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What New Tech Holds the Most Promise for Colorado Government?:




States Compete for Top Data Science Talent:




FirstNet 90-Day Window Ups Ante for Undecided States:




What's New in Civic Tech: FCC Proposal to Lower U.S. Broadband Standards Raises Concerns:


Plus, Nashville launches one-stop website to better serve residents, encouraging tech growth in Detroit is an ongoing project, and technologists in Anchorage work with city's treasury department to ...


Can Blockchain Bring Voting Online?:




Analytics, Blockchain and Cybersecurity at NASCIO:




Small Towns Confront Big Cyber-Risks:




As Federal Data Disappears, New Tool Gives Power to Smaller Cities:


San Rafael is one of a dozen cities that recently began testing a new tool created by the Redwood City, California-based OpenGov https://opengov.com/ , which organizes and visualizes data from local governments. ...


Indiana's Analytics Strategy: Unlocking Data to Unlock Solutions:




Startups Deliver Gov Tech Pitches at STiR Demo Day 2017:


This year's class of Startup in Residence entrepreneurs is the last to work exclusively with Northern California cities as the program prepares to expand nationwide in 2018. The program will largely ...


A Better Approach to Smart Cities - The intersection of smart lighting and smart grids is key to new services and more value.:


Although many government leaders want to turn their communities into smart cities, they often don't know the best way to achieve this goal. This paper defines a smart city, describes its components, ...


7 State or Local Governments Using Amazon Alexa:




Can Government Change the Online Citizen Experience?:




National Day of Civic Hacking Events Aim to Be More Inclusive - Are any Montana communities hacking this year?:




The Next Big Technology to Transform Government:




Global support for TM Forum "City as a Platform" Manifesto Good Thinking:


The manifesto outlines 11 fundamental principles for deploying city platforms and is designed to accelerate the development of smart cities and act as guidelines for those setting public policy. Mike ...


Why Leading Smart Cities Are Often Bike-Friendly Cities:


The International Cycling Safety Conference in Davis, Calif., will explore how data from vehicles, smart and connected devices or sensors and other objects in the urban landscape can work to serve the ...


Smart Cities on the Map :




Innovate Your State: What Cool Technologies Should Government Consider Implementing?:


"The idea is, we identify a problem, we put out the question to our innovation community and ask them to help solve it with technology," said San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo. The third iteration of ...


Some States Return to Paper Ballots Following 2016 Election Hacks:




Why Small and Mid-Size Municipalities Don't Fear Smart City Tech:




Best States for Data Innovation:




Are SuperClusters the Future of Gov Tech Collaboration?:




Bots Flood FCC with Millions of Comments About Net Neutrality:


Once fake comments are weeded out, the large majority of commenters seem to support the position of AT&T and other Internet providers that could open the door to differential rates for consumers for ...


Montana Secretary of state's business services going digital:


Starting Friday there is no more such thing as paperwork when it comes to matters of business filings with the secretary of state's office as it's going digital through a $4 million computer system. The ...


SF Mayor Encourages Cities Nationwide to Apply for Expanded Startup in Residence Program:


San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee took to the blogosphere this week with some advice for city governments across the country: Apply for the Startup in Residence (STiR) program https://startupinresidence.org/stir/join/stir-for-cities/, ...


Tech Tools, Dashboards Help Boston Spark Citizen Interest in Open Data:




What's New In Civic Tech: Hawaii Launches Month-Long Innovation Competition:


Plus, Arkansas' governor announces actions aimed at fostering tech employment growth in state, and judge dismisses AT&T lawsuit against Louisville related to clearing city infrastructure for broadband ...


Michigan's Volunteer-Based Cybersecurity Strategy Catches On :


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Great Falls, Montana in Bloomberg Mayors Challenge to get funding for creative problem solving. What other Montana communities are participating?:


The City of Great Falls is in the running to win a chunk of cash to solve a pressing issue in the city. The project is the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge http://mayorschallenge.bloomberg.org/ ...

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