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,…

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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,…

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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…

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AIS Council Meetings and ICIS – Auckland

I will be heading to  Auckland, New Zealand for the International Conference on Information Systems. First, I will be attending the AIS Council meetings for two days prior to the conference. I serve as…

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Capturing the Wisdom of Crowds – Planning

I have an article in the current issue of the American Planning Association's Planning magazine. Capturing the Wisdom of Crowds Combining citizen intelligence and online civic platforms. By Kevin C. Desouza and…

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Portland and Seattle – CIOs and Independent Sector

I will be participating in two events this coming week in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. First up is a visit to Portland to participate in a panel at the Premier…

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BIG Ideas, Economic Resilience, Alliance for Innovation

I will be attending  the BIG Ideas Conference hosted by the Alliance for Innovation in Fort Lauderdale. I co-authored one of the discussion papers for the conference with Kendra Smith. The paper takes a…

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University of Jyväskylä – Opponent for PhD Dissertation

I am looking forward to my upcoming trip to Finland (Sept 25-29). I will be visiting the University of Jyväskylä to serve as an opponent for Henri Pirkkalainen's dissertation defense, Globally distributed Knowledge Sharing in…

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USAID – Frontiers in Development

I will be speaking at USAID's Frontiers in Development Conference. My presentation will take place  in a new session sponsored by the U.S. Global Development Lab, the Innovation Marketplace. The event…

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