The business information model: How will IM/IT respond to the challenge of Open Government?

In ICT On December 1, 2014 0 614 0

Open Data will ask a lot from all organizations. Make no mistake; the requirements to fulfill Open Government will not be met with the issuance of formal accountabilities....

Information overload

In ICT On December 1, 2014 0 627 0

Every member of society craves information that is clear and accessible. The internet and connectivity, coupled with backend data storage systems, have made this utopian notion a reality....

The Third Way – A Commitment to Effective Project Management

The taxpayers are wary. Politicians worry about retaining their jobs. Everyone approaches the situation with trepidation....

Young leaders: Deputy minister or private executive?

In HR On December 1, 2014 0 854 0

Are the top business grads in Canada headed for private sector employment or is government able to attract their talent? A study surveying 400 commerce students at the business school of a Canadian university found that the students with the highest grades and work experience have the same attitudes toward working for the government as...

Talking at cross purposes

We know feedback is good for us. We know it can help us improve. But receiving feedback can often be difficult. We tense up, even get irked or angry. Only part of the message, or perhaps none of it, slips through, as we slide into defensive mode....

Looking Forward to Looking Beyond

In CGE Blog On December 1, 2014 0 644 0

Looking beyond is a practice I try to cultivate daily. I read newspapers, blogs, research articles, watch videos and follow social media accounts that appear to have little or no connection to what I am doing today or sometimes what I have been planning to do tomorrow. The surface of the earth was not mapped...