The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) just released their FY 2021 guide to the President’s Budget. As federal agencies prepare to submit their requests, information technology and customer experience dominate the agenda.
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A Senate investigation released on Tuesday found that federal agencies’ cybersecurity tactics are outdated and unsecure.
Four federal CIOs spoke at the House Oversight hearing analyzing the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) 8.0 scorecard. Data consolidation, outdated legacy systems and costliness dominated the conversation.
Cyberattacks on state and local governments continue making headlines because of their detrimental consequences on constituents. At a recent House hearing, experts asked the federal government for better resources to prevent and mitigate threats.
With our work in natural resource and surface water, we utilize our asset management system in many ways. The ability to spatially conceptualize data helps our team make more effective policy decisions and communicate environmental and resource issues with better clarity.
Ecological modernization is a theory that the economy will benefit from moves toward environmentalism. This theory assumes that environmental problems are challenges for social, technical and economic reform rather than as uncontrollable consequences of industrialization. Like sustainable development, ecological modernization looks to overcome environmental crises without leaving the path of modernization.
Exploring the connections between public and private sectors, political and legal drivers and components of sustainable development.
In order to place a value on an ecosystem service, governments must encourage an integrative approach. Policy makers must communicate with operations teams and other departments that may value a system in a different way.
Organizations must take proactive steps to infuse diversity. It will not happen on its own and you can’t simply rely on employees to lead the way.
In local government, we must be aware of the opportunity we possess to help create a healthy future for us, our community members and the environment that sustains us. What can we do?