Tag "government"

Public Sector and the Impact of GDPR

From May 2018, the new EU General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) will require all Public Sector organisations to more effectively understand how they manage data on their citizens, contractors and staff. What does GDPR mean for Public Sector agencies? GDPR will introduce a new set of requirements on agencies around managing the privacy of data... more

9 Governmental Actions Regarding Digital Disruption

Several years ago, I read Geoffrey Moore’s book, “Dealing with Darwin”. In this book, Geoffrey suggested that successful companies must evolve their competencies or they will become marginalized. The reason for this is without innovation, offerings become more alike each other. Geoffrey went onto suggest an extreme big idea. The idea was that in a... more

Government Cloud Data Integration: Some Helpful Advice

Recently, a study found that the Government Cloud Data Integration has not been extremely effective. This post will provide some helpful advice. As covered in Loraine Lawson’s blog, MeriTalk surveyed federal government IT professionals about their use of cloud computing. As it turns out, “89 percent out of 153 surveyed expressed ‘some apprehension about losing... more

Is the Internet of Things relevant for the government?

Get connected. Be connected. Make connections. Find connections. The Internet of Things (IoT) is all about connecting people, processes, data and, as the name suggests, things. The recent social media frenzy surrounding the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has certainly reminded everyone of the power of social media, the Internet and a willingness to answer a... more