Blockchain is a business and accounting tool that may change the way organizations handle money. Its built-in safeguards prevent electronic hacking of financial accounts. Beyond accounting, it has the potential for securing the authenticity of court documents and even identities. Are we willing to pay the cost of Blockchain technology? Paul Embley and Di Graski … Continue reading Court Leader’s Advantage – Blockchain: Is It Your Court’s Future
Workplace Civility and Leadership -- treating each other with respect and a positive approach goes a long way to creating the kind of workplace we all should strive for.
With the advent of the summer season, one must plan ahead to ensure that your organization has adequate staffing when staff greatly increase their leave use. Here are some tips on how to be prepared.
As public servants we have an obligation to fulfill the trust placed in us by the public. This the first of ten intermittent posts sharing key professional values; the first value is "Public Service and Accessibility."
Is YOUR Court or Organization a High Performing One? A group of court colleagues is currently developing information about “high performing” courts to provide underlying concepts with practical applications. We are requesting your response. Is YOUR court a high performing court? What did you (or others) do to make it “high performing?” What does that … Continue reading A Court Leadership Question For You…
Identity and access management is an increasingly critical component to modern I.T. systems. User access needs to be secure and yet widely available. What is the status of this in government today?
Where can one learn more about Internal Control? Here are some resources for court managers to use in following up on the three prior Risky Business blog posts.
Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) has already brought us general business tools that courts can use to assist in automating work, analyzing documents, and conducting legal analysis. As a start, courts will need to put their information into an electronic format that can be used by A.I. tools. They will also need to re-engineer their business practices. … Continue reading Court Leader’s Advantage – Artificial Intelligence: What You Need to Know Now
Last fall Hurricane Florence devastated the state of North Carolina's families, communities, and its trial courts. Court administrators Ellen Hancox and Caitlin Emmons discuss how they made it through the storm, took care of their families, and helped manage to keep their courts afloat. What lessons can we take away from their experience? What did … Continue reading Court Leader’s Advantage – What Hurricane Florence Can Teach Us
I wrote in the two prior “Risky Business” posts about why the management area of Internal Control is so important and outlined the five main Internal Control components. To briefly recap, here is an excellent summary of what Internal Control is all about: Internal controls are systematic safeguards that are a continuous built-in component of … Continue reading Risky Business, Part 3: Practical Example of Internal Financial Controls