Harrisburg University’s Government Technology Institute is the only one of its kind in Pennsylvania and a leader in harnessing technology to make good government great.
Under the leadership of GTI Director, Charlie Gerhards, the GTI and its Centers of Excellence support learning, IT innovation, entrepreneurship, and intergovernmental collaboration.
GTI connects government technology leaders with the expertise of Harrisburg University faculty and advisors for education, training, resources, and networking. Government technology professionals use GTI to explore and collaborate on successful, cost-effective technology solutions for Pennsylvania.
The Chief Information Officer (CIO) Certificate Program provides a comprehensive study of executive-level issues such as IT strategy and planning, governance, security, financing, and workforce development.
The IT Manager (ITM) Certificate Program is specifically designed to empower IT Managers with the business and interpersonal skills that are essential in managing the complexities of information technology
Developed through a collaboration between Alvernia University, Harrisburg University and the Governor's Office of Administration, this unique program provides Senior Managers in PA State Government the opportunity to further develop their leadership abilities and succeed at the highest levels of their profession
Harrisburg University was a sponsor of the “Smart Talk Road Trip" with Scott LaMar on August 3, 2017. Pictured from left: Charlie Gerhards, GTI Director ; Sharon Minnich, Secretary of the Office of Administration (OA) ; Kelly Powell Logan, Vice President Strategic Workforce Development & University Centers
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The Healthcare Analytics Summit is the fourth data analytics event at Harrisburg University. The focus of the annual summit evolved to include healthcare informatics and advanced analytics in order to meet the demands of the health industry as it transforms to value-based care. .
This summit addressed how to deal with unstructured data as related to the emerging field of Big Data Analytics, which included examining some of the leading research, applications, business cases, and solutions across various disciplines.
The summit’s theme, “Analytics Applied: Case Studies, Measuring Impact, and Communicating Results," included two focus areas with multiple tracks in each. One focus area was be Open Data/Transparency and the other was Data Analytics focusing particularly on measuring impact and communicating results.
This summit focused on Smart Cities, Smart Enterprises, Smarter Planet, Smart Buildings, Smart Transportation, and more. Sessions focused on organizational design, building teams of people, and using smart processes and technologies that are aligned with business realties and goals.