The portal as a citizen engagement tool: why ECM is part of the solution

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] During my time in state government, I was part of many discussions about portals. When I worked on a portal for a small business in 1998, they were really seen as an indication of your tech grooviness and functionally. They looked a lot like electronic brochures or phonebooks.…

Hacking, Spying, and Today’s High Techx

Hacking, Spying, and Today’s High Tech This past week was the week that WikiLeaks let Americans know how easy it was for their smartphones, televisions, and even cars to be used to spy on them. On March 7th, WikiLeaks published extensive documentation that indicated secret Central Intelligence Agency capabilities to spy and hack. The files…

Catastrophic Dam-age: Are you ready in the case of a disaster?0

It goes without saying that you don’t want to be in the news for the wrong reason. And if you lived in the California towns of Marysville, Hallwood, Olivehurst/Linda, Plumas Lake, Gridley, Live Oak, Yuba City, or Wheatland you got that unfortunate experience recently. If those names don’t sound familiar to you, here’s one that…

The Smart City of the Future… Today

Singapore is a relatively small place—an island city-state just 30 miles across. Politically speaking, it has been governed by the same party for decades. Its geography and political stability have allowed Singapore to position itself for the future rather uniquely as the world’s first “Smart Nation.” This is a truly ambitious set of programs designed…