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Viewpoint: Dodging responsibility for water infrastructure is a monstrous mistake1

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Editor's Viewpoint: The little schools on the big prairie

Extreme positions dominate the national discussion fueled by stories confirming government incompetency or corruption, overshadowing those about....More

Viewpoint: The 10 commandments of public-private partnerships

By Penny Pittman Cobey — Public agencies should consider many factors before entering a PPP....More

Viewpoint: Selling assets to the public

By Dave Coleman — Time to unseal the bidding and amplify the returns....More

Viewpoint: Tips for managing efficiently under tight budgets

By James Nardozzi — Six practical ways to stay within financial constraints in tough times....More
May 21, 2012

Editor's Viewpoint: We will all be monkeys' uncles

Recent technology developments appear to be making humans obsolete....More

Viewpoint: To improve emergency preparedness, adopt a supply chain perspective

By Charlotte Franklin — Before disasters, local governments should line up partners to help deliver recovery supplies to their destinations quickly....More

Viewpoint: Stop wasting energy while treating wastewater

By Justin Rundle — How to reduce energy costs at wastewater treatment plants....More

Viewpoint: Smart water management is good for the economy

By Laurent Auguste — Address failing water infrastructure now for a stronger future....More
Apr 17, 2012

Editor's Viewpoint: Chasing the cloud is just part of the race

While technology is behind the scenes helping governments meet today’s demands, it’s government officials who are driving the trends....More

Viewpoint: How to begin moving to next-generation 911

By Stephen Meer — Communities can take four steps today toward advanced 911 systems....More

Viewpoint: How one small city survived the recession1

By Kevin Smith — The right attitude helps pull Winter Springs, Fla., through dark times....More

Viewpoint: May the best candidate (really) win

By Herbert Sweren and Barry Silverman — With technology tools, political campaigns can be a more fair fight....More
Mar 14, 2012

Editor's Viewpoint: Having enough energy to continue

The definition of sustainability has grown to include the ability of cities and counties to sustain their operations following significant power....More
Mar 12, 2012

IT: From cost center to a strategic asset

Cloud computing increases workers’ flexibility, improving efficiency and service delivery....More
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Derek Prall

Derek Prall is a professional journalist who has held numerous positions with a variety of print and online publications including The Public Manager magazine and the New Jersey Herald. He is a 2008...

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Jason Axelrod is an award-winning journalist who has reported for The Seattle Times, The Arizona Republic, the Phoenix Business Journal and Mother Nature Network, among other outlets. Jason...
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