Is Technology a Product or an Innovation Tool?

Is Technology a Product or an Innovation Tool?

Innovation is a buzzword commonly used to discuss new technologies and their uses for homeland security. A real definition of innovation is hard to come by, as are ways to make it happen as a part of day-to-day business.

So what is innovation? At Arc Aspicio, we define innovation as continually finding new ways to create goods and services that add value to our clients, while remaining focused on the mission at hand. New technology is one of the many tools we use to achieve this goal.

Applications for smart phones, tablets, and desktops are products changing the way governments communicate with their stakeholders and customers. Developing applications for public use allows users to create innovative strategies for tackling unique challenges in homeland security.

Homeland security is about preventing, preparing for, and responding to the worst, including terrorism, natural disasters, and man-made accidents. When responding to these types of events, internet access may be limited. State and local governments require innovative methods to sustain operations when internet technologies are unavailable.

Technology can serve as a tool to prepare and communicate before a disaster, but the unique trials presented in the homeland security call for diversity in innovation strategies.

Contributors

* Arc Aspicio |

Arc Aspicio is a management, strategy, and technology consulting firm that takes a mission-oriented approach to complex client challenges. As a rapidly growing company, Arc Aspicio has a bold strategy for 2016-2018 that drives growth through new capabilities in strategy, design, human capital, data analytics, information sharing, cybersecurity, and strategic communications. The company is known for a strong, collaborative culture that values gratitude – for its clients and its great team. And, #welovedogs! Follow us on Twitter @arcaspicio or learn more at www.arcaspicio.com.

Lynn Ann Casey / Chief Executive Officer
info@arcaspicio.com
703.465.2060

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