Lethal Dose: Rat Poison & Local Wildlife

Local residents may inadvertently be poisoning wildlife. National Park Service researchers have found a direct link between exposure to anticoagulant rodenticides, commonly known as rat poison, and the deaths of wildlife in and around the Santa Monica Mountains. How rodenticide works its way through the food chain.

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Federal Transit Administration

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) that provides financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems. The FTA is one of ten modal administrations within the DOT. Headed by an Administrator who is appointed by the President of the United States, the FTA functions through a Washington, D.C., headquarters office and ten regional offices which assist transit agencies in all states, the District of Columbia, and the territories. Until 1991, it was known as the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA).

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White House AI Report: Everything You Need to Know

Infographic | January 6, 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 the major takeaways and key points.

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Government Spending: Public-to-Private Where the 2020 Budget Is Going to Be Spent Infographic

Infographic | December 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 huge sums of money will continue to flow to private companies.

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Cybersecurity and IoT: What Government Should Know

Infographic | March 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 deluge of data that comes with the Internet of Things (IoT)? Download this infographic to learn more about the impact of IoT and best practices to prepare for it.

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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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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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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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Federal Transit Administration

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) that provides financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems. The FTA is one of ten modal administrations within the DOT. Headed by an Administrator who is appointed by the President of the United States, the FTA functions through a Washington, D.C., headquarters office and ten regional offices which assist transit agencies in all states, the District of Columbia, and the territories. Until 1991, it was known as the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA).

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