China lowers tariffs for America’s trade rivals

July 1, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade war with China has led President Xi Jinping to cut “most favoured nation” (MFN) tariffs for Washington’s commercial rivals while giving them improved access to China’s 1.4 billion consumers. Between January 2018 and June 2019, China’s average MFN tariff rose from eight per cent to 20.7 per cent for goods imported from the U.S., yet fell to 6.7 per cent for the rest of the world.

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Alameda County Registrar of Voters

The Registrar of Voters is responsible for registering voters and conducting Federal, State, County, special and local elections. The Registrar prepares the published notices of elections and lists of offices for which candidates are to be nominated. It is the Registrar's duty to accept and check the nominating petitions of candidates for office; prepare and print official and sample ballots in English, Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese; mail sample ballots to over 700,000 registered voters; recruit over 5,000 election officers and over 700 polling places; and provide the roster and street index and other supplies for use by the election officers at the polls.

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Top 10 Technology Trends for Government

Infographic | April 6, 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.

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Election Security 2020: How to Protect Election Data and Voter Information

Infographic | February 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 boards of election attempt to protect their voter databases as closely as possible, even as they must keep that information accessible to temporary poll workers, election officials and state officials who need it to do their jobs.

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Federal Government Learning Challenges

Infographic | January 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 those positions. The skill gaps that remain, will be left to a workforce that is not accustomed to long tenures or the traditional way of learning. In order to compete with the private sector for talent, Federal agencies are evolving their training programs to address several factors including:

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How to Win and Keep Winning Government Contracts Infographic

Infographic | January 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.

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Transitioning to Digital Government in 2022

Infographic | June 7, 2022

There is increasing global recognition that the transition to digital government can no longer be deferred. Many APAC government organizations are working to better articulate their digital ambitions and why their investments represent value through the outcomes that will be delivered.

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All Systems Back Online: Maximizing Uptime, Performance, and Availability of U.S. Government Networks

Infographic | December 1, 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 the reliability, availability and performance of their underlying digital infrastructure. But how?

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Alameda County Registrar of Voters

The Registrar of Voters is responsible for registering voters and conducting Federal, State, County, special and local elections. The Registrar prepares the published notices of elections and lists of offices for which candidates are to be nominated. It is the Registrar's duty to accept and check the nominating petitions of candidates for office; prepare and print official and sample ballots in English, Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese; mail sample ballots to over 700,000 registered voters; recruit over 5,000 election officers and over 700 polling places; and provide the roster and street index and other supplies for use by the election officers at the polls.

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