The U.S. Forest Service - An Overview

Tom Tidwell grew up in Boise, Idaho, and graduated from Washington State University. He has spent 32 years with the Forest Service in a variety of positions.

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Ontario Parks

Ontario Parks is a branch of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Foresty, and is responsible for the managment, operations and adminstration of Ontario's Provincial Park system.Ontario Parks’ mandate is to protect significant natural and cultural resources in a system of parks and protected areas that is sustainable and provides opportunities for inspiration, enjoyment and education: now and for future generations.

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Securing Defense-Critical Supply Chains

whitePaper | February 24, 2022

The Department of Defense (DoD) is aligning its priorities and capabilities to enhance our readiness. By modernizing our approach to supply chain resilience, DoD can deliver decisive advantages to our Warfighters in a dynamic threat landscape. In an effort to improve supply chain resilience and protect against material shortages, President Joseph R. Biden Jr. signed Executive Order (E.O.) 14017, America's Supply Chains. In response to the EO, this report provides DoD's assessment of defense critical supply chains in order to improve our capacity to defend the Nation.

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The National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States

whitePaper | February 21, 2020

Protecting our Nation’s security and continuing to enhance the prosperity of our citizens are my top priorities. Ensuring that the United States is protected against espionage and other damaging intelligence activities conducted by our foreign adversaries is essential to meeting those goals. The Nation faces an expanding array of foreign intelligence threats by adversaries who are using increasingly sophisticated methods to harm the United States.

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Nudging Government to Use Evidence

whitePaper | March 30, 2022

Why have we written disparaging statements about government when our firm is so deeply committed to public sector excellence? These include statements like “as the fire rages on, our governments seem powerless” and “hunches no longer pass for evidence these days, unless we’re talking about government policy.” We have compared the policy-making process to a chaotic game of tag and suggested that government policymakers can act as seemingly irrational as Cosmo Kramer did on Seinfeld.

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A unified approach to adaptive data and analytics governance

whitePaper | June 13, 2022

Adaptive data and analytics governance enables organizations to manage and organize their data, while also creating processes to maximize collaboration and produce insightful business-driven outcomes. With a world-class adaptive data and analytics governance solution, you can build a truly data intelligent company.

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A Two-Track Strategy to a Modern Digital Government and Public Sector

whitePaper | May 6, 2021

Government and Public Sector IT leaders are currently faced with the difficult task of balancing the needs of both public servant workers and citizens.

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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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Ontario Parks

Ontario Parks is a branch of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Foresty, and is responsible for the managment, operations and adminstration of Ontario's Provincial Park system.Ontario Parks’ mandate is to protect significant natural and cultural resources in a system of parks and protected areas that is sustainable and provides opportunities for inspiration, enjoyment and education: now and for future generations.

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