Eric Koch started the topic Getting feverish about COOP during flu season – How Government Agencies can Respond in the forum Digital Communications 6 years, 10 months ago
According to a Forbes article published last week, over 2,250 people have already been hospitalized this season due to the flu epidemic. Despite the impact that this can have on the federal workforce, flu outbreaks rarely spark the same disaster planning or COOP conversations that hurricanes and other disaster do. But there are things that…[Read more]
Eric Koch replied to the topic What’s stalling government agencies from moving forward with big data initiatives? in the forum Technology 6 years, 10 months ago
Thanks, Eric for your reply and Happy Holidays to you as well!
Certainly, budget constraints are what most of us think of off the top. I like what you stated about the shortage of “Data Mining Scientists.” I assume this works really well at your firm.
I posted this question on a LinkedIn group and received a response from someone as well. Aside…[Read more]
Eric Koch started the topic What’s stalling government agencies from moving forward with big data initiatives? in the forum Technology 6 years, 11 months ago
“Despite the numerous benefits that the analysis of big data can deliver to agencies, many are lagging behind in their big data initiatives”, as a recent article by our client, Pitney Bowes Software points out on EngageGovToday.
According to the article, “it’s certainly not a lack of data that’s causing big data initiatives to stall. In fact,…[Read more]
This recent article, by our client at Pitney Bowes Software, overviews the upcoming rise in population growth in several metropolitan areas in years to come, and how state and local governments can leverage technologies that assist in meeting the government and citizen needs in years to come.
One of the technologies discussed is on location…[Read more]
Eric Koch started the topic Battling fraud, waste and abuse in the federal government in the forum Technology 6 years, 12 months ago
With the impending fiscal cliff looming and budget cuts a certainty for the federal government, agencies can no longer afford to lose billions of dollars a year to tax and healthcare fraud, waste and abuse. Luckily, thanks to the ability of today’s advanced technologies to manage, analyze and map data, they no longer have to as this latest article…[Read more]
Thanks for sharing Frank, and very insightful. This is actually in line with what one of our clients here at our agency writes about on Engage Gov Today. In fact, this was an article published a few months back on location intelligence with NOAA and predictive analytics. Pretty cool stuff. http://engage-today.com/gov/noaa-charts-new-territory-with-…[Read more]
Eric Koch started the topic How unmasked heroes are fighting real crime with location intelligence in the forum MuniGov 2.0 7 years ago
Masked vigilantes with superpowers may only be patrolling the rooftops in the pages of comic books and on the silver screen. However, today’s advanced location intelligence solutions can almost give law enforcement officials the ability to see the future.
Learn how technologies like location intelligence are helping law enforcement agencies…[Read more]
Eric Koch started the topic How the State of Indiana Identified Several Inefficiencies and Saved Over $3 million per year in the forum MuniGov 2.0 7 years ago
I realize that these tactics by the State of Indiana don’t involve web 2.0 to drive efficiencies. However, this article, which is being shared across multiple web 2.0 channels, is catching a lot of interest with state and local governments.
In this article, our client, Pitney Bowes Management Services, overviews how the State of Indiana saved…[Read more]
“When analyzed, this data can expose connections between individuals, expose networks of bad actors and otherwise enable the military to locate people who may be plotting to harm Americans” according to our client at EngageGov Today.
Master Data Management (MDM) and Location Intelligence tools are highlighted as some solutions in this article.…[Read more]
Nice practical tips as this speaks to the type of work that I do for clients. I try to go by 3 E’s (Engage, Educate and Entertain). Writing content to be conversational is key, people don’t usually want to read something overly formal or content that speaks at the audience and not with the audience.
The first point you bring up is interesting on…[Read more]
I think it depends on the person, there’s a lot of studies and research with this right now, especially with the use of mobile technologies which are helping to drive this. Hospitals are under pressure to reduce costs, especially with readmission rates — or they will be penalized. One of the ways hospitals are reducing readmission rates are by…[Read more]
When the economy is down, state governments find themselves with less tax revenue and more constituents in need of important services. This results in state governments being forced to do more with fewer resources.
In response to this budget deficit issue, many state and local governments will cut back on important services including government…[Read more]
Eric Koch started the topic Simple steps equal huge savings for the State of Indiana in the forum Acquisition2.0 7 years ago
Our client, Pitney Bowes Management Services, overviews how the State of Indiana has saved $3 million per year with the initiation of a program launched by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels entitled Operating with New Efficiency – or OneIndiana for short.
Several inefficiencies were discovered in the state where “multiple agencies each had their own…[Read more]
Eric Koch started the topic When the economy is down, the State of Indiana finds a way to save $3M PER YEAR! in the forum Budget / Performance 7 years, 1 month ago
It’s no secret that a down economy has a direct impact on state governments that find themselves with less tax revenue and more constituents in need of important services. While some state and local governments start to pare back on important services or government personnel, others are able to weather the storm by operating more effectively,…[Read more]
Eric Koch started the topic Using Social to Make a More Effective, Data-Driven Military in the forum Social Government 7 years, 1 month ago
A recent article by our client, Pitney Bowes Software, discusses the use of master data management (MDM) in the private sector and how its functionality applies in helping today’s modern military and Intel Community to identify terrorists or bad actors. In the past, bad actors, terrorists and other threats had to be actively sought and searched…[Read more]
Eric Koch started the topic To plan for the people, we need to plan with the people in the forum Government 2.0 Club 7 years, 1 month ago
Planning doesn’t occur in a vacuum. To ensure that devleopment is economically, environmentally and socially responsible…all stakeholders need to have a voice, as our client, Pitney Bowes Software, latest article hightlights on new technologies, like location intelligence, and its impact on infrastructure design and…[Read more]
A recent article by our client, Pitney Bowes Software, discusses the use of master data management (MDM) in the private sector and how its functionality applies in helping today’s modern military and Intel Community to identify terrorists or bad actors.In the past, bad actors, terrorists and other threats had to be actively sought and searched…[Read more]
This is continuation article by our client Pitney Bowes Software which discussed the use of master data management (MDM) in the private sector and how its functionality applies in helping today’s modern military and Intel Community to identify terrorists or bad actors.
John O’Leary, the author of this article discusses his recent attendance and…[Read more]
Eric Koch replied to the topic Should Gov’t Raise Credit Card (micropurchase) Limit? in the forum Acquisition, Contracting, Procurement 7 years, 1 month ago
This would be a good one for Guy Timberlake of the American Small Business Coalition to jump into as I definitely see this having a big impact, especially for small businesses as Jaime points out. In terms of purchase card spending to go down as a result of the new law, it is quite possible. However, there are technologies that are out there that…[Read more]
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