Public Administration

How Salt Lake City is Winning at Growth

Tom Amburgey
Most cities experience growing pains from population growth, but not Salt Lake City. Through proper planning, a deep dive into data analytics and a desire to serve their citizens to the best of their ability, Salt Lake City was able to take control of their growth.

Step-by-Step Government Guide to Staying Ahead of a Crisis

Tom Amburgey
Tornadoes and floods. Terror attacks and active shooters. Infrastructure failures, major cybersecurity breaches and public health outbreaks. No one knows when a major emergency is going to strike – but odds are that it will. According to…

3 “C’s” of Protecting Against Cyberattacks

Tom Amburgey
Ransomware attacks are projected to occur every 14 seconds by the end of 2019, and government agencies remain a prime target for cyberattacks. 95% of CIOs expect cybersecurity threats to increase and impact their organizations in 2019. Is your agency prepared?

What’s Next for Smart Cities: Top 5 Predictions for the Future

Tom Amburgey
According to the UN, two-thirds of the world’s population is expected to live in cities by 2050. North America is currently the most urbanized region in the world, with 82% of the population living in urban areas. Globally, there are 33 megacities…

Proactive Over Reactive: Being Smart About the Future with Enterprise Asset Management

Tom Amburgey
When government agency assets are not proactively managed, it just takes one infrastructure issue for a situation to escalate.  Downed powerlines are credited for igniting the catastrophic California wildfires in 2017 that killed 46…

4 Things to Know Before You Go: Esri 2019

Tom Amburgey
The Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) is one of the largest suppliers of geographic information system (GIS) software to organizations around the globe.    Esri provides a critically important service because location intelligence…

4 Smart Ways IoT is Meeting Citizen Expectations

Tom Amburgey
4 in 10 citizens are still not satisfied with digital services from government. What is your agency doing to improve? The Internet of Things (IoT) has evolved our expectations of the world around us. From personal assistants in our kitchens…

6 Factors of Population Growth That Could Cripple Communities Without a Plan

Tom Amburgey
About one in ten U.S. counties grew in the fiscal year that ended last June 2018, according to the Wall Street Journal. That means more people are driving on your roads, paying taxes and utility bills, using public services and expecting…

The Top 3 Tech Investments for Government CIOs in 2019

Tom Amburgey
Governments are running headlong toward big tech. Gartner research recently revealed that 18 percent of CIOs across all levels of government consider investing in technology and other digital initiatives as the number one priority for 2019.…