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Dan Katz

Technical Director, Public Sector
Acquia, Inc.

Dan is responsible for empowering forward thinking government organizations with Acquia’s game changing digital solutions. As a key member of the leadership team, Dan drives product strategy and innovation to help governments leverage best of breed technology for citizen engagement, mission support, and web operations. Dan articulates Acquia’s value to public sector as an enablement platform that provides governments a secure, resilient, agile toolbox enabling freedom to focus on the business of serving citizens.

Recent blog posts

Posted on Friday, October 2, 2015 - 11:53
What is cultural support? Cultural support is an integral part of creating a cohesive work environment, and successfully implementing major change in an organization. It lays the groundwork upon which a collaborative, communicative, efficient team More...
Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 15:58
Government agencies have historically delivered digital experiences to citizens that are cumbersome and disjointed. Until recently it’s been an inherent, if not necessary, business trait given the information, data, and transactions shared between More...
Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015 - 13:37
Personalization for Government: Where to Start The first steps of creating a personalization strategy involve observing your users and collecting basic user data. If you can find out basic demographic information, and a basic browsing history (both More...
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 12:34
Personalization of user experience will be the next major paradigm shift in government IT. Imagine a strong hurricane is about to affect your region. You, like many people, are not as prepared as you could be. The storm is projected to make More...
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 12:49
Why OSS Matters to Government There are clear reasons why governments are putting increased attention on open source solutions. No Lock-in With OSS, governments maintain complete control of their applications and data. They are not locked into More...
Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 15:22
In my last post I discussed Digital Cloud - the first “Must” of the new Digital Experience Government. I explained how by leveraging a true digital cloud platform, organizations gain tremendous freedom to focus resources away from operations and More...
Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 13:17
Before coming to Acquia, I worked as a web content management architect and consultant for numerous public sector enterprises, including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). At DHS, my main project was the strategy, design, and implementation More...
Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 09:55
What is Digital Experience Government? What does it mean to become “more digital”? Hasn’t government been “going digital” since the move to the web in the early ’90s? Yes, but to be a digital organization today means providing citizens, public More...