In many states, the coronavirus pandemic necessitated contingency plans allowing for a shift from in-person to remote activities. For some purposes, like most office jobs, the transition has been an adjustment, but doable and in some cases even preferable to commuting to a workplace. For example, at Microsoft, among other […]
Do you ever wonder what it takes to conduct a disparity study, why it’s important, and the things you should consider when producing a defensible result? Our team conducts disparity studies to determine if inequities exist in public procurement and contracting that adversely affect minorities and/or women. In the Richmond […]
My first interaction with the world of computers started in junior high school, using the “Green Turtle” to learn programming. From this experience, I was hooked. My love of programming also led to an interest in robotics, and I worked on anything I could get my hands on at home. […]
In the podcast Policy Matters, Doug Mesecar talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the education system. There is a discussion on the congressional response, how it changes educational policy, and the funding landscape.
During COVID-19 there is plenty of uncertainty for state and local governments. Here are the four questions you should ask and answer to feel assured.
We are doing everything we can to help assist our clients during these hard times. Ranging from Finances, Human Capital, and Operations, we are here to offer our help that best resonates with your current situation.
BACKGROUND Short-term rentals (STRs) are a phenomenon of today’s “shared economy” – a world in which technology advancements have upended traditional business models. Since 2011, the number of STR properties listed on the top four websites (e.g., Airbnb, VRBO) has exploded from about 900,000 to 8 million, an increase of […]
National business and management consulting firm MGT Consulting Group has acquired Fiscal Choice Consulting, a Chicago, Illinois-based financial consulting and operational performance solutions firm with a national footprint. This acquisition will strengthen MGT’s financial and operations capabilities nationally, particularly in the US East. MGT Consulting CEO and Chairman, A. Trey […]
Economic fluctuations make it difficult for governments to break even on the cost of providing building permits, which is required in most states. Rates are based on anticipated demand, which is difficult to predict. Boom-and-bust cycles often result in either too much or too little revenue. A surplus may lead […]