U.S. Trade Deficit in Goods Reaches Record High

August 5, 2019

Despite all efforts by the Trump administration to reign in the country’s trade deficit, the gap between imports to and exports from the United States climbed to a 10-year high in the first half of 2019. According to figures released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis on Friday, the U.S. trade deficit in goods and services declined slightly in June, bringing the total deficit to $316 billion for the first half of 2019, the highest it’s been since 2008. The increase was mainly caused by a historically high deficit in goods trade, which amounted to a record $439 billion, of which $219 billion can be traced back to trade with China alone.

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Election Security 2020: How to Protect Election Data and Voter Information

Infographic | February 11, 2020

Voters provide the foundation for the nation’s election system, not just in their actions, but in their names, addresses and Social Security numbers — information that is tempting bait for malicious actors who want to affect an election’s outcome. Secretaries of state and local boards of election attempt to protect their voter databases as closely as possible, even as they must keep that information accessible to temporary poll workers, election officials and state officials who need it to do their jobs.

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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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Government Change Management to Improve Outcomes

Infographic | December 18, 2019

To better understand change management initiatives in government, Genesys partnered with GovLoop and surveyed 312 public sector employees. The following infographic explores the results of the survey and uncovers the effectiveness of a solid change management program.

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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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