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Episode-1-Government to Business - John-Keisler-Long Beach

Podcast episode 1: Podcast intro & interview with John Keisler, City of Long Beach

by Gavin Atkinson • April 17, 2018

In this very first episode of the Government to Business podcast your host, Gavin Atkinson, introduces the show before interviewing John Keisler, Economic Development Director at the City of Long Beach, California. John is leading the digital  transformation of the city’s service delivery to business and entrepreneurs. Listen to the show here using our podcast […]

Sleep walking into a European Government to Business disaster

Sleep walking into a European Government to Business disaster

by Gavin Atkinson • March 19, 2018

Many European governments are failing to raise awareness of colossal changes impacting business on data privacy. And regrettably it’s a reflection of their lack of customer-centric digital strategy.     They seem glued to the past of bureaucratic online silos or possibly worse, have tossed aside customer focus to instead muddle into a malaise. This analysis […]

Merrimack River: Home to Haverhill and Concord's business attraction sites

City Government to Business websites running strong

by Gavin Atkinson • February 23, 2018

This month another great city government website attracting business investment went live in Concord, New Hampshire. There must be something in the water of Merrimack Valley as within a short period of time both Concord and Haverhill, Massachusetts have launched websites aimed at economic development. Invest Concord’s site uses great design and user experience to […]

US Government shutdown: websites dodge a Google bullet

by Gavin Atkinson • January 24, 2018

This week the United States federal government experienced a three day impasse over the budget, effectively shutting down America’s government. Conceptually you can imagine government offices closing but in the digital age surely the online channel would remain on. Or would it? During the sixteen day long shutdown of 2013 countless websites closed their virtual […]