Posts filed under: Podcast

Seeing Through The Noise Of Government IT With Joe LaCroix

  Internally, the noise is always going to be there in the Government IT—every department has its say. How do you cut through the noise? Today’s guest is Joe LaCroix, the IT Director in the town of Farragut, Tennessee. Joe discusses...

Capturing Sustainable Growth In The Public Housing Industry With Sean Gilbert

  Although rarely talked about, the public housing industry is more than just brick and mortar. In its more profound sense, it is about community building and connectivity. Joining Abhijit Verekar is the Executive Director at the Morristown Housing Authority in Tennessee, Sean Gilbert. He...

Innovation through Document Management

  In this episode, Abhijit Verekar invites Christopher Liersaph from Union County, NC, about how he transitioned from being a document management domain specialist to becoming an IT director-level generalist. Christopher touches on the skills required in this move and what...

Building Thriving Communities With Eugene Jones Jr.

  The public housing industry is about building communities where people can connect with one another. Joining Abhijit Verekar on how this mission can be integrated into the industry is author and advocate for affordable housing and national housing policy...

Leading Major City Modernization Efforts In The Midst Of A Pandemic With John Juech

  Ensuring a major US city’s survival during COVID-19 is challenging enough, let alone leading it towards commendable modernization efforts aimed at making its residents’ lives better. Cincinnati may be in the Rust Belt, but its city management team is...

Design Thinking and Business Process Redesign in Enterprise IT

  Everything we do in government is all about achieving quality service delivery to our communities. A lot of that can be achieved through design thinking and business process redesign, but it can often be a challenge when you have...

How To Become COVID-Resilient Through Shovel-Ready Projects

  During the pandemic, necessity has driven a lot of change in many organizations worldwide. Many government organizations were agile enough to gather resources like CARES funding quickly to complete shovel-ready projects. However, others did not take advantage of this...

Internet Access & Affordability – Part 2

  Even as advanced as the world has gotten in terms of technology, many people still do not have access to internet. Sometimes, it is just not available in the area; other times, it is not affordable. In this episode,...

Public Housing Authorities, Systems, And Challenges That Get In The Way Of Efficient Operations

  Many housing authorities suffer from the lack of IT support, even the big ones. In this day and age, having the team and systems behind you could take you a long way. Host Abhijit Verekar invited for today’s show...