This post is an extract from our latest research brief, The Power of Technology in Federal Agencies. Survey data is from a recent GovLoop survey of 211 public sector employees. The Trump administration’s April 2017 memo provided a “Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce.” It calls on agencies… Read more »
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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.
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 »
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.
So you’ve officially decided that the obsolete, inefficient way of managing information technology at your agency should no longer be utilized. Congratulations! You’ve effectively decided to get rid of IT sprawl, a reality too often seen in government. As a refresher, IT sprawl happens when information is separated, disparate applications are deployed, and there are… Read more »
By consolidating one-off solutions and leveraging a common platform for business applications across the enterprise, government IT leaders can reduce costs, streamline operations and, ultimately, provide better service to citizens.
If you haven’t figured it out already, we’ll fill you in: the purchasing process for IT software, equipment and services is daunting. How can you make sure your substantial IT purchase is fully optimized?
You’ve asked the right questions. You’ve taken steps towards measuring the ROI to make sure you’re getting the most out of your project. Congratulations — your project is implemented and running along, and everybody is seeing the value. But there’s yet more to do. Now, it’s time to make sure: is this IT investment you’ve… Read more »
It’s all about asking the right questions. That was the conclusion we came to in an earlier blog post about how to make strategic and successful IT investments in the public sector. So let’s say you’ve asked the right questions before a critical IT investment. Everybody is on the same page about what project success… Read more »
Implementing new technology and IT projects is often a difficult process for everybody involved, particularly in government. Budget and staff cuts, rapidly advancing systems, outdated procurement processes and more can leave officials feeling unequipped to make their next big IT move. But picking the right technology is more important than ever. Governments are reaching that ‘ah… Read more »