According to the CGI Client Global Insights, executives view modernizing their application portfolios as a high priority. In this blog, we share a two-pronged approach for accomplishing this daunting objective...

Any shift to a new IT architecture can be difficult. Migrating to a hybrid cloud may be one of the most challenging moves, given the vast number of legacy processes...

It wasn’t too long ago that most government agencies used a simple strategy to keep citizens compliant with things like paying taxes, appearing for jury duty or maintaining licenses: remind...

Data growth is providing endless opportunities to process and combine information to create new value chains. If data is the new gold, augmented reality (AR) is the shovel. Data visualization...

LEaRN is a smart community initiatives that pairs Louisiana Consolidated Government with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and CGI. LEaRN is working to deploy 300 low-cost air quality sensors...

The impact of a cyber breach on public sector organizations

cybersecurity practice CGI’s Cybersecurity Practice

2017-06-22

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...

Know your community: Critical components of a digital strategy roadmap

Jeffrey S. Smith Jeffrey S. Smith

2017-04-25

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...

What is smart? Some communities are finding out.

Jeffrey S. Smith Jeffrey S. Smith

2017-03-22

While there is a treasure trove of digital technology that can be infused into government services, doing too much too soon often leads to disappointment, sometimes with costly consequences.

Technical debt: public sector at the forefront

Xavier Torpe Xavier Torpe

2016-06-08

Representing up to 40% of information systems volume, unused lines of source code, also known as “technical debt,” create higher operating costs for IT departments. The public sector in particular...

Managing innovation to sustain growth and prosperity for local governments

government practice CGI's Government Practice

2016-03-09

Cities and regions that want to grow are embracing technology innovation. We see it all over the globe with local governments using newer technology to: Better understand citizen needs and...