…" …"ASBPE, a professional educational and networking association for business-to-business writers, editors, and designers, honored H&HN (Hospitals & Health Networks) and Emergency Management as Magazines of the Year, while naming Engineering News-Record’s its Web Site of the Year.
…" Honored as top publishing executives were: Meredith Levien, chief revenue officer at Forbes Media (general business category); Dan Bagan, senior VP of Penton's agriculture, restaurants, food and meetings division (large trade); and Don Pearson, exec VP-sales and group publisher of government technology at e. "Times Publishing Company has sold Governing ( the premier provider of intelligence and analysis on state and local government, to e.
With nearly one in 10 households considered “unbanked” in the U.
S., Oakland's initiative is part an effort by many cities to broaden the financial options available to low-wage workers beyond check-cashing stores and payday lenders.
..." ..."From a Government Technology article on the winners: “A new look and feel for Sacramento’s website unifies city department pages, offering intuitive navigation to site content, which has also been overhauled based on user behavior. …"Todd Sander, executive director for the California-based Center for Digital Government, said there is “absolutely a trend” of governments nationwide trying to meet the demand of higher Web usage while dealing with dwindling resources.
..." ..."Hawaii has the best state website, Washington D. …" …" ‘Detroit was dealt a fairly bad hand, at least in recent years.
Republic’s Center for Digital Government’s annual survey of digital cities. During 2014, American K-12 schools will spend an estimated .94 billion on educational technology, an increase of 2.5 percent over last year, according to Joseph Morris, director of market intelligence at the Center for Digital Education. and the surrounding Beltway areas in Virginia and Maryland were ranked the 47th most dangerous place for pedestrians out of 104 metropolitan areas, according to the study by Governing magazine.
…” ..."As Angelenos toasted the start of 2015, city officials found one last reason to celebrate 2014: Los Angeles ranked first among cities with populations of 250,000 or more in e. Kentucky received several accolades in the Center for Digital Government’s 2014 Digital States Survey, which reflects the state’s use of technology and efforts to change entrenched practices. Todd Sander, executive director with the Center for Digital Government, said it is a national trend for local and state governments to move toward cloud services, but the size and price of Pennsylvania's contract is among the largest. Funding – or lack of it – is the number one issue facing school districts as they convert to the digital learning world, said John Halpin, vice president of the Center for Digital Education, ..." "...
…” …"Fairchild writes in Governing that, in fact, ‘the utility industry's efforts to turn back the clean-energy revolution would block low-income communities from realizing the benefits.’ The last thing minority communities of color need, argues Fairchild, is something that makes the shift to cleaner and more efficient technologies less affordable: ... “ …"After follow-up phone calls and ultimately two more meetings, we eventually hashed out what became the Center for Digital Government’s “Best Practice Guide for Cloud and As-A-Service Procurements,” weighing in at 79 pages. ..." …”Others retain it for seven or more years as part of their overall public records maintenance, according to Todd Sander, executive director of the Center for Digital Government, a research and advisory group that works with state and local governments on IT issues.
“ …"He appears this month on the cover of GOVERNING magazine, a belt-way publication featuring governors, congressmen, senators and movers and shakers in government circles from the municipal to the White House. “ …"Long Beach officials partnered with the civic tech group Code for America to create Address IQ, a Web app that combines fire, police and business licensing data to reduce calls from 911 super-users, Government Technology magazine reports. “ …"In part this is due to the challenge scientists encounter in trying to simplify the complex physics of hurricanes for the public, and in part this is due to poor misunderstanding of flood zone maps that represent the flooding scenario as it might be viewed from above," reads the introduction to the app, according to Emergency Management. “ …"For the third straight year, Carl Sandburg College has been named the national champion in the Small Colleges category of the Digital Community Colleges Survey by e. …” …”The magazine Governing has released a fascinating look at the gentrification of American cities that shows Baltimore's most gentrified neighborhoods mostly lie on the east side, downtown and central Baltimore. “ …“ ‘They don’t want to actually incarcerate people because it costs money, so they fine them,’ Brendan Roediger, an assistant professor at the Saint Louis University School of Law, told in August.
…” …”By the time he'd left office, he'd been applauded by Time magazine as one of the country's five best governors, profiled as a "Public Official of the Year" by Governing magazine, and called "the best governor in living memory" by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Charles Parish Public School District has been ranked as a top 10 school district in the Digital School Districts Survey by the Center for Digital Education and the National School Boards Association. “ …"The survey, conducted by the National School Boards Association and the Center for Digital Education, recognizes those school boards and districts who are making extraordinary use of technology to improve the learning environment and district operations. “ …"Kelly Powell Logan, Pennsylvania’s secretary of administration, meanwhile, told Governing that her office was planning for a future with a very different workforce, a process that involved reassessing the core functions of government. “ …"With Sheilah in the studio to talk about it is Dean Kenderdine, Executive Director of the State Retirement Agency.
…” …”According to a 2014 research study by the Center for Digital Government regarding the increase in cyber threats in state and local government, the severity of advanced threats has been underestimated by IT and security personnel in government agencies, with only 11 percent saying that their organization was very prepared for incident response following a breach. Charles Parish Public School District has been ranked as a top 10 school district in the Digital School Districts Survey by the Center for Digital Education and the National School Boards Association. And, with us by phone is Liz Farmer, a reporter for Governing magazine, who has reported on pension systems around the country. “ ..."Tighter pension accounting standards imposed this year by the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) will make it more obvious how far public pensions in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and other states are underfunded, compared to the promises the states have made to workers and retirees, Governing magazine reports here.
…” …”Cortright, incidentally, takes issue with the Governing analysis.