How the US is governed

The American system of government, begun as an experiment in liberty and democracy in 1776, has proven to be remarkably resilient and adaptable. While often categorized as a democracy, the United States is more accurately defi ned as a constitutional federal republic. What does this mean? “Constitutional” refers to the fact that government in the United States is based on a Constitution which is the supreme law of the United States. The Constitution not only provides the framework for how the federal and state governments are structured, but also places signifi cant limits on their powers. “Federal” means that there is both a national government and governments of the 50 states. A “republic” is a form of government in which the people hold power, but elect representatives to exercise that power

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The Ministry of Digital Affairs was established based on the regulation of the Council of Ministers of 7th December 2015 (by transformation of the former Ministry of Administration and Digitization). The regulation came into force on the day of announcement, with effect from 16th November 2015.

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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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Government Special Report

whitePaper | December 27, 2021

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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Four ways governments can get the most out of their infrastructure projects

whitePaper | January 7, 2020

Infrastructure—for example, transportation, power, water, and telecom systems—underpins economic activity and catalyzes growth and development. The world spends more than $2.5 trillion a year on infrastructure, but $3.7 trillion a year will be needed through 2035 just to keep pace with projected GDP growth.1 National, state, and local governments are devoting increased amounts of capital to meet these needs, and for good reason. The McKinsey Global Institute estimates that infrastructure has a socioeconomic rate of return around 20 percent.2 In other words, $1 of infrastructure investment can raise GDP by 20 cents in the long run.

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ACTIVE DATA GOVERNANCE METHODOLOGY

whitePaper | November 21, 2022

Why Data Governance is on Everybody’s Mind Data governance is a hot topic. Its rising popularity is fueled by: Exploding data growth, Headlines on major data breaches, Expanding privacy regulations, Consumer & organizational concerns, New types of extrinsic security threats, and an overall trend of Market growth

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Identity Modernization for Government Service Excellence

whitePaper | January 17, 2023

Raising the Bar for Digital Government Services Americans rely on technology to run our everyday lives. Powerful mobile devices, ubiquitous internet access, and modern apps enable today’s remote work, distance learning, e-commerce, online banking, eHealth, streaming entertainment, and so much more. We’ve come to expect great online experiences in practically everything we do

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A Work Better, Work Smarter Government

whitePaper | May 12, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic raised demands on government work and services in many new, unexpected and rapidly changing ways. It quickly became apparent that older enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and processes couldn’t keep pace with many emerging government needs, both technical and operational. By moving to a modern ERP system, the public sector can better prepare for the future and build a foundation that enables an intelligent government enterprise.

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Ministerstwo Cyfryzacji

The Ministry of Digital Affairs was established based on the regulation of the Council of Ministers of 7th December 2015 (by transformation of the former Ministry of Administration and Digitization). The regulation came into force on the day of announcement, with effect from 16th November 2015.

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