New Arkansas Cyber Advisory Council Already Assessing, Responding to Risks

By JACQUELINE FROELICH, KUAF September 17, 2021 The mission of the new council, appointed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson in early summer, is to identify cybersecurity risks in Arkansas and to manage such threats. The council, which has met once so far, reports findings and recommendations to the governor, but such details are not released to the public for […]

Funding Rises floated for 2 Insurance Plans in State

by Michael R. Wickline, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette September 17, 2021 A consultant Thursday recommended annual increases in funding for health insurance plans for public school and state employees and retirees, with the state shouldering more of the future increased costs than the employees contribute. The rise in state funding needs to outpace future increases in employee premiums […]

4th Quarter GIS Board Meeting

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Government Experience Awards 2021 Winners Announced

By: Janet Grenslitt, GovTech September 15, 2021 The Center for Digital Government (CDG) today announced the winners of the fifth annual Government Experience Awards. The awards recognize the achievements and best practices of states, cities and counties that are radically improving the experience of government and pushing the boundaries of how citizen services are delivered. Top […]

School Board Members Must Be From Zones

by Annette Beard, Pea Ridge Times, NWA Online Taking the first step for zoning of the Pea Ridge School District, School Board members were to decide Monday, Sept. 13, whether to have five or seven districts. As a result of the percentage of minority population within the district revealed in the 2020 census, the district must […]

3rd Quarter GIS Board Meeting – September 15th, 2021 @ 10:00AM via Zoom

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Drug Utilization and Evaluation Committee

Monday, September 13 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM https://ebdboard.webex.com/ebdboard/j.php?MTID=m77f17e2fa81ab7a9daec88150ba3f02c The post Drug Utilization and Evaluation Committee appeared first on Arkansas Department of Transformation and Shared Services.

VIRTUAL – FC – Having Difficult Conversations FEE: $25.00

Difficult conversations are those with high stakes, strong emotions, or deeply held opinions. Whether you have to fire someone, tell your boss that your team won’t hit a key goal, or give hard feedback to a team member, navigating difficult conversations is part of succeeding. It takes time to get good at having these conversations, […]

VIRTUAL – FC – Lead More Effective Meetings FEE: $25.00

Ineffective meetings can swallow up time, energy, and money. The trouble is that meetings are a key component of day-to-day business. In order to propel your team forward, meetings need to be prepared effectively, proceed productively, and end with a clear plan of action. These learning experiences will help you improve your meeting effectiveness so […]

VIRTUAL- ARCareers Quick Start Guide FREE

This course is a one hour overview of MyARCareers for state employees.  Login procedures and the following featured tiles will be presented:  My Profile, MyARLearning and Careers. FREE .Registration for this class is available using the ARCareers MyARLearning Tile. The post VIRTUAL- ARCareers Quick Start Guide FREE appeared first on Arkansas Department of Transformation and Shared Services.