Lafayette, Louisiana, is a community with an economy that historically has been driven by the energy sector. In recent years, the City-Parish government (Lafayette Consolidated Government, LCG) has been working to position information technology as one of the new pillars of its economy, creating over 1,000 new technology jobs. More...

Recently, CGI commissioned research from Oxford Economics—The Cyber-Value Connection—to explore the link between a cyber incident and company value. Specifically, we wanted to develop an analytical methodology to examine share-price movements in companies that had experienced publicly disclosed cyber breaches. More...

As communities across the U.S. continue to embrace the concept of incorporating “smart” initiatives, many have hired experts to fill new positions like Chief Innovation Officers, Chief Digital Officers or even Smart Cities Officers. These individuals are responsible for developing the strategy to raise the digital profile of the community and recruit the area’s next-generation workforce. These are not small tasks, and should be developed in collaboration with many other community stakeholders who understand and align with citizen needs and expectations. More...

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