Last month, Governing magazine released an article on the biggest issues to watch in 2023, and budgets made the top of the list. The article highlighted many reasons for optimism about the financial health of most governments — many of which are seeing surpluses — but it carried a cautionary tone and conveyed a scarcityRead… Read more »
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When it comes to cybersecurity, “The question is not will you be attacked, but what will be the consequence.” Here’s how to prepare.
Agencies have plenty of data they can use to detect cyber threats. The trick is using it without breaking the budget.
Innovation, done right, can result in better constituent experience, tighter security, and cost savings. Here are some tips for making it happen.
The public sector too often thinks of modernization as a series of one-and-done initiatives. But an organization’s self-improvement should be ongoing That means pivoting away from capital expenditures and putting modernization funding into an agency’s annual operating budget.
While the technology that agencies buy has changed considerably in recent years, the process of buying it, not so much. So just as government IT faces modernization, the procurement of government IT needs to modernize, too.
Here are insights from three government organizations navigating the challenges of procurement and project management.
The “thinking small” mindset works only until you scale up. At some point, to see a benefit, it has to go to scale. That requires an investment.
Lean budgeting is a more efficient way to establish a sustainable financial framework and supports innovation, growth and opportunities.
The continued evolution of data transparency requires that governments move data from informing to enabling stakeholders. Pairing modern technology with the timeless art of storytelling is a key way to overcome current public sector challenges and solve real-world problems.