In the private sector, there is no shortage of examples of successful industry disruptors. However, the public sector faces a unique challenge: How do you keep pace with private industry? How do you innovate in a market that is moving very quickly, especially when it comes to technology?
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A user-focused modernization project not only ensures that new technologies meet stakeholder needs; it also illuminates a new tactic for increasing security. By using the identity of individual users – whether employees, citizens or other agencies – organizations can adopt new technologies that transcend the traditional perimeters of data centers.
Digital transformation is about improving the user experience, both from employee and citizen perspectives. The digital workplace empowers employees in their jobs like never before, with technology at their fingertips and solutions that make their jobs easier so they can focus on high priority initiatives.
A number of years ago I left the private sector to work for local government. I wish I could say that it was a smooth, planned transition but I did the thing that is never ever recommended. I quit.
Requesting feedback from different people can help you improve your performance.
Most of us are not that familiar with what happens behind the scenes to process the petabytes of data collected through sensors, cell phones, images, search engines and financial transactions, but it’s safe to say that the analysis of these data make our current information-based economy run.
These tensions between self and community identity, the known and unknown, encapsulate some fundamental things for me about working for equity in the government sector.
If you’ve ever wanted to build a house, you know there’s a lot to consider: location, design, features, and costs. We don’t really focus on the tools needed to make it happen — that’s for the construction company to figure out. Over the past 20 years of working on government tech projects, I’ve noticed that... Read more »
Follow me on Twitter (@OliverClarkMe) for on-site coverage including blog recaps, live-tweeting from sessions, pictures and more! Threats to societies and organizations have never been more numerous or intense. From fraud and cybercrime, criminal and terrorist threats to weather related disasters and infrastructure emergencies, communities, corporations and countries must prepare for threats, accelerate responses and... Read more »
In the wake of the OPM breach back in June, the federal government has been scrambling to patch cybersecurity vulnerabilities across the country. Federal CIO Tony Scott ordered a 30-day sprint, which tasked government agencies with addressing known vulnerabilities and establishing multistep authentication security frameworks. But as cyber threats against the government grow more advanced,... Read more »