When the city of Reno launched initiatives to expand its economy and offset pandemic-related tourism declines, it relied on new technology: geographic information systems (GIS). Here’s what GIS do — and what lessons Reno has to share.
Posts Tagged: elections
Much of good election security is also just good cybersecurity. Lessons learned in recent years point the way to best practices for government at all levels.
In the aftermath of major cyberattacks that threatened critical infrastructure and national security, President Biden signed an executive order Wednesday that aims to strengthen cyber defenses through increased information sharing with private industry.
As a government worker, you’ve got to take care of yourself so you’re able to care for the country. How can you practice self-care to reduce stress?
With the start of the new year, the 2018 midterm elections may seem a long way behind us, but securing our elections is something that always must be in the forefront. It is a bipartisan issue that must be prioritized by our leaders to ensure our democracy is properly protected.
The real question to ask, however, is now that the Democrats control the House, what does that mean for Trump’s protectionist trade agenda?
I would argue that one of the most interesting reasons this election will be viewed as a tipping point is because of the role of technology in making voters’ experiences even better.
Here are a variety of tools your agency or organization can use to increase voter engagement.
That elusive, incredibly valuable quality we call a “leadership brand.” Really, what we mean is “charisma.” What is it? Who has it? How do you get it? Can it be taught, or bought? Or is it something you’re born with? As a little girl I used to watch Sunday morning political TV. I remember howRead… Read more »
It’s no surprise that local governments are utilizing crowdsourcing to solve some of their biggest problems. Crowdsourcing, after all, uses some of the same basic tenets as democracy: where the decisions that serve a body are governed by the majority. Crowdsourcing is being used as a means to allocate budgets, cut waste, and solve longstandingRead… Read more »