How the Civil War Created the Modern Economy

July 3, 2017

During the Civil War, more Americans died than in any other war the U.S. has ever been involved in. Funding the war also took a toll on the economy with the national debt rising 40 times over the pre-war levels. Congress was forced to pass historic laws and come up with new taxes to pay the cost of war and rebuild the country. These laws permanently changed the federal budget and U.S. economy.

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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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Fast Tracking Government IT

Infographic | December 5, 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 technology and spread innovation. Download this infographic for a snapshot of CDG’s results and learn more about the drivers behind modernization in government.

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Why governments trust Microsoft with their digital transformation

Infographic | March 9, 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.

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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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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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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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Established in 1967 and chartered by Congress, the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) is a non-profit, independent coalition of top public management and organizational leaders who tackle the nation's most critical and complex challenges.

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