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Howard Dryver

Howard Dryver has 22 years of experience within the state and local government solutions market. He has held management positions with CGI and American Management Systems. Howard has a diversified leadership background encompassing many aspects of information technology, including product management, product engineering, sales, marketing and delivery. Howard is currently vice president for CGI’s state and local government solutions practice, where he is responsible for strategic operations across the sector. Howard is accountable for developing and executing strategic business programs that open new channels and drive growth while bridging the gap between business and technology. Howard graduated with an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and with a bachelor of business administration from the University of Texas at Austin. He resides in the northern suburbs of Chicago with his wife and two children.

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Are you prepared for the ongoing evolution of the CARES Act?

July 6, 2020 In the past 12 years, our country has experienced two significant economic events: the financial crisis of 2008 (the Great Recession) and the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In both instances, the U.S. federal government has infused grant funding into the economy in an effort to mitigate ...

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Empathy and ERP: Does your technology understand you?

January 21, 2020 In my last blog, I wrote about the Public Sector ERP “Era of Cool.”  It is incredibly fun to discuss what has now become the art of the probable as opposed to imagining the possible.  I ended by asking everyone to demonstrate empathy by understanding the human problem first. How can we employ ...

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Public Sector ERP’s “Era of Cool”

August 14, 2019 That’s right, I said it: Public sector enterprise resource planning is cool. But, don’t just take my word for it, ask my wife. Fifteen years ago, hearing me talk about how an accounting module processed debits and credits would help her fall sleep. Today, however, the power to transform ERP user ...

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