Columns & Blogs






  • Why Do Politicians Prefer Old Media?
  • Even though Americans are increasingly looking to online media for their news, public officials still give preference to TV and print newspapers when responding to requests for information.







  • Kansas Takes On Teen Pregnancies
  • Gov. Sam Brownback is using cash assistance to support a youth reading program as a way to reduce out-of-wedlock teen births.



  • The Dilemmas of Leading in a VUCA World
  • Today's turbulent environment of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity means new challenges for government managers and policymakers. There are ways to cope with them.

Events & Webinars


  • City as a System: The Unseen Infrastructure That Can Make or Break Smart Cities
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  • At FutureStructure we believe that cities will be the proving ground for innovative infrastructure development. By 2050 more than 70 percent of the global population will live in cities. This will mark a fundamental shift in human civilization. It also means it is critical for city and regional governments to invest now in sustainability and resiliency. Doing that means taking a hard look at our cities’ water, waste and energy systems.



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