Policy

Using GIS to Tackle the Opioid Crisis

Even as the opioid epidemic escalates, many government officials may not understand the true scope of the problem. But geo-enabled data and GIS mapping tools allow communities to visualize an accurate picture of how and where opioid abuse is impacting its citizens. GIS can provide a holistic picture of drug abuse, collect data in real… Read more »

Endless Possibilities for the Public Sector

In the private sector, there is no shortage of examples of successful industry disruptors. However, the public sector faces a unique challenge: How do you keep pace with private industry? How do you innovate in a market that is moving very quickly, especially when it comes to technology?

FAQs on Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Today, at least two-thirds of graduates enter the workforce saddled with educational debt, which has had far-reaching economic and social consequences. One approach to mitigating student debt is loan forgiveness, for which there are a number of available federal programs, including the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

Enabling Digital Transformation in Government

This post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s latest research brief, Enabling Digital Transformation in Government. Digital transformation — the updating of information technology solutions and services — is one of the highest priorities for government today. Given its potential to improve citizen services, cut procurement costs and improve productivity, federal agencies are aggressively pursuing this… Read more »