Posts Tagged: content management

Seizing the Next Generation of Government Content Management

Government content now comes in a wide variety of digital formats ranging from photos to satellite imagery to surveillance video and social media. Digital content services platforms can help agencies effectively manage their new, unstructured digital content.

Transforming the Value of Your Content with Modern Content Services

While government has been focused largely on big data and structured data sets, the more than 85 percent of unstructured data and the impact it has on the operations of government has largely been ignored. From serving citizens, to mission readiness, to day-to-day operations, being able to effectively find and manage content for use in… Read more »

6 Capabilities Your Agency Needs in Tech

Agencies should seek a software-based enterprise content management (ECM) system that can achieve modernization goals while enhancing productivity. ECMs provide the tools and strategy to digitize processes, organize agency content, and ultimately optimize workflows. To choose the right ECM, make sure to look for these six critical capabilities.

Using Content Management to Meet Federal Reforms

White House memorandum OMB 17-22 challenges federal agencies to “create a lean, accountable, more efficient government” by scrutinizing processes, eliminating redundant programs and reducing the federal workforce. What’s more, it requires a plan for these initiatives in less than three months. In a recent post, we discussed agencies’ need to adopt enterprise content management (ECM)… Read more »

The Opportunity of Technology Under New Federal Reforms

Federal agencies can confront federal reforms by strategically adopting new technologies. A single enterprise information platform for managing content, processes and cases can streamline workflows. That saves agencies time and money, without having to reduce staff. In fact, an effective enterprise content management (ECM) system can actually increase your worker’s efficiency.

Updating the Department of Defense with Open Source

This interview is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent guide, The DoD of Tomorrow, which explores how the department is transforming its operations, technology, workforce, and acquisitions process to confront 21st century challenges. When you think of DoD’s information infrastructure, you might think mostly of complex, secret networks. Yet the reality is that the department maintains… Read more »

A Day in the Life of an Accessibility SME

I met a fellow govie recently, and when I told him that I work in digital media accessibility, he said, “OMG, I could not review code all day, every day!” Well…neither could I, and although that’s what most people think we accessibility peeps do, that’s not the case. I may or may not look at… Read more »

Running IT as a Business: an alternative viewpoint

I’m an employee in the government’s I&IT organization. But I generally view myself as really only halfway there. For Ontario.ca, I’m the business owner, not the technology provider. And a lot of my work involves providing business advice and solving business problems, rather than technical ones. I’ve never felt myself straddling the two worlds more… Read more »

Local government ‘needs Digital Stream Managers’

Peter Barton, who heads up UK council Lincolnshire’s web team, is one of the most experienced local government (LG) webbies around and also a great thinker. We have chimed very often on his usual hang-out, the UK’s Public Sector Forums Bulletin Board. A new post of his hits all my sweet spots by describing the… Read more »