How Governments Can Unlock Blockchain’s Potential

CEB IT

Blockchain technology continues to be the subject of intense interest and experimentation in all industries, particularly in government. In 2018, two-thirds of governments were actively interested in blockchain, and 10% of governments were actually doing something with it. The cooling in the government space reflects a more reasoned and rational approach to blockchain,” says Rick Holgate , Senior Executive Partner at Gartner.

What Government CIOs Should Know About Digital IDs

CEB IT

Noémie’s story is a clear example of how digital identities can make citizens’ lives and interactions with government agencies easier. . By 2023, at least 80% of government services that require authentication will support access through multiple digital ID providers. To create a working and successful digital citizen IDs, government CIOs must focus on three things: governance, technology and user experience. Governance. Noémi lives in France.

Goodbye Smart, Hello Insights-Driven: Insights-Driven Cities Deliver Effective Governance

Forrester IT

age of the customer data economy Government insights-driven organization smart citiesI’ve always struggled with the term “smart city.” The word “smart” can mean a million different things.

Data Governance Takes A Turn — And It’s A Doozy

Forrester IT

If you were to ask me a year ago what I would point to as a best practice for data governance, my response would be to look at what financial services firms do to meet their regulatory requirements.

What CX Should Mean For Government Leaders

Forrester IT

To succeed in today’s federal government, leaders need to view the world by how their decisions impact the experience of the people and organizations they touch daily.

AI for Government Programs and the Federal Marketplace

CTOvision

ScaleUP USA has developed a free “Artificial Intelligence for Government” program to help the government employees and contractors learn foundational skills around Artificial Intelligence and the unique challenges faced in using it in the government. Artificial Intelligence CTO Government

The Need for AI Governance in Healthcare

CEB IT

The more activity there is around using AI in healthcare, the greater the need for HDOs to establish AI governance. “AI AI governance is necessary, especially for clinical applications of the technology,” says Laura Craft , VP Analyst at Gartner. Establish an AI governance council. AI governance need not be separate from an existing leadership body of authority. Whether through an existing or separate council, successful AI governance includes four pillars: .

How to govern AI in your organization: 6 tips

CTOvision

Data Governance Takes A Turn – and Its a Doozy

Forrester IT

If you were to ask me a year ago what I would point to as a best practice for data governance, my response would be to look at what financial services firms do to meat their regulatory requirements. artificial intelligence (AI) big data data governance data management digital business digital disruption digital intelligence machine learning ambient data governance CCPA data ops data stewardship GDPR regulatory compliance

AWS eyes Australian government growth

Computer Weekly

Amazon Web Services is eyeing the Australian public sector for growth, with increased budgets and IT disasters in the past pushing government organisations towards the public cloud

Government IT: How Government Agencies are Making Data More Useful

CEB IT

And government agencies are taking steps to provide more accessible and usable open data. The federal government has established sites ­such as the White House’s Github page and data.gov to provide open-source code and detailed data sets, respectively, to the general public.

The Next AI in Government Events is 25 July 2019 at George Washington University

CTOvision

Join the next AI in Government event Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM at GWU. Note it’s in the morning this month! Our speaker is Adam Murray from the U.S. Department of State in the Office of International Communications and Information Policy.

Good Governance: Do Boards Need Cyber Security Experts?

CTOvision

In Forbes: In today’s digital world, with near-instantaneous conveyance of information and data, cyber-events could (and routinely do) rapidly impact brand and shareholder value. While opinions differ on the need for cybersecurity experts on certain boards, there is a general consensus among management, boards, and investors alike that this need is growing. Given this trend, […].

Finnish government scraps paper and digitises archives

Computer Weekly

The government in Finland is digitising 94 shelf kilometres of documents to save millions of euros and make the information easier to access

Government IT: Government Boundaries Are Blurring – And That’s a Good Thing

CEB IT

Internal and external demand is blurring boundaries that have conventionally delineated government IT teams from the rest of their agency colleagues. And, as a result, a more open – and accessible – government is beginning to take shape. Blog Government IT Information Technology

Datameer Introduces Big Data Governance

CTOvision

Datameer has just announced their introduction of new data governance capabilities in a Hadoop environment. Datameer’s new governance module is designed to give businesses transparency into their data pipelines while providing IT with tools to audit diligently for compliance with internal and external regulations. Read more about Datameer 's addition of Governance tools for Hadoop here. Read about why Datameer 's Big Data Governance Matters here.

What Is The Difference Between Data Governance and Big Data Governance?

CTOvision

The video at this link and embedded below starts with a great question: What is the difference between data governance and big data governance? In this video, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer, talks about the difference between data governance and big data governance.

Carahsoft: Trusted government solutions provider

CTOvision

They make it easier for government to interact with industry and make it easier for industry to understand government mission needs. We have been fans of Carahsoft since their earliest days. It is rare to see companies able to remove friction from business processes like they do. They sponsor high quality events that examine topics [.]. Services Companies Carahsoft

Mark Your Calendar Now For 24-26 June 2019 AI World Government Conference

CTOvision

If you are in government or are in a position to help the government make the most of Artificial Intelligence please mark your calendar now for the 24-26 June 2019 AI World Government conference, which will be held at the Reagan Center in DC.

Blockchain and Governance

IT Toolbox

Blockchain is raging in popularity as cryptocurrencies continue to spawn initial currency offerings (ICOs) which in turn builds demand for internet governance technology. With so much real and cryptocurrency speeding around online at amazing speeds it becomes necessary to manage the contractual relationships and rules for currencies, contracts and settlements using fully automated and unambiguous

UK government wants to give 6,000 teenagers cyber security training

Computer Weekly

Government launches £20m Cyber Schools Programme aimed at students aged between 14 and 18

Decentralized Governance

Phil Windley

Summary: Decentralized systems require governance to function well. Ideally this governance should be clear, open, and effective without impacting the decentralized nature of the system. This post describes the governance of the Sovrin network.

Why And How To Improve The Government Customer Experience

Forrester IT

CX Success Is Vital To Mission Success The need to upgrade the government customer experience (CX) has never been more urgent. Government departments around the world still struggle with substandard experiences — and their poor CX performance hampers mission success.

Government aligns data laws with GDPR

Computer Weekly

The UK government announces details of its data protection law that will align with the EU’s GDPR

Cloud apps need governance too

David Linthicum

After deploying cloud systems without cloud governance, many enterprises now understand why they should have implemented governance in the first place. Other items that need governance are service/API usage and databases, as well as a good interworking with a solid security approach and technology. . However, IT pros who have learned why cloud governance is a must typically believe it's merely an infrastructure play.

Data Strategy and Insights Forum: Data Governance Goes Ambient with a Digital Strategy

Forrester IT

Data governance is good for you, they said. Data governance de-risks your business, they said. It’s my guess that data governance is not, quite, working for you. data governance data management data strategy Forrester events

IT Governance: Lessons from the Simple Sabotage Field Manual

CEB IT

It was distributed to disgruntled citizens of enemy states to help them destabilize their governments by taking disruptive actions. Blog Corporate IT Information Technology Information Technology Governance

Changing Change Management in Government IT

CEB IT

For government employees this can include navigating an administration transition , implementing a new policy, or adapting the organization in the face of funding changes. Blog Change Management Government IT Information Technology

E-Government: A Graduate Class

CIO Musings

One thing I am working on for this fall that I am very excited about is a class at VCU that is near and dear to me: E-Government. The class title is INFO 691 Topics in Information Systems – Digital Government This class is about using information and communication technologies to provide government services. Students will review and assess different levels of government and their approach to e-government.

Government must tread carefully on AI ethics

Computer Weekly

Science advisor Mark Walport voices concerns around transparency, accountability and personal security with regard to the use of artificial intelligence by the government

Government Transformation Strategy to 'fundamentally' change the way departments operate

Computer Weekly

A background document seen by Computer Weekly outlines details of the forthcoming Government Transformation Strategy

Why Interest In “Data Governance” Is Increasing

CTOvision

Our main focus is improving what is commonly referred to as "data governance." Interest in data governance has been increasing as suggested by this three year plot of Google searches (Plotted using GOOGLE TRENDS to search for "Data Governance" on June […]. Interest is Increasing I'm working with colleagues to improve how data resources are managed.

Considering A Departure From Government Service? Look before you leap!

CTOvision

Now’s a good time to remember what’s good about Government work, and quit dreaming about what’s on the other side. Government Civil Service By ChrisScott. Last month I was approached by one of my favorite DoD colleagues, inquiring about opportunities “out there” in Industry.

Facebook pledges to counteract government propaganda

Computer Weekly

Facebook has pledged to take action to stop governments exploiting its platform to influence opinion in other countries

VMware’s Government Cloud Gets FedRAMP Certification

Data Center Knowledge

Serious contender for government IaaS business joins short list of providers Read More. Cloud Computing Government Security VMware

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