#191 Transforming Technology in the State of Illinois
The State of Illinois is currently going through a major transformation. While technology plays a critical role in this change, the technology that government uses is undergoing a transformation of its own.
While the State improves the business of information technology (IT), IT needs to continue improving business of the state. Data plays a key role in that, and though governments have done relatively well with open data, they have fared poorly as it comes to analyzing this data for decision-making.
Hardik Bhatt, Chief Information Officer for the State of Illinois, will talk about the technology changes the State of Illinois is undertaking, centered around building a data analytics practice with a three-fold focus:
- 360 degree customer views
- Predictive analytics
- External two-way data partnership
Hardik looks to the Chi Hack Night to brainstorm ways government technology could be done better, faster and cheaper – with all constraints the State Government currently has.
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