German Economy Bounces Back After Recession Scare

May 15, 2019

GDP growth figures published by Germany today reveal the country has bounced back from the threat of recession. After shrinking by 0.2 percent in Q3 last year, the European economic powerhouse stagnated in Q4 with 0.0 percent growth on the previous quarter. A recession is defined as at least two consecutive quarters of contraction. Despite that close shave, the stalling of Germany's economy in 2018 represented the country's weakest rate of growth in five years.

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Borough of Pendle

The Borough of Pendle (population 89,400) is located in north-west England, on the border between Lancashire and Yorkshire. It is one of 12 district councils in the 'red rose county'​ and forms part of the Pennine Lancashire sub-region; home to the largest concentration of aerospace and advanced engineering businesses in the UK.

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Taming the IoT Frontier a Federal Framework for Securing the Internet of Things

Infographic | February 5, 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.

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Securing Your Government Data in the Cloud

Infographic | February 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.

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Data, Business and Government

Infographic | January 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?

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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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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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HOW CAN GOVERNMENT GAIN THE TRUST OF ITS CITIZENS?

Infographic | January 7, 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 delivers.

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Borough of Pendle

The Borough of Pendle (population 89,400) is located in north-west England, on the border between Lancashire and Yorkshire. It is one of 12 district councils in the 'red rose county'​ and forms part of the Pennine Lancashire sub-region; home to the largest concentration of aerospace and advanced engineering businesses in the UK.

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