$35.7 billion. That’s what government agencies spend every year to support antiquated, cumbersome, and expensive legacy systems. And it gets worse: that figure represents half of their total IT budgets, which is a staggering commitment. According to a research report from the Center for Digital Government, nearly 50% of systems are in need of modernization, since many are 20 to 30 years old. In today’s budget-constrained world, do we have to just accept this lackluster performance?
Join as we discuss the results from the 2012 Managing Absenteeism in State and Local Government survey conducted by GOVERNING Research. We’ll explore how absenteeism impacts your budget and operations. We’ll also share examples from public sector organizations who have assessed absence management gaps and are executing strategies to solve the problem.
Even with a limited budget, you can train your employees and provide professional development programs. This webinar will showcase how other government agencies are offering instant and affordable training for their staffs. Whether it’s ramping up new employees, helping workers learn new applications, or ensuring that online users are staying engaged, this webinar will share solutions you can put to use right away.
Wherever you serve in the justice and public safety world, you are facing rising caseloads and tighter budgets. Many jurisdictions are taking radical steps to balance their budgets – cutting the court docket, leaving judicial vacancies unfilled, and laying off police officers. Join Governing magazine for a live, interactive web seminar on this critical topic.
In preparation for GOVERNING’s upcoming national Summit on Sustainability, join us for a preview discussion on how America’s states and localities are tackling the big projects surrounding “sustainability".