Topic: Public Sector

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How Governments Can Adapt — Making Digital Transformation a Reality

Digital transformation is everywhere, but in government the process toward full transformation is held up by budget cutbacks and legacy equipment constraints. So how can government entities fast-track implementation of disruptive technology to enable broader citizen engagement, empower employees and … Read more…

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Digital Transformation Driving Smarter Decisions at Connected Campuses

As seen in Educause Top 10 IT Issues and Strategic Technologies for 2017 report, IT staff at colleges and universities are awash with more data, and the need for data-driven decision making, than ever before. From online learning platforms and … Read more…

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CenturyLink and EagleForce Join Forces to Reduce Opioid Abuse

As deaths from drug overdose intensifies, real-time prescription-tracking technology is offering local, state and federal governments new hope for stopping one of the early causes of the crisis — the over-prescribing, and diversion of opioid prescriptions — in its tracks.

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Who Are Your Fellow Travelers on the Road to Modernization?

In this blog series, we have been talking about modernizing government IT as a journey rather than event. We have discussed planning as a necessary and sometimes eye-opening step in starting out on the journey. We have noted recent cyber … Read more…

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WannaCry: A Cybersecurity Wakeup Call

In this blog series, we’ve been talking about government IT as being on a journey, a road trip. And that analogy works for discussing cybersecurity. If some good can come from the recent global ransomware attack, I am hoping it … Read more…

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NASCIO Attendees Set Path to Future of Digital Government

In an age of social media, smartphones and other digital distractions, many people worry that we aren’t spending enough time talking to each other face to face. But, conversation flowed freely around a table I recently hosted at the NASCIO … Read more…

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A Guide to Transforming Government IT

It is easy to see change as an event. Something happens and things are different, like you walked through a door into an entirely different environment. Government IT knows this type of change well. Change is predictable and has a … Read more…