Public sector leaders need all the help that they can get in defining their Smart Cities strategy. With programs like the Smart Cities Innovation Accelerator by Harvard, it’s clear that academia is leading the way in offering this guidance.
Posts Tagged: data
Data management is one of the biggest challenges agencies face. We take a look at a particular agency that wanted to reduce its reliance on tape storage.
How does the data enable Treasury to make better decisions to better serve citizens?
I have often struggled in my work to fight against the notion that we need quantitative data as a precursor to believing the lived experiences of impacted people.
Speak with Patience Ferguson, Chief Human Resources Officer for the city of Minneapolis, and you’ll get the data behind the people – lots of it.
What is the right balance between security and access for my data?
Every project that results in the construction of a building that is not a “smart” is a project in which money savings has been lost, unnecessary natural resources have been consumed, and social improvements have not been delivered to citizens.
Although the mandates surrounding operational effectiveness are all intended to promote the adoption of private-sector best practices, it is not always clear how best to implement them within the federal environment. This creates an interesting opportunity for forward-thinking leaders to design implementation approaches that will work best for their environment.
Content services platforms (CSP) are helping organizations grow into the 21st century versions of themselves by empowering employees with access to the content they need, when and where they need it.
Most agencies are accustomed to managing PDF files, Word documents and other standard text inputs. But traditional systems for managing this type of content are incapable of keeping up with the growing diversity, increasing size and the volume of unstructured content (video, audio and more) that government employees and citizens are rapidly producing.