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What are the Biggest Challenges to Federal Cybersecurity? (High Risk Update)

GAO (US Government Accountability Office)

Cyberattacks have the power to bring our daily lives to a screeching halt. Nearly everything we use to work, play, and live relies on computer systems that are vulnerable to attacks. For example, an attack on an electrical grid could leave millions.

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A Guide To Becoming A More Walkable City: 15 Minute City Insights From GovPilot

GovPilot

Ensuring that your local community is walkable and pedestrian friendly is a big part of successful city planning. Local governments are responsible for the maintenance of streets and outdoor public infrastructure , which is a tall task when strategies aren’t in place to achieve safe outcomes.

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Revolutionizing procurement: Leveraging data and AI for strategic advantage

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Analytics and AI are transforming the way procurement functions work. But most CPOs don’t feel ready for the data-driven revolution.

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Bills restricting social media advance amid continued legal battles

GCN

New York lawmakers just passed legislation to ban the use of algorithm-driven feeds for minors without their parents’ permission, while Utah’s law is facing more legal action over its age verification requirements.

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Key Strategies for Public Works Employees to Embrace Government Software

In a rapidly evolving landscape, the integration of digital software into Public Works teams has become imperative. This shift presents an opportunity to transcend traditional approaches, unlocking new levels of efficiency, cost savings, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. This eBook offers comprehensive strategies to navigate this transformation.

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U.S. Department of Education Announces the Inaugural Engage Every Student Recognition Program Champions

Homeroom

Engage Every Student was launched by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona in July 2022 and is a bold call-to-action to provide high-quality out-of-school time learning opportunities for every child. Through the American Rescue Plan, schools, cities, and states have had access to funding and an unprecedented opportunity to partner with high-quality expanded learning programs Continue Reading The post U.S.

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These wrongly arrested black men say a California bill would let police misuse face recognition

GCN

Three men falsely arrested based on face recognition technology have joined the fight against a California bill that aims to place guardrails around police use of the technology. They say it will still allow abuses and misguided arrests.

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After Amtrak’s ‘best revenue month ever,’ House GOP focuses on railroad’s bonuses

GCN

Congressional Republicans called for more information about executive compensation and more board transparency for the passenger rail company, citing ridership drops after the pandemic.

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Cinnaminson, NJ Deployed Supplemental Structures Permits Module With GovPilot

GovPilot

Cinnaminson, NJ expands their partnership with the government management software provider to streamline operations and government services in the municipality.

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Big districts like Philadelphia ‘gamble’ on higher spending as enrollment falls, study finds

GCN

End of federal relief funds means 'all of the big districts at once' face decisions about layoffs and school closures, says Manhattan Institute.

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Why Partnerships are Important to Non-Profits

Grant Consulting Services, LLC

With the ever-increasing demands of staying relevant, technological advances, and economic shifts, the work of nonprofit organizations has never been more critical. In the past, partnerships between corporations and nonprofits were more sponsorship-focused, used primarily as a means of advertising for the corporation by linking them to causes that promote their company’s values to the public in a positive light.

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Empower Digital Government: Strategic Workbook for Modern Transformation

Digital transformation is reshaping government interactions, bringing agencies closer to the communities they serve. However, while many have adopted new digital tools, few have implemented comprehensive strategies to maximize their benefits. Our Strategic Workbook for Modern Government offers a step-by-step guide to developing a sustainable digital strategy.

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What makes a city ideal for office-to-housing conversions?

GCN

It’s the state and local leaders who can work creatively with restrictive building codes and tax incentives, one expert says.

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