Agencies across government can learn from innovative leaders in developing data strategies that leverage AI and other emerging technologies. Specifically, AI and intelligent automation (IA) technologies can improve grants management by expediting access to information and standardizing grant processes.
Recently, the National Academy of Public Administration released an important and timely report entitled, “Building an Agile Federal Government”. The report was co-sponsored by the Samuel Freeman Charitable Trust and the Project Management Institute.
As part of a recent research project for the IBM Center for the Business of Government, I interviewed experts on inter-governmental data sharing and looked at case studies of successful “silo busting” - leaders and professionals who have built ways to put the public at the center of their work and who have aligned data systems and sources in service to the public.