City of Houston: Data accessibility


Making relevant information accessible to the thousands or millions of people who need it is among the top priorities of any public institution. Thanks to cloud technology and modern enterprise software, this critical goal is now significantly easier to achieve. Simply opening a one-way communication channel isn’t good enough, though. Citizens also need seamless mechanisms for voicing concerns, downloading documentation, requesting public services, and obtaining assistance from public employees when they need it.

In this video, you’ll see how the city of Houston, Texas, has made modernization, digital transformation, and data accessibility a reality for its employees and citizens via Microsoft 365.

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Matt Griffin started working with computers in his early teenage years by building websites and running small profitable web businesses throughout high school. Matt attended Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis and graduated with a Computer Information Technology, BS from Purdue University. While Matt attended school he worked in multiple departments performing different technical responsibilities ranging from web development, desktop support and server support. Upon graduation Matt started full time at a large MSP in Indianapolis working with medium to large businesses to manage their server infrastructure and focusing heavily on Microsoft Certification. Eventually Matt moved on to a privately held construction company where he manages all of their internal IT Systems and has been providing a guiding vision not only for their Server Infrastructure, but their Desktop Support and Application implementations. Matt currently holds an MCSA in Windows 7, Server 2008 and Server 2012.