When did U.S. States Become States?

August 15, 2019

Just like Rome, the United States weren’t built in a day – in fact it took 172 years for all 50 states to be added to the Union. Hawaii celebrates 60 years of statehood this Wednesday. The islands were the last state to join the U.S. on August 21, 1959.

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Tennessee Language Center

Tennessee Language Center was created as an agency of the State of Tennessee established in 1986 under the name Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI). It was the only one of its kind in state government throughout the U.S. Today, Tennessee Language Center, under the direction of the Institute for Public Service of the University of Tennessee, is dedicated to responsive service of the public sector, the business community and private citizens in realizing their intercultural communication goals.

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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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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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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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The state of IoT security

Infographic | January 23, 2020

The majority of businesses and consumers support government-mandated loT security regulations.

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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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Tennessee Language Center

Tennessee Language Center was created as an agency of the State of Tennessee established in 1986 under the name Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI). It was the only one of its kind in state government throughout the U.S. Today, Tennessee Language Center, under the direction of the Institute for Public Service of the University of Tennessee, is dedicated to responsive service of the public sector, the business community and private citizens in realizing their intercultural communication goals.

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