Dashboards, More Cybersecurity, Citizen Disengagement, and …

It has been a busy few weeks, so here are some research updates: Dashboards and IT Departments in Governing Citizen Disengagement and Local Governments in PM Magazine Several blog posts @TechTank, Brookings Institution Spoke at Center for Science, Policy & Outcomes (CSPO) on Delivering Practical Solutions on Urban Problems (2.12.2015) Briefed the National Association of State […]

Federal Agencies and Cybersecurity – RT USA, Federal News Radio, Brookings

My recent post on US federal agencies cybersecurity preparedness on the Brookings Institution’s TechTank blog has gotten a lot of attention. Jason Miller hosted me on his show, Ask the CIO, on Federal News Radio. Here is a link to the story and the interview. Yesterday, Kena Fedorschak and I were interviewed by Manila Chan on RT America […]

Big Data for Social Innovation Makes SSIR Top 10 List for 2014

Big Data for Social Innovation published in Stanford Social Innovation Review made the 2014 top ten list at #5. Authors Kevin Desouza and Kendra Smith suggest that nonprofits are falling behind scientific and business communities in using digital technology, and offer four steps to improve how social change organizations use big data for innovation.

Centralization of IT Governance in the Public Sector

James Denford, Gregory Dawson, and I have a paper accepted for presentation at the Forty-Eighth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. An Argument for Centralization of IT Governance in the Public Sector Using a configurational crisp set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (csQCA) approach, we find that effective public sector IT governance is structured differently than […]