PDF Document Accessibility A Roadmap for Government Organizations

The need for documents in everyday life drove some of the very earliest technologies following stone tools; paper, ink and pen. In the 21st century textual communication takes many forms, including paper. Even so, using physical media to convey documents is slowly going out of style in applications from publishing to recordskeeping to invoicing that have used paper for hundreds  or in some cases, thousands   of years.

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City of Georgetown

The City of Georgetown, Texas, is a municipality of 50,000 (end of calendar year 2009) located 30 miles north of Austin along IH35. The City can be best characterized by its educated, engaged citizens, its award winning parks and trails, and its ability to maintain a cohesive, smaller town feel despite its amazing growth.

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The State of Ransomware in State and Local Government 2022

whitePaper | September 19, 2022

Sophos' annual study of the real-world ransomware experiences of IT professionals in the state and local government sector has revealed an ever more challenging attack environment. Together with the growing financial and operational burden ransomware places on its victims, it also shines new light on the relationship between ransomware and cyber insurance - including how insurance drives changes to cyber defenses.

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A guide to Zero Trust for government

whitePaper | November 21, 2022

Cyber attacks and data breaches are at the forefront of the national agenda - and the issue isn’t going away. These types of attacks aren’t necessarily new, however the exponential increase in data combined with data ubiquity, the massive increase in Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, and the shift to remote work have expanded our attack surface, while also shifting the network load to the perimeterless internet.

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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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THE STATE OF THE DUTCH CLOUD MARKET, 2022

whitePaper | April 15, 2022

This IDC White Paper looks at the evolution of the Dutch cloud market. It assesses organisations' progress on their digital transformation (DX) journeys and where they see themselves in terms of cloud and DevOps maturity. The paper is based on survey data and research and analysis conducted by IDC on behalf of Capgemini.

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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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UK Government Digital Transformation Beyond Covid-19

whitePaper | August 8, 2022

Over the last almost two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has catalysed the UK government’s digital transformation. Remarkable transition to remote working, rapid delivery of new digital services, and scaling of existing IT systems to meet increased demand have demonstrated the power of digital and paved the way for building a digitally led public sector. Additionally, predominant digital inefficiencies have become clearer, whilst new citizen and staff expectations have been set. But how do government departments plan to build on and sustain this recent impetus to digital transformation in the coming years?

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City of Georgetown

The City of Georgetown, Texas, is a municipality of 50,000 (end of calendar year 2009) located 30 miles north of Austin along IH35. The City can be best characterized by its educated, engaged citizens, its award winning parks and trails, and its ability to maintain a cohesive, smaller town feel despite its amazing growth.

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