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The Government’s Struggle to Hire Young Tech Talent is Worse Than You Thought
The Government’s Struggle to Hire Young Tech Talent is Worse Than You Thought
December 2, 2017
There’s only one under-30 IT specialist working in agencies for every four who are over 60 years old.
Author: Jack Corrigan
A Unified Reporting Portal Would Help Government and Grant Recipients
A Unified Reporting Portal Would Help Government and Grant Recipients
December 15, 2017
A portal could make grantees’ lives easier, but also offer the federal government a better way to evaluate risks.
Author: Pawin Chawanasunthornpot and Subhash Kari
Workflow Automation and Optimization Software Market Fuelling Growth by Rising Demand for Business Process ...
Workflow Automation and Optimization Software Market Fuelling Growth by Rising Demand for Business Process ...
December 5, 2017
Author: "Business process automation" - Google News
New RAND Study Pushes Back on Descriptions of Widespread Crumbling Infrastructure in U.S.
New RAND Study Pushes Back on Descriptions of Widespread Crumbling Infrastructure in U.S.
December 8, 2017

Route Fifty: Claims that U.S. transportation and water infrastructure is crumbling and that spending on these public works has fallen steeply are frequently overstated and lacking in nuance, a new study suggests.

Researchers at the RAND Corporation acknowledge in a report released Tuesday that there are maintenance backlogs and other problems with infrastructure in places around the U.S.

That said, the researchers make a case that “the perception that U.S. infrastructure needs are not being met, which animates so much of the debate over spending, requires reexamination."

Author: State & Local Government Policy, Business and Technology: i360 Gov
How Data and Cities Can Shape The Future of Mobility
How Data and Cities Can Shape The Future of Mobility
December 15, 2017

Data-Smart City Solutions: Moving about a city not only drains valuable time and energy, but also contributes a large share of greenhouse gas emissions. Estimates show that the United States economy loses over $120 billion a year due to traffic congestion and that this congestion contributes to 27 percent of the country’s carbon dioxide emissions. The Center for Economics and Business Research predicts that these costs will rise 50 percent by 2030.

Urban mobility systems are largely inefficient today because cities are unable to dynamically route vehicles and coordinate other resources on the road in response to changing traffic patterns.Three present and persistent trends across the world today — an increasing rate of environmental damage, the accelerated movement of populations to urban areas, and exponential growth in the data that we create and consume — present a unique challenge for cities: how can they efficiently and sustainably allocate traffic using data?

Author: State & Local Government Policy, Business and Technology: i360 Gov
5 ACA Compliance Issues for HR Teams to Watch Out For
5 ACA Compliance Issues for HR Teams to Watch Out For
December 8, 2017
Whatever your thoughts are about the Affordable Care Act, you can’t deny its tremendous impact on the health care industry and Americans in general. Since its implementation in 2010, 16.9 million...

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