IE11 Not Supported

For optimal browsing, we recommend Chrome, Firefox or Safari browsers.

Tech Professionals Weigh In on Priorities, Values

At last week’s California Digital Government Summit, attendees were given an opportunity to weigh in on six questions related to work, the workplace culture in IT, data and modernization. The results, listed in descending order from most to least popular, are in.

This story is limited to Industry Insider — California members.
This story is limited to Industry Insider — California members. Login below to read this story or learn about membership.
Priorities,,Business,,Technology,And,Internet,Concept:,Businessman,Are,Using,A
Shutterstock
At last week’s California Digital Government Summit,* attendees were asked to weigh in on six questions related to work, the workplace culture in IT, data and modernization. The results, listed in descending order from most to least popular, are in:

What gives you the most amount of satisfaction during your workday?
  • Meaningful work
  • Interactions with coworkers
  • Flexibility
  • Recognition

When looking to create that “magic” workplace culture, what would be most important to you?
  • Effective collaboration
  • Active improvement opportunities
  • Safe environment to speak up

When you think of effective customer service, what do you think your constituents prioritize?
  • Personalized interaction
  • Convenience
  • Friendliness
  • Speed

What cybersecurity issue is your highest priority now?
  • Threats
  • Identity access management
  • Training
  • Multifactor authentication
  • Response

What is at the top of the list that could negatively impact your modernization efforts?
  • Skill sets
  • Funding
  • Cost
  • Strategic planning
  • Leadership support

What aspect of data helps make it a priority for you?
  • Use for analytics
  • Ease of access
  • Properly indexed
  • Ability to mash together
  • Easy to store

*The California Digital Government Summit is hosted by Government Technology magazine, a publication of e.Republic, which also produces Industry Insider — California.
Dennis Noone is Executive Editor of Industry Insider. He is a career journalist, having worked as a reporter and editor at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies in California, Nevada, Texas and Virginia, including as an editor with USA Today in Washington, D.C. He lives in Northern California.