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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...
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.
Natural and man-made emergencies take a significant toll on communities across the globe. In the U.S., these events have included devastating hurricanes, floods, environmental disasters and even economic crises. Hurricanes...
This blog post discusses how unfettered access to cloud applications for local government innovation initiatives could also give rise to shadow IT that increases complexity, costs and security risks.
Elected and appointed officials take an oath affirming their willingness to undertake the duties of their office. The intent is to swear they will do the “best they can” to...

10 cybersecurity questions for elected officials

Jim Menendez Jim Menendez

2015-10-01 Governors, mayors and other elected officials are faced with many challenges. Running their jurisdictions is complex and fraught with difficult decisions, all in the public eye, with every action scrutinized....

Cyber dashboards demonstrate value to executives

Jim Menendez Jim Menendez

2015-08-11 Organizations can spend a lot of money on cybersecurity, where the people, processes and tools all need to work together. Cyber threats are constantly changing, which means toolsets are changing...

Shared services are an effective means to innovation and savings

government practice CGI's Government Practice

2015-07-21 In private industry, shared services are common and widely accepted. Even very large companies can have single administrative processes and systems supporting billing, procurement, human resources, training and finance, as...

IT modernization that pays for itself, and more

government practice CGI's Government Practice

2015-06-09 Public sector organizations face continued challenges in funding new IT initiatives. Without the necessary funds to begin or sustain these projects, many organizations will continue to be constrained by the...