The STIHL FSA 90 R trimmer is suited for professionals landscaping in noise- or exhaust-emission-sensitive areas. Use it around school grounds, government buildings, business districts or hospitals....More
The Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office in New Orleans recently signed a two-year contract with Vu Digital, a video metadata company, to use a completely searchable video review tool. The system will speed the review of video from police body cameras....More
Public purchasers are seeing a variety of trends taking shape as we head to 2020. The trends include urgent recruiting to replace retirees, expanded buying through cooperative contracts and greater reliance on all types of procurement technology....More
As Veteran’s Day approaches on Nov. 11, things are looking up for veteran-owned businesses that are seeking government contracts. Here are some resources that can help veteran-owned businesses win contracts at all levels of government....More
Vive wireless lighting control systems are tied together with a wireless hub for central control and monitoring. They are suited for government office spaces, K-12, colleges and universities and other government buildings....More
Daimler Trucks North America has unveiled the latest Freightliner Cascadia truck lineup. The truck line offers improved fuel efficiency, connectivity, safety, quality and uptime performance levels, according to the company....More
Harvey Berkey discusses some of the features of the Graduate Programs.com site. The website offers a variety of rankings of programs, including programs that offer a master’s in public administration (MPA) degree....More
Where should public sector budget dollars go in 2017?
Total government purchases in the U.S. could reach $3.36 trillion in 2017. That's 3 percent higher than 2016 levels, say forecasters at IHS Global Insight. As we head into 2017, which areas need more public sector budget dollars? Please choose your answer(s). We'll report poll results in the next Keating Report forecast on government budgets and spending
Maintaining critical infrastructure is one of the most important jobs out there, one that can protect millions of people while also making their lives better. There’s just one small detail: It all needs to be maintained, and most of it needs to be able to phone home reliably....More
The City of Houston faced a number of challenges with a growing list of repairs needed at more than 270 facilities. Solutions provided by Schneider Electric resulted in improved system reliability, shorter work order response time, reduced deferred maintenance backlog, and local job creation. Incredibly, this project saves the city of Houston $2.5M a year, all without increasing taxes....More
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