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 May 2011
Whether you're an IT leader or a coach, giving up is never an option.
Anyone who entrusted sensitive data to Dropbox without code review, or at least skepticism regarding impressive security claims, wasn't behaving well, either.
A freewheeling discussion on data classification and security, usage policies, and a whole lot more.
A rich marketplace of ideas awaits IT leaders who force themselves to venture out of their comfy confines.
Having lived with generations of products that promised to eliminate human error, I know this: They won't. Plan for failure.