Organizational leaders have access to an overwhelming amount of data, and it’s up to them to decide how much to use and when to use it.
Posts By Erin Latham
There’s no question that the cards are stacked against cash-strapped municipalities, but it certainly isn’t impossible for them to get back on track.
In a world where advancements and innovation are happening at breakneck speeds, the request for proposal (RFP) process has lagged behind. It’s currently counterintuitive to allowing organizations to evaluate new and innovative tech products and services in a timely fashion.
Remember curly-cord phones, carbon copies and paper time cards? Some of us do, and some of us also remember the extraordinary leap city governments made in the 1990s from manual processes to on-site ERP systems. Wholly focused on transforming paper-based processes, these highly-customized, IT-supported ERP systems changed the way office folks worked — whether theyRead… Read more »
If you’ve ever wanted to build a house, you know there’s a lot to consider: location, design, features, and costs. We don’t really focus on the tools needed to make it happen — that’s for the construction company to figure out. Over the past 20 years of working on government tech projects, I’ve noticed thatRead… Read more »
“It comes from everywhere. It knows all. … [It] lives in the cloud. It knows what we do.” That’s how big data is described in a “Dilbert” comic strip. While that might sound funny, it’s true that while everyone talks about big data, many people don’t know what it is or does. But it’s actuallyRead… Read more »