Andrew Marr is an Account Executive who manages Experian Data Quality's relationships with Public Sector Transportation and Labor agencies. He consults with agencies to identify data quality solutions that solve business problems, making data fit for purpose and enabling actionable data-driven decisions. In his free time, Andrew enjoys going to concerts and can often be found belting out karaoke favorites “Circle of Life”, and “Shout!”
It’s no secret that we live in a digital era. Government agencies are taking significant steps to embrace digital transformation. As citizens come to expect the same kind of ease and convenience in their dealings with public sector agencies as they experience with their favorite retail brands, agencies are looking to digitize more services. Applying for or renewing important documents like driver’s licenses and license plates are now services available online. With a highway full of self-driving vehicles being more of a near-distant vision than a far off possibility, the pace of digital transformation will continue to accelerate to keep up with technological advancements.
Last week, I had the opportunity of attending the NASWA UI Directors’ Conference and IT/Legal Issues Forum in Orlando, Florida. The conference was a forum to collaborate and discuss innovative ways to improve customer service and business decision making, while fighting fraud within state workforce agencies. At this conference, I had the ability to connect with leadership to discuss the impact that quality data can have on their systems and processes.
The sun and the moon weren’t the only things aligning in San Francisco this past week at AAMVA’s International Conference. Jurisdictional leaders from motor vehicle and public safety agencies came together to share ideas, discuss challenges, and learn best practices from their colleagues.
Beep! Beep! The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) held their Region I Conference this week in Portland, Maine. Thought leaders and industry professionals seized the opportunity to network with each other, learn best practices from affiliate agencies, and share insights on what’s to come in the continually evolving world of motor vehicle administration and public safety. Portland, Maine provided a beautiful backdrop to the week, especially as conference attendees set sail on a sunset ferry cruise to Peak’s Island for a lobster dinner!