Posts Tagged: public-private

How to Make Your Government Smarter and More Sustainable

By now most local governments are familiar with and are working towards implementing smart cities programs. However, some cities are taking it one step further and are transforming their community in a sustainable way. Check out how you can utilize sustainable innovation in your local government.

Cycling for the Public Good

The next time you ride your bicycle around town, you may be providing a public service. Wired magazine recently posted an article about the use of private sector data to power public sector service delivery improvements. According to the piece, the Oregon Department of Transportation is buying data from the cycling and running social mediaRead… Read more »

Federal Government Reform Resources: Memos to National Leaders

President Obama said in his first post-election press conference that he was going to ask Governor Romney’s advice on government reform. There has been a lot of advice developed in recent months! Here are some potential resources for them to draw upon. If President Obama meets with Governor Romney to discuss ways to reform theRead… Read more »

My Cup of IT: Data Center Decisions

By Steve O’Keeffe As part of its data center decimation initiative, OMB lopped 137 off the server-farm census last week. There are many hard questions and decisions on the road ahead for the Federal data center community… Did OMB’s cuts take the total population from 2094 to 1957? Were these soft targets – wordRead… Read more »

Happy Birthday, ACUS Chairman! Oh the places we’ll go!

Paul R. Verkuil, the tenth Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States, was sworn in by Vice President Biden on April 6, 2010. Today marks the one-year anniversary of the President Emeritus of the College of William & Mary and former Dean of the Tulane and Cardozo Law Schools’ appointment to lead theRead… Read more »