Technology unto itself is but a set of tools that requires a high level of understanding and leadership that can no longer be delegated to a single person, support agency or department. Every day public administrators struggle to navigate the ever-changing landscape, trying to keep current with the latest trends and best practices.
By Dr. Alan R. Shark, Executive Director, CompTIA’s Public Technology Institute and Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration Until recently CIOs, especially those at the state and local levels, had to worry about all sorts of computer viruses. Now however, they are beginning to face a new threat--one that doesn’t affect machines but people instead. In my conversations with numerous technology managers, it became clear that most disaster recovery...Read Full Article
In the third session of the Academy's series focusing on the PMA and key leaders within the Trump Administration, Suzette Kent, Federal Chief Information Officer at OMB, will offer her insights and take questions. This special NAPA forum will be held on July 18th from 2:00 to 3:00 PM at NAPA’s offices, 1600 K Street, NW, on the 4th Floor. ...Read Full Article
The future and with it, Artificial Intelligence, is almost here. You can follow some of the recent research done by Brookings by clicking here. To get involved with NAPA's working group on AI and Robotics, sign up here. ...Read Full Article
By Dr. Alan R. Shark, Chair, NAPA Standing Panel on Technology Leadership There can be no doubt Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here and that its many applications and intelligence are growing. They are growing because they are learning! Who would have thought we would be talking to our mobile devices and standalone devices like Siri, Alexa, Google, and Cortana? Cable TV companies now offer remotes that provide the ability to choose channels, programs and genres...Read Full Article
Special Webinar: Technology Forecast 2018: What State and Local Government Technology Officials Can Expect Watch the Recording Here: https://amrms.adobeconnect.com/p7pbmapwgtp4/ This is popular annual event, NASCIO and PTI come together to provide a picture of what the technology priorities, issues and trends will be for state and local governments in 2018. This year we were pleased to add the National Academy for Public Administration (NAPA) Standing Panel on Technology Leadership as...Read Full Article
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