Profile of Jonathan FeldmanCIO, City of Asheville, NC
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Jonathan Feldman is Chief Information Officer for the City of Asheville, North Carolina, where his business background and work as an InformationWeek columnist have helped him to innovate in government through better practices in business technology, process, and human resources management. Asheville is a rapidly growing and popular city; it has been named a Fodor top travel destination, and is the site of many new breweries, including New Belgium's east coast expansion. During Jonathan's leadership, the City has been recognized nationally and internationally (including the International Economic Development Council New Media, Government Innovation Grant, and the GMIS Best Practices awards) for improving services to citizens and reducing expenses through new practices and technology. He is active in the IT, startup and open data communities, was named a "Top 100 CIO to follow" by the Huffington Post, and is a co-author of Code For America's book, Beyond Transparency. Learn more about Jonathan at Feldman.org.
Articles by Jonathan Feldman
posted in March 2012
Let's outlaw distracting passengers in the name of safety. Or perhaps we can regulate a one-gag-per-passenger rule.
One of the biggest obstacles to cloud adoption is the state of application architecture. As buyers, we must get our app vendors on board--now.
Use self-interest and propaganda to change employees' attitudes about endpoint security.
If you want your product to be taken seriously at the next big conference, don't do any of these things.
The South by Southwest conference rolls serious ideas and innovations into a party package. Take a peek at the flavor of this eclectic Austin confab.
Using the right interface to solve certain problems dramatically speeds up the way that we interface with machines. Think geolocation--if your mobile battery doesn't go dead.
In World of Warcraft, the individual is 20% more productive when working in a cooperative group instead of playing alone. Wouldn't you love it if everyone on your work team felt the same way?
Your lips say "no" but your behavior says "yes". In the end, most employees will give up some privacy in return for convenience if their employers level with them.
What return are you getting on your investments in public cloud services? New research reveals you probably don't know, and that's a problem.