Probing deeply into big data and pinpointing solutions to important problems demand a chief analytics officer (CAO), rather than a chief data officer (CDO). Both are essential to a smart city or smart business, but they are quite different.
State and Local
Budgets are getting tighter and resources are being spread thin at the state and local level. One way for governments to stretch their diminishing dollars is to use data to make smarter decisions.
Accumulation of data is common for any organization — especially those in state and local governments. Learn how San Francisco tackles its data science.
This column is called “In Something We Trust.” It is for and about govies who wake up, gulp coffee and show up for another day.
Nebraska CIO Ed Toner shared his initial insights into his state’s centralization process and offered advice for future IT consolidators in government. Specifically, he offered four themes to consider as other states pursue centralization.
The size, scale and scope of state and local governments can vary wildly. But what are the biggest challenges that unite these varied organizations?
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) recently partnered with the National Association of State Procurement Officers (NASPO) to create a State IT Procurement Negotiations roadmap. GovLoop sat down with Meredith Ward, Senior Policy Analyst at NASCIO, to hear what they learned from that process.
The most important part of the analytics process within an urban environment is impacting the resident.
What citizen services should look like to effectively engage with its citizens through next-generation applications.
Everyone recycles, or they should. In our government offices we recycle paper, soda cans and plastic bottles. But it is time to move beyond recycling.