Profile of Jonathan FeldmanCIO, City of Asheville, NC
News & Commentary Posts: 252
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 August 2011
What we need are systems that actually function when traffic scales up rapidly. Yesterday's circuit-based telecom network simply can't do that.
Complex licensing policies and increased fees can seems like an insurmountable challenge. These steps can help you get a better grip.
FUD shouldn't drive your enterprise software decisions. Read the terms of service instead of relying on snarky YouTube humor.
It doesn't pay to keep private cloud experts on staff, and I have a hard time believing there are service providers with deep core competencies here.
We need to overhaul telecom regulation for an IP, broadband world, not simply tweak a decades-old voice model.