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    How the Multi-Generational Workforce Can Shape the Future of Public Procurement

    October 30, 2019 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Procurement, Leadership, Workforce Management

    A rapidly changing workforce, integrated with the advent of the digital era, is shifting the way procurement operates. Younger generations entering the public sector workforce are proposing improvements to current processes that questions the status quo. For the first time in modern age, five generations are present at work –Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Gen Z.

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    The 7 Best Ways to Improve Nighttime Pedestrian Safety

    October 28, 2019 / by Traffic & Parking Control Co., Inc. (TAPCO) posted in Public Safety, Public Works, Pedestrian Safety

    Between 2007 and 2016, pedestrian deaths increased by a whopping 27 percent in the U.S., with 75 percent of those deaths occurring in the dark and 70 percent occurring at non-intersections, according to a study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Though pedestrian deaths have lowered slightly since 2016, multiple reports have found the number still hovers near 6,000.

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    Rethinking Your Waste Management: Plastic vs. Steel Containers

    October 22, 2019 / by Toter posted in sustainability, Public Works, Toter

    Those who think that plastic front-end load containers (FELs) are not for them should think again. Recent changes in design and manufacturing processes have made plastic FELs more durable than and cost-competitive with traditional steel models. When selecting an FEL, it is important to understand the major advantages of plastic over steel in terms of sustainability, ease of use and total cost of ownership.

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    Governments Are Finding New Ways to Benefit From Cooperative Purchasing

    October 14, 2019 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Local Government, Government Insights

    Cooperative purchasing is more dynamic and effective than ever for government entities. The growing trend of using cooperative purchasing has driven surprising savings, superior results and flexibility for a wide array of government groups.

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    Modernization Strategies to Attract and Keep Talent

    October 7, 2019 / by Kronos posted in Workforce Management, Government Insights

    OMNIA Partners Workforce Management System, Kronos Incorporated, discusses the pressures that Governments are facing to modernize and offers improvements on how to do so. 

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    Here’s a better way to procure public sector technology

    October 1, 2019 / by SHI posted in Procurement, Information Technology

    What should a state agency do if it has 7,000 aging end-user devices that need to be replaced? How about a school that wants to outfit their network with the latest security software following a breach in a neighboring town?

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    Building a Culture of Well-Being

    September 16, 2019 / by HON posted in Office Furniture, Ergonomic Solutions

    How are you sitting? Have you ever given thought to that? Leaning back in an office chair doesn’t seem like an activity that can be physically harmful, but studies are showing that sitting all day is one of the worst things you can do.

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    Shred-it Data Protection Report 2019

    September 10, 2019 / by Shred-it posted in Document and Media Destruction Services, Data Protection

    Originally shared by Shred-it on their website.

    On the global stage, America’s business community has long been associated with disruption and innovation, but also operating with integrity, transparency and increasingly a commitment to being purpose-driven. At the core, it boils down to delivering on the evolving expectations of the American public.

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    HVAC Maintenance Tips to Reduce Costs

    August 29, 2019 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Facilities

    Saving costs on your facilities energy usage can allow you to reallocate funds to other facilities needs. OMNIA Partners understands the importance of keeping your facilities in top condition, so we've partnered with Grainger to provide some tips to help you reduce costs. Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems combine all climate control technologies into one package. All sizes of facilities can benefit from an integrated HVAC system that reduces overall climate control costs while improving working conditions.

    The HVAC equipment alone doesn’t yield efficiency—they must be properly maintained, have coordinated technology and energy-efficient practices to provide consistent heating and cooling. Estimated savings can help you prioritize investments to best reduce costs and improve efficiency.

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    Cooperative Purchasing Yields Procurement Benefits

    August 17, 2019 / by OMNIA Partners

    Procurement professionals who have never used a cooperative purchasing organization typically have a lot of questions about the value of such an approach.  

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