It’s easy to complain about city services, until you stop thinking about what government is and start thinking about WHO it is. The person in line with you at the market is probably pretty proud of the work he does to keep your sewer line flowing smoothly.
State and Local
More than just the sum of its parts, STEM curriculum advocates an interdisciplinary approach to learning featured subjects. It’s an attempt to break down independent subject silos and inspire students with real-word applications for the problem-solving skills they have acquired through their coursework.
A focus on some of the cybersecurity threats facing municipalities today.
With a narrow talent pool, very specific IT needs, and stiff competition from the top STEM organizations, government agencies can struggle to recruit the right talent. Here’s some advice.
Governments of all sizes have created data and analytics departments to assess what they have, coordinate communication between agencies and report stories that the numbers show.
This article is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent report titled “Your Guide to Key Advancements in Government Cybersecurity.” Download the full report here. A cyberthreat against one is a cyberthreat against all, especially for state and local governments. They are increasingly uniting against their common enemies to boost their mutual cybersecurity postures. And the foes are… Read more »
Strong Cities founder Chuck Marohn believes that the current urban development model is fundamentally flawed, but that it is not too late to start building and investing more sustainably.
Government is always seeking to improve the services that they provide, whether that means responding faster, cutting costs or providing more quality service. With the help of real-time GIS, each of those and more becomes possible.
Small local governments are often supported by enthusiastic and passionate individuals. Leaders work hard to provide for their constituents and update their communities. But what can they do when their budget isn’t enough to support their projects?
In recent years, Cary, NC has been gearing up to become the world’s next smart city, going as far as turning their Town Hall campus into a smart “mini-city,” complete with smart parking, traffic management, citizen engagement and more. Nicole Raimundo, Cary’s CIO, is at the center of this push.