The key to transforming government and creating sustainably healthy, vibrant, and safe communities is to break down these burdensome silos.
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There are many compelling arguments for breaking silos, but I have different perspective for you to consider.
Some time ago at the state of Nebraska, we recognized it was inefficient for our technology resources to work in IT silos. Prior to consolidation, an IT silo existed in every individual agency. As any productive business would do, we began working to break down each legacy silo across the enterprise through organizational and technological… Read more »
Natural tendencies aside, integrating data in pursuit of removing silos can actually cause more problems than solve. Here are three key issues that are introduced when integrating a lot of data into one data warehouse.
Connections with like minded govies can be crucial to achieving professional goals and personal success. When we build community across organizational lines, we break down the “silos” we so often see in government and serve the public more effectively. Check out one community that is working to build the next generation of leaders in civil… Read more »
Governments face unique challenges in accomplishing complex missions – often with limited resources. That means that when it comes to tackling such missions, there are very few agencies in the public sector that can act alone. Through collaboration, information sharing and the removal of data silos, agencies can improve effectiveness and efficiency while achieving their… Read more »
Most of an organization’s collective wisdom is locked in people’s heads, and not written down for others to search for and use. So, how do you increase the ability of people to know the expertise of their professional colleagues and share it with each other within a large organization?
With the explosion of data in the government, increased collaboration and information sharing are important goals for any agency. Recent legislation, such as the DATA Act and the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill, provides extra incentive for agencies to achieve those goals. However, data often resides in disconnected silos, making that collaboration and sharing difficult.
This blog post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent guide, Understanding State and Local Government. Download the full guide here. Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 threat research team released its 2015 Application Usage and Threat Report (AUTR) analyzing and correlating data from more than 7,000 organizations over a 12-month period gaining broad visibility into critical trends. Findings showRead… Read more »
In the trenches – in meeting rooms, charrettes, and hallway conversations – is where success is made. In the everyday, in getting projects done and meeting deadlines, dissolving silos on the interpersonal level essential for success.