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Securing Critical Infrastructure with Artificial Intelligence
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Ian Fitzgerald, CIO, Truckee Donner Public Utility District

It was 2011; a year that may be considered the beginning of IT/ OT convergence. LTE was the new technology on the block; touting fast ethernet speeds from almost anywhere. Machine to Machine (M2M) communications between industrial control system...

Oregon Secretary of State Transforms Technology Systems
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Roland Rivera, CIO, Oregon Secretary of State

The 21st century CIO is a multifaceted professional adept in a full spectrum of skills, including business and finance, technology, human relations, and organizational change. In order to be truly effective, a CIO seeking to make lasting change...

The Challenges of Cloud Adoption
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Michael Mayta, CIO, City of Wichita Kansas

Where to start….. when the headlines ask “Does the cloud still make sense when the economy is good?” Bad economic times gave the cloud its initial enterprise push for cost savings, but good times should mean the cloud now...

Cloud's Role in Your Digital Journey
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Thomas Beck, Principal, Deloitte

As CIOs and State IT leaders, you are well aware that digital transformation in state government is inevitable. As your organization evolves and transforms, cloud should be one of the critical components you take with you on that journey. In fact,...

Resilient Oakland Launches Civic Design Lab to Embed Systems Thinking & Agile Government
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Kiran Jain, Chief Resilience Officer, Deputy City Administrator, City of Oakland

Cities around the world are turning to best practices from the technology sector to help address changing needs. “Innovation labs” or “incubators,” or simply a collaborative space for City and community members to focus on...

The Public Sector CIO: Chief Cyber security Officer?
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David Whicker, CIO, Rockingham County

Cyber security settles at the forefront of the IT executives mind for the simple fact that we are the stewards of our organizations information and digital assets. Each day we read the next breaking news story covering the latest breach...

Making the Most of Time and Resources
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Michael J.Basla, CIO, U.S. Air Force

Calculated implementation of IT solutions The biggest challenge this year and beyond is fine tuning the Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition and fielding processes by finding ways to deliver IT solutions in a more efficient and effective...

Ushering Technological Transformation in the Public Sector
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Sallie Wright, CIO, Fulton County Government

The Mission Fulton County is driven by the mission to deliver efficient and cost-effective services for its citizens. With information technology promising better quality and higher responsiveness of public services, the County is striving to...

Workplace Culture - Government's Buggy Whip
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Michael DeAngelo, Deputy Director, E-Government Area, Washington Technology Solutions (WaTech)

The Problem Statement In 2004, the Harvard Business Review republished an article by Theodore Levitt titled “Marketing Myopia” where he described the buggy whip industry as an iconic example of not recognizing the need for change...

IT- A Game-changer in Cybersecurity
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Tammy Moskites, CIO and CISO, Venafi

Advanced Solutions for Thwarting Sophisticated Cyber Attacks   I think the best way to describe the challenges that need to be met within the cybersecurity industry is to use a health analogy. Just as viruses make humans sick, they too can...

Meeting the Cybersecurity Challenge
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Scott Self, CIO, Tennessee Valley Authority

In an unassuming room anywhere in the world, a shadowy figure faces a computer screen. He isn’t armed with a gun or a bomb, because he doesn’t need one; he is a criminal who does his work with a keyboard and mouse. And if he is able,...

Security of People Must be Taken Care
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Daniel Ryan, CIO, City of Battle Creek, Michigan

Challenges in technology to meet enterprise needs in 2013 and expectations The biggest challenge we face in 2013 with technology meeting enterprise needs is finding solutions that actually increase our productivity and ease pain points...

The Challenges with Advancing Cyber Threats
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April Falcon Doss, Partner, Chair Cybersecurity and Privacy, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

What are the biggest technology challenges facing companies today? All of them. The list of challenges has grown so long, so complex, and so interrelated, that it can be hard to keep track, much less to prioritize them. And this acceleration...

Building a Collective Defense Along our Digital Frontiers
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Bob Kolasky, Director, National Risk Management Center Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate

Digital transformation is top of mind for many CIOs, along with security and innovation. All of these areas are highlighted in the 2018 State of the CIO survey results. CIOs are honing in on these key issues for all the right reasons- securing...

Embracing Digital Transformation
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Greg Chavarria, CIO, City of Hallandale Beach

Digital transformation, when driven as a strategic initiative, embarks upon the integration of digital technology across all department units of the organization. This effort goes beyond the IT department and requires ample participation from all...

Technology in Emergency Management
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Geoffrey C. Bartlett, Director of Emergency Management, Tufts University

In 1971, the Office of Emergency Preparedness—a predecessor to FEMA— tasked one of its scientists to come up with a way for decision-makers spread across the country to collaborate in real-time in response to an emerging crisis. Thus...

3rd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium Coming to Chicago
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The 3rd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition, January 22-24, 2019 in Chicago brings together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent technology advances, business models,...

End-to-end Cloud Technology Solutions in the Government Space
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Cloud innovations are moving past the exploration stage and are already finding the real-world adoption. Meanwhile, the globalization has accelerated, and a backlash has generated as a result of economic inequalities. Trust in government has...

Monitoring Technologies Without Human Intervention
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John Kamin, EVP and CIO, Old National Bancorp

Challenges in technology to meet enterprise needs in 2013 and expectations Our challenge for 2013 can be summed up in a single word– Regulations. With new rules coming from the CFPB and Dodd-Frank, the funding that would normally be...

Testing the Waters-Lessons for Organizations Outsourcing Usability Testing Tools for the First Time
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Percy Dara Hilloo, Head-Testing Practice, Blue Star Infotech

Outsourcing User Acceptance Testing (UAT), the last critical mile to cross before launching a product/software in the market has slowly gained prominence over the years with the maturity of testing and outsourcing itself. While organizations may...

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