Introducing the Socrata Connected Government Cloud


Join Socrata's VP of Product Strategy, Saf Rabah, as he unveils new Socrata products and features designed specifically for government executives and staff at all levels: the Socrata Connected Government Cloud.
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President Donald Trump awards the Medal of Honor to Ronald J. Shurer II, for actions he took in 2008 as a Staff Sgt in the Army in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.


Saving Trees in Vermont: How e-Signatures Transformed The Business of Government

Government Technology

Government efficiency - can something as simple as an electronic signature radically improve service delivery? The State of Vermont faced the challenge of making it easier, faster and more efficient to do business with the government. This challenge was made more difficult by expensive courier costs, long delays in obtaining approvals and greater demand for more paperless solutions. So how did Vermont go paperless under a tight deadline, using a secure cloud e-signature service while keeping costs at a minimum? Find out by attending the Center for Digital Government and Government Technology interactive webinar.

IBM Government Analytics Forum: Advancement in Cyber Threat Intelligence


Wherever you are in the mission space – IT, development, program management, research or analysis – we all have one thing in common: We strive to meet mission outcomes that will transform and improve government services. But in a world of exponential change, federal agencies must continue to be innovative, agile and informed in order to make the best possible decisions to achieve results. Analyzing and understanding data allows federal agencies to generate predictive insights that lead to impactful actions and ultimately create a smart, efficient and highly-capable government. At the 2016 Government Analytics Forum, we’ll explore ways to:

Open Government Law and Adopting Local Laws

New York State Association of Counties

The requirement of the state open meeting laws and oter relevent statutes are detailed in this secion of the orientation program. The responsibilities and legal requirements of county elected and appointed officials to "govern in the sunshine" is discussed. Adoption Local Laws: Legal Responsibilities and Requirements. The powers granted to local elected officials under the state's municipal home rule law, the county law, and other relevant statutes are discussed. The presentation focuses on the procedures and requirements that must be followed by county legislative bodies to enact local laws.

A Democracy for the 99 Percent: Millennial Movements Taking Power

New Economy Coalition

In the lead-up to the 2016 election, the rise of anti-establishment candidates like Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump has exposed the United States’ full-blown crisis of leadership, and opened up real possibilities for a new way of doing politics—one guided from below, and ready to commandeer elected power to provide people with the basic rights that so many lack: food on the table, dignified work and a walk home free of police hararssment.