Featured Guest Blog by: Aleta Jeffress, CIO of City of Aurora
A few weeks ago, Jeff Elliott discussed digital transformation and how that could impact your organization in 2017. Digital transformation and key areas that accompany it were all topics at Gartner's CIO forum this past week. My key takeaways from this year's CIO event include identifying the current trends for public sector/government to support digital evolution, and as a leader how to successfully navigate digital transformation in an organization.
What are current trends for digital environments? My first question is always how does IT align with and support the business? According to Gartner, “Key government business trends include items such as citizen experience management, a data driven workforce, and institutional agility.” The City of Aurora has efforts underway in each of these areas.