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How the Right CCH Solution Can Power Your State's Clean Slate Initiative

One in three Americans has a criminal record. Since 90% of employers use background checks when vetting job applications, any criminal record, even in the absence of a conviction, reduces individuals…

January 20, 2022 GCOM Leaadership Team
How State and Local Governments Can Benefit from Robotic Process Automation

Innovative state, city and local governments are using robots to improve enterprise processes and enhance interactions with residents. But these aren’t the humanoid machines or modern manufacturing…

January 10, 2022 GCOM Leadership Team
Key Takeaways from MACo Winter Conference’s Discussion on Facilitating States’ Data-Driven Outcomes

GCOM recently attended the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Winter Conference, where state and local officials had the opportunity to gather to discuss technology’s impact on government…

January 05, 2022 By: Christa Stolarik, VP, Maryland Strategic Client Executive at GCOM
Five Ways Health and Human Services Agencies Can Ace IT Modernization

“Modernization” is on the minds of every state HHS agency across the country. Even in the early days of the pandemic, COVID-19 revealed critical shortcomings in delivering vital benefits and services…

December 22, 2021 Amanda Tate, Senior Director, HHS Modernization Practice
How to Leverage Low-Code Tools to Modernize Services to State and Local Residents

When Maryland State Library (MSL) needs to fine-tune its grant-management system to meet changing needs, it doesn’t turn to highly trained application developers or follow a time-consuming, costly…

December 17, 2021 The GCOM Team
Moving Beyond Digitized Agency Services to Deliver Truly Frictionless Government Experiences

Government agencies have long sought to use digital channels to deliver more efficient and effective services, but these efforts have achieved mixed results. In some cases, even small, local agencies…

December 14, 2021 Christine Pascarella, Chief of Client Outcomes, GCOM
Key Takeaways from the New York Digital Government Summit

This fall, GCOM attended the New York Digital Government Summit, where government and industry leaders came together to discuss how state agencies leveraged data and technology to address challenges…

December 07, 2021 Julie Bashant, VP, NYS Strategic Client Executive
Making a Business Case for Substance Use Disorder Analytics

A landmark settlement between state governments and several large pharmaceutical companies could help states exponentially expand their response to the opioid epidemic. The settlement alone would…

November 24, 2021 GCOM Leadership
The Role of Vital Records Management During COVID-19

Vital Statistic Data and the Government Vital statistic data has always played an important role in government. It aids in “monitoring developing health threats- from preterm births to deaths from…

November 17, 2021 GCOM Leadership
Fighting Human Trafficking Through Data Sharing and Analytics

Government agencies that deliver social services often encounter troubling situations among the communities they serve. One of the most devastating is human trafficking -- the recruitment, transport…

November 17, 2021 Lyd Paull-Flores, Senior Director, Healthcare
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