The Longest U.S. Government Shutdown In History

January 14, 2019

The current U.S. government shutdown began when President Trump refused to approve a budget unless it included $5.7 billion to fund a wall along the border with Mexico. The Democrats are staunchly opposed to the proposal and the resulting record-breaking shutdown is now entering its 23rd day. 800,000 federal workers are caught in the middle and under normal circumstances, most of them would have been paid on Friday. That has not happened, however, and countless families have missed out on an important paycheck.

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US Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome

Welcome to the LinkedIn page of the U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome. The U.S. Mission in Rome serves as a link between the Rome-based international organizations and the U.S. government. In particular, it works to achieve the Global Goals for Sustainable Development by advancing UN efforts in the areas of emergency food aid, food safety standards, agriculture, fisheries, forests, and financing for rural development.

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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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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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UC and Collaboration in the Cloud: 4 Benefits for Local Government

Infographic | March 2, 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 same time? Adopting a cloud-hosted Unified Communications (UC) solution can help local government organisations meet the increasing expectations of the community that it serves whilst managing costs.

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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 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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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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US Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome

Welcome to the LinkedIn page of the U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome. The U.S. Mission in Rome serves as a link between the Rome-based international organizations and the U.S. government. In particular, it works to achieve the Global Goals for Sustainable Development by advancing UN efforts in the areas of emergency food aid, food safety standards, agriculture, fisheries, forests, and financing for rural development.

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