read More

Adobe Document Cloud Initiates Government Rapid Response Program ADOBE DOCUMENT CLOUD INITIATES GOVERNMENT RAPID RESPONSE PROGRAM

article

Apr 04, 2020

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been talking to our government customers about how we can help them keep government moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now more than ever, people are looking to government agencies and programs for essential support and resources. Government agencies are rising...

Read More

JAIC readies ‘AI champions’ as commission recommends doubling R&D spending JAIC READIES ‘AI CHAMPIONS’ AS COMMISSION RECOMMENDS DOUBLING R&D SPENDING

article

Apr 03, 2020

For the United States to stay on top of the global arms race for artificial intelligence, a commission stood up by Congress recommended a two-fold path: Collaborate with its closest allies, and double the amount of research spending proposed by the Trump administration. The administration proposed d...

Read More

How Local Governments Are Working to Keep Small Business Alive HOW LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ARE WORKING TO KEEP SMALL BUSINESS ALIVE

article

Apr 02, 2020

Although the federal government has committed some financial relief resources to support small business, local government leaders are trying keep their commercial sectors alive in the face of mandated customers and lack of customers. The top concern among small business is no surprise—cash flo...

Read More

Local Government Disaster Response and Recovery: 311-CRM Systems Innovate in a Time of Crisis LOCAL GOVERNMENT DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY: 311-CRM SYSTEMS INNOVATE IN A TIME OF CRISIS

article

Apr 01, 2020

Local governments with 311-CRM systems and other types of centralized customer service systems are taking on new challenges as a result of the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Originally designed to take the call load off 911 systems -- an urgent need now and then -- 311 systems are stepping up their e...

Read More

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS AND NEW SOLICITATIONS EFFECTIVELY DURING COVID-19 HOW TO MANAGE YOUR GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS AND NEW SOLICITATIONS EFFECTIVELY DURING COVID-19

article

Mar 31, 2020

With COVID-19, we are finding ourselves in unprecedented times—quarantines, social distancing, restricted travel, and school and business closures. What started as a health care crisis is now having a ripple effect across the US economy and stock market. Congress has moved quickly on legislati...

Read More

How Smart Building Technology Is Shaping Federal Agencies HOW SMART BUILDING TECHNOLOGY IS SHAPING FEDERAL AGENCIES

article

Mar 31, 2020

A smart building typically looks like a regular building, with bricks and glass windows, but at the heart of a smart building are sensors that drive building automation. Internet of Things sensors and devices monitor HVAC and lighting, motion, humidity, electrical controls, access control and video ...

Read More

Tech Companies Back Federal Government’s COVID-19 Response Initiatives TECH COMPANIES BACK FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S COVID-19 RESPONSE INITIATIVES

article

Mar 31, 2020

Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Google and other technology companies are reaching out to the federal government to help with coronavirus pandemic response efforts, FedScoop reported Monday. Amazon, for instance, offered $20M in cloud computing resources to speed up diagnostic research and development to ...

Read More

Even when government gets it right, it gets no credit -- a ventilator story EVEN WHEN GOVERNMENT GETS IT RIGHT, IT GETS NO CREDIT -- A VENTILATOR STORY

article

Mar 30, 2020

Sunday afternoon I was looking at the homepage of The New York Times and I saw the headline, "The U.S. Tried to Build a New Fleet of Ventilators. The Mission Collapsed." The subhead was, "As the coronavirus ravages America’s health care system, a canceled federal contract helps ...

Read More

Six Takeaways for U.S. Governments From OECD Experiences SIX TAKEAWAYS FOR U.S. GOVERNMENTS FROM OECD EXPERIENCES

article

Mar 30, 2020

Over the past years, the United States government became a front-runner in implementing new laws and guidance on data-driven government. Starting with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (Data Act) of 2014, a series of relevant new laws were enacted, including the Foundations for Evidenc...

Read More

Accelerating Government’s Mission-Focused Outcomes: Microsoft Azure Accredited to Host US Secret Classified Government Data ACCELERATING GOVERNMENT’S MISSION-FOCUSED OUTCOMES: MICROSOFT AZURE ACCREDITED TO HOST US SECRET CLASSIFIED GOVERNMENT DATA

article

Mar 26, 2020

Today, more than ever, we recognize the need for secure technology that can support our government leaders in responding quickly, and with agility, to rapid changes in the global landscape. At Microsoft we are committed to developing solutions that enable our government stakeholders to capitalize on...

Read More

The Need for Speed: DevSecOps in Gov - Welcome THE NEED FOR SPEED: DEVSECOPS IN GOV - WELCOME

video

Mar 26, 2020

Karina Homme, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Government, and Vishwas Lele, CTO, AIS and Microsoft MVP kick-off the February 2020 "Need for Speed: DevSecOps in Gov" Azure Government meetup in Washington DC.

Read More

US Government Pursues National Strategy to Secure 5G Communications US GOVERNMENT PURSUES NATIONAL STRATEGY TO SECURE 5G COMMUNICATIONS

article

Mar 26, 2020

The United States and like-minded countries announced their intention to lead global development, deployment, and management of secure and reliable fifth-generation (5G) communications infrastructure, which includes hardware, software, and services used to provide 5G. The United States will work wit...

Read More

Cybersecurity and IoT: What Government Should Know CYBERSECURITY AND IOT: WHAT GOVERNMENT SHOULD KNOW

infographic

Mar 25, 2020

There are 20.4 billion “things” – devices, sensors, buildings, vehicles and more – projected to be connected to the internet by 2020. At the same time, government agencies are a growing target for cyberattacks. This begs the question: Is government prepared to protect the del...

Read More

FEDERAL HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FEDERAL HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK

whitepaper

Mar 25, 2020

The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) is the principal means by which the Executive Branch coordinates science and technology policy across the diverse entities that make up the Federal research and development enterprise. A primary objective of the NSTC is to ensure that science and te...

Read More

The Top Mobile Security Threats for Government in 2020 THE TOP MOBILE SECURITY THREATS FOR GOVERNMENT IN 2020

article

Mar 24, 2020

With vast numbers of federal workers working remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic, mobile security has become even more important than it was before. Mobile security has become a prominent part of agencies’ cybersecurity programs, but there are still gaps in security. What are they, and ho...

Read More

CMMC – STRENGTHENING THE SECURITY POSTURE OF GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS AT THE HEART OF NATIONAL DEFENSE CMMC – STRENGTHENING THE SECURITY POSTURE OF GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS AT THE HEART OF NATIONAL DEFENSE

article

Mar 24, 2020

The new U.S. Department of Defense Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is shortly coming into effect. Its goal is to incorporate multiple maturity levels, ranging from basic to advanced, into the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). A contractor’s maturity l...

Read More

New Data Estimates Local Governments Will Spend Up to $20 Billion On Covid-19 Actions NEW DATA ESTIMATES LOCAL GOVERNMENTS WILL SPEND UP TO $20 BILLION ON COVID-19 ACTIONS

article

Mar 23, 2020

Amid negotiations of a stimulus package now projected to exceed $1 trillion dollars, ICMA and its partners—the National Association of Counties, U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, and the Government Finance Officers Association—have been advocating on behalf of local g...

Read More

Tech giants, government agencies pledge supercomputing to fight COVID-19 TECH GIANTS, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES PLEDGE SUPERCOMPUTING TO FIGHT COVID-19

article

Mar 23, 2020

High-powered computer-industry players, government entities and universities are teaming up to further technology that can be used in the fight against the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium includes IBM, AWS, Google, HPE, and Microsoft as well as US Nat...

Read More

New networking services in Azure Government NEW NETWORKING SERVICES IN AZURE GOVERNMENT

article

Mar 20, 2020

Improve connectivity and security with networking services that help you accelerate service delivery, optimize traffic and privacy, and shield VMs from common threats. New networking services in Azure Government include Azure Bastion, Azure Private Link, Azure Front Door, Azure Content Delivery Netw...

Read More

Tax and Employee Benefits Aspects of the U.S. Government’s Initial Pandemic Response TAX AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS ASPECTS OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S INITIAL PANDEMIC RESPONSE

article

Mar 20, 2020

This week has been filled with updates on the progress of Coronavirus (COVID-19) moving across the globe. Predictions of the severity of the disease’s impact have sent financial markets spinning, causing widespread stockpiling of food and essentials, and sent America’s workforce home to ...

Read More

Regulatory Efforts in the U.S. Present an Encouraging Perspective REGULATORY EFFORTS IN THE U.S. PRESENT AN ENCOURAGING PERSPECTIVE

article

Mar 19, 2020

Government efforts to regulate AI in the United States have made significantly less progress than in the E.U. Several federal and local regulatory initiatives have been slow to move forward or were paused altogether. Many tech giants have taken it upon themselves to set forth AI ethics guidelines, t...

Read More

AI AI'S ROLE IN TRANSFORMING GOVERNMENT CALL CENTERS

article

Mar 18, 2020

Government agencies are under pressure to deliver a quality of customer experience (CX) comparable to the commercial sector, prompting investment in technologies that support more responsive services, increased transparency and improved customer satisfaction. However, while businesses can measure re...

Read More

Quick Steps to Prepare a Remote Work Policy for Your Local Government QUICK STEPS TO PREPARE A REMOTE WORK POLICY FOR YOUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

article

Mar 18, 2020

Work-from-home policies have typically been in place to provide better work-life balance options for staff members. Now, they take top priority as communities in the United States and around the world prepare to social distance and quarantine to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Local gover...

Read More

5 Elements of a Comprehensive Government AI Strategy 5 ELEMENTS OF A COMPREHENSIVE GOVERNMENT AI STRATEGY

article

Mar 18, 2020

The moral of the Terminator movies is this: Don't let something as powerful as artificial intelligence run amok. For government organizations looking to improve their operations with AI, that requires a comprehensive strategy. AI is essential technology. Our Deloitte Center for Government Insigh...

Read More

How network modeling and cyber hygiene improve security odds for federal agencies HOW NETWORK MODELING AND CYBER HYGIENE IMPROVE SECURITY ODDS FOR FEDERAL AGENCIES

article

Mar 17, 2020

Agencies that have built network infrastructure over decades may not be doing enough to manage basic cyber-hygiene practices and stay ahead of modern threats, cautions a new report. When out-of-date configuration rules lurk on networks, attackers essentially have a back door to walk into government ...

Read More

Cybersecurity Must Be Embedded in Every Aspect of Government Technology CYBERSECURITY MUST BE EMBEDDED IN EVERY ASPECT OF GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGY

article

Mar 17, 2020

Cybersecurity has never been more important for every level of our government. The hacking attempts at major federal agencies have raised the profile of nefarious actors who use their highly advanced cyber skills to exploit both security and the vulnerabilities created by human error. Just last mont...

Read More

5G security is all-important for governments 5G SECURITY IS ALL-IMPORTANT FOR GOVERNMENTS

article

Mar 16, 2020

The 5G revolution is about to flip us from a society that “uses networks” to one that “runs on networks”. 5G will connect everyone to everything. It will combine with other key disruptors — the cloud, robotics, AI and machine-learning — to digitally transform even...

Read More

Three pillars to digital government THREE PILLARS TO DIGITAL GOVERNMENT

article

Mar 16, 2020

The 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA) recently celebrated its one year anniversary. The goal of the legislation is to improve the way citizens interact with the federal government. The ability to provide a modern digital experience to citizens and employees is now a basic expecta...

Read More

How Government Progressed Telecommunications over the decade? HOW GOVERNMENT PROGRESSED TELECOMMUNICATIONS OVER THE DECADE?

article

Mar 15, 2020

2020 marks the beginning of a new decade with promises of a better digital future. From artificial intelligence to quantum computing and blockchain, a host of new technology solutions will make for a paradoxical and exciting 2020. Undoubtedly, 2020 will be a time of innovation as people better lever...

Read More

Stock Plus Channel Microsoft - US Government Stepping In ? Time to Buy ? STOCK PLUS CHANNEL MICROSOFT - US GOVERNMENT STEPPING IN ? TIME TO BUY ?

video

Mar 13, 2020

Stock Plus Channel brings you the most updated information regarding Microsoft Corporation, so that you can make you investment decision.

Read More

Predictive Analytics: What Is It and How Can It Help the Federal Government? PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS: WHAT IS IT AND HOW CAN IT HELP THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT?

article

Mar 13, 2020

The federal government sits on mounds of data and often organizes that information into data lakes to gain insights from it. However, another powerful tool in agencies’ IT arsenals that many have been busy deploying is predictive analytics. Predictive analytics tools allow the government to ge...

Read More

Government Relief Programs for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 GOVERNMENT RELIEF PROGRAMS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY COVID-19

article

Mar 13, 2020

Governments around the world are rolling out financial relief measures and programs to support small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Below, you'll find a list of available programs in different countries to help raise their visibility and keep you informed. We’ll be updating ...

Read More

How Governments Can Access Grants to Fight Coronavirus HOW GOVERNMENTS CAN ACCESS GRANTS TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS

article

Mar 12, 2020

If we think about it, state and local governments are “the backbone of our public health system.” That’s how HHS Secretary, Alex Azar, put it in a recent funding announcement. This means states and local jurisdictions as well as tribal governments are on the frontlines when it come...

Read More

DOE turns to AI to transform science DOE TURNS TO AI TO TRANSFORM SCIENCE

article

Mar 11, 2020

To better manage the exponentially increasing amount of scientific data at the Department of Energy's high-end research facilities, the agency announced plans to invest up to $40 million to research how artificial intelligence and machine learning can spur transformative advances across scientif...

Read More

Government communication with Industry about contracts GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATION WITH INDUSTRY ABOUT CONTRACTS

article

Mar 10, 2020

I've always been a firm believer that frequent and substantive communications are the only way government can adequately communicate their requirements to industry. But, I'm frequently surprised by interactions with government folks who are hesitant or risk adverse about communication with i...

Read More

4 ways government can use AI to track coronavirus 4 WAYS GOVERNMENT CAN USE AI TO TRACK CORONAVIRUS

article

Mar 10, 2020

As of March 10, 2020, 467 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States. While governments across the globe are working in collaboration with local authorities and health-care providers to track, respond to and prevent the sprea...

Read More

2020 federal agenda 2020 FEDERAL AGENDA

whitepaper

Mar 09, 2020

Our federal funding and policy priorities for the coming year reflect our public mission and our commitment to the public good, which are inextricably linked to the University’s historical partnership with the U.S. government. The federal government’s longstanding pledge to invest in res...

Read More

Why governments trust Microsoft with their digital transformation WHY GOVERNMENTS TRUST MICROSOFT WITH THEIR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

infographic

Mar 09, 2020

Public sector initiatives are more often than not highly complex and carefully planned endeavors. And, to be fair, they have every reason to be. Millions of people depend on public services to make their lives better, and even a brief interruption can affect thousands of citizens.

Read More

Ushering in the future of government pay USHERING IN THE FUTURE OF GOVERNMENT PAY

article

Mar 09, 2020

There is a quiet revolution occurring in the world of federal payroll. This modernization started with the adoption of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) payroll, work schedule and leave management solutions, specifically for NewPay, which is bringing government pay processes into the modern era. NewPa...

Read More

Why a federal court halted work on the Pentagon’s enterprise cloud WHY A FEDERAL COURT HALTED WORK ON THE PENTAGON’S ENTERPRISE CLOUD

article

Mar 08, 2020

A newly unsealed court document shows that Amazon won its bid to halt work on the the Department of Defense’s multibillion-dollar Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud contract because the Pentagon erred in the evaluation process, not because of the political interference allega...

Read More

The cybersecurity risks lurking in OMB’s data center policy THE CYBERSECURITY RISKS LURKING IN OMB’S DATA CENTER POLICY

article

Mar 06, 2020

The Government Accountability Office warned the Office of Management and Budget in a March 5 report that its data center policy has created cybersecurity and oversight risks. The problems stem from a decision by OMB in June 2019 to revise in its Data Center Optimization Initiative what constitutes a...

Read More

US government agencies have shadow IT infrastructure problem, cybersecurity risks, says GAO US GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE SHADOW IT INFRASTRUCTURE PROBLEM, CYBERSECURITY RISKS, SAYS GAO

article

Mar 05, 2020

Federal agencies are facing increasing cybersecurity risks due to a bevy of IT facilities aren’t being tracked as full-fledged data centers, according to a General Accountability Office report. As noted previously, federal agencies have been consolidating and closing data centers over the year...

Read More

What Will State and Local Government Spend on IT in 2020? WHAT WILL STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT SPEND ON IT IN 2020?

article

Mar 05, 2020

Technology industry executives assembled at the annual Beyond the Beltway event in Washington, D.C., today to hear from government chief information officers on their challenges and triumphs, and get a market forecast on what spending this year will look like. The Center for Digital Government's...

Read More

WRK106 - Microsoft Teams - Make It Real Challenge for Government Agencies at SharePoint Fest DC WRK106 - MICROSOFT TEAMS - MAKE IT REAL CHALLENGE FOR GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AT SHAREPOINT FEST DC

video

Mar 04, 2020

Are you tired of attending events that overwhelm you with PowerPoint? Not a fan of mindlessly following step-by-step clicks of lab guides? Are you more interested in learning how to apply technology to real-world business challenges? Join us for a unique event where you will group together with othe...

Read More

Are Clear Goals the Secret to Better Federal IT Acquisition? ARE CLEAR GOALS THE SECRET TO BETTER FEDERAL IT ACQUISITION?

article

Mar 04, 2020

The 10 most outdated legacy government IT systems cost taxpayers more than $337 million annually to keep running, with many operating with known security vulnerabilities, according to a Government Accountability Office report. While many of the risks associated with these legacy IT systems would be ...

Read More

Modernizing Passwordless Authentication: What Enterprises Can Learn From the U.S. Government MODERNIZING PASSWORDLESS AUTHENTICATION: WHAT ENTERPRISES CAN LEARN FROM THE U.S. GOVERNMENT

article

Mar 03, 2020

Passwordless authentication is a hot topic. Did you know that the U.S. federal government went passwordless more than 15 years ago? Well, kind of, as I’ll explain shortly. From 2010 to 2015, I worked for the Department of Homeland Security, and was part of driving this effort. We achieved a gr...

Read More

THE FUTURE OF AI REGULATION: THE GOVERNMENT AS REGULATOR AND RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PARTICIPANT THE FUTURE OF AI REGULATION: THE GOVERNMENT AS REGULATOR AND RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PARTICIPANT

whitepaper

Mar 03, 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems have raised concerns in the public—some speculative and some based in contemporary experience. Some of these concerns overlap with concerns about privacy of data, some relate to the effectiveness of AI systems and some relate to the possibility of the misap...

Read More

How to secure the U.S. government’s technology supply chain HOW TO SECURE THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S TECHNOLOGY SUPPLY CHAIN

article

Mar 03, 2020

Fears of a full-on cyberattack, or more insidious scattered technical invasions, have escalated since the 2016 U.S. presidential election was found to be influenced by foreign hacking. More recently, unrest in the Middle East following U.S. threats of war against Iran, as well as the 2020 elections ...

Read More

The Future of the US Federal Government THE FUTURE OF THE US FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

article

Mar 03, 2020

Around the world, governments are dreaming about and deploying their visions of the future, and there are a lot of exciting and new things happening to take government to the next level. For example, we just announced the first FedRAMP Ready cloud-based SD-WAN solution to help government organizatio...

Read More

Developing SaaS Solutions for Government Customers DEVELOPING SAAS SOLUTIONS FOR GOVERNMENT CUSTOMERS

article

Mar 02, 2020

Application Development Manager Shany Wiesel discusses considerations for building and delivering solutions for customers using the Azure Gov cloud environment. Are you already developing and providing SaaS solution on Azure Commercial Cloud? Do you want to extend your customer base to Azure Gov? Ar...

Read More

UC and Collaboration in the Cloud: 4 Benefits for Local Government UC AND COLLABORATION IN THE CLOUD: 4 BENEFITS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

infographic

Mar 02, 2020

Local governments face the challenge of improving citizen interactions, collaborating better with colleagues and achieving greater efficiency, all whilst meeting the demands of shrinking budgets. But how exactly do you transform yourselves for the digital age and respond to these pressures at the sa...

Read More

Mastering cloud governance & management for gov - Welcome MASTERING CLOUD GOVERNANCE & MANAGEMENT FOR GOV - WELCOME

video

Mar 02, 2020

Karina Homme, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Government, and Vishwas Lele, CTO, AIS and Microsoft MVP kicks-off the August 2019 "Mastering cloud governance & management for gov" Azure Government meetup in Washington DC.

Read More

Government cybersecurity in the era of cloud - Welcome GOVERNMENT CYBERSECURITY IN THE ERA OF CLOUD - WELCOME

video

Mar 02, 2020

Karina Homme, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Government, kicks-off the October 2019 "Government cybersecurity in the era of cloud" Azure Government meetup in Washington DC.

Read More

8 Ways Old Government Budgeting Processes are Holding Your Team Back 8 WAYS OLD GOVERNMENT BUDGETING PROCESSES ARE HOLDING YOUR TEAM BACK

article

Mar 02, 2020

The budget is the most significant and time-intensive policy document a government produces every year. Because the budget is such a politically important and sensitive document, it makes sense that most governments are cautious and protective of their budget process. But just because a process is f...

Read More

How Governments Shut Down the Internet HOW GOVERNMENTS SHUT DOWN THE INTERNET

video

Feb 27, 2020

Governments around the world are shutting down the internet, saying it's needed to prevent protests or cheating on exams. But critics say blocking expression and access to information violates human rights. Here’s how internet shutdowns work.

Read More

3 Keys to Effectively Managing Microsoft Teams in Your Government Agency 3 KEYS TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGING MICROSOFT TEAMS IN YOUR GOVERNMENT AGENCY

article

Feb 27, 2020

During the Ignite the Tour session “Managing Microsoft Teams Effectively” by Microsoft Teams Product Marketing Manager and Microsoft Teams Engineering Sr. Program Manager , the two walked attendees through everything government admins need to know regarding what controls are available to...

Read More

Why Big Tech has Started Asking for More Government Regulation WHY BIG TECH HAS STARTED ASKING FOR MORE GOVERNMENT REGULATION

article

Feb 27, 2020

The tech industry is the source of innovations that have changed the world. It’s also the center of public and government scrutiny within the past several years. As big tech continues to grow, so does criticism and backlash. Big tech refers to the biggest, most influential companies in the ind...

Read More

3 federal technology trends to watch this year 3 FEDERAL TECHNOLOGY TRENDS TO WATCH THIS YEAR

article

Feb 27, 2020

We are entering a defining period for the federal government. Not only are we barreling toward another presidential election, but a continuing influx of emerging technologies will transform how agencies operate. “IT modernization” has been a catchphrase for years now, and we’ll see...

Read More

American Artificial Intelligence Initiative: Year One Annual Report AMERICAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE INITIATIVE: YEAR ONE ANNUAL REPORT

whitepaper

Feb 26, 2020

Continued American leadership in AI is of paramount importance to maintaining the economic and national security of the United States and to shaping the global evolution of AI in a manner consistent with our Nation's values, policies, and priorities.

Read More

A Closer Look: The Department of Defense AI Ethical Principles A CLOSER LOOK: THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AI ETHICAL PRINCIPLES

article

Feb 24, 2020

The U.S. Department of Defense officially adopted a series of ethical principles for Artificial Intelligence following recommendations provided to Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark Esper by the Defense Innovation Board last October. The DoD Joint Artificial Intelligence Center will be the focal point fo...

Read More

How Federal Governments Use Analytics to Digitally Transform Operations HOW FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS USE ANALYTICS TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM OPERATIONS

infographic

Feb 24, 2020

Federal governments face large-scale, complex challenges. Their agencies need comprehensive analytics solutions to improve operational e¬ciency, prevent fraud, and better engage their constituents.

Read More

What Lies at the Foundation of Cyber Security of the U.S. Government? WHAT LIES AT THE FOUNDATION OF CYBER SECURITY OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT?

article

Feb 24, 2020

Today, I wanted to take a brief moment to share another simple fact with you that impacts national and global security. At the very foundation of cyber security of the entire United States Government lies a single technology - Active Directory. From the White House to the U.S. Senate and from the De...

Read More

Top 10 Ways for Governments to Succeed with Machine Learning TOP 10 WAYS FOR GOVERNMENTS TO SUCCEED WITH MACHINE LEARNING

article

Feb 24, 2020

The application of machine learning in computing has been one of the fastest-growing areas of information technology. Experienced government IT leaders understand that mining insights from data can transform their agency. I've experienced this same understanding as a professor at the University ...

Read More

The Future of Work in Government Drives Innovation THE FUTURE OF WORK IN GOVERNMENT DRIVES INNOVATION

article

Feb 24, 2020

Government leaders recognize that modernizing the workforce and implementing strategies that empower workers are critical components in transforming the government. Strategic workforce management includes strengthening leadership of human capital systems, developing better human resources processes ...

Read More

Microsoft says its encryption can make election hacking MICROSOFT SAYS ITS ENCRYPTION CAN MAKE ELECTION HACKING 'POINTLESS'

video

Feb 22, 2020

Microsoft teamed up with a small Wisconsin town to test its cutting edge election security system called ElectionGuard. The tech giant says it can thwart hackers and help win back voters' trust in elections.

Read More

The National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States THE NATIONAL COUNTERINTELLIGENCE STRATEGY OF THE UNITED STATES

whitepaper

Feb 21, 2020

Protecting our Nation’s security and continuing to enhance the prosperity of our citizens are my top priorities. Ensuring that the United States is protected against espionage and other damaging intelligence activities conducted by our foreign adversaries is essential to meeting those goals. T...

Read More

How to Innovate While Overcoming Budget Challenges HOW TO INNOVATE WHILE OVERCOMING BUDGET CHALLENGES

article

Feb 20, 2020

In its fiscal year 2021 budget proposal, the Trump administration is requesting nearly $92.2 billion for IT, which would be about $200 million above the level Congress set for fiscal 2020, including $52.9 billion for civilian agencies and $39 billion for defense. However, the administration is propo...

Read More

9 ways IoT fleet management can improve government operations 9 WAYS IOT FLEET MANAGEMENT CAN IMPROVE GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

article

Feb 19, 2020

The valuable data that IoT-based fleet management solutions generate can be invaluable in helping government agencies improve their fleet operations and stretch their limited resources. Here are nine ways that agencies can leverage these solutions beyond the basic use of telematics.

Read More

Technology Readiness Levels: When Is Technology Safe for Adoption in Federal IT? TECHNOLOGY READINESS LEVELS: WHEN IS TECHNOLOGY SAFE FOR ADOPTION IN FEDERAL IT?

article

Feb 19, 2020

Federal agencies are testing and deploying new technologies all the time, from telehealth to artificial intelligence. But how do agency IT leaders know when a technology is mature enough to move from a pilot program to a wider deployment? And how can agency leaders be sure that the technology will n...

Read More

How Can States Best Quantify Cybersecurity Risk? HOW CAN STATES BEST QUANTIFY CYBERSECURITY RISK?

article

Feb 19, 2020

Virginia recently adopted a fresh approach to quantifying cybersecurity risk in the face of limited resources and a surge of ransomware attacks, StateScoop reports. When developing the new model, the Virginia Information Technology Agency looked to “several leading standards for quantifying ri...

Read More

Evaluating Contract Management The Manual for Enterprise Legal Teams EVALUATING CONTRACT MANAGEMENT THE MANUAL FOR ENTERPRISE LEGAL TEAMS

whitepaper

Feb 19, 2020

In an era when modern legal teams are being asked to do more with fewer resources, identifying and implementing powerful technology can mean the difference between efficient operations and unmanageable backlogs. In Evaluating Contracting Platforms: The Manual for Enterprise Legal Teams, you’ll learn...

Read More

Dealbreaker to Dealmaker: Powering the Sales and Legal Partnership DEALBREAKER TO DEALMAKER: POWERING THE SALES AND LEGAL PARTNERSHIP

whitepaper

Feb 19, 2020

It’s easy to think of Legal and Sales as two mutually exclusive organizations. In reality, however, it’s in a business’s best interest for both teams to work together. The quarter-close hustle — that mad dash to the deal finish line — can put unnecessary strain on the relationship between Legal and ...

Read More

Modernizing Your Legal Team: Hard-Won Advice from Fitbit and Ironclad MODERNIZING YOUR LEGAL TEAM: HARD-WON ADVICE FROM FITBIT AND IRONCLAD

whitepaper

Feb 19, 2020

Today's legal teams find themselves tasked with more responsibilities than ever before. But new legal technologies have the potential to help Legal scale its impact and shift from a cost center to a business value driver. The legal teams at Fitbit and Ironclad accomplished just this type of digital ...

Read More

Helping Non-Custodial Parents Move from Intent to Action HELPING NON-CUSTODIAL PARENTS MOVE FROM INTENT TO ACTION

whitepaper

Feb 19, 2020

To move beyond the reactive, punitive model of child support enforcement, caseworkers need tools that reflect the financial reality of their clients and allow them to leverage data and simplify processes for the citizens they serve.

Read More

DocuSign for Government DOCUSIGN FOR GOVERNMENT

whitepaper

Feb 19, 2020

Business runs on agreements. Government business is no exception. More than 800 local, state, federal, and tribal agencies use DocuSign to enable citizens, businesses, and staff to go paperless with forms, agreements, applications, correspondence management, and approval processes.

Read More

3 PILLARS TO DIGITAL GOVERNMENT 3 PILLARS TO DIGITAL GOVERNMENT

article

Feb 18, 2020

The 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA) recently celebrated its one year anniversary. The goal of the legislation is to improve the way citizens interact with the federal government. The ability to provide a modern digital experience to citizens and employees is now a basic expecta...

Read More

2020 Vision Outlook for Local Government Leaders 2020 VISION OUTLOOK FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEADERS

article

Feb 18, 2020

We reached out to members and experts to get their opinion on a variety of issues that are impacting our communities today and over the coming years. Last year, our experts touched on financial literacy, performance management, transportation, and everything in between. This year’s predictions...

Read More

FCC to Vote on Crucial Spectrum Auction this Month FCC TO VOTE ON CRUCIAL SPECTRUM AUCTION THIS MONTH

article

Feb 18, 2020

At the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) open meeting on February 28, the commissioners will vote on a critical matter regarding the nation’s spectrum policy. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed a public auction for what is known as the C-Band of wireless spectrum. As of now, this band of...

Read More

Washington Goes West: GTC 2020 Explores AI in Federal Government WASHINGTON GOES WEST: GTC 2020 EXPLORES AI IN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

article

Feb 17, 2020

The future of government will come into focus in Silicon Valley next month when experts from industries and government converge to discuss AI and high performance computing at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference. Following on the success of GTC DC 2019, GTC 2020, taking place March 22-26 in San Jos...

Read More

CISA Cyber City Wall Mural Overview CISA CYBER CITY WALL MURAL OVERVIEW

video

Feb 14, 2020

Cyber City is a custom illustration showcasing some of DC and Virginia’s most prominent landmarks. The illustration highlights how Cybersecurity and our cities seamlessly intertwine in our day-to-day activities. This original artwork by our in-house, award-winning designers presents a fresh ta...

Read More

Federal judge halts Microsoft FEDERAL JUDGE HALTS MICROSOFT'S PENTAGON CLOUD CONTRACT IN RESPONSE TO AMAZON LAWSUIT

video

Feb 14, 2020

A big win for Amazon after a federal judge halted Microsoft's Pentagon cloud contract following a lawsuit by the e-commerce giant. Yahoo Finance's On the Move panel breaks down what this means for the two companies.

Read More

Quantum Computing Research Gets Boost from Federal Government QUANTUM COMPUTING RESEARCH GETS BOOST FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

article

Feb 13, 2020

The US federal government is investing heavily in research on quantum computing, and AI is helping to boost the development. The White House is pushing to add an additional billion dollars to fund AI research that would increase AI R&D funding research to nearly $2 billion and quantum computing ...

Read More

Explainability: Expanding Beyond Transparency in White House Artificial Intelligence Guidance EXPLAINABILITY: EXPANDING BEYOND TRANSPARENCY IN WHITE HOUSE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE GUIDANCE

article

Feb 13, 2020

In early January the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published draft guidance to agencies calling for careful and thoughtful artificial intelligence (AI) regulation. The number one principle in the proposed AI guidance is Public Trust in AI. We applaud the White House for highlight...

Read More

Cybersecurity State Coordinator Act of 2020: Proposed Unification Through Communication CYBERSECURITY STATE COORDINATOR ACT OF 2020: PROPOSED UNIFICATION THROUGH COMMUNICATION

article

Feb 13, 2020

As the United States voter population ramps for the 2020 election, states are starting to focus on increasing their cybersecurity controls to protect the elections process from malicious actors. In June 2019, the Ohio Secretary of State issued a directive to boards of elections regarding vulnerabili...

Read More

Securing the Government Cloud SECURING THE GOVERNMENT CLOUD

article

Feb 13, 2020

Federal agencies have been migrating data and workloads to the cloud for over a decade now, but the ever-changing technology landscape can make it difficult to keep up with cybersecurity needs. Several government agencies have a role in ensuring federal cloud architectures are secure, including the ...

Read More

What’s Next in Intelligent Automation at Federal Agencies WHAT’S NEXT IN INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION AT FEDERAL AGENCIES

article

Feb 12, 2020

Intelligent automation combines Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and Robotic Workforce Management (RWM) with workflow and low-code development to quickly deliver results. In the federal government, IT and program executives are using intelligent automation to modernize...

Read More

Securing Your Government Data in the Cloud SECURING YOUR GOVERNMENT DATA IN THE CLOUD

infographic

Feb 12, 2020

It’s no surprise that you have concerns about the privacy and security of your sensitive Intellectual Property (IP) in the cloud. In 2018, more data was stolen than ever before, with a total of 4.5 billion records compromised in the first half of the year alone.

Read More

Funding the Global Benefits to Biopharmaceutical Innovation FUNDING THE GLOBAL BENEFITS TO BIOPHARMACEUTICAL INNOVATION

whitepaper

Feb 12, 2020

Both the U.S. Government and biopharmaceutical industry have been central engines for developing new medical treatments and cures, thereby lowering the effective price of better health for patients worldwide. The sector has done so by being both the world leader in these biopharmaceutical cures and ...

Read More

Bill Offers $400M for State, Local Government Cybersecurity BILL OFFERS $400M FOR STATE, LOCAL GOVERNMENT CYBERSECURITY

article

Feb 12, 2020

With state and local governments beset by a precipitous rise in cyberattacks, new federal legislation might provide some necessary cover where needed. The State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act would create a grant program worth $400 million to finance cybersecurity efforts in communities acr...

Read More

How Can State and Local Agencies Better Collaborate on Cybersecurity? HOW CAN STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES BETTER COLLABORATE ON CYBERSECURITY?

article

Feb 12, 2020

Some state governments, such as Massachusetts, have established formal plans to work with localities within their states on cybersecurity. However, as ransomware attacks proliferate across the country and strike big cities and small towns alike, state-level organizations say there needs to be greate...

Read More

US Governments Speeding Towards 5G and Broadband Growth US GOVERNMENTS SPEEDING TOWARDS 5G AND BROADBAND GROWTH

video

Feb 11, 2020

How much are U.S. government agencies influencing the development, power, and availability of 5G? Very much. Throughout the worlds of federal, state, and local government, 5G is being used to increase speeds and maximize coverage. The networks are growing and it isn’t just to enhance the inter...

Read More

Election Security 2020: How to Protect Election Data and Voter Information ELECTION SECURITY 2020: HOW TO PROTECT ELECTION DATA AND VOTER INFORMATION

infographic

Feb 11, 2020

Voters provide the foundation for the nation’s election system, not just in their actions, but in their names, addresses and Social Security numbers — information that is tempting bait for malicious actors who want to affect an election’s outcome. Secretaries of state and local boa...

Read More

U.S. Air Force and Microsoft partner to empower airmen with modern IT U.S. AIR FORCE AND MICROSOFT PARTNER TO EMPOWER AIRMEN WITH MODERN IT

article

Feb 11, 2020

The U.S. Air Force is breaking the glass as a leader in harnessing the power of cloud, rapidly rolling out modern services to enable airmen to advance the mission through more effective collaboration. As part of their digital transformation journey to achieve global access, persistence, and awarenes...

Read More

White House earmarks new money for AI and quantum computing WHITE HOUSE EARMARKS NEW MONEY FOR AI AND QUANTUM COMPUTING

video

Feb 10, 2020

White House officials on Monday unveiled plans to increase federal funding for the development of artificial intelligence and quantum computing, two cutting-edge technologies that defense officials say will play a key role in national security.

Read More

How the U.S. Government Obtains and Uses Cellphone Location Data | WSJ HOW THE U.S. GOVERNMENT OBTAINS AND USES CELLPHONE LOCATION DATA | WSJ

video

Feb 10, 2020

The U.S. government is using app-generated marketing data based on the movements of millions of cellphones around the country for some forms of law enforcement. We explain how such data is being gathered and sold.

Read More

How 3 U.S. government agencies use Smartsheet to achieve their missions HOW 3 U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES USE SMARTSHEET TO ACHIEVE THEIR MISSIONS

article

Feb 10, 2020

Federal government agencies use Smartsheet Gov, a work execution platform designed especially for government agencies, to make work processes more speedy and effective, empower their workers to have higher visibility into information and metrics, and ultimately achieve more. Federal agencies are loo...

Read More

Fortinet Federal Government Cybersecurity Solutions FORTINET FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CYBERSECURITY SOLUTIONS

whitepaper

Feb 10, 2020

U.S. federal agencies operate some of the world’s largest and most complex digital networks, but many of them rely on older, legacy technology for critical operations. Add to this the fact that the federal government is highly targeted by nationstate adversaries and traditional criminals alike...

Read More

Why the Government Needs To Create A $10B Venture Fund for Artificial Intelligence WHY THE GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO CREATE A $10B VENTURE FUND FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

article

Feb 07, 2020

The greatest threat to our national security is not China, it’s the growing misalignment between the government and emerging technology companies. The U.S. government does not have a unified national agenda regarding artificial intelligence that has broad industry alignment, government investm...

Read More

Election Security 2020: How the Federal Government is Preparing to Protect the Vote ELECTION SECURITY 2020: HOW THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS PREPARING TO PROTECT THE VOTE

article

Feb 06, 2020

While voting systems and election security rest squarely with state and local officials, federal authorities want it known that they are here to help. “We don’t own and operate the systems. Our job is to help them to increase their security posture and their resilience in the face of thr...

Read More

Government Agencies Need to Improve Their Digital Defenses in 2020 GOVERNMENT AGENCIES NEED TO IMPROVE THEIR DIGITAL DEFENSES IN 2020

article

Feb 05, 2020

Government agencies are under fire from criminal hackers. But this year, the stakes are high. Two really big events are happening in 2020: The good news, at least on the federal level, is that the Department of Defense requested a 5% cybersecurity budget increase for fiscal year 2020. But the unsett...

Read More

Taming the IoT Frontier a Federal Framework for Securing the Internet of Things TAMING THE IOT FRONTIER A FEDERAL FRAMEWORK FOR SECURING THE INTERNET OF THINGS

infographic

Feb 05, 2020

Is the rate at which agencies adopt the Internet of Things (IoT) outpacing their ability to secure their devices? Government Business Council (GBC) conducted an in-depth research study in January 2017, collecting the perspectives of government decision makers about the security of data at the edge.

Read More

What Government Can Learn from a New AI Playbook WHAT GOVERNMENT CAN LEARN FROM A NEW AI PLAYBOOK

article

Feb 05, 2020

Federal agencies are starting to use artificial intelligence in a variety of ways to enhance their missions, including to increase cybersecurity, to process packages more efficiently and even to help battle diseases. However, the government currently has an ad hoc process for developing and implemen...

Read More

GSA Schedule Registration Service From USFCR GSA SCHEDULE REGISTRATION SERVICE FROM USFCR

video

Feb 04, 2020

A GSA schedule is one of the most sought after contracts in the federal marketplace. That’s because they can be lucrative and long term. If you are successfully registered, and you meet the demands of the schedule, you can enjoy many years of recession-proof and reliable income.

Read More

Federal IT Policies Driving Migration to Cloud Ready Networks FEDERAL IT POLICIES DRIVING MIGRATION TO CLOUD READY NETWORKS

article

Feb 04, 2020

Two major government IT policy developments over the past year are working to drive the pace and sophistication of Federal cloud-based network adoption – and the advent of Cloud Ready Networks (CRN) that are designed to accommodate those policy trends and the long-term benefits they envision.

Read More

Government outlook good for wind power, less for coal GOVERNMENT OUTLOOK GOOD FOR WIND POWER, LESS FOR COAL

article

Feb 03, 2020

There’s good news and bad news for the workboat industry in the federal government’s annual energy outlook that was released last week. Those involved or seeking to be active in the offshore wind industry would be pleased with the prediction that renewable power — especially solar ...

Read More

How guest worker visas could transform the US immigration system | David J. Bier HOW GUEST WORKER VISAS COULD TRANSFORM THE US IMMIGRATION SYSTEM | DAVID J. BIER

video

Feb 03, 2020

The United States can create a more humane immigration system; in fact, it's been done before, says policy analyst David J. Bier. Pointing to the historical success of the US guest worker program, which allows foreign workers to legally enter and work in the country, Bier shows why expanding the...

Read More

3 Things Government Can Learn About Cloud from the Private Sector 3 THINGS GOVERNMENT CAN LEARN ABOUT CLOUD FROM THE PRIVATE SECTOR

article

Feb 03, 2020

Throughout the last decade, cloud technology has upended the way organizations look at IT infrastructure and management, engendering a shift in the way data is stored and transferred. Fast forward to 2020, however, and many private organizations are determining that rather than a complete move to th...

Read More

Customer Chronicles — Securing State and Local Government Agencies with Strong MFA CUSTOMER CHRONICLES — SECURING STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES WITH STRONG MFA

whitepaper

Feb 03, 2020

Protecting sensitive data and maintaining cybersecurity hygiene are top concerns for security professionals and CISOs from state and local government agencies. Government networks contain sensitive data such as social security numbers, voter registration, medical records, bank account and credit car...

Read More

F5 Government Solutions:5-Minute Sessions: Secure Cloud (Computing) Architecture(s); SCCA,SCA,SACA F5 GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS:5-MINUTE SESSIONS: SECURE CLOUD (COMPUTING) ARCHITECTURE(S); SCCA,SCA,SACA

video

Feb 03, 2020

In this session, Michael discusses a high level overview of Secure Cloud Architectures for Federal Government.

Read More

HOW TO ESTABLISH AN EFFECTIVE CLOUD GOVERNANCE PLAN HOW TO ESTABLISH AN EFFECTIVE CLOUD GOVERNANCE PLAN

article

Feb 03, 2020

The growing complexity of cloud computing has good intentions, but it can also leave agencies struggling to adapt their existing cybersecurity strategies. Cloud computing coupled with advances in mobile computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) has allowed organizations to greatly extend their netw...

Read More

5 AI trends that will change you and your customer 5 AI TRENDS THAT WILL CHANGE YOU AND YOUR CUSTOMER

article

Feb 03, 2020

Over the past two years, the long-awaited promise of artificial intelligence for the federal government has started to become a reality. During this exciting time of technology evolution, there has been a lot of exploration, collaboration and information-sharing with industry. Not long ago, AI solut...

Read More

What Government Poverty Statistics Leave Out WHAT GOVERNMENT POVERTY STATISTICS LEAVE OUT

article

Feb 02, 2020

While pressing her agenda to expand means-tested welfare programs, Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is claiming that the federal government’s poverty statistics vastly undercount the number of Americans who are “destitute.” In reality, the exact opposite is true be...

Read More

Major U.S. airlines cancel China flights as government steps up warnings MAJOR U.S. AIRLINES CANCEL CHINA FLIGHTS AS GOVERNMENT STEPS UP WARNINGS

article

Jan 31, 2020

All three major U.S. airlines announced the cancellation of flights to mainland China on Friday as the U.S. government unveiled additional steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, which originated in China. The trio of carriers, United Airlines Holdings Inc (UAL.O), Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) a...

Read More

How to Win and Keep Winning Government Contracts Infographic HOW TO WIN AND KEEP WINNING GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS INFOGRAPHIC

infographic

Jan 30, 2020

Unanet and Capture2Proposal provide 6 tips to help you win a government contract in this infographic. Capture2Proposal ensures you can easily capture and report on key information gathered through various customer interactions.

Read More

Can the US-China trade deal be enforced? CAN THE US-CHINA TRADE DEAL BE ENFORCED?

article

Jan 30, 2020

President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed the U.S.-China "phase one" trade deal this month. President Trump touted the significance of this deal, stating: “Nobody has ever seen anything like it. This is the biggest deal there is anywhere in the world, by far.” But ...

Read More

What Is 5G Technology, and What Does It Mean for Federal IT? WHAT IS 5G TECHNOLOGY, AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR FEDERAL IT?

article

Jan 30, 2020

5G wireless networks are likely going to become more widely deployed this year as the nation’s wireless carriers start ramping up their coverage. The federal government’s use of 5G will also likely remain experimental in nature as the technology matures and more devices become available....

Read More

Azure Government - CMMC Level 3 Enclave AZURE GOVERNMENT - CMMC LEVEL 3 ENCLAVE

video

Jan 30, 2020

CMMC audits are coming in 2020 and many businesses like Big Acronym (our fictitious DoD contractor) are needing a single environment to house corporate data and CUI.

Read More

A government perspective: Tech Trends 2020 A GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVE: TECH TRENDS 2020

article

Jan 29, 2020

The technologies that enhance our organizations and our lives are more powerful—and more essential—than ever before. Forward-thinking organizations, including governments, understand the technological forces that surround them and look for ways to harness them for the benefit of customer...

Read More

Security Clearances for Contractors and Government Employees SECURITY CLEARANCES FOR CONTRACTORS AND GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

whitepaper

Jan 29, 2020

Individual government contractors face more rigorous scrutiny, as private companies can monitor employee’s social media as part of their continuous vetting and insider threat protocols. However, despite the existence of a directive permitting them to do so, government agencies do not monitor t...

Read More

A New Decade and New Cybersecurity Orders at the FTC A NEW DECADE AND NEW CYBERSECURITY ORDERS AT THE FTC

article

Jan 29, 2020

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), America’s de facto consumer cybersecurity regulator, is welcoming the 2020s with a shift in its approach to cybersecurity. On Jan. 6, Andrew Smith, the director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, announced via blog post that in the previous year the commi...

Read More

SaaS Secures and Simplifies Email for Government Workers SAAS SECURES AND SIMPLIFIES EMAIL FOR GOVERNMENT WORKERS

article

Jan 29, 2020

Kerry Collins would not tolerate the situation any longer. As the information systems director for Cass County in Michigan, Collins had led the county’s transition from a premises-based, self-hosted email system to a solution hosted in the cloud. Collins had made the move to reduce the need fo...

Read More

The Evolution of Government Technology THE EVOLUTION OF GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGY

article

Jan 28, 2020

Over the last few decades, government technologies have gotten faster, cheaper, and in some ways have changed the industry as a whole. In the early 2000’s we saw government agencies replacing mainframes with personal computers. This saved a lot of money and allowed them to work on targeted pro...

Read More

The Federal Data Strategy Action Plan: A Path to AI Enablement THE FEDERAL DATA STRATEGY ACTION PLAN: A PATH TO AI ENABLEMENT

article

Jan 28, 2020

Since the release of the final Federal Data Strategy Action Plan (henceforth FDSAP) the end of last year, much has been written about the Federal Data Strategy. However, little has been written to connect the important role it can play in enabling the adoption of AI within the federal public sector....

Read More

Cadence’s Insight into Design Process Helps the US Technology Leadership Council Achieve its Goals CADENCE’S INSIGHT INTO DESIGN PROCESS HELPS THE US TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP COUNCIL ACHIEVE ITS GOALS

video

Jan 28, 2020

Find out from Dr. Eric Haseltine, Chairman of the US Technology Leadership Council, how Cadence brings a unique perspective on designing microelectronics and other systems to the government and how it is helping the US technology and leadership council’s goal to promote better understanding be...

Read More

QnA Maker in Azure Government QNA MAKER IN AZURE GOVERNMENT

video

Jan 28, 2020

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Russ Williams, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft supporting government customers, about QnA Maker in Azure Government. QnA Maker is a cloud-based service that easily enables creation of a question and answer system...

Read More

Augmented government Transforming government services through augmented reality AUGMENTED GOVERNMENT TRANSFORMING GOVERNMENT SERVICES THROUGH AUGMENTED REALITY

whitepaper

Jan 27, 2020

On September 27, 1998, football fans who tuned in to watch the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals witnessed much more than a 31-24 Bengal win. That Sunday, ESPN introduced a technological inno-vation that would forever change the way fans watch sports: a thin yellow line ov...

Read More

How Government Gets it Right on Privacy HOW GOVERNMENT GETS IT RIGHT ON PRIVACY

article

Jan 27, 2020

The American public rightfully expects government and businesses alike to be responsible stewards of information. Emerging trends to use more data for enhancing decisions face reasonable tensions with what is ethical, practical, and necessary in modern society. This is why data privacy now affects e...

Read More

How can U.S. government regulate Tesla now? HOW CAN U.S. GOVERNMENT REGULATE TESLA NOW?

article

Jan 27, 2020

It would be difficult to quantify just how many federal government or affiliated agencies regulate Elon Musk's massive business empire — most notably Tesla Inc. As a publicly traded auto manufacturer, Tesla must answer to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National Tra...

Read More

What Makes a Successful Mentor in the Local Government Space WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL MENTOR IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SPACE

article

Jan 24, 2020

January is National Mentoring Month and what better way to start a new year than to reflect on the impact a mentor had on your career. Better still, how can you be a mentor to someone as they navigate their professional development? We reached out to our ICMA network and pulled together helpful tips...

Read More

AI for government finance & accounting: Understanding value & overcoming human barriers AI FOR GOVERNMENT FINANCE & ACCOUNTING: UNDERSTANDING VALUE & OVERCOMING HUMAN BARRIERS

article

Jan 23, 2020

Klaus Schwab, the Founder and Chairman of the World Economic Forum, shares in his book, “The Fourth Industrial Revolution,” that artificial intelligence (AI) will perform 30% of corporate audits by 2025. While any estimate of change is just that, an estimate, the pace of change is govern...

Read More

AI use cases in Government AI USE CASES IN GOVERNMENT

infographic

Jan 23, 2020

AI technologies have the ability to transform and influence the lives of many people. Because of this, governments around the world are seeing AI as a strategic advantage. From AI enabled chatbots to help citizens with a variety of services, to helping automate repetitive tasks and processes, easing...

Read More

The state of IoT security THE STATE OF IOT SECURITY

infographic

Jan 23, 2020

The majority of businesses and consumers support government-mandated loT security regulations.

Read More

Explore Data with the FTC | Federal Trade Commission EXPLORE DATA WITH THE FTC | FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

video

Jan 23, 2020

Learn how to find out what scams, identity theft, and other consumer issues look like in your area by exploring FTC data at http://www.ftc.gov/exploredata. In this video, Paul Witt, BCP’s lead data analyst, gives us a quick overview on how to explore FTC data using an online tool called Tablea...

Read More

How Credible Are the White House’s AI Regulation Principles? HOW CREDIBLE ARE THE WHITE HOUSE’S AI REGULATION PRINCIPLES?

article

Jan 23, 2020

The presence of artificial intelligence in our lives will continue to grow. Considering the degree of alarm that AI has triggered in the general population, we can expect a deeper dose of laws and regulations governing how the technology is deployed, used, and managed. It’s a bit amusing that ...

Read More

It’s 2020. Time for Intelligent Automation in Government IT’S 2020. TIME FOR INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION IN GOVERNMENT

article

Jan 22, 2020

As we start a new decade, it’s obvious that data is fueling innovation in cities around the world. However, the explosion of simply too much data has propelled cities to embrace intelligent automation solutions powered by predictive analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to extract better ...

Read More

U.S. Trade in Services: Trends and Policy Issues U.S. TRADE IN SERVICES: TRENDS AND POLICY ISSUES

whitepaper

Jan 22, 2020

Trade in “services” refers to a wide and growing range of economic activities. These activities include transport, tourism, financial services, use of intellectual property, telecommunications and information services, government services, maintenance, and other professional services fro...

Read More

How the 3 Dimensions of Customer Experience Serve Government Agencies HOW THE 3 DIMENSIONS OF CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE SERVE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

article

Jan 22, 2020

Customer service has long been a part of government agency culture — focus on direct customer interactions and giving customers the best possible service. While customer service is still part of what agencies do, it’s an organization-centric approach. Today, measure success by customer e...

Read More

Azure Maps in Azure Government AZURE MAPS IN AZURE GOVERNMENT

video

Jan 22, 2020

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Chris Pendleton, Principal PM Manager on the Azure Maps team, about Azure Maps in Azure Government. Learn what makes Azure Maps different from other mapping solutions available and how Azure Maps provides a truly unifi...

Read More

Data, Data, Everywhere: Challenges and Opportunities of Using Data in Your Local Government Organization DATA, DATA, EVERYWHERE: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF USING DATA IN YOUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION

article

Jan 22, 2020

Data privacy, data standards, data bias, open data portals…with all these solutions and social issues, how can local government managers improve their organizations’ operations, customer service, and policy decision-making with data? Members of ICMA’s Smart Communities Advisory Bo...

Read More

Trump Administration Outlines Approach to Regulating AI TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OUTLINES APPROACH TO REGULATING AI

article

Jan 22, 2020

Whether in driverless cars, automated assistants, or other applications that have yet to be developed, artificial intelligence (AI) holds promise for improving lives and increasing economic productivity. Yet while the technology is still being developed, the government’s regulatory approach ha...

Read More

Email malware targets U.S. senator and military EMAIL MALWARE TARGETS U.S. SENATOR AND MILITARY

article

Jan 22, 2020

Cybersecurity researchers are sounding the alarm about Emotet, a powerful email malware that is now being used to attack U.S. government and military targets. After a brief break over the holidays, security companies are now seeing a resurgence in how often the malware is used against businesses and...

Read More

When Is VDI the Best Fit for Local Governments in 2020? WHEN IS VDI THE BEST FIT FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN 2020?

article

Jan 21, 2020

Although virtual desktop infrastructure existed for more than a decade, VDI is only now starting to take off for state and local governments. Interest in VDI among government agencies is finally widespread and growing. “Traditionally, a lot of us are used to having a laptop in front of us or a...

Read More

Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century Organization Design Principles and Recommendations DELIVERING GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS IN THE 21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATION DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND RECOMMENDATIONS

whitepaper

Jan 21, 2020

When America’s Founders wrote the Constitution, they laid out a clear vision for the United States Government: to establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty. Moreover, they established Executi...

Read More

Building the government of the future right now BUILDING THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FUTURE RIGHT NOW

article

Jan 21, 2020

2020 marks the beginning of a new decade and a future where government’s ability to adapt and evolve will define success in serving citizens. Governments aren’t just adopting new technologies, but many are embracing a “digital first” approach. While the use of technology by g...

Read More

President Trump Participates in a Bilateral Meeting with the President of the European Commission PRESIDENT TRUMP PARTICIPATES IN A BILATERAL MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

video

Jan 21, 2020

US President Donald Trump and European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen held their first bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos and discussed key bilateral issues, including trade, energy, and technology cooperation. This is stated in a statement issued by...

Read More

Recent Federal Government Action On Artificial Intelligence And Next Generation Technologies RECENT FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ACTION ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND NEXT GENERATION TECHNOLOGIES

article

Jan 20, 2020

Last week the Trump administration released a set of regulatory artificial intelligence (AI) principles to govern the development of AI in the private sector. As private industry and government stakeholders increase their efforts to advance AI, the new principles are viewed as a necessary governance...

Read More

Data, Business and Government DATA, BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT

infographic

Jan 19, 2020

The private sector has used large-scale data analytics to great effect, boosting economic growth. But there are valid concerns that warrant regulation. How do you strike a balance?

Read More

Ohio Chief Information Officer Shares 2020 IT Strategies OHIO CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER SHARES 2020 IT STRATEGIES

article

Jan 19, 2020

When Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine was elected as the 70th governor of Ohio in November 2018, he appointed Ervan Rodgers II as the state’s chief information officer (CIO). Rodgers, who served as CIO at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office for more than four years under DeWine, began hi...

Read More

Americans trust Amazon and Google more than the police or the government AMERICANS TRUST AMAZON AND GOOGLE MORE THAN THE POLICE OR THE GOVERNMENT

article

Jan 18, 2020

In fact, more people trust Amazon AMZN, -0.70% and Google GOOG, +1.98% will “do what is right” than they trust teachers, police officers, Donald Trump, the U.S. government or the news media, according to a nationwide survey from Morning Consult. The digital media and research company ask...

Read More

12 Global Government Agencies That Use Chatbots 12 GLOBAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES THAT USE CHATBOTS

article

Jan 17, 2020

For ages, governments and their agencies across the world have been struggling and spending billions of dollars to find innovative ways for quick delivery of government services to the public. Observing the solutions delivered by chatbots to the business world, some government agencies have opted to...

Read More

The Rise of Chief Data Officers in the Federal Government THE RISE OF CHIEF DATA OFFICERS IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

article

Jan 16, 2020

With the US Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) recent release of the Federal Data Strategy 2020 Year One Action Plan, there is now unprecedented opportunity in the coming decade to fundamentally change—for the better—the Federal Government’s approach to leveraging data a...

Read More

Phase One Trade Deal signed,Markets Remain Upbeat PHASE ONE TRADE DEAL SIGNED,MARKETS REMAIN UPBEAT

video

Jan 16, 2020

The U.S. and China signed what they billed as the first phase of a broader trade pact on Wednesday amid persistent questions over whether President Donald Trump’s efforts to rewrite the economic relationship with Beijing will ever go any further.

Read More

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2020 PPIC STATEWIDE SURVEY: CALIFORNIANS AND THEIR GOVERNMENT, JANUARY 2020

whitepaper

Jan 16, 2020

Less than two months before California’s presidential primary, the Democratic primary remains a three-way race between Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, and Elizabeth Warren. Most Californians say President Trump should be removed from office and disapprove of his handling of the situation with Iran....

Read More

President Trump Signs Phase One Trade Deal with China PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS PHASE ONE TRADE DEAL WITH CHINA

video

Jan 16, 2020

President Trump on Wednesday signed a “phase one” trade agreement with China, marking the beginning of improved trade relations after months of negotiations and two years of tariff battles that have slowed global economic growth and hit U.S. farmers hard.

Read More

Transparency in Federal Government: Commerce Department Makes its Data Accessible to Citizens with New Interactive Tool TRANSPARENCY IN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: COMMERCE DEPARTMENT MAKES ITS DATA ACCESSIBLE TO CITIZENS WITH NEW INTERACTIVE TOOL

article

Jan 16, 2020

As America’s “Data Agency” and co-leader of the Data Goal in the President’s Management Agenda, the Department of Commerce is leading improvement in how federal agencies make data accessible and useful to the American public. With the launch of Commerce Performance Data Pro, ...

Read More

US Government Gives Free Smartphones to Those in Need US GOVERNMENT GIVES FREE SMARTPHONES TO THOSE IN NEED

article

Jan 16, 2020

As part of its Lifeline Assistance program, the United States government has for years handed out free smartphones to low-income households, along with the provision of cheap or free data plans. According to a new report from Forbes, it now appears that the Android phones handed out through Assuranc...

Read More

Lessons Learned From Building APIs For the US Federal Government LESSONS LEARNED FROM BUILDING APIS FOR THE US FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

video

Jan 15, 2020

In this special presentation of ProgrammableWeb's Developers Rock Podcast from the Washington, DC-area API Meetup on Dec 5, 2019, Oddball.io CTO Rob Wilkinson breaks down the two most important phases of launching successful APIs for the federal government.

Read More

Federal Reserve Underwrites Washington’s Spending Binge FEDERAL RESERVE UNDERWRITES WASHINGTON’S SPENDING BINGE

article

Jan 15, 2020

the U.S. Federal Reserve announced it would begin buying billions of Treasury bills every month to ensure the nation’s banking system would have “ample reserves” through the end of 2019 as part of its efforts to help prevent a liquidity crisis from wreaking havoc in U.S. money mark...

Read More

US Government Training: Tips to Ensure Efficient Spending US GOVERNMENT TRAINING: TIPS TO ENSURE EFFICIENT SPENDING

video

Jan 14, 2020

Are you looking to maximize your US government training spending? Are you tired of the stress of choosing vendors, waiting weeks during procurement, and lackluster results? We understand. And more importantly, we're here to help you make the most of your US government training budget. In complia...

Read More

How Technology Companies Lobby the Federal Government HOW TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES LOBBY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

article

Jan 14, 2020

If you think all companies that lobby the United States government are military contractors or oil companies, you might be surprised. Many major technology vendors are high up on the list. And the quarterly lobbying reports for the federal government, which just came out, are always fascinating read...

Read More

Deep Dive: U.S. Federal Government’s Security and Privacy Practices DEEP DIVE: U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S SECURITY AND PRIVACY PRACTICES

article

Jan 14, 2020

In April 2019, the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance released its 10th Annual Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll. The Audit looks at the security and privacy practices of over 1,000 of the top sites on the Internet, from retailers to government sites. In this post we will take a deeper...

Read More

5G Network Security: U.S. Strategy Takes Shape 5G NETWORK SECURITY: U.S. STRATEGY TAKES SHAPE

article

Jan 14, 2020

After years of hype on 5G wireless technology, a U.S. national strategy to secure new network build outs is beginning to take shape as widespread implementation nears. Last week, the House took a few steps in that direction by passing three bipartisan measures aimed at protecting fifth generation wi...

Read More

CCC Board of Governors Meeting CCC BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING

video

Jan 14, 2020

The California Community Colleges Board of Governors sets policy and provides guidance for the 115 colleges that constitute the system. The 17-member board is appointed by the governor and formally interacts with state and federal officials and other organizations. The board selects a chancellor for...

Read More

Microsoft Teams for government workers | THR1097 MICROSOFT TEAMS FOR GOVERNMENT WORKERS | THR1097

video

Jan 14, 2020

Microsoft Teams is the new hub for teamwork for government! Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Teams in this introductory session with a focus on what features government organizations use most. See in action how Microsoft Teams can empower U.S. and worldwide government agencies with the capabiliti...

Read More

Secretary Pompeo remarks to the Silicon Valley Leadership Group SECRETARY POMPEO REMARKS TO THE SILICON VALLEY LEADERSHIP GROUP

video

Jan 13, 2020

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo remarks to the Silicon Valley Leadership Group at the Commonwealth Club, in San Francisco, California.

Read More

Federal Government Learning Challenges FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LEARNING CHALLENGES

infographic

Jan 13, 2020

Learning and development within the Federal government will continue to face numerous challenges over the next few years. The largest challenge stems from an aging Federal workforce. With the largest population shifting into retirement, there is a shortage of employees with adequate training to fill...

Read More

How the government wants agencies to regulate AI HOW THE GOVERNMENT WANTS AGENCIES TO REGULATE AI

article

Jan 13, 2020

The Office of Management and Budget released a draft memorandum Jan. 13 providing guidance to agencies on how they should approach regulation of industry’s artificial intelligence applications. The guidance emphasizes that agencies should consider how any regulatory action would potentially hi...

Read More

White House proposes guidelines for regulating the use of artificial intelligence WHITE HOUSE PROPOSES GUIDELINES FOR REGULATING THE USE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

article

Jan 12, 2020

The Trump administration is proposing new rules to guide future federal regulation of artificial intelligence used in medicine, transportation and other industries. But the vagueness of the principles announced by the White House is unlikely to satisfy AI watchdogs who have warned of a lack of accou...

Read More

2020 Global & Regional Corporate Governance Trends 2020 GLOBAL & REGIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE TRENDS

whitepaper

Jan 11, 2020

For the first time, in 2020, we see the focus on the “E” and the “S” of environment, social and governance (ESG) as the leading trend globally, including in the United States, where it traditionally has not received as much attention by boards. Indeed, many of the key global ...

Read More

US government urges everyone to update Mozilla Firefox to v72.0.1 because of an active exploit that allows remote code execution US GOVERNMENT URGES EVERYONE TO UPDATE MOZILLA FIREFOX TO V72.0.1 BECAUSE OF AN ACTIVE EXPLOIT THAT ALLOWS REMOTE CODE EXECUTION

article

Jan 10, 2020

The US government’s Department of Homeland Security is urging all Firefox users to update to v72.0.1 as soon as possible. Earlier this week, a zero day vulnerability was found in the then most current version of the Firefox browser by Mozilla which allows hackers to take over your computer. Wh...

Read More

CCPA Is Now in Effect CCPA IS NOW IN EFFECT

article

Jan 10, 2020

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), a bill that enhances data protections for the roughly 40 million residents of California, officially took effect Jan. 1. CCPA, which was signed into law in June 2018, gives state residents the right to know which personal data is being collected about them...

Read More

Fiscal Policy FISCAL POLICY

video

Jan 09, 2020

Fiscal policy refers to the budgetary policy of the government, which involves the government manipulating its level of spending and tax rates within the economy. The government uses these two tools to influence the economy. It is the sister strategy to monetary policy.

Read More

The US Takes First Step in Global AI Battle THE US TAKES FIRST STEP IN GLOBAL AI BATTLE

article

Jan 09, 2020

The U.S. Government took measures to restrict exports of certain types of artificial intelligence (artificial intelligence) software to other countries in an effort to keep such technology out of the hands of rival powers like China. It is the first incident in what could be considered the equivalen...

Read More

Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies ENSURING AMERICAN LEADERSHIP IN AUTOMATED VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES

whitepaper

Jan 08, 2020

The United States Government is committed to fostering surface transportation innovations to ensure the United States leads the world in automated vehicle (AV) technology development and integration while prioritizing safety, security, and privacy and safeguarding the freedoms enjoyed by Americans. ...

Read More

White House Sets Out A.I. Principles for Federal Agencies WHITE HOUSE SETS OUT A.I. PRINCIPLES FOR FEDERAL AGENCIES

article

Jan 08, 2020

Artificial intelligence (A.I.) and machine learning have evolved from science fiction to something that many tech companies are actively working on. Which means, of course, that the federal government is now looking at whether A.I. needs regulation. According to Axios, the White House is “warn...

Read More

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Announces Automated Vehicle 4.0 at CES 2020 U.S. SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION ELAINE L. CHAO ANNOUNCES AUTOMATED VEHICLE 4.0 AT CES 2020

video

Jan 08, 2020

The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today released ‘Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies: Automated Vehicles 4.0’ (AV 4.0). The initiative was announced by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao in a keynote speech at CES in L...

Read More

Protecting innovation and privacy and the role of government PROTECTING INNOVATION AND PRIVACY AND THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT

article

Jan 08, 2020

As states work on individual regulations surrounding data privacy, groups and companies including Facebook are looking to the federal government to come up with a uniform, consistent law, according to panelists during a discussion about innovation and privacy at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. With data shar...

Read More

How to Use GovShop Emerging Technology Firm and SBIR Awardee Filters for Government Market Research HOW TO USE GOVSHOP EMERGING TECHNOLOGY FIRM AND SBIR AWARDEE FILTERS FOR GOVERNMENT MARKET RESEARCH

video

Jan 07, 2020

If you want to find suppliers that aren’t traditionally considered government contractors, GovShop can help! Our innovative market research and supplier intelligence platform has a filter for that. As always, you can start with a keyword search, then select “Emerging Tech Non-Traditional...

Read More

HOW CAN GOVERNMENT GAIN THE TRUST OF ITS CITIZENS? HOW CAN GOVERNMENT GAIN THE TRUST OF ITS CITIZENS?

infographic

Jan 07, 2020

Sarah needs a safe and affordable apartment closer to her new job. She used to dread going to the Housing Authority. She hated waiting in line and being treated like a number. But she knows that her government understands her needs. Sarah expects more from her government—and her government del...

Read More

How Automation Can Elevate Government Performance HOW AUTOMATION CAN ELEVATE GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE

article

Jan 07, 2020

Measuring performance is one of the trickiest challenges for government executives. Without a stock price or revenues to chart, government generally gets graded through a series of negatives — think backlogs, errors, and inspector general findings. A good positive playbook for boosting governm...

Read More

Four ways governments can get the most out of their infrastructure projects FOUR WAYS GOVERNMENTS CAN GET THE MOST OUT OF THEIR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

whitepaper

Jan 07, 2020

Infrastructure—for example, transportation, power, water, and telecom systems—underpins economic activity and catalyzes growth and development. The world spends more than $2.5 trillion a year on infrastructure, but $3.7 trillion a year will be needed through 2035 just to keep pace with p...

Read More

5 Ways Technology Will Revolutionize Government in the 2020s 5 WAYS TECHNOLOGY WILL REVOLUTIONIZE GOVERNMENT IN THE 2020S

article

Jan 06, 2020

The 2010s brought with it a transformative wave of enhanced tech capabilities to the federal government, enabling applications that have fundamentally changed how the government provides services to its citizens. These new technological capabilities, however, have also created unprecedented challeng...

Read More

Introducing RelativityOne Government INTRODUCING RELATIVITYONE GOVERNMENT

article

Jan 06, 2020

Government matters are some of the most sensitive out there, and no amount of vulnerability is acceptable to the teams working with such high-stakes data. These projects are also complex, demanding, and ever-changing, where a seemingly small case can turn into a large one overnight—with unpred...

Read More

White House AI Report: Everything You Need to Know WHITE HOUSE AI REPORT: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

infographic

Jan 06, 2020

The White House report on Al is a research and policy document that was designed to provide recommendations for how the US government should respond to developments in Al as they arise. It is the result of months of research and documentation, and it contains 23 goals within seven mandates. Here are...

Read More

TydenBrooks Works with Government to Provide Security TYDENBROOKS WORKS WITH GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE SECURITY

article

Jan 06, 2020

The U.S. Government provides safety and security for our country and its citizens. To do this, the government must also have security strategies to protect national, state, and local interests. From Homeland Security to the Fish and Wildlife Department, different security strategies are needed to pr...

Read More

Government Grants Within The United States Science and Technology Sector GOVERNMENT GRANTS WITHIN THE UNITED STATES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SECTOR

article

Jan 04, 2020

The United States of America prides itself as one of the most mechanically propelled nations on the planet. Boosting a portion of this current age’s greatest cutting edge inquire about research centers, the United States government is always searching for approaches to help and improve the cou...

Read More

An imperfect US-China deal may be better than no deal at all AN IMPERFECT US-CHINA DEAL MAY BE BETTER THAN NO DEAL AT ALL

article

Jan 04, 2020

President Trump boosted hopes for peace in the U.S.-China trade war by announcing that a “Phase One” deal would be signed on January 15. Now both his supporters and his critics are anxious to see what the deal includes. Details of the agreement have emerged slowly. Last October, the Whit...

Read More

Use Customer Experience Technology Wisely: 4 Tips for Government Agencies USE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE TECHNOLOGY WISELY: 4 TIPS FOR GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

article

Jan 02, 2020

Let’s say you arrive at work and discover that your budget request for new technology has been approved. Jackpot! Now you can start developing and deploying technology to improve your agency’s effectiveness and efficiency. After all, improving customer experience is your top priority. Bu...

Read More

Government Seeks Forward-Looking Industry Solutions GOVERNMENT SEEKS FORWARD-LOOKING INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS

article

Jan 01, 2020

The U.S. military relies heavily on companies to research, develop and manufacture innovative technologies to support missions. This hasn’t always been the case. A century ago, it was often the armed services that conceived and created the latest solutions. But when the world goes to war, it&r...

Read More

Incoming: What Local Governments Can Learn From Federal Cybersecurity Efforts INCOMING: WHAT LOCAL GOVERNMENTS CAN LEARN FROM FEDERAL CYBERSECURITY EFFORTS

article

Jan 01, 2020

Long before the federal government charged two defendants in 2018 for ransomware attacks on municipal computer systems—including Atlanta’s—cities found ways to make do during these outages. Police wrote reports by hand, traffic tickets were paid in person and social media kept ever...

Read More

The 5 Most Important Federal Government Tech Predictions to Watch in 2020 THE 5 MOST IMPORTANT FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TECH PREDICTIONS TO WATCH IN 2020

article

Dec 30, 2019

It’s taken a while for the U.S. federal government to fully climb aboard the emerging technology train, but as 2020 approaches it is clear that more agencies are ready to ride—and steer—the train toward new digital trends. Which technologies are likely to attract the most attention...

Read More

Newsmaker Clip: Federal Government NEWSMAKER CLIP: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S RESPONSE TO NY GREEN-LIGHT LAW

video

Dec 26, 2019

Mark Morgan, Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), was featured in an Immigration Newsmaker conversation hosted by the Center for Immigration Studies on December 20 at the National Press Club.

Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Government CX THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO GOVERNMENT CX

whitepaper

Dec 26, 2019

Transforming the way governments serve the public is about more than choosing the right technologies. This level of change requires agencies to rethink how they engage their customers — from citizens and external partners to the frontline employees assisting the public.

Read More

Top 12 Data Science Use Cases in Government TOP 12 DATA SCIENCE USE CASES IN GOVERNMENT

article

Dec 26, 2019

Big data analytics has been applied to different spheres of human life. One of the best features of data analytics is its adaptability and wide application specter. We have come through the whole series of articles concerning data science application in various spheres that are proving this statemen...

Read More

The New U.S. Government Spending Bill: 10 Tax Changes For 2020 THE NEW U.S. GOVERNMENT SPENDING BILL: 10 TAX CHANGES FOR 2020

article

Dec 24, 2019

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 into law. While this is essentially a government-spending bill for the year 2020, among the 700+ pages of this bill are various changes that may affect your taxes. This includes the SECURE Act, which primarily cha...

Read More

4 Ways to Prepare Government Apps for Cloud 4 WAYS TO PREPARE GOVERNMENT APPS FOR CLOUD

article

Dec 23, 2019

Despite all the talk of better strategies and procurement practices in the Cloud Smart era, federal agencies are still struggling with their cloud migrations. Half of federal CIOs believe the cloud is only partly delivering on anticipated benefits, while 16 percent think cloud technology is hardly d...

Read More

US government study ignites racial bias debate in facial recognition tools US GOVERNMENT STUDY IGNITES RACIAL BIAS DEBATE IN FACIAL RECOGNITION TOOLS

article

Dec 23, 2019

Many facial recognition systems misidentify people of colour more often than white people, according to a US government study, adding fuel to the scepticism over the technology widely used by law enforcement agencies. The study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) found that,...

Read More

Digital Transformation for Governments DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FOR GOVERNMENTS

article

Dec 22, 2019

Government agencies often struggle to remain on the leading edge of digital technology advancements due to a lack of commitment to IT modernization and budget constraints. However, advancements in technology are better able to address common issues faced by the government including security, migrati...

Read More

America Needs To Create Alternatives To China And Huawei AMERICA NEEDS TO CREATE ALTERNATIVES TO CHINA AND HUAWEI'S 5G MARKET DOMINANCE

article

Dec 22, 2019

At the recent NATO Leaders Summit in London, President Trump was clear about how he and the United States government view Chinese Communist Party (CCP) linked telecommunications equipment manufacturers like Huawei and ZTE, when he said, “I do think it’s a security risk, a security danger...

Read More

President Trump Creates the Space Force and Funds the Military PRESIDENT TRUMP CREATES THE SPACE FORCE AND FUNDS THE MILITARY

video

Dec 21, 2019

When President Trump signed a $738 billion defense spending bill on Friday, he officially created the Space Force. It's the sixth branch of the U.S. Armed Services, and the first new military service since the Air Force was created in 1947.

Read More

Debate on state and local tax deduction ignores its origins DEBATE ON STATE AND LOCAL TAX DEDUCTION IGNORES ITS ORIGINS

article

Dec 19, 2019

The current reframing of the state and local tax, or “SALT,” deduction is a clear departure from the original principles outlined during the 1913 implementation of the U.S. Constitution’s 16th Amendment. Rather than today’s “red versus blue” or “rich versus ...

Read More

5 Reasons for Government Agencies to Modernize their Data Warehouses With BigQuery 5 REASONS FOR GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO MODERNIZE THEIR DATA WAREHOUSES WITH BIGQUERY

article

Dec 19, 2019

As entire industries rapidly digitalize, citizens are increasingly demanding that public-sector agencies provide the same response, access, and ease of use they’ve come to expect from private-sector businesses. This is the crux behind federal IT modernization initiatives, such as the President...

Read More

The Impact of the Trump Labor Market on Historically Disadvantaged Americans THE IMPACT OF THE TRUMP LABOR MARKET ON HISTORICALLY DISADVANTAGED AMERICANS

whitepaper

Dec 19, 2019

The U.S. labor market is the strongest it has been in the last half century, as shown by economic data across various metrics. This is partly attributable to President Trump’s progrowth economic policies, the results of which are disproportionately benefiting Americans who were previously left...

Read More

AI and data in government: 2019’s 5 biggest trends AI AND DATA IN GOVERNMENT: 2019’S 5 BIGGEST TRENDS

article

Dec 18, 2019

2019 has been a breakthrough year for data and AI in government. Around the world, public institutions are experimenting with these new technologies — but with new tools also comes new questions. For example, how will we protect privacy and data rights? Throughout 2019 I have published a month...

Read More

Government Change Management to Improve Outcomes GOVERNMENT CHANGE MANAGEMENT TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES

infographic

Dec 18, 2019

To better understand change management initiatives in government, Genesys partnered with GovLoop and surveyed 312 public sector employees. The following infographic explores the results of the survey and uncovers the effectiveness of a solid change management program.

Read More

Spending bill to avoid government shutdown includes millions of dollars for Georgia SPENDING BILL TO AVOID GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN INCLUDES MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR GEORGIA

article

Dec 18, 2019

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote Thursday – one day before the deadline to avoid a federal government shutdown – on legislation that includes $1.4 trillion in spending. Benefits for Georgia in the package include the continued expansion of Savannah’s port and new disaster aid fo...

Read More

Keys to achieving digital transformation in government KEYS TO ACHIEVING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN GOVERNMENT

video

Dec 18, 2019

At the Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 (SCEWC19) event, Microsoft explains what it means to modernize in the government workplace and how tech can help. Learn how to innovate now for the smart city of tomorrow by empowering more secure inter-departmental and cross-agency collaboration.

Read More

America versus China in the race to 5G AMERICA VERSUS CHINA IN THE RACE TO 5G

article

Dec 18, 2019

Ancient China made achievements that would have made medieval Europe blush. Chinese shipwrights made vessels 10 times bigger than Columbus’ Santa Maria and were sailing to Africa decades before he was even born. But China failed to spread colonial power the way Europe did. Why? The fault lies ...

Read More

How to Integrate HPE MSL3040 with KeySecure for Government HOW TO INTEGRATE HPE MSL3040 WITH KEYSECURE FOR GOVERNMENT

video

Dec 17, 2019

Jane from SafeNet AT demonstrates how to integrateHPE MSL3040 with KeySecure for Government.

Read More

How to Integrate HPE Primera Storage Platform Library with KeySecure for Government HOW TO INTEGRATE HPE PRIMERA STORAGE PLATFORM LIBRARY WITH KEYSECURE FOR GOVERNMENT

video

Dec 17, 2019

Jane from SafeNet AT demonstrates how to integrate HPE Primera Storage Platform with KeySecure for Government.

Read More

Azure DevOps Server in Azure Government AZURE DEVOPS SERVER IN AZURE GOVERNMENT

video

Dec 17, 2019

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Jason Ingram, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, about Azure DevOps Server in Azure Government. Learn what Azure DevOps Server is and how it is different than the Azure DevOps SaaS offering. Most notable, Azure Dev...

Read More

OnBase for Electronic Government Demo ONBASE FOR ELECTRONIC GOVERNMENT DEMO

video

Dec 17, 2019

View this brief demo on how OnBase document management improve government workflows and processes. With the challenges of limited staff and budget, government is turning to technology for workflow solutions. They are looking for a solution that can provide affordable, expandable, and sustainable sol...

Read More

Helping Government Jump Start AI HELPING GOVERNMENT JUMP START AI

article

Dec 17, 2019

The Federal government took important steps forward with artificial intelligence (AI) technology policy in 2019 with the AI Executive Order, the DoD AI strategy, and the OPEN Government Act. With that said, however, weaving AI into our Federal DNA means integrating with (often aging) agency infrastr...

Read More

How open innovation can transform the government technology playing field HOW OPEN INNOVATION CAN TRANSFORM THE GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGY PLAYING FIELD

article

Dec 17, 2019

“Open” tournaments in sports -- such as the U.S. Open in tennis or golf -- bring together the best players in the world, and the public sees high performance achieved as the field narrows. But a key feature of open competitions is the possibility of new entrants who bring innovative play...

Read More

Cybersecurity Modernization - Transform Government While Controlling Business Risk CYBERSECURITY MODERNIZATION - TRANSFORM GOVERNMENT WHILE CONTROLLING BUSINESS RISK

whitepaper

Dec 17, 2019

Moving systems to the cloud, introducing mobile devices into the workforce, investing in smart city projects and undergoing other modernization efforts can introduce risk if agencies can't sufficiently protect their data. According to a recent survey, 92 percent of government respondents will us...

Read More

Government Spending: Public-to-Private Where the 2020 Budget Is Going to Be Spent Infographic GOVERNMENT SPENDING: PUBLIC-TO-PRIVATE WHERE THE 2020 BUDGET IS GOING TO BE SPENT INFOGRAPHIC

infographic

Dec 16, 2019

Everyone knows that government spending involves staggering sums of money. Most would be shocked, however, to learn how much public money makes its way to the private sector. The expansive public-private relationship continues to grow. The White House has released the 2020 budget proposal, and a hug...

Read More

AI in the Government AI IN THE GOVERNMENT

infographic

Dec 16, 2019

AI technologies have the ability to transform and influence the lives of many people. AI transform the way we work, interact with each other and travel between locations. Because of this, governments around the world are seeing AI as a strategic advantage. In this infographic Cognilytica explores va...

Read More

How Excessive Federal Spending Sparked a Liquidity Crisis HOW EXCESSIVE FEDERAL SPENDING SPARKED A LIQUIDITY CRISIS

article

Dec 16, 2019

Since mid-September 2019, the U.S. Federal Reserve has been fighting to contain a liquidity crisis in the nation’s money markets that was caused in large part by excessive spending by the U.S. government. That surge in spending was prompted by “the worst budget deal in history” in ...

Read More

Watch These 4 IT Trends in State and Local Government in 2020 WATCH THESE 4 IT TRENDS IN STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN 2020

article

Dec 12, 2019

The condition of state and local government IT going into 2020 is something of a paradox. According to a report released in October 2019 from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers and Accenture, “The Future State CIO: How the Role Will Drive Innovation,” 83 percent...

Read More

DOD CIO: JEDI TO ACCELERATE DEVOPS, AI WORK DOD CIO: JEDI TO ACCELERATE DEVOPS, AI WORK

article

Dec 12, 2019

Even as the Defense Department launches its much-anticipated Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) program, DoD Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy already is looking ahead to the ways in which the department might leverage the enterprise cloud platform to support key components of its bro...

Read More

Delivering on Digital Government: Achieving the Promise of Artificial Intelligence DELIVERING ON DIGITAL GOVERNMENT: ACHIEVING THE PROMISE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

whitepaper

Dec 12, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere — or so it seems. From navigation apps that automatically reroute us when our usual highway is clogged with traffic to banking websites that pre-approve mortgages seconds after we submit a short application, AI is expanding into our personal and profe...

Read More

How Feds Can Benefit from Lessons Learned from the Government Shutdown HOW FEDS CAN BENEFIT FROM LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

article

Dec 11, 2019

The immediate impact of the 35-day partial government shutdown earlier this year was emotional and quantifiable: lost pay, lost projects, lost time and plenty of frustration. And the long-term effect of the longest shutdown in U.S. history still resonates. In a report released on Sept. 17, agencies ...

Read More

Accenture Federal Services Government Low-Code Insights ACCENTURE FEDERAL SERVICES GOVERNMENT LOW-CODE INSIGHTS

article

Dec 11, 2019

Legacy system modernization is the bane of certain IT departments within the federal government. Some enterprise resource platforms can be big, heavily customized, and written in older coding languages. Couple that with the fact that many agencies spend so much on maintaining their legacy systems, t...

Read More

Microsoft empowers citizens, societies, and governments MICROSOFT EMPOWERS CITIZENS, SOCIETIES, AND GOVERNMENTS

video

Dec 11, 2019

Discover how Microsoft can promote citizen well-being, drive positive changes in society, and enhance government services.

Read More

HOW US GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ARE EXPLORING THE POTENTIALS OF DATA SCIENCE? HOW US GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ARE EXPLORING THE POTENTIALS OF DATA SCIENCE?

article

Dec 10, 2019

Data science is weaved into our lives in many aspects. Its range of adaptability across industries and sectors is wide. Not only in private organizations, but data science serves in the public sector as well. The government agencies and institutions are using the technology to serve their country an...

Read More

The 5G future is near. Are you ready? THE 5G FUTURE IS NEAR. ARE YOU READY?

infographic

Dec 10, 2019

SD WAN can help government organizations address a number of networking challenges while providing core components of a 5G future.

Read More

Diplomatic Security Special Agent: Jim DIPLOMATIC SECURITY SPECIAL AGENT: JIM

video

Dec 10, 2019

Meet Jim! He is a Foreign Service Specialist in Diplomatic Security currently representing the United States in Mexico City. One of the many important roles in Jim's profession is providing a safe environment for the conduct of foreign policy and helping to bring the U.S. culture into countries ...

Read More

The Role of Monopoly in America’s Prescription Drug Crisis THE ROLE OF MONOPOLY IN AMERICA’S PRESCRIPTION DRUG CRISIS

whitepaper

Dec 10, 2019

The Trump administration, members of Congress from both parties, and many states have introduced proposals to combat high drug prices. Too often missing from these reform efforts, however, is a clear understanding of a root cause of the crisis: the suppression of fair market competition through vari...

Read More

Inside the Data Scientist Series for Federal Government INSIDE THE DATA SCIENTIST SERIES FOR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

video

Dec 09, 2019

Federal data scientist roles are evolving. In this session, hear about the new data scientist series being developed for federal government, gain insight into the training program pilot being worked in conjunction with OMB at the Census Bureau, and learn how the program may be available to other par...

Read More

NSW government pledges increased transparency in its AI agenda NSW GOVERNMENT PLEDGES INCREASED TRANSPARENCY IN ITS AI AGENDA

article

Dec 09, 2019

New South Wales Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello has pledged that transparency will be the focus for the state government when it formally launches its artificial intelligence (AI) strategy early March next year. "As a citizen, the biggest question in the next five to 10 years is ...

Read More

FOUNDATIONS FOR FEDERAL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FOUNDATIONS FOR FEDERAL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

article

Dec 09, 2019

We all know that digital transformation is top of mind for the federal IT community. Too often, however, it’s a term that’s thrown around without a real understanding of what it means or what it takes to be successful. Based on my experience as a chief information officer, it’s vit...

Read More

Open Source and AI: Ready for primetime in government? OPEN SOURCE AND AI: READY FOR PRIMETIME IN GOVERNMENT?

article

Dec 09, 2019

The U.S. government is increasingly using open source software as a way to save money and rollout the best technology. The government is also pushing development of artificial intelligence to improve everything from combat readiness to Naval maintenance programs. The Office of Management Budget rele...

Read More

How to Kick-Start the Digital Transformation of Your Local Government HOW TO KICK-START THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF YOUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

article

Dec 09, 2019

Whether yours is a city of one million or a village of 3,000 your current government delivery model is reaching its end of life. Widespread broadband, social media proliferation, and digital customer service expectations are revolutionizing the ways that consumers interact with brands—and the ...

Read More

Transparency key for government AI initiatives: Dominello TRANSPARENCY KEY FOR GOVERNMENT AI INITIATIVES: DOMINELLO

article

Dec 07, 2019

New South Wales customer service minister Victor Dominello says acceptance of government use of artificial intelligence (AI) will have to be built on what he describes as the “four pillars of trust”: Privacy, security, transparency and ethics. “I think trust is always an issue,&rdq...

Read More

HOUSTON, WE HAVE A SOLYNDRA PROBLEM – THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN SPURRING INNOVATION HOUSTON, WE HAVE A SOLYNDRA PROBLEM – THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN SPURRING INNOVATION

article

Dec 05, 2019

Once upon a time… in what seems (today) to be a land far, far away… there was a potentially world-changing company called Solyndra. Solyndra was supposed to be a breakthrough company on multiple levels. It was a company with the best next-generation tech and with government support. It...

Read More

Fast Tracking Government IT FAST TRACKING GOVERNMENT IT

infographic

Dec 05, 2019

The Center for Digital Government (CDG) surveyed237 state and local government officials to determine their approaches to IT service delivery. The research revealed that government leaders are in search of a new way to modernize — and they are more open than ever before to come together, share...

Read More

5G Technology and the Federal Government: Interference 5G TECHNOLOGY AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: INTERFERENCE

article

Dec 05, 2019

A key component to understanding how 5G technology affects satellites that monitor the weather for NASA and NOAA is the “buffer room.” A decibel watt limit determines how much “buffer room” there is in an inverse relationship- a lower limit allows more room to buffer while a ...

Read More

Successful AI Stems from Human-Centered Design, Fed Leaders Agree SUCCESSFUL AI STEMS FROM HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN, FED LEADERS AGREE

article

Dec 05, 2019

Federal artificial intelligence (AI) technology leaders agreed today that a human-centered approach to data management and automation generates stakeholder buy-in and improves agencywide perceptions of AI projects. At CXO Tech Forum: AI and Robotics Process Automation (RPA) in Government on Dec. 5, ...

Read More

4 Federal Technology Trends to Watch for in 2020 4 FEDERAL TECHNOLOGY TRENDS TO WATCH FOR IN 2020

article

Dec 04, 2019

Federal IT had quite a busy year in 2019. The Federal CIO’s office issued new policies around cloud migration, the Trusted Internet Connections program and a federal data strategy. Federal CIO Suzette Kent argues that those policy updates will set agencies up for success in 2020 and beyond as ...

Read More

Why cloud will drive innovation in government IT in 2020 WHY CLOUD WILL DRIVE INNOVATION IN GOVERNMENT IT IN 2020

article

Dec 04, 2019

2020 presents an exciting time for government CIOs. A new era, a new decade ripe for change. Deloitte recently released a list of nine technology trends transforming government, and one, in particular, will be key to enabling the future of technology in government: The cloud as an innovation driver....

Read More

President Trump Participates in a Bilateral Meeting with the Prime Minister of the Italian Republic PRESIDENT TRUMP PARTICIPATES IN A BILATERAL MEETING WITH THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC

video

Dec 04, 2019

Watch as President Trump Participates in a Bilateral Meeting with the Prime Minister of the Italian Republic.

Read More

Expert: Hackers Could Disrupt Elections by Altering Websites EXPERT: HACKERS COULD DISRUPT ELECTIONS BY ALTERING WEBSITES

article

Dec 04, 2019

Florida’s top election official on Tuesday warned that attackers could attempt to disrupt elections without even breaking into the voting systems — by simply changing the results on election websites. Secretary of State Laurel Lee told the governor’s Cybersecurity Task Force that F...

Read More

How government uses AI HOW GOVERNMENT USES AI

article

Dec 04, 2019

The top public-sector use cases for artificial intelligence (AI) are quality control, workforce management and cybersecurity, according to a recent survey. Quality control issues such as detecting defects and finding errors in software code topped the list of AI uses with nearly half -- 47% of surve...

Read More

Three Ways to Make Government Social Media Accessible to All THREE WAYS TO MAKE GOVERNMENT SOCIAL MEDIA ACCESSIBLE TO ALL

article

Dec 04, 2019

A few years ago, we asked a question about making social media more accessible during our Government Social Media Twitter chat. The quiet response from participating social media professionals was characterized by the GIF someone tweeted in response; you may have seen it — the one where Homer ...

Read More

AI Use Poised to Grow in State Government, Survey Finds AI USE POISED TO GROW IN STATE GOVERNMENT, SURVEY FINDS

article

Dec 03, 2019

For most state governments, the use of artificial intelligence is more of an aspiration than a reality, according to a survey from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers. In August 2019, the Center for Digital Government and NASCIO, with support from IBM, surveyed CIOs’ m...

Read More

Finding a Way Forward for Government and Big Tech Firms FINDING A WAY FORWARD FOR GOVERNMENT AND BIG TECH FIRMS

article

Dec 03, 2019

It’s time to negotiate a new relationship between big tech and government. It has been a tough couple of years for big tech. Now that we have moved past the wonder of things like having supercomputers in our pockets and sensor-equipped streetlights, we’ve uncovered some of the potential ...

Read More

Top Technology Trends Public Sector Must Watch Out In 2020 TOP TECHNOLOGY TRENDS PUBLIC SECTOR MUST WATCH OUT IN 2020

article

Dec 03, 2019

Public-sector CIOs can use this list of strategic technology trends as inspiration and factor them into their organizations’ strategic plans. Forward-looking government officials know that, in a digital society, “Policy is the technology and technology is the policy.” Any governmen...

Read More

Global Xpress for U.S. Government: A Proven Success Story GLOBAL XPRESS FOR U.S. GOVERNMENT: A PROVEN SUCCESS STORY

article

Dec 02, 2019

For Inmarsat, delivering trusted global mobile communications with high resilience is of paramount importance. We provide guaranteed worldwide satellite connectivity for industry and government users that is supported by in-orbit and ground station redundancy and hybrid L/Ka-satellite communications...

Read More

Is Automation the Key to an Effective Government Workforce? IS AUTOMATION THE KEY TO AN EFFECTIVE GOVERNMENT WORKFORCE?

article

Dec 02, 2019

The U.S. economy is on the precipice of an unrelenting wave of automation that will eliminate a massive number of jobs and destabilize our society, according to Democratic presidential primary candidate Andrew Yang and his growing throng of supporters. Indeed, this concern is shared by many policyma...

Read More

Cross Government AI Adoption Review: Final Report CROSS GOVERNMENT AI ADOPTION REVIEW: FINAL REPORT

whitepaper

Dec 02, 2019

The Autumn 2018 Budget commits HM Government to review how it can use Artificial Intelligence (AI), automation and data in new ways to drive public sector productivity and wider economic benefits.

Read More

ASG Technologies: Delivering Information Services for the Modern Government ASG TECHNOLOGIES: DELIVERING INFORMATION SERVICES FOR THE MODERN GOVERNMENT

video

Dec 02, 2019

ASG’s 30 years of IT experience make us the trusted partner who can support the digital transformation needed to enable the Modern Government.

Read More

How data & AI is reshaping local government HOW DATA & AI IS RESHAPING LOCAL GOVERNMENT

article

Dec 02, 2019

As more and more data on citizens becomes available to local governments, authorities have the opportunity to use this data to more effectively deliver public services, drive efficiencies, and do more with increasingly shrinking budgets. At the same time, the capabilities of digital tools are advanc...

Read More

All Systems Back Online: Maximizing Uptime, Performance, and Availability of U.S. Government Networks ALL SYSTEMS BACK ONLINE: MAXIMIZING UPTIME, PERFORMANCE, AND AVAILABILITY OF U.S. GOVERNMENT NETWORKS

infographic

Dec 01, 2019

Complex systems of networks and servers power many of government’s core services to the public and in our nation’s defense. When these systems fail, critical services are disrupted and lives are impacted. To protect services and even save lives, government agencies must be vigilant about...

Read More

Can the Government Break Up Big Tech? Should It? CAN THE GOVERNMENT BREAK UP BIG TECH? SHOULD IT?

article

Nov 28, 2019

Ever since the Cambridge Analytica scandal publicly exposed the data privacy abuse practices of social media giant Facebook, that company as well as other tech giants have been under increasing scrutiny due to the tremendous power these companies wield over our political, social and economic spheres...

Read More

How does Artificial Intelligence (AI) improve governance? HOW DOES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) IMPROVE GOVERNANCE?

video

Nov 27, 2019

From business to transportation solutions, artificial intelligence (AI) will significantly transform and improve the human experience, including governance and public administration.

Read More

The Pentagon’s AI lead needs a cloud integrator THE PENTAGON’S AI LEAD NEEDS A CLOUD INTEGRATOR

article

Nov 27, 2019

The Pentagon’s lead artificial intelligence office is seeking a cloud integrator to help launch its hybrid, multi-cloud environment. The Defense Information Systems Agency released two source solicitations Nov. 22 on behalf of the Defense Department’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center...

Read More

How Homeland Security plans to secure government websites HOW HOMELAND SECURITY PLANS TO SECURE GOVERNMENT WEBSITES

article

Nov 27, 2019

The Department of Homeland Security’s cyber agency is issuing a draft directive that would require individual federal agencies to establish vulnerability disclosure programs. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released a draft binding operational directive Nov. 27 for comment...

Read More

Nascent Transportation Council Solicits Insight on How to Boost Emerging Modes and Technologies NASCENT TRANSPORTATION COUNCIL SOLICITS INSIGHT ON HOW TO BOOST EMERGING MODES AND TECHNOLOGIES

article

Nov 27, 2019

The Transportation Department recently launched an internal deliberative body to identify and resolve issues around innovative emerging technologies that may not fit into its existing jurisdiction and regulatory structures—such as hyperloop and autonomous vehicles—and now, the agency wan...

Read More

A Few Things to Know About Congress’s New Bill A FEW THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CONGRESS’S NEW BILL

video

Nov 27, 2019

A bill was recently introduced to the U.S. Senate. This bill will discourage “gambling” by litigation financers. However, this is not the first time there has been effort from the government to regulate the industry.

Read More

Government and Technology: 10 Trends for 2020 GOVERNMENT AND TECHNOLOGY: 10 TRENDS FOR 2020

article

Nov 26, 2019

Governments are notoriously slow in adopting new technology, but when technology is used appropriately it can both streamline and improve the ability for governments to provide services. Rick Howard, Vice President at Gartner, said that “public sector leaders expect government CIOs to find way...

Read More

Securing the Internet of Things for the US Public Sector SECURING THE INTERNET OF THINGS FOR THE US PUBLIC SECTOR

whitepaper

Nov 26, 2019

The adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies by public sector entities can result in many benefits: increased public safety with video surveillance or street lights, traffic management systems to control vehicle flow, and enhanced medical experience with connected infusion pumps and monitor...

Read More

Government Licensing and Permitting Solutions GOVERNMENT LICENSING AND PERMITTING SOLUTIONS

video

Nov 25, 2019

Appian helps agencies modernize legacy licensing and permitting systems, so they can reduce turnaround times and deliver better customer service. The platform provides self-service portals, automated workflows, intelligent routing, fee, revenue, and case tracking. With Appian, federal, state, and lo...

Read More

Securing government APIs SECURING GOVERNMENT APIS

article

Nov 25, 2019

Government agencies have embraced standards-based application programming interfaces (APIs) as a simple and economical way to share information with citizens and contractors as well as with other agencies and stakeholders. API technology can create security vulnerabilities, however. Securing APIs is...

Read More

With U.S. cyber policy, clear lanes still hard to come by WITH U.S. CYBER POLICY, CLEAR LANES STILL HARD TO COME BY

article

Nov 25, 2019

The elevation of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and maturation of U.S. Cyber Command have clarified “big picture” responsibilities for the U.S. government’s digital security mission, but there’s still some confusion when it comes to interacting wi...

Read More

Why Is America Concerned About 5G? WHY IS AMERICA CONCERNED ABOUT 5G?

video

Nov 25, 2019

5G technologies will provide the backbone for future economies. That is why it is imperative to protect 5G from untrustworthy companies and countries.

Read More

What Should the Government Do About the Coming Automation Apocalypse? WHAT SHOULD THE GOVERNMENT DO ABOUT THE COMING AUTOMATION APOCALYPSE?

article

Nov 25, 2019

Automation is commonly thought of as an attempt by rich companies to get richer. Instead, it’s often an effort to cut costs when the future of the economy looks bleak. Take, for example, the economic slump of the 1950s. Though 13 million jobs were ultimately destroyed during the decade, an ast...

Read More

President Trump Participates in a Signing Ceremony for the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act PRESIDENT TRUMP PARTICIPATES IN A SIGNING CEREMONY FOR THE PREVENTING ANIMAL CRUELTY AND TORTURE ACT

video

Nov 25, 2019

President Trump Participates in a Signing Ceremony for H.R. 724, the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act.

Read More

Microsoft granted license to sell to Huawei by U.S. government MICROSOFT GRANTED LICENSE TO SELL TO HUAWEI BY U.S. GOVERNMENT

article

Nov 25, 2019

Microsoft has been granted a license from the U.S. government to once again sell to Huawei, enabling the Chinese telecommunication giant to continue to install the Windows operating system and other Microsoft products into their devices. Aside from phones and 5G equipment, Huawei also develops and s...

Read More

Software AG Gov Solutions SOFTWARE AG GOV SOLUTIONS

video

Nov 24, 2019

When it comes to IT Integration, no one does it better than Software AG. Software AG's WEBMETHODS platform is the #1 Integration platform in the world. We enable government agencies to securely connect, build and transform everything, in the cloud and on-premises.

Read More

How to Develop a Data-Centric Government HOW TO DEVELOP A DATA-CENTRIC GOVERNMENT

infographic

Nov 23, 2019

Much of governments’ valuable data remains an untapped resource for decision-makers in the private sector – but this is changing. Download this infographic to see how new technologies can put the power of analytics in the hands of your entire organization.

Read More

Regulations Ban Tech Companies from Using U.S. Subsidies on Huawei REGULATIONS BAN TECH COMPANIES FROM USING U.S. SUBSIDIES ON HUAWEI

article

Nov 22, 2019

Major U.S. internet companies can no longer use subsidies to buy equipment from Chinese mega supplier Huawei, federal regulators ruled Friday. National security risks are too great to allow telecommunication companies to use subsidies on Huawei and ZTE, both of which U.S. officials say are in league...

Read More

The Impact of AI on Government—Opportunities and Challenges THE IMPACT OF AI ON GOVERNMENT—OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

article

Nov 22, 2019

Artificial intelligence will have a deep impact on how government works, creating the opportunity to offer more personal services to customers while demanding new skill sets from employees. But with opportunities come risks, according to two reports published this year, both from the Partnership for...

Read More

International Trade Market Victim of Global Trends INTERNATIONAL TRADE MARKET VICTIM OF GLOBAL TRENDS

article

Nov 21, 2019

Political trade dialogue between sovereign nations continues to influence international shipping organizations and specific shipping lanes. The effect of lingering tensions between United States and Chinese governments become apparent looking at rates and volumes. That impact extends to domestic sup...

Read More

AI Collaboration is Necessary for U.S. National Security AI COLLABORATION IS NECESSARY FOR U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY

article

Nov 21, 2019

The next arms race will be fought not in megatons but in milliseconds. When the primary players can destroy each other 100 times over, it comes down to who can do so faster. Of course, that is a vast oversimplification of the race occuring right now, particularly between the United States and China ...

Read More

President Trump and Tim Cook Tour an Apple Facility in Austin, Texas PRESIDENT TRUMP AND TIM COOK TOUR AN APPLE FACILITY IN AUSTIN, TEXAS

video

Nov 21, 2019

After a brief visit to Austin on Wednesday, President Donald Trump shared a tweet taking credit for opening an Apple Inc. manufacturing plant in the city.

Read More

The First Amendment and Government Property: Free Speech Rules THE FIRST AMENDMENT AND GOVERNMENT PROPERTY: FREE SPEECH RULES

video

Nov 21, 2019

A few forms of government property are treated as so-called "traditional public forums." There, the government generally can't exclude speech based on its content. The classic examples are sidewalks and parks, as well as streets used for parades. Unless speech falls within one of the n...

Read More

Can the federal government be sure its AI isn’t biased? CAN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BE SURE ITS AI ISN’T BIASED?

article

Nov 21, 2019

A new report released Nov. 20 by the White House outlined the progress that federal agencies have made on artificial intelligence research, but was light on details on how agencies are combating AI discrimination. The 40-page report from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)...

Read More

5 Best Finance Apps and Sites For U.S. Immigrants 5 BEST FINANCE APPS AND SITES FOR U.S. IMMIGRANTS

article

Nov 20, 2019

Immigrating to the United States takes some adjusting. You’ve barely landed on U.S. soil before you need to find (or start) a job, buy a car, find somewhere to live, and figure out where to shop for groceries. The same is true of your finances. How do you apply for a credit card with no U.S. c...

Read More

DECK 7 WEBINAR BENCHMARKS AND BEST PRACTICES REPORT DECK 7 WEBINAR BENCHMARKS AND BEST PRACTICES REPORT

whitepaper

Nov 19, 2019

Read the Deck 7 Webinar Benchmarks & Best Practices Report to see how your webinars measure against market benchmarks. And learn about the best practices

Read More

How to engage and connect with citizens using Microsoft Dynamics 365 HOW TO ENGAGE AND CONNECT WITH CITIZENS USING MICROSOFT DYNAMICS 365

video

Nov 19, 2019

This video explains how Microsoft is improving government agency's collaboration, transparency, and sustainability by using more secure and compliant tools. Learn how to create a highly personalized experience by making citizen and government engagement more accessible and inclusive for all popu...

Read More

How to enhance government services with Microsoft Dynamics 365 HOW TO ENHANCE GOVERNMENT SERVICES WITH MICROSOFT DYNAMICS 365

video

Nov 19, 2019

This video explains how Microsoft does more with less amidst ever-decreasing government budgets. While protecting the data of government agencies while enhancing trust and security for the citizens and residents, Microsoft solutions are improving the efficiency and productivity of government agencie...

Read More

The US should save the WTO appellate body THE US SHOULD SAVE THE WTO APPELLATE BODY

article

Nov 19, 2019

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body is about to expire, driven to oblivion by a U.S. decision to block the appointment of new judges. In December, terms of two of the three remaining members of the seven-member tribunal will end, causing the Appellate Body to go dormant due to lack of ...

Read More

Global shares push higher on hopes of trade deal and China stimulus – business live GLOBAL SHARES PUSH HIGHER ON HOPES OF TRADE DEAL AND CHINA STIMULUS – BUSINESS LIVE

article

Nov 19, 2019

Global shares are pushing higher again as traders bet on a trade deal between the US and China. The clock is ticking, though – a preliminary deal needs to be agreed before 15 December, when Washington is due to impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods. The MSCI world equity index, which ...

Read More

Trump TRUMP'S WITHDRAWAL FROM THE PARIS CLIMATE DEAL IS BAD FOR US BUSINESS. HERE'S WHY.

article

Nov 18, 2019

Earlier this month, the Trump administration decided to once again ignore increasingly urgent calls from businesses and investors to act on climate change, and instead initiated the formal process to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. Hundreds of major US businesses loudly objected when Trump first ...

Read More

Red Hat Government Symposium: U.S. Air Force RED HAT GOVERNMENT SYMPOSIUM: U.S. AIR FORCE'S NICOLAS CHAILLAN PT.2

video

Nov 15, 2019

In this video, Nicolas Chaillan, Chief Software Officer for the U.S. Air Force answers the question: In the midst of digital transformation, we tend to focus on innovation and disruption in the context of technology solutions. But, we know organizational transformation is equally as important. What ...

Read More

Reforming US Trade Policy for Shared Prosperity and the Planet REFORMING US TRADE POLICY FOR SHARED PROSPERITY AND THE PLANET

whitepaper

Nov 15, 2019

Trade was not such a controversial topic not so long ago. For most of the post-war era trade worked well for the US and for many other countries. A bipartisan consensus supported continuing trade liberalization as long as it was accompanied by full employment. However trade always had winners and lo...

Read More

Cognosante builds compliant, secure cloud solutions for customers using AWS COGNOSANTE BUILDS COMPLIANT, SECURE CLOUD SOLUTIONS FOR CUSTOMERS USING AWS

video

Nov 14, 2019

Using Amazon Web Services (AWS) and AWS GovCloud (US), Cognosante delivers compliant, secure, and reliable cloud-based healthcare solutions for its government customers. Cognosante is a GovTech providing healthcare technology solutions and business process outsourcing services with a mission to tran...

Read More

2019 Report to Congress of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission 2019 REPORT TO CONGRESS OF THE U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION

whitepaper

Nov 14, 2019

Three significant anniversaries occurred in 2019. Seventy years ago, on October 1, 1949, Mao Zedong declared the founding of the People’s Republic of China and, as Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), was anointed the country’s paramount leader. Forty years ago, on January 1, 1...

Read More

Why We Formed the Future of Transportation Caucus WHY WE FORMED THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION CAUCUS

article

Nov 14, 2019

America has arrived at a crossroads in regard to our transportation system: Our roads are crumbling, our public transit systems are failing, and carbon emissions are exacerbating the climate crisis. Changing the faulty policies that led to this unhappy situation requires strategic, innovative and co...

Read More

When it comes to health care reform, look to the states, not the federal government WHEN IT COMES TO HEALTH CARE REFORM, LOOK TO THE STATES, NOT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

article

Nov 14, 2019

There’s much talk in Washington about health care, but far less action. By contrast, some state capitals across the country are pursuing bolder, more interesting reform. It’s true that, at the federal level, the administration has expanded use of short-term, limited duration plans by all...

Read More

U.S. government posts $134 billion deficit in October U.S. GOVERNMENT POSTS $134 BILLION DEFICIT IN OCTOBER

article

Nov 14, 2019

The U.S. government recorded a $134 billion budget deficit in October, the first month of the new fiscal year, the Treasury Department said on Wednesday.That compared to a budget deficit of $100 billion in the same month last year, according to the Treasury’s monthly budget statement.Analysts ...

Read More

Reduce interruptions Boost productivity. REDUCE INTERRUPTIONS BOOST PRODUCTIVITY.

whitepaper

Nov 13, 2019

99% of workers are distracted. This is the reality for more than 5,000 office workers around the world that we surveyed this year. More than a third of them are always or very often distracted. Download our eBook to learn more about what's really distracting your teams and what you can do to hel...

Read More

Perils of the open office PERILS OF THE OPEN OFFICE

infographic

Nov 13, 2019

Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That’s where we come in, with solutions that avert open office perils. Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That&rsqu...

Read More

The Trump Administration Is Denying H-1B Visas at a Dizzying Rate, But It’s Hit a Snag THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS DENYING H-1B VISAS AT A DIZZYING RATE, BUT IT’S HIT A SNAG

article

Nov 12, 2019

Since 2017, as part of its efforts to “hire American,” the Trump administration has been aggressively denying applications for H-1B visas. Yet a record number of those denials have been overturned on appeal, suggesting that the administration has been wrongfully rejecting qualified appli...

Read More

Microsoft Security offerings for US Government customers continue to grow with general availability MICROSOFT SECURITY OFFERINGS FOR US GOVERNMENT CUSTOMERS CONTINUE TO GROW WITH GENERAL AVAILABILITY

article

Nov 12, 2019

We are excited to announce the general availability of Microsoft Cloud App Security and Azure Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for US Government GCC High customers! The release of these services completes the Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) E5 product suite for US GCC High customers, delivering...

Read More

A smarter practice: Beyond legal project management A SMARTER PRACTICE: BEYOND LEGAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT

whitepaper

Nov 12, 2019

The legal landscape has changed. Clients are demanding more from firms than ever before and it is critical for firms to bring the art and science of law together. Thoughtful and deliberate technology integrations with core firm functions yield opportunities to improve existing legal workflows that d...

Read More

How State and Local Governments Can Reduce CyberSecurity Risk With Duo HOW STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS CAN REDUCE CYBERSECURITY RISK WITH DUO

article

Nov 11, 2019

State and local government agencies are targets for cyber criminals recently. To aid state and local governments, the federal government has introduced a new bill in June: State and Local CyberSecurity Act of 2019. The bill aims to improve coordination between the Department of Homeland Security (DH...

Read More

POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS

article

Nov 11, 2019

It’s a well-documented trend that the rise of digital channels such as webchat, apps, FAQs, etc., has led to a change in the way contact centers handle interactions. The routine, “easy” interactions are now handled by self-service channels. Deflecting these low-value interactions h...

Read More

It Is About Time the Federal Communications Commission Fights Back Against China IT IS ABOUT TIME THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION FIGHTS BACK AGAINST CHINA

article

Nov 11, 2019

At the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) November 19 open meeting, a top agenda item will be ensuring “that Universal Service Fund [USF] support is not used to purchase equipment or services from companies posing a national security threat to the integrity of communications netwo...

Read More

Two New Studies on Economics of Trade TWO NEW STUDIES ON ECONOMICS OF TRADE

article

Nov 11, 2019

Our friends at the Property Rights Alliance and the Mercatus Center have just released two new papers that are well worth reading. First, Philip Thompson and Lorenzo Montanari have compiled a Trade Barrier Index, just released by the Property Rights Alliance. The U.S. currently ranks 54th out of 86 ...

Read More

Us Government Infographic – the Three Branches Of Government Chart Illustrates the System Of US GOVERNMENT INFOGRAPHIC – THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT CHART ILLUSTRATES THE SYSTEM OF

infographic

Nov 10, 2019

The framers of the Constitution wanted to be sure that no one person or group had too much power. They created a system of checks and balances. They separated the government into three branches. The three branches are separate but equal. Each branch can "check" the power of the other branc...

Read More

Trump Administration Seeks to Increase Fee for U.S. Citizenship Application TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SEEKS TO INCREASE FEE FOR U.S. CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION

article

Nov 10, 2019

The Trump administration on Friday proposed increasing the cost of applying for U.S. citizenship, as well as for the first time charging a fee for asylum applications. Under the new proposal, which will be published on Thursday in the Federal Register, fees for citizenship would increase by more tha...

Read More

US–China Strategic Competition The Quest for Global Technological Leadership US–CHINA STRATEGIC COMPETITION THE QUEST FOR GLOBAL TECHNOLOGICAL LEADERSHIP

whitepaper

Nov 09, 2019

The underlying driver of the ongoing US–China trade war is a race for global technological dominance. President Trump has raised a number of issues regarding trade with China – including the US’s trade deficit with China and the naming of China as a currency manipulator. But at the...

Read More

AI in Government Act advances in US Senate AI IN GOVERNMENT ACT ADVANCES IN US SENATE

article

Nov 08, 2019

A proposal intended to improve the use of AI across the federal government cleared an important legislative hurdle on November 6 as the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee approved the AI in Government Act of 2019 (S 1363). The measure, introduced earlier this year by Senator B...

Read More

For science FOR SCIENCE'S SAKE, THE GOVERNMENT MUST APPROVE FY20 SPENDING BILLS

article

Nov 07, 2019

Once again, Congress is poised to approve a second continuing resolution (CR) to keep the U.S. government running when the current resolution expires Nov. 21. As some congressional leaders noted, it is unlikely Congress will reach agreement on any of the 12 fiscal year (FY) 2020 spending bills by th...

Read More

Federal Funding Targets Critical Need in Disability Education FEDERAL FUNDING TARGETS CRITICAL NEED IN DISABILITY EDUCATION

article

Nov 07, 2019

Grants from the U.S. Department of Education will help train dozens of University of Arizona students for high-demand jobs working with students with hearing and visual impairments. Nearly $2.5 million in federal funding will help train University of Arizona students to serve young people with visua...

Read More

Trade Developments on Export-Import Bank and NAFTA/USMCA TRADE DEVELOPMENTS ON EXPORT-IMPORT BANK AND NAFTA/USMCA

article

Nov 07, 2019

America’s trade policy landscape has some big events on the horizon. The House of Representatives will vote next week on Rep. Maxine Waters’ (D-CA) Export-Import Bank reauthorization bill. The Trump administration has signaled opposition to it, making it unlikely to become law. The admin...

Read More

Microsoft President Says It MICROSOFT PRESIDENT SAYS IT'S IMPORTANT TO SELL PRODUCTS TO U.S. MILITARY

video

Nov 06, 2019

Nov.06 -- Microsoft President Brad Smith talks selling technology to the U.S. military and developing a better relationship with employees. He talks to Bloomberg's Tom Giles on the latest edition of "Bloomberg Studio 1.0."

Read More

A Look at the Horizon of AI In Government A LOOK AT THE HORIZON OF AI IN GOVERNMENT

article

Nov 06, 2019

There is currently a race among nations and governments to become the global leader in artificial-intelligence (AI) technology, which can and will have meaningful consequences to national security—economic, financial and political. To win, the US must continually iterate and innovate beyond th...

Read More

Huawei coping fine with US trade ban, but urges need for open collaboration HUAWEI COPING FINE WITH US TRADE BAN, BUT URGES NEED FOR OPEN COLLABORATION

article

Nov 06, 2019

Huawei has yet to see any significant impact from the China-US trade war, but it still prefers a long-term strategy of open collaboration and cooperation with US suppliers. That said, it is prepared to put in the necessary measures to ensure its business remains sustainable if the trade conflict dra...

Read More

C-Band spectrum: Private auctions are the quickest way for 5G consumer benefits C-BAND SPECTRUM: PRIVATE AUCTIONS ARE THE QUICKEST WAY FOR 5G CONSUMER BENEFITS

article

Nov 06, 2019

Even if you’ve never heard of the “C-Band,” pending federal government decisions about what to do with it are almost certainly going to affect you. C-Band is critical mid-band spectrum that is the key to putting next-generation 5G wireless into the hands of U.S. consumers and busin...

Read More

Report: The Government and Tech Need to Cooperate on AI REPORT: THE GOVERNMENT AND TECH NEED TO COOPERATE ON AI

article

Nov 05, 2019

America’s national security depends on the government getting access to the artificial intelligence breakthroughs made by the technology industry. So says a report submitted to Congress on Monday by the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence. The group, which includes executiv...

Read More

A New US Strategy for Economic Competition with China A NEW US STRATEGY FOR ECONOMIC COMPETITION WITH CHINA

whitepaper

Nov 05, 2019

This final report of the Taskforce on Transforming the Economic Dimension of U.S. China Strategy outlines a four-part strategy for an effective U.S. response to the economic challenges presented by China.

Read More

Ivanka Trump and Secretary Pompeo Launch Interagency Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking IVANKA TRUMP AND SECRETARY POMPEO LAUNCH INTERAGENCY TASK FORCE TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING

video

Nov 05, 2019

Ivanka Trump and Secretary Pompeo Launch Interagency Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking.

Read More

Esri Releases Smarter Government Book by Martin O’Malley ESRI RELEASES SMARTER GOVERNMENT BOOK BY MARTIN O’MALLEY

article

Nov 05, 2019

Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced the publication of a new book by former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley, Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age. The book proposes new ideas about leadership and applying technology in a way that ...

Read More

Salesforce AppExchange for Government Infographic SALESFORCE APPEXCHANGE FOR GOVERNMENT INFOGRAPHIC

infographic

Nov 04, 2019

Explore how the partner ecosystem can help your organization build and support new solutions.

Read More

How Costly Are Your State’s Regulations? HOW COSTLY ARE YOUR STATE’S REGULATIONS?

article

Nov 04, 2019

Government regulations can be very costly in terms of both time and money. Though we often focus on what means in terms of federal regulations, the U.S. government isn’t the only entity generating rules that can burden individual Americans and businesses without necessarily providing any posit...

Read More