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2014-06-19 23:19:49

Technical Assent recently joined Team ABSG Consulting on GSA's Performance Management and Continuous Process Improvement Blanket Purchase Agreement (PM/CPI BPA). Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Technical Assent, LLC was selected for the Performance Management and Continuous Process Improvement (PM/CPI) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) as part of the ABSG Consulting Team. Managed by GSA, this contract vehicle is open to all federal agencies to help achieve goals for operational...

2011-03-07 05:04:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll finds that large majorities of the public are supportive of many government services. It points to the political difficulties of cutting government spending if those cuts are perceived as reducing the quantity or quality of the popular programs and the services that they provide. Specifically large majorities, more than 70% of all adults, including 60% or more of Republicans, say they support crime fighting services, Social...

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2010-04-28 06:30:00

Americans are increasingly using the Internet to interact with government offices on the local, state and federal level. Today's Americans are now finding it much easier to use the Web to renew their licenses, apply for permits, pay fines, and even track where government funds are going, according to a study released on Tuesday. More than 2,000 American adults were surveyed in late 2009 by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. In the study, Pew found that 82 percent of Internet...

2009-06-07 23:01:00

ARMONK, N.Y., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has completed the deployment of an infrastructure that will modernize the delivery of government services for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The multi-year eGovernment Service Bus (GSB) project delivers the core communication and security infrastructure for the Yesser eGovernment Program, the Kingdom's long-term modernization of all government services. This program will eventually provide everyone in the Kingdom...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'