Hennepin County Board of Commissioners

The Board of Commissioners leads Hennepin County government. County services encompass transportation, health programs, libraries, social services, financial.

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City of Sumner, Washington

The City of Sumner's vision is to set the standard of excellence for a progressive small city. Every day, we provide needed and valued services that promote our sense of community. These services include police; parks; water, sewer and storm utilities; cemetery; planning; permits; finance and administration.

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Best Practices for SharePoint Governance

whitePaper | September 30, 2022

SharePoint offers a comprehensive portal and information management platform which has over the years expanded to become a complete information management platform. When SharePoint is deployed with a mature project management process, clear governance, and a commitment to on-going excellence, it becomes a productive tool to solve the problems faced by information workers. It offers a simple method to find, manage, and gather information across multiple sources. When combined with other Microsoft technology offerings, SharePoint becomes the modern workplace's best information management platform.

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Reforming US Trade Policy for Shared Prosperity and the Planet

whitePaper | November 15, 2019

Trade was not such a controversial topic not so long ago. For most of the post-war era trade worked well for the US and for many other countries. A bipartisan consensus supported continuing trade liberalization as long as it was accompanied by full employment. However trade always had winners and losers as economies adjust to different costs of production among trading partners and over the last few decades the number of US workers losing from trade mounted and the losses spread across hard hit communities. For these and other reasons, trade has become so controversial that it is now a key pivot point in politics and elections in the US.

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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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Levelling Up the United Kingdom

whitePaper | February 2, 2022

The United Kingdom is an unparalleled success story – a multi-cultural, multi-national, multi-ethnic state with the world’s best broadcaster; a vibrantly creative arts sector; a National Health Service which guarantees care for every citizen; charities and voluntary groups which perform a million acts of kindness daily; globally renowned scientists extending the boundaries of knowledge every year; entrepreneurs developing the products and services which bring joy and jobs to so many; and millions of citizens whose kindness and compassion has been so powerfully displayed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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US–China Strategic Competition The Quest for Global Technological Leadership

whitePaper | November 9, 2019

The underlying driver of the ongoing US–China trade war is a race for global technological dominance. President Trump has raised a number of issues regarding trade with China – including the US’s trade deficit with China and the naming of China as a currency manipulator. But at the heart of the ongoing tariff escalation are China’s policies and practices regarding forced technology transfer, intellectual property theft and non-market distortions.

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Workday Government Cloud and Zero Trust

whitePaper | March 24, 2023

Workday Government Cloud offers U.S. federal agencies a world-class portfolio of financial management and human capital management cloud applications running in an environment with a FedRAMP Moderate authorization. Workday Government Cloud enables organizations to effectively and securely manage their demanding workforce, finance, and mission processes while helping to meet new Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) strategy mandates

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City of Sumner, Washington

The City of Sumner's vision is to set the standard of excellence for a progressive small city. Every day, we provide needed and valued services that promote our sense of community. These services include police; parks; water, sewer and storm utilities; cemetery; planning; permits; finance and administration.

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