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Agile for the Public Sector Is Closer Than You Think

As counter-intuitive as it seems, methodical planning, standardized processes and procedures and relentless communication are key to achieving agility.

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Hate Cancel Culture? Blame Algorithms.

The same algorithmic forces that buttress cancel culture can actually rehabilitate canceled entertainers.

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Is Workplace Rudeness on the Rise?

We often think that everyone is being rude to each other all the time.

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C-SPAN Is So Hot Right Now

This is not a sign of a government working well.

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Happy Lunar New Year, Although New NASA Models Suggest We Might Have Fewer Left

Looking at the world in NASA’s new model makes it easy to see why climate change is a global problem.

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Don't Just Fake It: 'Deep Acting' Emotions Pays Off at Work

People who try to be positive with their coworkers receive significantly higher levels of support from them.

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Will 2020 Be the Year of Data?

Agencies across the federal government are beginning to recognize the importance of data and data-driven decision-making.

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How Iran's Military Outsources Its Cyber Threat Forces

These intermediaries are loyal to the regime but separate from it.

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In 2020, Employees Are the New Constituent 

In order to deliver on their missions, government agencies must start prioritizing their employees’ experiences – and that starts with right technology.

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The Role of 5G in Government 

The technology is a critical piece of modernization. 

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Don't Die Wondering: Apps May Soon Be Able to Predict Your Life Expectancy, but Do You Want to Know?

It's complicated but emerging technologies could make this a reality in the future.

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CES Gives a Peek at 2020 Technology

It’s more difficult to predict the next great advancement in government technology but you can spot trends.

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Cyberspace Is the Next Front in Iran-U.S. Conflict—and Private Companies May Bear the Brunt

Businesses are at high risk, and strict American criminal laws prohibit many forms of cyber self-defense by private companies.

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AI Can Now Read Emotions—Should It?

These systems can give incorrect results just like any other form of intelligence.

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One Year In, the Evidence Act is Producing Results

Most have identified evaluation officers and chief data officers and have started developing learning agendas that identify priority areas.

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FITARA Hits Its 5-year Anniversary 

An enhanced scorecard will drive better government services for citizens. 

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Can the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program Secure a Cloud Smart Government?

The good news is that CDM is proactively reaching out to leading cloud service providers for soltuions.