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
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
Recently, I got to attend a summit of governmental IT leaders. These public sector leaders just like their peers within the private sector, see data increasingly as a mechanism for delivering more effective and efficient “business capabilities”. In this post, I will share some of the key takeaways from the presenters about the importance of... more
...it’s rare that the data about individuals is consistently accurate and complete from system to system. The ability to centralize all the data about individuals into a single, authoritative “record” is key to improving service delivery.
...is it possible that the government’s “fear of commitment” is, in some ways, justified?
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
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