The COVID-19 pandemic has forced both government and higher education to think more about remote data and other cybersecurity concerns.
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Agencies desperately depend on citizen trust to achieve their missions, which makes mistrust a stumbling block of major proportions.
Using these three key strategies to mine data for wins can help governments restore fiscal health and revitalize community economies.
Believe it or not, data largely determines organizational resilience. If agencies have the information at hand to make decisions, they can successfully anticipate and respond to challenges.
As COVID-19 came crashing down on the U.S. like a wave, first striking the West Coast before spilling into the rest of the country, state and local governments relied on one another to fine-tune their responses.
While with a vaccine and the right response, the pandemic itself will fade, its long-term health impacts will live with those who contracted and survived the virus. Interoperable, nuanced data will be vital to treating their conditions.
I visited three government offices in two states within 48 hours. My goal in sharing this story is for readers to channel their inner customer and advocate for the people they serve in new ways.
On the GovLoop online training, “Don’t Hide From Analytics: How to Get Comfortable Working With Data,” Tony Bland, Senior Data Engineer at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, shared tips for those looking to put metrics to work at their agencies.
In Castle Rock, Colorado, data-informed policies and a focus on education in place of police tickets reduced citizen crashes.
The move to remote work increases agency exposure to adversarial risk. Agencies need to mitigate cybercrime as more of their employees work remotely.