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Using open data to ‘tech your way out’ of the Silver Tsunami

A generation of workers is retiring in record numbers, but the CEO of Socrata says technology can transform the obstacle into an opportunity.

With older government workers retiring or getting ready to retire at a rate not seen since the passage of the Social Security Act of 1935, organizations need to prepare for a retiring workforce. According to a 2014 study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, nearly 600,000 federal civilian employees — around 31 percent — are expected to be eligible for retirement by the end of this summer. State and local government are forecasting similar figures. […]

“No one is going to hire their way out of the Silver Tsunami. We’re going to have to tech our way out of it,” Massachusetts Comptroller Tom Shack said at the most recent National Association of State Chief Information Officers conference.
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Sami Mebazaa

Innovation Director at Talan
Sami is eager to create a spirit of innovation in the Talan community - including consultants, clients and other stakeholders. In this mission, Sami has worked as the Director of Innovation at Talan since 2010. He strongly believes that the problems we encounter on a daily basis are the source of inspiration for innovation.

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