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.
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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?
The Fourth U.S. National Action Plan for Open Government (NAP4) was released this month after a more than year-long delay. It offers eight key initiatives, a change from the 26, 23, and 40 initiatives published during the Obama administration, and applies for the next two years.
CIOs and CISOs should take note of the federal advocacy priorities released by NASCIO, which include aligning federal cybersecurity regulations.
Government agencies across the country make public policy decisions every day — and most all public policy decisions involve issues that have a spatial component. As agencies strive to make more analytics-driven decisions, the decision makers rely more on the work of analysts. These analysts need to collect, manage, interpret, integrate, synthesize, analyze, and visualizeRead… Read more »
There are scholars out there who are waiting for their work to be translated into policy.
While the risk to children of gun violence has been in the news lately — the risk to children exposed to extreme natural hazards needs attention too.
The concept of placing the citizen at the center is known as the human-centered design (HCD). HCD is a design and management framework that develops solutions to problems by involving the human perspective in all steps of the problem-solving process.
Use this four-step process to evidence-based decision making.