The First Rule of Survival — Adapt or Die

Technology innovation continues to disrupt business at breakneck speeds and State Fish and Wildlife Agencies are not immune to the changing ways they interact with their Customers.

Unfortunately few agencies have in-house technical capabilities and most have even fewer resources to meet the growing technology innovation demands of their Customers.

This critical workshop provides agency leadership and staff with a solid introduction to this technology revolution. Attendees will leave with actionable recommendations to leverage their limited resources to adopt key technology changes that benefit their Customers.

Program Outline—Day 1

State of the Industry — Disruptive Technologies

  • Mobile Internet Faster and Cheaper.
  • Data Ecosystems Designed for Analytics.
  • Software as a Service Replacing Managed Applications.
  • Cloud Technologies Accelerate Innovation.
  • New Payment Platforms Challenge Incumbents.
  • Rich Media Applications Continue Explosive Growth.
  • Connected Consumer Devices Increase Social Sharing.

State of the Agency — Does Your IT Stack Up?

  • A group assessment of the Agency’s internal and external capabilities to adopt emerging technologies.

Leveraging Technology — The Details

  • Choosing Between Function and Form.
  • Transforming Business Silos into Social Landscapes.
  • Providing Consistent Cross-Platform Personalization.
  • Shedding the “Not Made Here” Syndrome.
  • Using Mobile Apps to Dominate Engagement.
  • Reducing Product Cycles from Years to Months.

Program Outline—Day 2

Building an Agency Technology Roadmap

As Yogi Berra once said so eloquently, “If you don’t know where you are going, you might not get there.”

A good map is required for any important journey. Without one, even the most competent navigator can get lost in the forest and confused by the noise.

Day 2 of this workshop will focus on identifying the steps required to catalogue existing and required technologies to begin building a Technology Roadmap for the agency of the future.

Workshop Details

The workshop is designed for agency leadership senior managers responsible for designing and delivering Customer facing products and services.

Attendees should include Agency Directors and their chiefs, plus IT, Legal, Law Enforcement and Finance leadership. Directors may wish to include select Commissioners as well.

Interested? Get In Touch.