Update – Recent Activities to Close out 2015

It has been a while since I updated my blog. Here is a run down of the main things I have worked on over the last two months. Learning from IT contracting mistakes in the public sector (Brookings Institution, TechTank Blog) CIO-enabled innovation playbook: Lessons for the public sector (Brookings Institution, TechTank Blog) “Model Citizens,” Planning, […]

University of Alaska Fairbanks – Data to Decisions Workshop

Heading to the University of Alaska Fairbanks today to deliver a talk at the Data to Decisions Visualization Workshop hosted by the NSF Sponsored Alaska EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) program. Beyond Modeling and Visualization: Towards Policy Design and Implementation In this talk, I will highlight how technologies enable us to visualize policy […]

University of Florida and Bob Graham Center for Public Service

I will be visiting the University of Florida later this week. The Bob Graham Center for Public Service is hosting my visit. I will deliver presentations to students across several Colleges including the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the College of Journalism and Communications. In addition, I will meet with research leaders and faculty across the […]

Creating a Balanced Portfolio of Information Technology Metrics

My new report published by the IBM Center for the Business of Government is now available. Creating a Balanced Portfolio of Information Technology Metrics Information technology has made possible the availability of real-time data and the tools to display that data, such as dashboards, scorecards, and heat maps. This has boosted the use of data […]

Local Government 2035 – Press Coverage

Local Government 2035: Strategic Trends and Implications of New Technologies has received a lot of press coverage over the last few weeks. Here are a few of the highlights:                  

Deakin University – Research Seminar

I am enjoying two weeks in Melbourne. I have been collaborating with colleagues from Deakin University and the University of Melbourne on research projects. On Tuesday, I will deliver a research seminar at the Faculty of Business and Law on IT Experiments for Social and Policy Innovation: A Design Science Perspective. Information systems are critical assets that need to […]

University of Wollongong – Research Seminar

I am looking forward to my visit to the University of Wollongong. On Wed, June 10, I will deliver a research presentation at the School of Management, Operations, and Marketing on IT Experiments for Social Good. I will highlight ongoing research projects on how information technology (IT) can be used to solve some of the pressing global […]

Local Government 2035: Strategic Trends and Implications of New Technologies

Today, the Brookings Institution released the Local Government 2035: Strategic Trends and Implications of New Technologies paper as part of the Issues in Technology Innovation series. Technological change is increasingly disruptive and destabilizing. In order to maintain effective governance systems, public sector entities must overcome stagnant tendencies and take a proactive stance—acting in the face of impending technological innovations. Future government […]

Essen and Münster – Research Presentations and AIS Council Meetings

I am heading to Germany for the week. First stop will be in Essen, where I will be deliver two lectures at Hochschule Ruhr West: University of Applied Sciences.   Disentangling Management of Information Systems in the Public Sector Information systems are critical assets that need to be strategically leveraged in the public sector. Yet, we […]

The Sharing Economy and IT Metrics

I recently authored a piece for Governing on how the sharing economy has interesting implications for the future of local governments. Click here for the article. This paper is based on a research study that my team completed on how technology is shaping the future of government. The complete report will be released by the Brookings […]