Modular data centers provide an agile response to change

"Data centers are often the engine that drives the growth of the enterprise. CIOs have enabled growth by expanding IT capacity with new equipment that helps them meet the unrelenting capacity demands of a growing business. But what about the data center that supports all this gear? Several converging drivers affect why data center design must also change. First is the increased demand for computing capacity to support business growth. To satisfy this demand, IT executives are increasing the number and the physical density of servers and storage devices. IBM and consultant studies project that the server installed base will multiply by a factor of six between 2000 and 2010, while storage is expected to grow by a factor of 69.5"

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National Cyber-Informed Engineering Strategy

whitePaper | June 15, 2022

In today’s increasingly interconnected world, America’s safety and well-being depend on cybersecurity. That’s why President Biden considers hardening the nation against cyberattacks a top priority for his administration—and one that has only grown in importance as the country embarks on the biggest buildout of critical infrastructure and manufacturing capacity in a generation. Each stage of the clean energy transformation that will bringwith it an opportunity and an imperative to further increase security, reliability, and resilience in American’s energy sector. The Cyber-Informed Engineering (CIE) Strategy shows us how we can seize the opportunity to address these challenges.

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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 on Digital Government: Achieving the Promise of Artificial Intelligence

whitePaper | December 12, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere — or so it seems. From navigation apps that automatically reroute us when our usual highway is clogged with traffic to banking websites that pre-approve mortgages seconds after we submit a short application, AI is expanding into our personal and professional lives more every day. Eyeing this trend, state CIOs understand AI is also likely to play an important role in modernizing the delivery of citizen services and furthering government modernization efforts. The question is, how do they separate the potential from the hype for one of today’s hottest technologies?

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FEDERAL HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK

whitePaper | March 25, 2020

The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) is the principal means by which the Executive Branch coordinates science and technology policy across the diverse entities that make up the Federal research and development enterprise. A primary objective of the NSTC is to ensure that science and technology policy decisions and programs are consistent with the President’s stated goals. The NSTC prepares research and development strategies that are coordinated across Federal agencies aimed at accomplishing multiple national goals.

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AN ASSESSMENT OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S FINANCIAL RISKS TO CLIMATE CHANGE

whitePaper | April 26, 2022

The climate crisis poses a serious threat to the United States economy and human welfare, with a narrowing timeframe to invest in opportunities to avoid the most catastrophic impacts. Extreme weather events can be exacerbated by climate change, disrupting supply chains, and flooding made worse by sea level rise can destroy critical infrastructure. As a smaller subset of these impacts, climate change threatens the Nation’s fiscal health.

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2020

whitePaper | January 16, 2020

Less than two months before California’s presidential primary, the Democratic primary remains a three-way race between Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, and Elizabeth Warren. Most Californians say President Trump should be removed from office and disapprove of his handling of the situation with Iran. These are among the key findings of a statewide survey released today by the Public Policy Institute of California.

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