By Ted McLaughlan on Jan 23, 2015
The Northern Virginia Technology Council's (NVTC) Digital Strategy Committee (#nvtcdigstrat) recent event regarding Digital Strategy and Public Safety, featuring Richard R. Bowers - Chief, Fairfax Fire Department - revealed several very interesting and useful challenges for the NOVA business community.
Not least of which was the current challenges around focused, resourced digital strategy planning across the County constituent agencies, and among local jurisdictions.
Many targeted capabilities and improvements in "front-end" digital tools, outreach and engagement, plus initiatives on the "back-end" to handle system-specific data and information management are certainly underway, but information-sharing among the public safety stakeholders - businesses, government and the public - remains a strategic planning, governance and education hurdle to address. In other words, a B2G2C digital strategy challenge.[Read More]