GOVERNMENT FINANCE

Government Special Report

December 27, 2021

Government Special
Government Financial & Operational Management Special Report
Identifying the challenges that face your governmental entity is oftentimes the first step in helping position your government for future success. Are you able to balance the needs of your community while efficiently managing and reporting on the services you’re charged with providing?

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Georgia Municipal Association

The Georgia Municipal Association is making a difference in the lives of Georgians by helping city officials tackle the important work they were elected to do. GMA provides training to city officials so they are better equipped to handle the complex issues facing city governments; advocates on behalf of cities at the state Capitol and in Washington, D.C.; and provides employee benefits to city employees so cities can hire and retain the best employees. Services - such as audits, meeting management, franchise fee negotiations, IT and debt collection - provided by GMA to cities allow cities to operate more efficiently and effectively.

OTHER WHITEPAPERS
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The Role of Monopoly in America’s Prescription Drug Crisis

whitePaper | December 10, 2019

The Trump administration, members of Congress from both parties, and many states have introduced proposals to combat high drug prices. Too often missing from these reform efforts, however, is a clear understanding of a root cause of the crisis: the suppression of fair market competition through various forms of monopoly. This white paper examines and proposes solutions for the two main ways that monopoly drives up the costs and lowers the quality of prescription drugs: increasing corporate concentration in the pharmaceutical industry, and the monopoly markets for individual drugs created by a deeply flawed and increasingly abused patent and regulatory system.

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Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century Organization Design Principles and Recommendations

whitePaper | January 21, 2020

When America’s Founders wrote the Constitution, they laid out a clear vision for the United States Government: to establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty. Moreover, they established Executive Branch organizations and structures to deliver on the Federal mission in ways appropriate to America’s needs at the time. Over successive generations, our Federal Government has evolved by expanding in scope and complexity to try to meet Americans’ needs. However, the organizational structures that underpin the Executive Branch have not always kept pace.

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American Artificial Intelligence Initiative: Year One Annual Report

whitePaper | February 26, 2020

Continued American leadership in AI is of paramount importance to maintaining the economic and national security of the United States and to shaping the global evolution of AI in a manner consistent with our Nation's values, policies, and priorities.

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Augmented government Transforming government services through augmented reality

whitePaper | January 27, 2020

On September 27, 1998, football fans who tuned in to watch the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals witnessed much more than a 31-24 Bengal win. That Sunday, ESPN introduced a technological inno-vation that would forever change the way fans watch sports: a thin yellow line overlaid onto live video representing the distance required for a first down.

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Freedom of Information Report: An authority on data protection for local government

whitePaper | March 22, 2021

As our societies become increasingly data-centric; data privacy, security and availability have never been so important. The diverse array of individuals and organisations local councils deal with must interact with each other and look up information in a secure, seamless way. This report, commissioned by Veeam®, will explore the current state of data management, protection, and disaster recovery practices in local councils and outline key learnings and recommendations to enable local governments to deal with their data more effectively.

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Guide to Empowering a Mobile Workforce for State & Local Government

whitePaper | April 16, 2020

For government employees, work isn’t a place anymore. It’s something they do, wherever and whenever the need arises. To reach decisions, build relationships, manage finances, and drive strategic value—even with today’s tight resources—mobile workers need the freedom to move beyond agency walls without leaving behind the resources they need to be effective. They need to be able to do anything, anywhere, and on whatever device is most convenient—including their own personal devices—from laptops to the latest tablets and smartphones.

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Spotlight

Georgia Municipal Association

The Georgia Municipal Association is making a difference in the lives of Georgians by helping city officials tackle the important work they were elected to do. GMA provides training to city officials so they are better equipped to handle the complex issues facing city governments; advocates on behalf of cities at the state Capitol and in Washington, D.C.; and provides employee benefits to city employees so cities can hire and retain the best employees. Services - such as audits, meeting management, franchise fee negotiations, IT and debt collection - provided by GMA to cities allow cities to operate more efficiently and effectively.

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