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Launch Consulting is a digital transformation consulting firm that specializes in delivering impactful, engaging human experiences. Buoyed by a government consulting team with over 25 years of IT consulting experience for the State of California, Launch helps public-sector leaders make bold moves with confidence.

The digital transformation journey is unique to every company, municipality, agency, and State. Whether your next step is digitizing records and making them searchable, moving data and operations to the cloud, or devising a virtual customer service experience never seen before, Launch is ready to assist as you navigate from modernization to transformation.

Launch has offices in Roseville, CA and Bellevue, WA, and a global delivery team of over 700 people distributed across the U.S., Canada, Argentina, and India. With a focus on hiring bold, diverse, dynamic, and expert people across sectors and skillsets, you’ll be able to build the team of Navigators that enables you to transform the future of public service.

Note: Direct Technology’s Government Solutions Group became Launch’s Government Sector in 2022. Read more about the move here.

On this episode of Davood For Thought, host Davood Ghods welcomes Kyle Katt, Chief Experience Officer at Launch Consulting.
Kathleen Webb is an experienced public sector leader with a demonstrated history of working in the California State Government. Davood and Kathleen chat about emerging trends, the importance of "why" and leadership styles.
Davood for Thought podcast host Davood Ghods sits down with Dr. Jonathan Reichental to discuss the importance of having a plan for resiliency, future technology advancements, and his opinion on the 4th industrial revolution.
Former Chief of OTech Davood Ghods hosts a 10-episode podcast season with lessons from a wide variety CA’s top state, community, and business leaders.
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We have better tools for forecasting than marmot meteorologists.
Everything you need to accelerate your agency's digital transformation - even during the pandemic.
Privileged access is a top target for attackers. Learn how CyberArk uses its industry-leading PAM strategies to keep organizations safe.
Learn about security vulnerabilities within your remote users' infrastructure in this expert-led presentation and Q&A.
There's a lot of noise right now. How is your department working with citizens to create clarity?
Exponential Leaders in Government will balance essential projects and fiscal stewardship in order to navigate the path forward.
Curtailing the Coronavirus: How Exponential Government Will Make an Impact
Episode 4 in a 7-Part Series on Accelerating in the Age of Exponential Government
Episode 3 in a 7-Part Series on Accelerating in the Age of Exponential Government
Episode 2 in a 7-Part Series on Thriving in the Age of Exponential Growth
Direct Technology is looking for a Business Analyst to join our Energy Solutions group for a Full-Time Role in our Roseville office.
Direct Technology is looking for a QA Engineer to join our Energy Solutions group for a Full-Time Role in our Roseville office.
8/20 at 4pm: Live Digital Accessibility web demos, expert speakers, and (of course) excellent wine.
To keep up with accelerating tech, government can no longer see growth as linear.
Government technology is like government buildings. Does your organization have a firm foundation?
As innovation pivots from mechanization to humanization, CX has never mattered more. How are you ensuring your customers and constituents feel valued?
Every year, we wait with bated breath for a groundhog to predict whether we’ll be moving forward into a new season. Wait…does that sound familiar?
People drive technology, not the other way around. Direct Technology shares a few quick no-cost tricks to delivering stellar client care.
It takes a lot of growth to make it into SBJ's #FAST50 cohort, but thanks to massive public-sector sales, Direct Technology is aiming for Victory Lane.
Roseville-based consulting firm Direct Technology hangs its hat on its focus on the human side of tech. That focus got a lot more literal when an employee signed up for Project Baseline, a massive study by Alphabet-owned Verily Life Sciences aimed at developing a “baseline” of human health by studying every aspect of 10,000 people’s physical well-being over the next five years.
At Direct Technology, we’ve taken charge of dashboard analytics. Three of our major divisions—EcaTS, ESG, and Launch Consulting—have developed proprietary dashboards for a wide range of clients that work constantly and iteratively to provide information that impacts our customers’ organizations as thoroughly and efficiently as possible.
Most companies never expect to be the victims of a cyberattack. But ransomware is insidious and undiscerning, striking even the smallest, most unlikely victims. In fact, companies lost almost $1 billion to ransomware last year.
Recently, the Sacramento Business Journal released their list of Top IT Consulting Companies. For the second year in a row, Roseville-based Direct Technology was ranked #1, boasting 300 local employees plus another 150 in Seattle. In response to the news, CEO Rick Nelson called the Business Journal recognition a “tribute” to his employees’ hard work. Referencing Direct Technology’s focus on high-tech, high-touch blue-jeans IT business approach, he added: “It’s also a reminder that pa
When Levi Strauss Co. patented blue jeans in 1873, they disrupted an industry—and continued to do so, generation after generation. How? Denim wasn’t a new fabric. Pants certainly weren’t the hot new thing. But Levis transformed the face of work and casual apparel forever by fulfilling an existing and widespread need for function, reliability, and accessibility.
On June 26, Direct Technology’s Emergency Call Tracking System (ECaTS) software was awarded Champion of Technology by the California State Fair. ECaTS, which is deployed in 35% of all American public-safety answering points (PSAPs) and recently won its first international contract, provides live emergency call tracking and analysis.