The Trump-led Trade War with China: Energy Dominance Self-destructed?

September 24, 2018

Under particular US legal rationale, such as calling foreign imports a “national security threat”, President Donald Trump has started imposing tariffs and/or quotas and has launched national security investigations on a growing number of imported goods from US allies and others alike. In March and June 2018, the US imposed tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminium on all trading partners, but Australia. In July and August 2018, the US began imposing tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese industrial goods on the ground of unfair trade practices.

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Capital Area Council of Governments

The award-winning Capital Area Council of Governments, governed by elected officials from the 10-county region it serves, has worked for more than 40 years as an advocate, planner and coordinator on important regional issues. Programs and services related to public safety and emergency response, environmental planning, economic and community development and the elderly are delivered at a regional level to leverage funding, maximize cooperation and eliminate duplication. CAPCOG serves Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis and Williamson counties.

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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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AI in the Government

Infographic | December 16, 2019

AI technologies have the ability to transform and influence the lives of many people. AI transform the way we work, interact with each other and travel between locations. Because of this, governments around the world are seeing AI as a strategic advantage. In this infographic Cognilytica explores various ways that governments are adopting AI from the strategy and investment level all the way down to practical implementations.

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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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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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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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AI use cases in Government

Infographic | January 23, 2020

AI technologies have the ability to transform and influence the lives of many people. Because of this, governments around the world are seeing AI as a strategic advantage. From AI enabled chatbots to help citizens with a variety of services, to helping automate repetitive tasks and processes, easing traffic, or helping manage exports AI is helping government and citizens in a variety of ways.

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Capital Area Council of Governments

The award-winning Capital Area Council of Governments, governed by elected officials from the 10-county region it serves, has worked for more than 40 years as an advocate, planner and coordinator on important regional issues. Programs and services related to public safety and emergency response, environmental planning, economic and community development and the elderly are delivered at a regional level to leverage funding, maximize cooperation and eliminate duplication. CAPCOG serves Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis and Williamson counties.

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