Innovation is often associated with acquiring the latest technology. However, state and local government CIOs should start with understanding the business and finding the right people to solve the challenge or capture the opportunity facing the business.
Mike Donovan has extensive experience working in and with public organizations. Prior to joining KPMG LLP, Mike was the president and CEO of a technology company serving state and local government clients. Mike also served as the CIO for various state agencies and as the deputy state CIO overseeing government enterprise technology planning and strategy.
Everyone is talking about the need to embrace innovation given the current challenges facing government. In this piece, Mike explains where he placed his focus as a CIO. While the environment and available technology has changed, keys to success remain the same.
Perspectives is a published series by KPMG’s State and Local government practice, providing insights and points of view from KPMG partners and professionals that once held the position of CIO in government.