Author Archive

Kevin Merritt

Kevin Merritt
Ideas

Can Government Outpace the Private Sector in Innovation?

At its heart, digital government leadership is based on the very real and powerful idea that data is an invaluable strategic asset and a critical new natural resource for government -- the “oil” of our time.

Ideas

Governments Around the World Join Data-as-a-Utility Revolution

The new public sector push to digitize says digital infrastructure is now just as important as the physical infrastructure of government.

CIO Briefing

Why Steve Jobs’s Influence Is Reverberating Through Government

An influx of cutting-edge technology executives have flown to Washington, D.C., to help transform the U.S. government into an innovative and 21st-century data-driven digital entity.

Ideas

What to Expect from Open Data in 2014

A leader in the still-maturing field predicts significant innovation in the coming year.

Data

Op-Ed: Data is Inert -- It’s What You Do With It That Counts

Open data can fuel innovation, but only if you first fix your business practices.

Data

Op-Ed: Open Data Is Re-Defining Government in the 21st Century

The emerging digital collaboration between the public sector and entrepreneurs could transform the economy.