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Government Technology News

November 1, 2018

Oracle Launches Land Use and Development Software:

October 29, 2018

State of the States for Tech and Cyber:

October 19, 2018

ClearGov Jumps Into Government Budgeting Software, Bringing AI with It:

October 12, 2018

A Data-Centric Approach to the US Census:

October 9, 2018

Downtown Cincinnati Launches Online Data Tool to Attract Investment:

October 9, 2018

Women Tech Leaders Sound Off About Their Role in Government:

October 7, 2018

North Dakota Adds a Chief Data Officer to Its List of Recent Hires:

October 4, 2018

Montana Governor Steve Bullock Announces Launch of Online Healthcare Dashboard:

October 4, 2018

USDA Launches Interactive Data Tool to Help Rural Communities Address the Opioid Crisis:

September 15, 2018

6 Organizations Making a Big Impact on Smart Cities:

September 12, 2018

Reaching Out: 2nd Annual Government Experience Award Winners Embrace Citizens Where They Are:

September 11, 2018

Montana CIO Tim Bottenfield Steps Up to the C-Suite:

September 1, 2018

Montana lieutenant governor praises 'transformative' effect of IT on citizen services:

August 17, 2018

Montana's New CIO Aims to Focus on Cybersecurity and Efficiency :

August 10, 2018

Stanford Undergrads Build New Platform to Connect Citizens with Elected Officials:

August 7, 2018

Take a number: Long lines greet Missoulians trying to register vehicles:

August 2, 2018

States turn to blockchain technology for growth, efficiency:

August 2, 2018

Beyond The Hype Factory: 7 Steps To Make Cities Smarter:

July 30, 2018

Hackers break into voting machines within 2 hours at Defcon:

July 27, 2018

Montana's CIO Tim Bottenfield Forges Ahead to Improve State Government Through IT:

July 13, 2018

What's New in Civic Tech: Dashboard Gauges Local Government Representation:

July 6, 2018

How the Blockchain Can Transform Government:

June 19, 2018

University Students Create Spatial Analysis Tools to Help Cities Do More with Data:

June 18, 2018

To Combat Potholes, Cities Turn to Technology:

June 17, 2018

Colorado's More Modern CRM:

May 30, 2018

Montana's New Chatbots Built By Levi Worts Provide Major Benefits to Residents, Government:

May 30, 2018

How to Reap Millions in Cost Savings from a State-Sponsored Hackathon:

May 17, 2018

A New 'City Health Dashboard' for 500 U.S. Cities:

May 14, 2018

The Path Towards Smart Cities: Best Practices for Action:

May 12, 2018

The Seven Steps Data-Savvy Governments Are Taking:

May 12, 2018

Look Carefully, Unconventionally for Tomorrow's IT Workforce:

May 11, 2018

How Honolulu Cut $1 Million from the IT Budget and Continues to Innovate:

May 9, 2018

Government CIOs Say It's All About Relationships:

May 1, 2018

Florida's Data-Driven Future:

April 27, 2018

Montana Interactive is the eGovernment services provider for the State of Montana:

April 16, 2018

Oklahoma Grows its Tech Economy by Developing an Online Portal for Government Innovation:

April 16, 2018

Cities Need to Evaluate Wireless Standards for Sensors and IoT:

April 4, 2018

Bozeman unveils online city map that details history of buildings, locations:

March 31, 2018

Digital Literacy Is at the Heart of a Thriving Smart City:

March 30, 2018

10 of the world's top technology-enabled public sector innovations and how governments are benefiting.:

March 20, 2018

SXSW 2018: Meet the 6 Gov Tech Startup Finalists That Pitched Mayors at SXSW:

March 17, 2018

Where in the world will you find the most advanced e-government? Estonia.:

February 27, 2018

City of Helena launches new website:

February 19, 2018

These Savvy Cities Are Using Tech To Spark Citizen Engagement:

February 16, 2018

Smart City Pioneers: Forging Solutions to Early Challenges:

February 2, 2018

What's New in Civic Tech: A Range of Exciting Work is Under Way in Alaska:

February 2, 2018

Sex, Money Laundering and Blockchain: 11 States Look at FinTech:

February 1, 2018

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs Launches a Platform for Making the City of Tomorrow:

January 30, 2018

Government-Focused Information Exchange Goes Live - The government Digital Transformation Exchange (DTE):

January 29, 2018

Baltimore Rolls Out Smart Trash Cans:

January 27, 2018

Welcome to the new Missoula Gov Blog!:

January 26, 2018

What's New in Civic Tech: Bloomberg's What Works Cities Honors Best at Using Data to Improve Residents' Lives:

January 23, 2018

Montana's Chief Technology Officer Matt Van Syckle Named Interim CIO:

January 23, 2018

These Future Doctors Are Learning How to Influence Urban Design:

January 19, 2018

Cincinnati Building Fiber Ring, Pursuing Smart City Projects Downtown:

January 17, 2018

Florida's First Geographic Information Officer Maps Out a Statewide Strategy:

January 11, 2018

All Mayors Should Launch Policy Labs:

January 7, 2018

The Government IT Workforce: Pivoting Toward the Cloud:

January 2, 2018

Pockets of Rural America at Risk of Being Undercounted in Census:

December 29, 2017

Estonia, the Digital Republic - "In Estonia? Why not Montana?":

December 28, 2017

Government Websites Need More than a Facelift:

December 26, 2017

New York City Broadband RFI Generates Strong Response:

December 18, 2017

What's New in Civic Tech: Open Data Saves Connecticut $500,000:

December 18, 2017

Four Blockchain Bills Introduced in New York State Assembly:

December 15, 2017

In search of new ideas and tech, Illinois turns to Corporate Innovators Council:

December 14, 2017

Oklahoma's IT Unification Nets Hundreds of Millions in Savings:

December 13, 2017

Connecting Talent with Purpose: Why Cities Must Collaborate with Academia on Gov Tech Innovation:

December 10, 2017

With 2020 Census Looming, Worries About Fairness and Accuracy:

December 5, 2017

Going National: Code for America's Integrated Benefits Initiative to Roll Out Across the Country:

November 16, 2017

Startup in Residence Program Expands to 12 Jurisdictions Nationwide:

November 14, 2017

Bill Gates Buys 25,000 Acres in Arizona for a Master Planned 'Smart City':

November 12, 2017

66 percent of Surveyed Cities Investing in Smart Cities Technology:

November 12, 2017

A Wake Up Call for Government Leaders: If we don't invest in innovation now, the U.S. can say goodbye to being #1:

November 9, 2017

Smart Cities Council Accepting Applications for 2018 Challenge Grants:

November 9, 2017

The Latest Social Media Trend in Government:

October 26, 2017

AOL's Steve Case says 'smart cities' are the next big thing:

October 25, 2017

Technology Is Key to Local Citizen Engagement:

October 23, 2017

Smart Cities Will Take Many Forms:

October 20, 2017

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

October 18, 2017

States Compete for Top Data Science Talent:

October 16, 2017

FirstNet 90-Day Window Ups Ante for Undecided States:

October 13, 2017

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

October 11, 2017

Can Blockchain Bring Voting Online?:

October 9, 2017

Analytics, Blockchain and Cybersecurity at NASCIO:

October 9, 2017

Small Towns Confront Big Cyber-Risks:

October 3, 2017

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

October 3, 2017

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

September 30, 2017

Startups Deliver Gov Tech Pitches at STiR Demo Day 2017:

September 28, 2017

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

September 27, 2017

7 State or Local Governments Using Amazon Alexa:

September 26, 2017

Can Government Change the Online Citizen Experience?:

September 22, 2017

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

September 20, 2017

The Next Big Technology to Transform Government:

September 20, 2017

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

September 19, 2017

Why Leading Smart Cities Are Often Bike-Friendly Cities:

September 16, 2017

Smart Cities on the Map :

September 15, 2017

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

September 14, 2017

Some States Return to Paper Ballots Following 2016 Election Hacks:

September 13, 2017

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

September 8, 2017

Best States for Data Innovation:

September 7, 2017

Are SuperClusters the Future of Gov Tech Collaboration?:

September 5, 2017

Bots Flood FCC with Millions of Comments About Net Neutrality:

September 1, 2017

Montana Secretary of state's business services going digital:

September 1, 2017

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

August 28, 2017

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

August 18, 2017

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

August 5, 2017

Michigan's Volunteer-Based Cybersecurity Strategy Catches On :

August 4, 2017

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

August 3, 2017

How Kansas City, Mo., Is Snuffing Out Potholes Before They Appear:

July 28, 2017

Montana Shows How Government Can Be More Like Google Using Agile Development - You Should Work Here :

July 28, 2017

San Francisco's Startup in Residence Program Seeks to Expand to Other Cities Across North America:

July 24, 2017

Local Governments Still Using Russian Security Software Kaspersky Despite Federal Warning:

July 20, 2017

Hawaii Plans Prize Money, Tool Enhancements to Month-Long Annual Hackathon:

July 20, 2017

Kansas City likes sharing its smart city data so other cities benefit too:

July 19, 2017

San Jose, Calif., Taps the Expertise of Retired Silicon Valley Execs:

July 6, 2017

3 State Transportation Agencies Turn to Smart Technologies to Save Time, Money on Road Projects:

June 24, 2017

How 3 Jurisdictions Are Using Tech to Bolster the Health of Trees in Their Communities:

June 23, 2017 is free, and provides accurate and up-to-date information for local court or prison records or background information on people -- as well as details on local government offices. :

June 16, 2017

New state economic development website raises the bar:

June 15, 2017

Roseville, Calif., Looks to Boost Engagement Through Tech-Savvy Response Program:

June 10, 2017

Cities Look to New Predictive Tool to Meet Vision Zero (eliminate roadway deaths completely) Goals:

June 8, 2017

North Carolina Cities Use Data to Improve Quality of Life:

June 1, 2017

Optimizing Government Performance: Tips from the Trenches:

June 1, 2017

3 Pieces of Advice to Governments for Making the Transition from Waterfall to Agile:

May 25, 2017

ClearGov Launches Budget Portals, Comparison Tools for Every Municipality in the U.S.:

May 17, 2017

How Boston's Citywide Analytics Team Holds Lessons for Other Cities:

May 17, 2017

Are State Ethics Rules Keeping Up With Social Media?:

May 17, 2017

Blockchain a 'Next Big Transformational Technology' in Government:

May 16, 2017

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs Eyes Toronto for Its Digital City:

May 12, 2017

Crispr Makes It Clear: The US Needs a Biology Strategy, and Fast:

May 10, 2017

Video: Millions in Savings Expected from Montana Technology Consolidation Effort:

May 5, 2017

NYC's New Tech to Track Every Homeless Person in the City:

May 5, 2017

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Already Changing Government:

May 5, 2017

What's New in Civic Tech: A Look at How Mapping Data Makes It Useful:

May 5, 2017

Arizona Management Systems Principles Improve State Processes, Save Millions:

May 1, 2017

Can Blockchain Technology Secure Your Vote?:

April 26, 2017

Montana's Real ID Compliance Comes with $4.6 Million Price Tag:

April 25, 2017

How Agile Is Ushering Millennials into IT in Nebraska:

April 18, 2017

Steve Ballmer Serves Up a Fascinating Data Trove About the U.S. Government - USAFacts:

April 10, 2017

Boston Open Data Challenge Will Highlight City's New Data Portal:

April 10, 2017

Boston Open Data Challenge Will Highlight City's New Data Portal:

April 5, 2017

Health portal offers new resource for Montana workers:

April 5, 2017

Strategic Goals Help South Bend, Ind., Achieve Accountability:

March 31, 2017

Driving Innovation Beyond the Big City: A Model for Small and Midsized Cities to Achieve Data Excellence:

March 25, 2017

Colorado Is Fifth State to Release RFP for a FirstNet Alternative:

March 22, 2017

5 Tech-Centric Legislative Trends Coming to Your State:

March 22, 2017

A New, Powerful Data Tool For Cities - The Peer City Identification Tool:

March 21, 2017

Planning the Data-Driven City:

March 20, 2017

SeamlessDocs Project Offers Free Web Analytics Dashboard to State, Local Government:

March 15, 2017

Utah Finds Unexpected Benefits from Statewide Road Data Project:

March 11, 2017

Live From SXSW 2017: Where Mayors Meet Innovation:

March 8, 2017

Analytics Tools Could Be the Key to Effective Message-Driven Nudging in Your Community:

March 7, 2017

Rhode Island 'Innovation League' Mimics Google's '20 Percent' Initiative:

March 6, 2017

Kick-Starting Data-Driven Government:

February 28, 2017

Cities Discover the Power of Collective Intelligence:

February 21, 2017

Contemplating Change for Coding Competitions, Hackathons:

February 11, 2017

Idaho's Wireless Weigh Station Could Generate $2.1 Million in Estimated Savings:

February 7, 2017

How Data Visualization is the Future of Information Sharing:

February 2, 2017

San Francisco's Data Academy Develops a Data-Savvy Workforce:

January 30, 2017

How Cities Can Help Local Institutions Monetize Their Data:

January 29, 2017

The Data That Turned the World Upside Down:

January 29, 2017

A new tool sheds light on how your state and local tax dollars are spent:

January 26, 2017

Why the RFP Is the Enemy of Innovation:

January 19, 2017

Why Big Data Is a Big Deal for Cities:

January 17, 2017

How State and Local Tech Leaders Are Looking at 2017 Differently:

January 12, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Will Help Create a More Responsive Government:

January 11, 2017

Ohio Launches Highly Anticipated 18F-Style RFP:

January 10, 2017

Uber to release ride data for city planners:

January 9, 2017

Public Sector Must Embrace Change to Embrace Data's True Value:

January 4, 2017

The Data Revolution Hits Kansas:

January 2, 2017

Montana fails to retain decades of emails despite open government law:

December 31, 2016

New Model of Digital Election Equipment Produces Instantly Verifiable Results:

December 28, 2016

Montana Child and Family Services' New System Delayed, But Says It's Worth the Wait:

December 19, 2016

Boston Invites Smart City Providers to the Table:

December 15, 2016

Why Government Should Embrace Tech Startups:

December 13, 2016

Cincinnati Uses Visual Dashboards to Demystify Government:

December 12, 2016

Wondering What 'Sustainability' Is? Just Ask Austin.:

December 7, 2016

A Robust Vision for Using Data in Government:

December 7, 2016

Artificial Intelligence Helps Cities Get Smarter About Infrastructure Planning:

December 5, 2016

Illinois Doubles Down on Blockchain Promises:

November 30, 2016

Why Partnering with Startups Was Right for San Rafael:

November 29, 2016

Cities Can't Afford To Be 'Data Poor':

November 28, 2016

Cities Are Bracing for the Future by Getting Smart:

November 26, 2016

User Experience, Data Drive Web Features in Denver:

November 25, 2016

How L.A. County Is Digitally Transforming Human Resources:

November 23, 2016

Cities Closely Watching Chicago's Version of a Fitbit:

November 21, 2016

What Cities Can Learn from The Opportunity Project:

November 21, 2016

Talent Gap Is a Main Roadblock as Government Agencies Eye Emerging Tech:

November 12, 2016

Digital Government Services Explosion -- What Took So Long?:

November 10, 2016

Cool Cities Rely on Technology; Smart Cities Rely on Data and Partnerships:

November 7, 2016

Wastewater disposal standards could drain ratepayers' wallets in Helena, Montana:

November 7, 2016

Colorado Appoints First Digital Transformation Officer:

November 6, 2016

Talking leadership with Megan Smith the country's chief technology officer:

November 5, 2016

Digital Government Services Explosion -- What Took So Long?:

November 5, 2016

California GovOps Secretary Touts Agile Development:

November 4, 2016

How Government Can Overcome the 'Bad Story' Fear and Open Up Its Data:

October 29, 2016

What Small Cities Should Know About Getting Smarter:

October 29, 2016

3 Reasons Some Local Governments are Eschewing Big Tech Vendors for Startups:

October 26, 2016

Governments Getting Smarter About Data:

October 25, 2016

Data Sharing and the Death of Government Silos:

October 24, 2016

Portland joins Bloomberg's public data initiative - "What Works Cities":

October 20, 2016

The Customer-Experience Prescription for Government:

October 20, 2016

The Need for Governing Intelligence:

October 19, 2016

Everything-as-a-Service and its Impact on the Future of Government:

October 19, 2016

A Roadmap for Successful Grants Management System Implementation in the Public Sector:

October 18, 2016

Artificial Intelligence: The Next Big Thing in Government:

October 14, 2016

How Companies Can Help Cities Close the Data Gap:

October 8, 2016

What Procurement Officers Should Know Before Finalizing Deals with Smart Tech Vendors:

October 1, 2016

Open Data's Unexpected Benefits in Utah:

September 24, 2016

State computers increasingly under attack by cybercriminals:

September 22, 2016

How Digital is Your State?:

September 22, 2016

Tear down the silos. - Why Data Sharing Should Be Government's Default. :

September 16, 2016

Data Users Conference held in Helena - Do you need an intern, an employee, or a project completed in the 'Data Science' space?:

September 16, 2016

Welcome to the Age of the Government Business Portal:

September 10, 2016

City sensors make bill-paying easier, track urban health:

September 3, 2016

California Launches First True Open Data Portal, KC Takes Another Step Toward Innovation:

September 2, 2016

6 Internet of Things (IoT) Innovations Making Cities Smarter:

September 1, 2016

2016 Best of the Government Web Winners Demonstrate Technological Innovation, Service Delivery Improvements:

August 26, 2016

York, Maine, Plans Installation of Underground Sensors to Predict Potholes:

August 19, 2016

The Chief Data Officer's Path to Success in Government:

August 17, 2016

Analytics: Turning a Flood of Data into Valuable Information for Communities and States:

August 12, 2016

How Can Local Governments Work More Like Silicon Valley?:

August 12, 2016

GIS's Evolving Promise for Local Government:

August 10, 2016

The Big Power of Data in a Small City:

August 6, 2016

Transparency in government portal -Montana's Statewide Transparency Initiative:

August 5, 2016

Low-Cost Local Government Budget Visualization Tool Gains Momentum:

July 30, 2016

5 Points to Remember for Engaging Citizens with the Internet of Things:

July 30, 2016

Code for America's Quest to Save the Brigades:

July 28, 2016

Open Data Nation: Using Open Data to Integrate Predictive Analytics into City Operations:

July 25, 2016

Gov Tech Companies Are Finding a Business Model:

July 25, 2016

How Is the Federal Government Using the Internet of Things?:

July 22, 2016

Beyond the Data Dump:

July 14, 2016

How Data Can Help Local Governments Prepare for the Aging Population:

July 6, 2016

Interactive kiosks to help tourists, residents in Bozeman:

July 5, 2016

Next Generation of Public Employees Must Understand Data and Policy:

July 5, 2016

Smart Cities: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly:

July 5, 2016

Cognitive Computing: A Key Tool in Predicting Citizen Service Needs:

July 1, 2016

How Civic Interests Are Helping Shape Government Innovation:

June 29, 2016

Transparency, Analytics Yield Big Results for Austin Utility:

June 28, 2016

Sneak Peek: Examining the California Innovation Lab:

June 28, 2016

Bringing Together Disparate Data Sets Can Make Them More Useful:

June 27, 2016

4 San Francisco Projects Highlighted During the National Week of Making:

June 24, 2016

Successful Government Leaders Adopt Design-Focused, User-Centric Way of Working:

June 24, 2016

Missouri Charts Path to Better Data Management:

June 23, 2016

Ohio Considers Data Analytics Partnership Across State Lines:

June 21, 2016

Analytics: Making Sense of City Data:

June 17, 2016

Wisconsin Aims to Unify the Customer Experience Online:

June 10, 2016

Planning After Big Data and the Internet of Things:

June 6, 2016

David Dill: Why Online Voting Is a Danger to Democracy:

May 23, 2016

4 Reasons Data Analytics Often Fail:

May 18, 2016

3 Highlights from the 2016 Gigabit City Summit:

May 18, 2016

'User error' caused Hellgate High data breach, LMG Security analysis finds:

May 10, 2016

State Technology Leaders Focus on Procurement, Cybersecurity and Agile:

May 4, 2016

8 Tools, Practices Affecting Government Over the Next Two Years:

May 3, 2016

In South Dakota, a Test Case for Online Sales Taxes:

May 3, 2016

Startup helps make cities smart through open data:

April 22, 2016

New website "Hazard Ready" is natural disaster resource for Missoula:

April 19, 2016

Conversation with a CIO: Montana's Ron Baldwin Talks Affordable, Enterprise IT:

April 16, 2016

Idaho Sells Home-Grown Unemployment System to Iowa and Vermont:

April 15, 2016

A court is about to make one of the most important decisions in the history of the Internet:

April 14, 2016

Sacramento Hackathon Apps Fight Homelessness, Assist the Handicapped and Connect County Resources:

April 13, 2016

Facebook Launches Live Video Feature: What Does it Mean for Government?:

April 7, 2016

Engaging Entrepreneurs to Solve Urban Problems :

April 7, 2016

Milwaukee Gets Smarter from the What Works Cities Data Initiative:

April 6, 2016

How a Simple Data Query Made One D.C. Agency Smarter, More Efficient:

April 5, 2016

New Website Aims to Make Government Data Easier to Sift Through :

March 28, 2016

How One Startup Intends to Reshape Government Finance:

March 24, 2016

Government Technology - Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers: Honoring What Works:

March 22, 2016

3 Ways 18F Makes Tech Deployments Easier for Agencies:

March 16, 2016

'Array of Things' Expands to Cities with Research Partnerships:

March 11, 2016

6 Ideas to Help Government Realize Open Data's Transformative Power:

March 10, 2016

Microwave Repairs Might Annihilate Zombie Potholes Once and For All:

March 8, 2016

Missoula Civic Hackathon - Residents of All Comunities Are Invited, 3/26-27, University Of Montana:

March 8, 2016

White House Helps Cities, Residents Improve Quality of Life by Opening Data, Offering Digital Services:

February 16, 2016

L.A.'s Library of Open Data Sparks Better Government:

February 16, 2016

Telemedicine Advances Faster Than States Can Keep Up:

February 13, 2016

California to Pilot Statewide Open Data Portal - "Our strategy is to start small, iterate, have low costs and low risks":

February 12, 2016

New app will make scheduling city inspections in Missoula easier for contractors:

February 9, 2016

L.A. County Uses Data Analytics to Keep Kids Out of Jail:

February 8, 2016

New York CIO Declares Looming Staff Crisis:

February 8, 2016

5 Google Government Innovation Lab Projects Happening in San Joaquin County, Calif.:

February 6, 2016

Publishing platform visualizes government data for entrepreneurs:

February 2, 2016

Los Angeles Turns to Mapping to Break Data Silos, Improve Efficiency:

January 28, 2016

5 Steps to Speeding Up Smart Government (by Slowing Down):

January 27, 2016

Conquer Chicago's Mountain of Data With This Powerful Tool:

January 26, 2016

7 Ways Local Governments Are Getting Creative with Data Mapping:

January 21, 2016

What a Brown Delivery Truck Could Teach Government... data:

January 21, 2016

Financial Transparency Platform Works to Demystify City Budgets:

January 19, 2016

3 Ways to for Governments to Take Advantage of Your Social Media Downtime:

January 19, 2016

Knight Announces Finalists for Cities Challenge:

January 16, 2016

Boston Mayor to Unveil Data-Driven Performance Platform - "Complete transparency":

January 16, 2016

New Software Makes Transit Planning More Like Video Gaming:

January 13, 2016

Civic Labs: Improving Public Services From the Bottom Up:

January 7, 2016

How Palo Alto, Calif., Brought the Amenities of a Startup to Government:

January 6, 2016

4 Govtech Trends to Watch in 2016:

December 22, 2015

A New Standard for What Works in City Government:

December 20, 2015

Engaging Citizens: A Review of Eight Approaches to Civic Engagement:

December 17, 2015

Governments Should Approach Internet of Things in Light-Handed, Strategic Way:

December 17, 2015

What Citizens Can Teach Civil Servants About Open Government:

December 17, 2015

Making Government Transparency More Transparent:

December 16, 2015

Newton, Kan., Police Use Predictive Analytics to Stop Crime Before it Starts:

December 16, 2015

Boston's Permitting Platform Could Make its Way to Your City:

December 14, 2015

How data classification will protect us Montanans:

December 14, 2015

Congress is about to ban taxes on your Internet service, once and for all:

December 14, 2015

Officials Talk Data, Performance Measures for Better Government:

December 12, 2015

States (and in fact all organizations) Should Kill the Annual Report, Here's Why:

December 10, 2015

13 cities chosen for $42M Bloomberg better-data initiative:

December 8, 2015

Using Data and Evidence to Move the Needle on Social Problems:

December 5, 2015

State of Montana IT officials consider modifying new confidential data system:

December 5, 2015

What Good Data and Good People Can Accomplish:

December 3, 2015

Missoula releases online tool to view current building projects:

December 3, 2015

7 Ideas for Using Government Data More Effectively:

November 30, 2015

Using Big Data to Solve Future Problems:

November 27, 2015

The Development Activity Dashboard provides a summary overview of some key performance indicators for development activity in the City of Missoula:

November 23, 2015

What a Truly Connected City Can Accomplish:

November 17, 2015

New York City Uses Big Data and Analytics to Spur Small Business Growth:

November 16, 2015

The Building Blocks of Customer-Centric Government:

November 14, 2015

Massachusetts Fine Tunes Public Works Through Data Analytics:

November 13, 2015

Missoula County rolls out new website:

November 9, 2015

E-Gov's Untapped Potential for Cutting the Public Workforce:

November 4, 2015

The State of Montana creates new system for confidential data:

November 3, 2015

Chicago Uses Advanced Analytics to Enhance City Operations:

October 29, 2015

Governments Need an Internet of Things Strategy:

October 16, 2015

7 Things Government Can Learn from Google's Business Model:

October 15, 2015

Data Visualization Helps Cities Tackle Poverty, Inequality:

October 10, 2015

We're doing a terrible job of measuring the modern workforce, and the feds know it:

October 6, 2015

Data and the Opportunity to Rethink Human Services:

September 30, 2015

4 Government-Friendly Startups to Watch:

September 7, 2015

Iowa Digital Driver's License Pilot Begins:

September 3, 2015

FL, KY, TX, Others Use Data to Improve Postsecondary Graduates' Chances of Finding, Keeping Well-Paying Jobs:

September 3, 2015

What Do the Best Government Websites of 2015 Have in Common?:

August 28, 2015

Drowning in Data, Cities Need Help:

August 26, 2015

Google Government Innovation Lab Reveals First Prototypes:

August 26, 2015

Georgia Hands Off IT to Private Service Integrator:

August 26, 2015

University Internship Program Pits Grad Students Against Gov Data:

August 22, 2015

Data Analytics Drives Cities to Re-Think How They Protect Health, Safety:

August 20, 2015

A Central Hub for Open Data :

August 19, 2015

Making Better Use of Data Can Dramatically Improve Government Service Delivery:

August 17, 2015

Governments Could Pay High Price for Lagging on Tech:

August 6, 2015

Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces First 'What Works Cities' Participants:

July 31, 2015

The Next Big Thing in Data Analytics:

July 29, 2015

How Analytics Helps Minneapolis Make Smarter Daily Decisions:

July 25, 2015

TurboVote - We make voting easy.:

July 25, 2015

Data Analytics Will Help Texas Agencies Work Smarter:

July 25, 2015

How Minnesota is Building a Solutions Centric IT Workforce:

July 21, 2015

The poor quality of government data is probably the most important emerging trend for government. :

July 16, 2015

Los Angeles Approves Countywide Integrated Data System:

July 11, 2015

Audit says Xerox won't complete $84 million Montana Medicaid project on time; Xerox remains confident:

July 10, 2015

States Should Use Open Data to Empower Consumers:

July 7, 2015

CIOs Rethink the IT Department:

July 4, 2015

Silicon Valley 'civic-tech' companies driving transparency in local government:

July 1, 2015

Montana audit uncovered need for major repairs - The Causes, Costs and Consequences of Bad Government Data:

June 19, 2015

Mayors Report Innovation Challenges at City Innovate Summit:

June 12, 2015

Getting Governments to Shop Well:

June 11, 2015

Can Cities Process Data Like a Utility Service?:

June 3, 2015

Porkcast: lawmaker hopes new website improves government transparency in Montana:

June 3, 2015

Nonprofit Abuse - The Data That's Hiding in Plain Sight:

May 26, 2015

New Water Treatment Tech to Make National Debut in Butte, Mont.:

May 25, 2015

How to Successfully Harvest Value from Open Data:

May 22, 2015

State of Montana New eProcurement System - Coming Soon:

May 17, 2015

The Army's drone pilots aren't being trained because they're too busy mowing lawns:

May 16, 2015

Montana Secretary of State creates new 'civic engagement' website:

May 14, 2015

Kansas City, Mo., Integrates Public Feedback into Performance Management:

May 12, 2015

Analysis Tool Helps Longmont, Colo., Rate Large-Scale Projects:

May 12, 2015

Edmonton: City of Open Data Champions:

May 10, 2015

Senators press new postmaster general on troubled rural mail service:

May 8, 2015 Relaunches as a One-Page Website:

May 6, 2015

Decision-Making Software Shapes Government Budgets Transparently:

April 26, 2015

Miami Summit Showcases Civic Tech Startups:

April 23, 2015

A $42 Million Bet on Cities and the Power of Data:

April 23, 2015

Los Angeles Deploying Smart Streetlight Network:

April 23, 2015

More delays for Portland's paperless permitting system:

April 20, 2015

States That Innovate Likelier to Attract, Retain Needed IT Talent:

April 20, 2015

The Payoffs of Government Financial Transparency:

April 9, 2015

Montana launches website to help you find notaries:

April 3, 2015

For federal-worker hopefuls, the civil service exam is making a comeback:

March 29, 2015

Santa Rosa, Calif., Rolls Out New Data Website:

March 25, 2015

What Data Analysis Technology Can Do for Tax Administration:

March 22, 2015

Utah hunting and fishing app recognized nationally:

March 20, 2015

Whitehouse Launches Website Analytics Dashboard:

March 19, 2015

How Does Your State Rank for Financial Data Transparency?:

March 18, 2015

4 Tenets of a Successful Open Data Plan:

March 17, 2015

States Use Big Data to Nab Tax Fraudsters:

March 16, 2015

Government undermining 'right to know' laws:

March 16, 2015

Governor Bullock Announces Student Winners of the Governor's Mobile App Challenge:

March 16, 2015

How big data could make government job-hunting less stressful:

March 15, 2015

What's the Next Stage in the Government Open Data Movement? :

March 14, 2015

Transparency Could Save Governments Billions in Borrowing:

March 14, 2015

The 'Moneyball' effect on K Street: The influence game gets scientific:

March 13, 2015

New Publication Now Available! Executive Summary of the 2014 Economic Profile of Gallatin and Park Counties:

March 11, 2015

Open Data Evolution: From Increasing Transparency to Engaging Citizens:

March 11, 2015

San Francisco Resets the Bar with New Online Approvals Database :

March 10, 2015

A History of 'Urban Dashboards' and their Impact on City Governance :

March 9, 2015

CIO Mark VanOrden Discusses Utah's New Open Data Portal:

March 5, 2015

CIOs, Dashboards and the Cobbler's-Children Syndrome:

March 4, 2015

Chief Data Officer Proposed for California:

February 27, 2015

"We Can Do Better Than This As A City" -- using big data:

February 27, 2015

High-Tech Council Creates Data Dashboard to Keep Massachusetts on Right Road:

February 25, 2015

Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) launches new website aimed at better communication:

February 19, 2015

Missoula Launches Online Permitting and Licensing Portal:

February 11, 2015

6 Big Government Management Issues in 2015:

February 11, 2015

City Planning Department Technology Benchmarking Survey 2015 - Is your city using technology?:

February 7, 2015

10 Leadership Skills for Sustained Innovation (Industry Perspective):

February 5, 2015

VIDEO: Obama's Former Cyber Adviser: Private Sector Can't Wait for Government:

February 3, 2015

With a Full Year of Data, Chattanooga Begins First Budgeting-for-Outcomes Cycle:

January 26, 2015

Labor Department takes data-driven approach to veteran hiring:

January 25, 2015

Itemized receipt: A look at where the State of Montana uses its credit cards:

January 25, 2015

A Shortage of Data Analysts, Data on Student Absences Proves Fruitful:

January 23, 2015

Hardware problem took Montana state computer system offline:

January 23, 2015

Data Innovation Day 2015: Methodologies Behind Analytics Success Stories:

January 22, 2015

Los Angeles County Supervisors OK Creation of Open-Data Website:

January 21, 2015

New Montana Department of Labor & Industry labor market website is newsy and fun:

January 20, 2015

Open Data = Increased Government Revenue:

January 19, 2015

Snowplow Tracking Apps Keep Cities Accountable:

January 18, 2015

Top 10 Things That Will Make Your City Unrecognizable...And Better:

January 16, 2015

Governments Finding Data Analysis Offers Biggest Opportunity for Improvement:

January 13, 2015

5 Tips for Getting Started with Analytics in Government:

January 13, 2015

Analysis of tweets may be useful for urban planners:

January 10, 2015

Addressing the Data Divide between the rich and the poor - rural and urban.:

January 10, 2015

Tips for Designing and Building an Award-Winning Government Website:

January 9, 2015

Pittsburgh to Take Holistic, Regional, Granular Approach to Open Data:

January 6, 2015

Data-Driven Innovation: Why States Should Build Multipurpose Analytics Platforms:

December 28, 2014

New Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services web portal debuts:

December 21, 2014

Open Data's Hidden Value for State and Local Government:

December 21, 2014

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks unveils new mobile-friendly website:

December 18, 2014

How to Unlock Economic Benefits from Open Data: Part II:

December 17, 2014

How Government Can Unlock Economic Benefits from Open Data: Part I:

December 12, 2014

Government Data Could Unleash Economic Growth, Expert Says:

December 9, 2014

Virginia DOT Shows What Visual Data Can Do:

December 9, 2014

New Website Tracks Economic, Quality-of-Life Issues in Southern Arizona - "Making Action Possible for Southern Arizona":

December 9, 2014

4 Tech Trends Changing How Cities Operate:

December 8, 2014

5 Tech Issues Every Governor Needs to Know:

December 8, 2014

First Masters Program of its Kind to Teach Future Government Leaders to Master Policy and IT:

December 5, 2014

Community Can't Afford a Chief Digital Officer? Here's How to Fake It.:

December 3, 2014

State of Montana RFP - Dedicated Point-to-point Telecommunication Circuit - UM to Missoula College:

December 3, 2014

Top 10 Uses of Predictive Technology Making Our Communities:

December 1, 2014

Business And Tech Could Transform The Way Our Government Works By 2020:

November 30, 2014

The big picture: Where your local tax dollars are spent:

November 27, 2014

The Story Behind Connecticut's Dramatic IT Improvement:

November 26, 2014

Algorithms Are Great and All, But They Can Also Ruin Lives:

November 21, 2014

WEBINAR - Big Data Drives Sweeping Changes in Buffalo: From Neighborhood Revitalization to Snow Removal, 12/17, Online:

November 20, 2014

With Big Data Comes Bigger Goals:

November 18, 2014

4 Roadblocks to Agile Development and How to Overcome Them:

November 17, 2014

Moving Toward a 21st-Century Procurement Policy:

November 15, 2014

Montana unveils Revamped Health Insurance website just in time for open enrollment:

November 11, 2014

5 Tech Issues Every Governor Needs to Know:

November 10, 2014

County Land Information Portal Presents Detailed Picture of Parcels:

November 8, 2014

Civic Innovation: the Collaborative State:

November 7, 2014

The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data Smart Governance:

November 7, 2014

Illinois County Uncovers $9.4 Million in Fraud Revenue with Analytics:

November 6, 2014

With Big Data Comes Bigger Goals:

November 6, 2014

Protecting Data in Minnesota: State Government Security Leaders Share New Strategies :

October 27, 2014

The Man Who's Quantifying New York City:

October 21, 2014

New Smart Street Corners That Will Act Like a Fitbit for the City:

October 20, 2014

In rare move in Wyoming, Converse County puts its books online:

October 15, 2014

North Carolina IT Takes Control of State Data:

October 15, 2014

3 Ways to Choose Valuable Open Data:

October 14, 2014

Looking at 'Data-Driven Government' from Inside City Hall:

October 8, 2014

Data, Tech Tools Helping Reduce Crime, Says Seattle Police Chief:

October 7, 2014

Open Government: The Secret to Making Tough Fiscal Choices:

October 7, 2014

The Fed Just Updated Its Jobs 'Dashboard.' Here's What It Shows:

October 4, 2014

Houston Mayor's 'Open Data' Policy Aims to Unleash Public Information:

October 2, 2014

Cyberattacks on State Databases Escalate:

October 2, 2014

States Play Catch-Up on Open Data:

September 29, 2014

FutureStructure Radio: The Soft Infrastructure of Smart Cities - It's all about data and connectivity.:

September 29, 2014

Smart and networked street lighting could reduce energy use:

September 26, 2014

Government Procurement: We're Doing it Wrong.:

September 26, 2014

Turning the Government RFP Upside Down:

September 19, 2014

3 Steps Governments Can Take to Engage Citizens:

September 19, 2014

Treating citizens like customers:

September 19, 2014

Idaho Department of Labor deploys new online $7MM unemployment system:

September 18, 2014

The Core Features of the Data-Powered City:

September 18, 2014

Chattanooga Launches Website to Track City Goals:

September 18, 2014

Seattle's New CTO Focuses on People, Infrastructure, Broadband Access for All:

September 15, 2014

America's Growing Data Divide:

September 15, 2014

For Cities Switching to LED Street Lamps, A Place to See the Light:

September 15, 2014

Philadelphia's "Community Sustainability Initiative" - a data-driven process for evaluating public investments. :

September 12, 2014

Indiana Management and Performance Hub Takes Transparency to the Next Level:

September 11, 2014

"Welcome to the future of state government." - Indiana Statehouse Now Features High Tech Data Hub:

September 10, 2014

California Controller Unveils First Open Data Portal:

September 9, 2014

The Father of Net Neutrality Is Running for Office--And He Could Win:

September 7, 2014

Building a Framework for Chicago's Data Ecosystem:

September 6, 2014

10 Need-to-Know Lessons for Government Innovation Teams:

September 5, 2014

How Washington State Consolidated Five Departments into One:

September 4, 2014

When Citizens Bypass Government:

September 1, 2014

Big Data Alone Isn't Enough to Spark City Innovation:

August 29, 2014

Riding the Second Wave of Civic Innovation:

August 27, 2014

Colorado Names New Chief Technology Officer:

August 26, 2014

Abhi Nemani Talks Open Data in Los Angeles:

August 25, 2014

City Finances and the Promise of Data Visualization:

August 25, 2014

How States Can Better Manage Their Fiscal Futures:

August 22, 2014

Q&A: The Basics of Big Data for Government:

August 22, 2014

Bloomberg Invests $45 Million In Civic Innovation:

August 22, 2014

Munirent Brings the Sharing Economy to Government:

August 19, 2014

Better Governing Through Data:

August 19, 2014

Report Ranks Top Open Data States:

August 14, 2014

Butte-Silver Bow Information Technology Advisory Committee launches 8/14:

August 14, 2014

Wyoming Closing Data Centers, Shifting To The Cloud:

August 9, 2014

Hawaii Wants to Enter and Win the Digital Age:

August 9, 2014

Using Data-driven Strategies for Reducing Homelessness:

August 5, 2014

City's interactive map allows users to track development:

August 5, 2014

The State of Montana and Bozeman, Montana launch online data portal for public information:

August 1, 2014

Access to government data is not a privilege; it is a civil right. - The Quiet Revolution: Open Data Is Transforming Citizen-Government Interaction:

August 1, 2014

Listings app lets local governments trade equipment:

July 31, 2014

How Civic Engagement Platforms Can Bring Back the Expertise of Urban Planners :

July 30, 2014

Open Data: California's Water Records Should Be Made Public:

July 29, 2014

Montana keeping property owners, taxpayers in the dark:

July 29, 2014

Where HHS 2015 IT budget is headed: Data:

July 29, 2014

How 'Identity Proofing' Saved New Jersey Millions:

July 28, 2014

Indianapolis Modernizes Parking, Adds Millions:

July 24, 2014

California Department of Public Health Soft Launches Open Data Portal:

July 24, 2014

Making Innovation Safe for Government (Again):

July 22, 2014

Montana CIO Ron Baldwin Discusses BYOD, Security:

July 22, 2014

Washington D.C. Launches Open Data Policy, FOIA Portal:

July 21, 2014

Commerce Department to hire first chief data officer - "Data wasn't as important before; now it's ubiquitous.":

July 19, 2014

2014 Digital Counties Survey Winners Announced:

July 19, 2014

NYC to Release 135 Data Sets by 2014:

July 19, 2014

Cities Use Civic Tech Tool that Maps Zoning Codes for Potential Businesses:

July 17, 2014

Montana Department of Revenue Director Mike Kadas to seek disclosure of real estate sales prices:

July 17, 2014

3 Tips for Pursuing Performance Management in Government:

July 17, 2014

San Diego Paves Way for Increased Transparency:

July 16, 2014

Commerce Department to Name Data Chief and Launch New Open Data Programs:

July 16, 2014

Program Alerts Hollywood, Fla. Residents to Spikes in Water Use:

July 15, 2014

Why Are Governments Stuck in the Stone Age?:

July 12, 2014

Florida: Using Big Data to Help Little People:

July 12, 2014

3 Ways Cities Can Grow Open Data Projects:

July 10, 2014

Eco-Analytics Dashboard Helps San Francisco Measure Neighborhood Sustainability:

July 9, 2014

How Technology Can Stretch Infrastructure Dollars:

July 1, 2014

Montana: Xerox in breach of Medicaid software contract:

June 30, 2014

Oregon website breach: State officials failed to patch 'high risk' software problem:

June 27, 2014

San Francisco Makes Collaborative Effort Toward Civic Tech:

June 26, 2014

Civic Tech Pioneers Hit the Road to Spread the Open Data Gospel:

June 24, 2014

Montana officials notifying 1.3M whose data were in hacked computer:

June 21, 2014

Fresno Gets New 'Scorecard' Website to Measure Quality of Life:

June 21, 2014

How Indiana Is Supercharging Data for Efficiency:

June 21, 2014

Perth, Australia, first city to join ESRI's 'Urban Observatory' GIS network:

June 14, 2014

Which States and Cities Have Chief Data Officers?:

June 13, 2014

With Data and Resolve, Tacoma Fights Pollution:

June 13, 2014

Data Warehouses: Using New Technology to Improve Human Services Administration:

June 12, 2014

How Virtual Desktops are Saving the State of Iowa $6.5 Million a Year:

June 11, 2014

U.S. Cluster Mapping Launchs New Website (Beta) :

June 11, 2014

Using Government Open Data to Help Start a Digital Business:

June 11, 2014

San Francisco Data for Business and Economic Development:

June 10, 2014

Building Next Generation Networks to Handle Big Data, More Video, New Firewalls and an Exploding Number of Mobile Devices?:

June 7, 2014

6 Principles in Planning City-Level Sensor Projects:

June 7, 2014

State officials continue investigating Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services computer hack:

June 6, 2014

Nebraska Senator Aims to Break Down Siloes, Open Up Data:

June 5, 2014

Open Data in Government Is Open for Business:

June 5, 2014

The Boom in Urban Data Labs Helps Support Growth in Smart Cities :

June 5, 2014

The Rise of the Sensor-Based Smart City:

May 31, 2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Set to Upload a New Trove of Online City Data:

May 31, 2014

GIS and the Rising Importance of "Where" in Government:

May 31, 2014

The power of government big data: It's all in the use cases:

May 30, 2014

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services computer server hacked:

May 29, 2014

Government Economic Development Needs Improvement - :

May 28, 2014

How Governments -- and the People Who Run Them -- Can Learn and Improve:

May 27, 2014

The Tools We Need to Measure Quality in Government:

May 25, 2014

5 Innovative Tech Solutions for Civic Disengagement :

May 15, 2014

Student Workers Replace Retiring IT Staff in Los Angeles City Government:

April 29, 2014

Government IT's Investment Trap of Investing in Technology Rather than IT talent:

April 18, 2014

Fixing Seattle's new parking meters:

April 17, 2014

Can Government Play Moneyball? It's all about data.:

April 17, 2014

Boise promises streamlined downtown permit process:

April 15, 2014

Westminster, Colo., Cuts Manhole Inspection Time by 90 Percent:

April 15, 2014

The Technology We Need to Protect Children:

April 3, 2014

Missoula city, county computer upgrade shuts down jail, police websites:

March 26, 2014

The Soft Infrastructure of Smart Cities:

March 24, 2014

Boston Mayor Plugs Into Big Data - Data dashboards give Mayor Walsh the latest news:

March 20, 2014

It's all about data... Koch Group Seeks Lasting Voice for Small Government:

March 20, 2014

A Quasi-Governmental Recipe for Efficiency:

March 13, 2014

How States Are Cracking Down on Small Business Tax Cheats:

March 4, 2014

Tips for saving the government money, time and effort - start by following the data:

February 26, 2014

At a glance: risk levels of state computer systems:

February 25, 2014

Big Data, Big Questions:

February 19, 2014

Survey for the upcoming redesign project for the Missoula County website:

February 14, 2014

Can a Book Club Improve Government?:

February 13, 2014

Missoula County site server out of commission - Soliciting vendors for new website design:

February 4, 2014

Open Government: idling in the driveway:

January 31, 2014

Montana Road Conditions :

January 29, 2014

How Accountability and Transparency Are Improving Public Finance - Open information really does improve how cities operate:

January 29, 2014

Group Ranks How Well States Disclose Economic Development Subsidies:

January 24, 2014

Government's Challenge: Building Its Crucial IT Workforce:

January 15, 2014

Butte-Silver Bow launches website:

January 12, 2014

Missoula Mayor denies councilwoman's attempt to speak via Skype at recent meeting:

January 10, 2014

The Private Sector's Lessons for Government:

December 17, 2013

New Interactive Map and American Community Survey Statistics Show Changes in Montana since 1990:

December 12, 2013

Government IT and the Promise of Agile Development:

December 5, 2013

Forest Service maps go digital :

December 3, 2013

California Lt. Governor Wants Cloud and Open Data Policies:

November 28, 2013

Kalispell Survey Shows Disjointed Sidewalk Network:

November 27, 2013

25 Tech Ideas for Improving Your Community:

November 27, 2013

Want to find your dream city? There's a Census app for that.:

November 24, 2013

Missoula listserv to continue after Bob Jaffe leaves council seat:

November 24, 2013

Time Ticking for States to Opt In or Out of FirstNet:

November 21, 2013

San Francisco Entrepreneurship in Residence Finalists Announced:

November 19, 2013

How Cities Are Using Data To Save Lives:

November 8, 2013

San Francisco Entrepreneurship in Residence Program Reports Application Surge:

November 6, 2013

Montana Transportation and Land Use Scenario Planning Analysis Tools:

November 6, 2013

TIGERweb - Geographic data analysis without having to download the data:

November 5, 2013

State Data Center (SDC) Clearinghouse - Sharing Information Across a Network of 1,800 SDC/BIDC Data Centers and Affiliates Nationwide:

October 31, 2013

A Technology Grants Guide for Local Government:

October 30, 2013

TED Talk: Mariana Mazzucato: Government -- investor, risk-taker, innovator:

October 28, 2013

7 Brilliantly Simple Technology Ideas To Improve Cities--Time To Get Hacking:

October 24, 2013

Louisville, Ky., to Adopt 'Open by Default' Data Plan:

October 22, 2013

Tech figures out how to bypass the Affordable Care Act website bugs:

October 21, 2013

3-D data visualization State-of-the-art - Fast, otherworldly computer enhances Montana Tech research:

October 17, 2013

The Obamacare Website Didn't Have to Fail. How to Do Better Next Time:

October 17, 2013

Big Data, Chief Data Officers and the Promise of Performance:

October 14, 2013

$70 million Montana Medicaid computer project with Xerox behind schedule:

October 12, 2013

Roadkill permits? There will be an app for that... NO there won't!!:

October 11, 2013

How Technology is Changing Citizen Engagement in Austin - How Well Does Your Community Discuss Issues?:

October 10, 2013

The crisis for government data in a 21st century shutdown:

October 5, 2013

Denver Water Uses Big Data to Improve Efficiency:

October 5, 2013

Technology Gives People as Much Power as States:

October 3, 2013

Massive Data Report Sums Up Success of Bloomberg's Programs in New York City - How is your community doing?:

September 27, 2013

City laws get interactive at San Francisco Decoded:

September 26, 2013

Twitter Launches Alert System for Emergencies:

September 25, 2013

All NYC Data to be Open by 2018:

September 24, 2013

Former U.S. CTO Says APIs Are Key to Unlocking Government Data:

September 20, 2013

Crowdsourcing During Tax Season Saves Departments of Revenue Millions:

September 19, 2013

Heat Maps and Analytics Drive Fairfax County Home Page Update:

September 18, 2013

New Tool Makes City Spending and Revenue Comparisons a Cinch:

September 12, 2013

Governments Benefiting from Tech Entrepreneurs: The Tables Have Turned:

September 5, 2013

A Call for Local, Open Data in Government :

August 30, 2013

Establishing an Analytics Culture in Public Safety:

August 29, 2013

Analytics for Smarter Communities:

August 15, 2013

Pavement Analysis Tool to Keep Longmont, Colo., on Top of Road Maintenance:

August 15, 2013

Project Management Lessons from California's Big IT projects:

August 13, 2013

Governments realign IT spending focus to favor BI, analytics :

August 11, 2013

New York's Mapping Elite Drool Over Newly Released Tax Lot Data:

August 8, 2013

Montana rolls out new website; governor issues video welcome:

August 6, 2013

Webinar: "The HotReport" How Well Is Your Community Performing On Transportation, Housing, Economic Development, And Income? 8/21:

August 6, 2013

How Can Techies and Planners Work Together to Create Better Cities?:

August 4, 2013

Broadband Technologies Opportunities Program - Enhancing Computing Centers in Montana Public Libraries:

August 3, 2013

When IT Projects Fail, Technology Often Isn't to Blame:

August 2, 2013

The Future of the Public-Sector IT Workforce:

August 1, 2013

House Appropriations Orders Use of State Wildlife Data by Federal Agencies:

August 1, 2013

How Can Techies and Planners Work Together to Create Better Cities?:

July 30, 2013

Open Government projects receive more than $3.2 million as winners of Knight News Challenge:

July 30, 2013

Montana's state website overhauled; replaces

July 25, 2013

Bozeman aims to make building permit process more convenient:

July 24, 2013

How Emergency Managers Can Benefit from Big Data:

July 23, 2013

New site announced:

July 23, 2013

Missoula City Council adopts online privacy ordinance for workers:

July 16, 2013

How Some Cities Are Creating Permanent Pipelines of Innovation:

July 16, 2013

Invitation To EDA Data Tools Webinar: STATS America, 7/25, Online:

July 13, 2013

Hawaii's Open Data Law Takes Aloha State to 'Next Level':

July 11, 2013

A Warning for Big Data, 3 Ways to Handle Citizen Feedback, and Why "Experts" Are Often Wrong - All the public-sector management news you need to know.:

July 11, 2013

NPR Cities: Urban Life In The 21st Century:

July 10, 2013

Is Big Data Just for Big Cities?:

July 9, 2013

The real impact of Big Data/Business Intellgence for Lean and Modern Government:

July 9, 2013

Governments Tapping Technology to Connect With the Public:

July 8, 2013

MILLIONS UNCLAIMED - Montana website makes searching for property easier :

July 8, 2013

Putting Citizens First Is a Big Part of Big Data:

July 8, 2013

Are Civic Hackathons Stupid?:

July 4, 2013

50-State Report Card on Technology in Government:

July 3, 2013

State of Montana Transparency:

June 29, 2013

California Announces Private Cloud Offering for 2014:

June 28, 2013

At Issue: Analytics in Government:

June 26, 2013

Introducing the 21st-Century City Hall :

June 21, 2013

First in the Nation: Montana Requires a Warrant for Location Tracking:

June 21, 2013

How Louisville, Ky., Is Using a 'Stat' Program to Transform the Culture of Government :

June 1, 2013

Local Governments Participate in National Day of Civic Hacking:

May 31, 2013

Advancing the Civic Technology Movement:

May 28, 2013

Atlanta Embraces Big Data:

May 22, 2013

Cities Ramp Up Data Projects:

May 21, 2013

Welcome to Data-Smart City Solutions:

May 16, 2013

Montana CIO Ron Baldwin Advances Strategic IT Vision :

May 12, 2013

King County, Wash., Saves $6.1 Million with mobile apps for property assessors:

May 11, 2013

Developers Are Already Submitting Patches to Obama's New Open Data Policy:

May 10, 2013

New White House Open Data Policy :

May 7, 2013

How Generation X is Shaping Government :

May 6, 2013

Big Data in Maryland :

May 4, 2013

6 Things You May Not Know About Open Data :

May 3, 2013

Shaking Up Washington State's IT Culture:

May 1, 2013

San Francisco Mayor Signs Landmark Open Data Policy and Procedures Legislation :

May 1, 2013

City of Billings fights rumors about building permit review time :

April 26, 2013

Big Data Week 2013 Rages On in 25 Cities Worldwide :

April 23, 2013

Civic Data Challenge 2013:

April 23, 2013

Boston Dashboard to Help Coordinate Large-Scale Events :

April 23, 2013

How California Trains Its Future Tech Leaders:

April 16, 2013

Hackathon Aims to Improve the San Francisco Experience :

April 13, 2013

How are E-Discovery Tools Making Sense of Big Data in Government? :

April 9, 2013

Digital Cities & Digital Counties Survey - Best Practice Guide:

April 9, 2013

Talk to your city with PublicStuff, it will talk back:

April 8, 2013

How to Improve Government-to-Citizen Communication :

April 7, 2013

Missoula considers using drug forfeiture funds for 9-1-1 records system:

April 2, 2013

Big Data Raises Big Questions in Government :

March 27, 2013

Help Select the Most Promising Applications of Open Data to Make the Places We Live "More Awesome Through Data and Technology.":

March 25, 2013

Big Data Brings Big Benefits to Bloomberg's New York:

March 24, 2013

TED Talk: David Cameron: The next age of government:

March 20, 2013

Asheville, N.C., Community Gets Behind Open Data :

March 8, 2013

Bozeman looking to decrease reliance on citizen advisory boards:

March 8, 2013

Can Technology Replace City Inspectors? :

February 26, 2013

Helena High students design app for fire department that allows firefighters to track emergency response times down to the second.:

February 18, 2013

New York City's $15M Big Data Partner:

February 11, 2013

Lawmakers Promote a Free Internet :

February 9, 2013

City of Missoula, Montana Launches New Website:

February 8, 2013

New State CIO Sets Sights on No. 1 :

February 8, 2013

Government Reorg Plan May Boost Career Track for State IT Workers :

February 5, 2013

The Dynamics of Opening Government Data:

February 4, 2013

DIY Government :

February 1, 2013

Montana Governor Steve Bullock Unveils, State Checkbook Online for First Time Ever:

February 1, 2013

Why Hacking Is Good for Democracy By Gavin Newsom - Lieutenant Governor of the State of California:

February 1, 2013

Will the Chief Innovation Officer Transform Government? :

January 29, 2013

Report Grades Cities' Transparency Websites on Spending:

January 28, 2013

6 Ways to Optimize Government-to-Citizen Communication :

January 25, 2013

Governor Bullock appoints Ronald Baldwin as Montana's Chief Information Officer:

January 25, 2013

Kansas City, Mo., Hires City's First Chief Innovation Officer :

January 25, 2013

New York Tech Meetup steps up to help shape NYC's tech policy:

January 17, 2013

SBA Presidential Innovation Fellows Launch Innovative Online Contracting System - RFP-EZ:

January 17, 2013

Philadelphia Appoints its First Director of Civic Technology :

January 9, 2013

Montana Leads Major Multi-State IT Projects :

January 9, 2013

5 Tips for Montana's Next CIO :

January 9, 2013

Madison, Wis., Launches Open Data Platform :

January 8, 2013

County data analytics Web portal improves citizen connectivity to government services and organizational effectiveness.:

January 4, 2013

New Mexico DOT Launches Virtual Road Planning :

January 3, 2013

Boise Consolidates Data, Increases Efficiency with Dark Fiber :

January 3, 2013

How Acting Like a Tech Entrepreneur Can Improve Government Services :

January 3, 2013

'Smart' or 'Intelligent' - Which Should a City Try to Be?:

January 3, 2013

9 Ways to Optimize Government E-Commerce Strategies :

December 14, 2012

State of Montana purchases software to determine eligibility for children into the National School Lunch Program:

December 6, 2012

Data Analytics Go Public in Boston :

November 30, 2012

Predictive Data Fuels Child Support Success :

November 30, 2012

Study: City Planners Unprepared for Future :

November 29, 2012

Montana Launches New Website ( Redesign:

November 21, 2012

Bill Gives Feds Warrantless Email Surveillance:

November 21, 2012

New SNAP program software under fire:

November 15, 2012

California Celebrates GIS Day, Prepares to Launch Geoportal:

November 6, 2012

Government Employees Want Better Collaboration :

October 25, 2012

Montana CIO Dick Clark Awarded for Meritorious Service :

October 22, 2012

Best Practices Rise to the Top in Digital States Survey :

October 19, 2012

Study: Government Websites Fall Short :

October 18, 2012

Virginia Launches Online Public Assistance System :

October 13, 2012

Picture It: Form Based Coding for Building Community Character:

October 13, 2012

State saving millions with online services:

October 12, 2012

Code for America Accelerator Program Takes Shape :

October 11, 2012

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) Launches New Collaboration Website :

October 10, 2012

Video: Tech Leaders Seek Innovative Solutions for Basic Problems in City:

October 10, 2012

How Location-Based Data Can Improve Government Services:

October 8, 2012

Hawaii Plans for 12-Year Tech Transformation :

October 5, 2012

U.S. CTO Todd Park: 3 Ingredients for a Private-Sector Mentality in Government :

October 5, 2012

TED Video: Jennifer Pahlka: Coding a better government:

October 5, 2012

NASA tries to free creativity with Big Data Challenge:

October 3, 2012

Code for America Reveals 2013 Partner Cities and Counties:

September 28, 2012

Nextdoor: An Emerging Social Network for Government to Connect with Residents :

September 26, 2012

States Should Switch to Digital Resources Within 5 Years:

September 20, 2012

Applying Smart Technology To Municipalities....and Beyond!, 9/26, Webinar:

September 18, 2012

Essential Features for Government Websites (VIDEO) :

September 11, 2012

The Promise of Big Data in Public Safety and Justice :

September 3, 2012

How Small-Town America Cuts Energy Costs :

August 28, 2012

Five lessons for aspiring tech cities. It's the technology, stupid:

August 24, 2012

Governments Take a Lean Startup Approach - "When there are real-life facts and data behind what people want, it can enable things that may not have been possible before.":

August 22, 2012

Digital Differences to Consider When Planning Your Public Outreach Strategy:

August 22, 2012

Montana Adds Mobile-Optimized Tax Payment Option :

August 10, 2012

Public Toilets and Open Data: A Love Story:

August 3, 2012

4 Big Cities Launch Shared Data Platform:

July 23, 2012

Palo Alto, Calif., to Launch Open Data Initiative:

July 23, 2012

Certified Government CIO Program Seeks Students:

July 5, 2012

4 Hot Technology Tools for Public Safety (VIDEO):

July 3, 2012

Missoula City Council debuts new Internet stream of meetings:

June 21, 2012

University of Montana graduate and Obama campaign manager Jim Messina knows how to grab attention:

June 21, 2012

3 Ways Next-Gen Leaders Can Bring More Tech to Government :

June 19, 2012

How Riverside, Calif., Turns E-Waste Into Treasure (Analysis) :

June 18, 2012

Federal Crowdsourcing May Solve Problems Fast :

June 15, 2012

The Next Big Start-Up Wave: Civic Technology:

June 7, 2012

New Website a One-Stop Shop for Colorado Data :

June 5, 2012

Lessons from Utah's Massive Data Breach:

June 1, 2012

Body armor for women: Pentagon is pushed to find something that fits:

June 1, 2012

Tech Trends Public Agencies Should Watch in 2012 :

May 31, 2012

Does Your Agency Need Data Scientists? :

May 29, 2012

7 Ideas for Next-Generation Strategic IT Planning:

May 27, 2012

Five Ways Crowdsourcing Can Transform the Public Sphere:

May 16, 2012

Free Tool Gauges Website Engagement Effectiveness :

May 15, 2012

Utah tech director resigns in wake of data theft:

May 15, 2012

Kansas Business Startups Get Help Online - Kansas Business Center:

May 11, 2012

Where is technology in government headed? - State and Local CIOs See the Future (VIDEO):

May 10, 2012

Roseville, Calif.: A Sleepy Railroad Town Grows Up Digitally:

May 8, 2012

How States Are Embracing Website Analytics:

May 4, 2012

50-State Legislation Now Searchable by Smartphone:

April 27, 2012

Why Big Sites Run Drupal :

April 26, 2012

Twitter Chat Experiment Under Way in the Silicon Valley :

April 9, 2012

Hacker steals data on 780K from Utah state computer:

April 5, 2012

Utah.Gov Connect Portal Recognized with Excellence.Gov Award:

March 28, 2012

Spray-On Pothole Filler? Yes, It Exists :

March 20, 2012

Microsoft gives cops tools to detect child porn:

March 19, 2012

Missoula City Council subcommittee to look at economic improvements including free downtown Wi-Fi and Gigapop connection :

March 16, 2012

TED Video: Jennifer Pahlka: Coding a better government - Code for America:

March 16, 2012

Consumer group gives Montana an "F" for state government transparency:

March 16, 2012

IBM Names 2012 Smarter Cities Challenge Grant Winners :

March 14, 2012

The Promise of Big Data for Cities:

March 14, 2012

Analytics Are Making Human Services Agencies Stronger :

March 1, 2012

Great Falls, Montana's new website goes live Friday:

February 27, 2012

10 Tips for Data Visualization:

February 13, 2012

Marketing the IT Department :

February 10, 2012

Oregon Saves Millions with Web Conferencing :

February 6, 2012

Calgary Experiments With Crowdsourcing Its Budget - "Our City. Our Budget. Our Future":

February 6, 2012

New Platform Makes 'Citizen Sourcing' Fun and Games - "Community Voice":

February 2, 2012

Louisiana city blazes high-speed Web trail:

February 2, 2012

Raleigh, N.C., Drives Openness From All Angles :

January 26, 2012

U.S. Mayors Form Technology and Innovation Task Force :

January 25, 2012

Maryland creates online database of business incentives - Maryland Finance Tracker,:

January 19, 2012

Can Permitting Software Create Jobs? :

January 18, 2012

Utah Signs On With Google:

January 17, 2012

Montana Governor Governor Announces Telecommunications Partnership - Saves Money and Improves Services:

January 16, 2012

San Francisco Readies a Civic Startup Accelerator :

January 10, 2012

A 'Smart Cities' Technology Revolution Underway:

December 15, 2011

Cascade County, Montana to save $30,000 on cellphone bills by switching to family plan:

December 2, 2011

Report: Montana does poor job tracking student performance:

December 1, 2011

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt: Congress dead wrong on online piracy:

December 1, 2011

Extreme Website Makeover Contest for Municipalities Announced :

November 28, 2011

Obama orders digital record-keeping:

November 23, 2011

States Look to Modernize Their Aging Tax Systems :

November 18, 2011

Community Recycles Pavement to Save Money :

November 1, 2011

Maine Resident Brings Tech to Fishermen, Farmers:

October 14, 2011

Code for America Announces 2012 Cities and Fellows :

September 22, 2011

Montana Selects Upp Technology's irms|360(TM) Enterprise for Management of Laboratory Inventory and Emergency Resources:

September 15, 2011

'Best Idea for Government' Nets Federal Worker $50,000 :

September 2, 2011

5 Emerging Technologies Soon to Hit the Government Market :

August 29, 2011

Feds Launch

August 25, 2011

Montana online resource for consumer complaints announced:

August 25, 2011

What Geeks Can Teach Government:

August 23, 2011

Montana Digital Government Summit, 08/30, Helena:

August 9, 2011

Canada to Close Nearly All Government Data Centers :

July 20, 2011

U.S. to Close 800 Computer Data Centers:

July 19, 2011

Investigator begins work into Yellowstone County, Montana hacking:

July 1, 2011

The Technology for a Dialogue Between Citizens and Cities:

June 24, 2011

Missoula looks to spend $800K on software upgrade to improve permitting process :

June 23, 2011

Google Apps Goes Statewide in Wyoming Government :

June 20, 2011

Best Practices Guide for Local Governments :

June 14, 2011

A Great Idea to Improve U.S. Government Could Net You $50,000:

June 14, 2011

Obama To Close 50% Of Federal Websites:

June 3, 2011 Puts Search Front and Center :

May 16, 2011

Top 25 Innovations in Government :

April 27, 2011

Fostering an Innovation Culture:

April 14, 2011

Kentucky Recovers Millions of Dollars With Help From Tech Upgrades :

March 10, 2011

IBM Names Smarter Cities Challenge Grant Winners :

February 23, 2011

Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers in Public-Sector Innovation:

February 15, 2011

Dozens of Cities Show Interest in Code for America :

February 11, 2011

Western states (Colorado, Montana, Oregon and Utah) look to solve GIS storage woes in the cloud:

February 2, 2011

Web 3.0 Could Lead to E-Government That Anticipates Citizens' Needs :

February 1, 2011

Governors Making the Switch to Cloud Computing:

January 28, 2011

IT Retirement Wave Still Coming to State Governments Despite Economy :

January 26, 2011

State DOTs Collaborate and Save on Software Development :

January 11, 2011

New Calif. governor takes away cellphones from 48K state workers:

January 10, 2011

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire Wants to Create New IT Agency :

January 5, 2011

Public Agencies Use Business Analytics to Improve Performance and Boost Transparency :

December 31, 2010

Code for America (CfA) - Local Coders Help Improve Government Functions:

December 22, 2010

More Funding Needed to Secure States' Computers, Audit Shows :

December 14, 2010

Montana Signs New eGovernment Contract with Montana Interactive to Continue Website:

December 13, 2010

North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue Wants Privatized IT :

December 7, 2010

IBM Accepts Applications for Smarter Cities Challenge:

December 2, 2010

The Pros and Cons of Open Source Software and Cloud Computing for Government:

November 29, 2010

Business Intelligence Dashboards Simplify Regulation Compliance for Social Service Agency :

November 29, 2010

Tiny chips let wastewater treatment plant grow by acres:

November 17, 2010

Virginia government agencies again hit by computer outage:

November 17, 2010

IPad Bringing Business Value to Government :

November 11, 2010

Citizen-to-Government Feedback at Heart of New Mobile App :

October 28, 2010

Wyoming to Move State Employees to Google Apps :

October 23, 2010

Governors use YouTube to get messages out:

October 23, 2010

Multnomah County dumps Microsoft in favor of Google to shave as much as $600,000 a year from the county budget.:

October 18, 2010

Montana Data Center Blows Hot Air to Keep Servers Cool :

September 28, 2010

Top Digital States Use Technology to Face Fiscal Challenges :

September 24, 2010

Hawaii Collects $100 Million in Unpaid Taxes With Tracking Technology :

September 17, 2010

Governments Must Manage Analytics at the Enterprise Level:

September 15, 2010

Could the Virginia IT Failure Happen to Any Government? :

September 6, 2010

Boston Launches a Mobile Version of its Website to Align With Various Ways People Access the Web:

September 2, 2010

Montana Secretary of State's Office Receives 2010 Digital Government Achievement Award:

September 2, 2010

Crash of Va. computer network has implications for tech world, state politics:

September 2, 2010

State Govt. - The Costs and Liabilities of Using Old Computers:

August 13, 2010

National Association of State Chief Information Officers' (NASCIO) Announces Technology Innovation Awards Finalists:

June 9, 2010

Montana Digital Government Summit 2010, 8/4, Helena, Montana:

June 9, 2010

Video Contest Seeks Entries From Future Government Leaders:

June 9, 2010 Launches as State's New Web Portal:

June 3, 2010

California's Revamped Web Portal More Intuitive, Attractive and Searchable:

June 3, 2010

Michigan's Award-Winning Approach to Securing the State's Wireless Network:

June 2, 2010

City leads Second Life in virtual world Software allows folks to walk through proposed projects:

May 22, 2010

Solving Urban Challenges With Open Data:

May 20, 2010

California Creates Portal for State's 10,000 IT Workers to Collaborate :

April 22, 2010

Town Hall Meetings Find New Home, Broader Audience Online:

April 1, 2010

Interactive Online Platform Levels Playing Field of Public Opinion:

March 22, 2010

Smart phones are rapidly changing the way governments serve citizens — and it's just the tip of the iceberg.:

March 2, 2010

Seattle Announces Open Data Web Site offering city data sets to citizen programmers who want to build citizen-facing applications.:

March 2, 2010

Vermont Adopts Open Source Software Policy:

February 26, 2010

Montana Cities Applying Brakes to Travel Budgets and Make Increased Use of Technology:

February 26, 2010

Microsoft Unveils Dedicated Cloud for Government:

February 26, 2010

Can a Smart Water Grid Save States from Looming Water Shortage?:

February 24, 2010

Big City iPhone App Comes to Small-Town America:

February 22, 2010

What's The Next Breakthrough In Government IT?:

February 19, 2010

New York firm offers to create video content for Ravalli County Web site:

February 15, 2010

Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch Discusses Records Management, E-Voting:

February 9, 2010

Online Data Sets Could Spur Innovation in High-Tech Northwest:

February 3, 2010

Making Government IT work:

January 27, 2010

The New Economy: A Glitzy Future?:

January 23, 2010

Montana Senator Jon Tester introduces new way to save taxpayer money with project requests. Montanans can now meet Senator over video conference to seek federal support:

January 23, 2010

Federal Government get new tool for online public feedback:

January 14, 2010

State of Montana Telephone Directory Available Online at – Saves Taxpayers about $20,000:

January 8, 2010

Governments stifle hi-tech innovation, says trade group:

November 23, 2009

Montana Government IT Conference 2009 (Open To All), 12/1-4, Helena, Montana:

November 19, 2009

Crowdsourcing Social Networks to Inform Public Policy:

November 18, 2009

2010: NASCIO's Top 10 Priorities for State CIOs:

November 17, 2009

Former manager on Montana's POINTS doesn’t endorse off-shoring:

November 16, 2009

Off-shoring: Is it good for Montana? Economist looks at shipping IT jobs overseas:

November 15, 2009

Idaho state government efficiency Web site launched:

November 11, 2009

Montana’s Housing Board uses Cost-Saving Webinar Technology to Keep Meetings Open and Accessible:

November 8, 2009

Montana back to square one creating $140 million software for Medicaid system:

November 6, 2009

New Mexico Lt. Gov. Diane Denish Touts Google Apps in Cost-Saving Plan:

October 30, 2009

DPHHS contract: In Michigan, Deloitte did all work in-state:

October 29, 2009

Montana Gov. Schweitzer, HHS director say they can't weigh where jobs will be located in awarding contracts:

October 28, 2009

Questions raised: Montana spending nearly $6M extra to send software development work overseas:

October 28, 2009

Los Angeles adopts Google e-mail system for 30,000 city employees:

October 27, 2009

City of San Carlos Builds Virtual Business Guide on Facebook:

October 26, 2009

Deal would send software development work for Montana's food stamp and cash payment programs overseas:

October 26, 2009

White House opens its website programming to public:

October 22, 2009

Social Media Sites' Handicap Hurdle:

October 17, 2009

Wikigovernment: Crowd Sourcing Comes To City Hall:

October 11, 2009

To Do More With Less, Governments Go Digital :

October 7, 2009

Utah Creates Social Media Guidelines for Employees Who Blog, Tweet, Etc.:

October 5, 2009

Montana Governor Schweitzer: New Technologies, Strategies Will Assist States in Protecting Key Wildlife Corridors:

October 2, 2009

The Montana GIS Portal Gets a Facelift!:

September 28, 2009

Online services let cities bypass the mailbox to save money :

September 23, 2009

Accessibility and Web 2.0:

September 16, 2009

Four Strategies for Transforming State Government:

September 15, 2009

Facebook Page For Government Launches:

September 8, 2009

Montana Wins eGovernment Services Awards:

September 4, 2009

City of Portland backs down on web contest:

September 2, 2009

2009 Best of the Web (State, County, City Portals) Winners Announced:

August 29, 2009

How to Engage Citizens on a Municipal Website...:

August 27, 2009

Utah Plans Private Cloud for Local Agencies:

August 27, 2009

Health Information Exchange Provider Offers States Free Backbone for Information Sharing:

August 25, 2009

New HIPAA breach notification regulations require immediate attention:

August 24, 2009

Montana singers provide "hold" music for state government:

August 24, 2009

Vice President Biden Announces Availability of Nearly $1.2 Billion in Grants to Help Hospitals and Doctors Use Electronic Health Records:

August 20, 2009

The Wiki Way To Plan - More and more places are using social media tools to try to engage citizens.:

August 4, 2009

Ravalli County to change software provider for emergency dispatch system and sheriff’s record keeping division:

July 31, 2009

Blog Helps Digital County Winner Cut $600,000 From IT Budget:

July 27, 2009

Montana Secretary Linda McCulloch Launches New Website To Enhance Customer Service:

July 2, 2009

How to Create Effective Government Blogs -

June 20, 2009

Bozeman, Montana drops password request from job applicants:

June 8, 2009

New York State IT Office Launches Social Networking Strategy:

June 4, 2009

Some Montana officials confident in motor vehicle registration computer system - MERLIN:

June 3, 2009

Monana restarting vehicle registration after software fixes but problems may persist for awhile:

June 3, 2009

Call For Leaders In Gov 2.0 Innovation:

May 31, 2009

City of Missoula Launches New Website:

May 29, 2009

Montana Motor Vehicle Announces County Motor Vehicle Offices Closed Monday, Tuesday to address significant technical issues that have occurred since full implementation of the Montana Enhanced Registration and Licensing Information Network (MERLIN):

May 22, 2009 Launches to Mixed Reviews:

May 13, 2009

GIS Called Key to California's Future:

May 11, 2009

White House wants cloud computing:

May 6, 2009

Civic Engagement: Your Next Technology 'Sweet Spot'?:

May 1, 2009

Vehicle Registration Now Available Online in Montana:

May 1, 2009

Feds Ink Deals To Let Government Agencies Use Social Media:

April 29, 2009

Montana computer forensics agent, Jimmy Weg of Helena “The Legend.”, honored for meritorious service:

April 27, 2009

Colorado CIO Joins Governor Bill Ritter in Boosting Tech Economy:

April 27, 2009

RFI for Transforming the State of Colorado’s Common/Shared IT Services.:

April 20, 2009

Colorado Seeking Ideas for Shared Services From Private Sector:

April 18, 2009

Nation's first chief technology officer is chosen to modernize government:

April 10, 2009

InformationWeek Government IT Site Launches:

April 3, 2009

Cloud Computing Apps for Government Offered by Microsoft:

March 9, 2009 is coming: Let's help build it.:

February 27, 2009

Governor Schweitzer Unveils Web Site That Will Track Montana's Stimulus Funds:

February 17, 2009

Economic Development is Growing Task for Government CIOs:

February 11, 2009

Stimulus bill is laced with benefits for high-tech:

January 29, 2009

Governments use Twitter for Emergency Alerts, Traffic Notices and More:

January 21, 2009

Revamped Launched:

January 9, 2009

A Second Government in Second Life:

January 5, 2009

How to make a city act like a startup:

December 30, 2008

The Montana Department of Labor & Industry Launches Redesigned Website:

December 19, 2008

Government's SECOND LIFE - :

December 9, 2008

Ready or Not? 2008 - Montana ranks last in disaster preparedness:

December 4, 2008

GovTwit Directory:

November 11, 2008

Missouri Governor's Accountability Portal Exceeds 14 Million Hits:

November 4, 2008

Second Life Hosts Web 2.0 Government Discussion Group - MuniGov 2.0:

October 27, 2008

How Web 2.0 will Transform Local Government:

October 20, 2008

Broadband Toolkit Assists Virginia's Rural Communities:

October 15, 2008

How to Build Legislative Support for Technology Projects:

October 9, 2008

Missoula to refresh Web site:

September 26, 2008

State Experts Offer Recommendations to Nation on Improving Health Care Through Information Technology:

September 22, 2008

Social Networking Site Targets a Government Audience:

September 11, 2008

Largest Video Conference in Montana State Government History:

August 11, 2008

California Launches Best Practices Wiki:

July 15, 2008

S.F. officials locked out of computer network by disgruntled tech:

July 14, 2008

Carly the Avatar Greets Visitors to San Carlos City Hall:

June 16, 2008

Governments are Going Viral. The end of the traditional press release?:

June 13, 2008

'Tele-Nurses' Save Precious Bucks on Ambulances:

May 29, 2008

Gov. Christine Gregoire: The Importance of the "Why":

May 23, 2008

Michigan Releases Strategic Plan for Technology:

May 6, 2008

NASCIO Conference Spotlights State IT Innovation and Change:

May 2, 2008

Globally Sustainable Ideas for Public Sector Technology Departments:

April 29, 2008

New Jobs Web Site Helps Public Sector Agencies Fill Technology Positions:

April 25, 2008

Electronic archive system in the works for Missoula City Government:

April 15, 2008

Montana's Governor Schweitzer wants games removed from computers:

April 15, 2008

Otto Doll, CIO of South Dakota, Discusses Web Strategy for Rural States:

April 10, 2008

State government computer woes surface once again in Montana:

April 8, 2008

Montana must pay almost $1MM for unlicensed software:

April 2, 2008

Montana's outdoors featured in interactive state Web site:

March 28, 2008

National Consortium to Provide Professional Development, Continuing Education and National Certification Programs for Local and State Government Technology Leadership:

March 26, 2008

States get breathing room on Real ID:

March 23, 2008

Montana Governor: DHS 'Blinks' on Real ID:

March 22, 2008

California Backs Off Real ID. Montana stands firm over REAL ID Act:

March 16, 2008

State officials keep e-mail from view. "I don't care if it's delivered by carrier pigeon, it's a record.":

March 12, 2008

Real ID program repugnant, indeed. Baucus, Tester ask Secretary to scrap REAL ID deadline:

March 8, 2008

Montana Governor Schweitzer on 'Real ID' Act:

March 7, 2008

Governor Schweitzer says Montana’s noncompliance on Real ID will not affect residents:

March 5, 2008

Eastern Montana Enterprise Systems Services Centers (ESSC) Site Selection Picks Miles City for Computer Center:

February 27, 2008

Using Technology to count "Cows" (You're gonna love this one...):

February 26, 2008

New Hampshire Governor Tells DHS Not to Impose Real ID Requirements. Montana’s Last Stand Against REAL ID. REAL ID could be a real headache :

February 11, 2008

Montana’s Last Stand Against REAL ID:

February 5, 2008

Beyond CRM and 311: Strategies for Improving Government Services:

January 29, 2008

Real ID disaster in the making:

January 19, 2008

Montana Governor Schweitzer Foments Real ID Rebellion with 17 other states:

January 3, 2008

State Seeks Comments and will hold meetings on Site Location of the Enterprise Systems Services Center to be built in Eastern Montana:

December 20, 2007

State Government Data Centers Go Green in Oregon:

December 19, 2007

How to Remove Social Security Numbers and Personal Information from Public Records:

December 18, 2007

State to Outsource All IT:

December 8, 2007

Montana Launches E-Records Committee:

December 6, 2007

Planning for state-of-the-art computer buildings under way in Montana:

December 5, 2007

Florida Partners with Google to Improve Open Government:

December 5, 2007

Government in the Age of YouTube: A Report on the eC3 Symposium Executive Summary:

November 20, 2007

Montana's Citizens Asked for Ideas to Improve Legislative Website:

November 19, 2007

States Making Limited Progress in Using the Web to Enhance Public's Right to Know:

November 14, 2007

Top U.S. Digital Cities Announced:

November 13, 2007

Pandemic Planning and Response for State IT: "Where's My Staff?":

November 9, 2007

States go green with Google, Intel:

October 17, 2007

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter Consolidates Colorado's IT Operations, Launches Innovation Council:

October 5, 2007

Missouri Education Office Recruits IT Staff from Second Life:

October 5, 2007

Software upgrades bring down state job-hunting Web site:

September 6, 2007

Montana OPI Provides Infinite Campus Montana Edition Statewide:

September 6, 2007

NASCIO on E-Discovery: An Impact Statement for State CIOs:

August 28, 2007

The Power of Enterprise 2.0 for Healthcare Delivery:

August 21, 2007

Montana Awards $11 Million Contract to L-1 Identity Solutions for Digital Drivers Licenses Solutions:

July 25, 2007

South Carolina Department of Commerce Boosts Investments and Job Creation with CRM Software:

July 19, 2007

Google, State of Michigan Announce Partnership to Enhance Internet Search Capabilities:

June 4, 2007

State of Montana IT upgrade in works, Out of basement and into new facility "within next few years":

June 1, 2007

Keys to Technology Success: Management, Leadership:

May 23, 2007

Maine Using IP Telephony to Enhance Service to Residents:

May 18, 2007

Kansas and 15 other states working on are working on so-called spending-transparency initiatives to open books electronically to public:

May 18, 2007

California State Executives on IT and the Future:

April 24, 2007

Strategic Plan, Web Site, Released to Combat Identity Theft:

April 19, 2007

How quickly do state governments reply to constituents' e-mails?:

April 9, 2007

Montana lets drivers check records on Internet:

February 26, 2007

Recognizing the Best Web Sites on Capitol Hill:

February 24, 2007

Toward a Wireless World:

February 12, 2007

Lawmakers can connect to thousands via just one phone call.:

February 5, 2007

New Free Publication: Digital Communities:

February 3, 2007

Michigan Secretary of State Offices to Link by Video for Training, Public Information:

February 3, 2007

Vermont Governor Calls for Full Internet Security Audit:

January 19, 2007

New York State Agencies Required to Broadcast Meetings on Internet:

January 14, 2007

Governor's use of Web sets model for outreach:

January 4, 2007

Constituent relationship management in government is in its early stages, yet CIOs can still gain some valuable insight.:

January 2, 2007

Costly Montana tax computer shut down:

November 30, 2006

Study Ranks Over 11,000 Government Websites:

November 16, 2006

NASCIO Releases "Profiles of Progress: State Health IT Initiatives":

November 12, 2006

A Web strategy for better state government:

November 11, 2006

Techs: High up on Capitol Hill. The 110th Congress could be the most technology-friendly in history.:

October 27, 2006

Real World Government Open Source:

October 15, 2006

In Case of Emergency ... Can government leaders confidently say their CIOs have a plan to keep the work force connected and serving the public?:

October 11, 2006

NASCIO Releases "Keeping Citizen Trust: What Can a State CIO Do to Protect Privacy?":

October 6, 2006

Thousands Of Government Computers Infected By Bots:

September 28, 2006

Town of Cary, NC, Delivering Valuable Information With Location Intelligent Web Site:

September 18, 2006

Montana Department of Transportation First State Agency to Provide Online Job Application Process:

September 16, 2006

A Case for City and State IT Collaboration:

September 14, 2006

Governor Tim Kaine Opens America's First IPv6 Training Center. Does your state know what this is?:

September 13, 2006

Montana gets national online recognition. 6th Best in the Nation:

September 4, 2006 Named Best in Nation:

July 31, 2006

NGA Center Announces Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grants. Five States, Including Montana Receive Support for Wireless Interoperability Efforts:

July 18, 2006

FEMA Service Provides Emergency Alerts to Cell Phones and Pagers:

July 16, 2006

Emergency alert goes to Internet, cells:

July 15, 2006

Ohio Governor, First Responders Demonstrate New Statewide Communications System:

July 14, 2006

National Governors Association: Use IT Tools for Homeland Security:

July 13, 2006

State Department Releases Details Of Computer System Attacks:

July 12, 2006

States failing to secure personal data:

July 12, 2006

Blogs Blocked In BlueGrass State:

June 21, 2006

Audit: State computer system at risk in Montana but better than it used to be.:

June 20, 2006

State's computers crash again in Montana:

May 22, 2006

Montana re-ups NIC for portal services:

May 22, 2006

Computer outage strikes state government throughout Montana . Restored on Tuesday:

April 19, 2006

Online XML Toolkit for Government Agencies:

April 14, 2006

Portland Mayor Begins a Blog. Is your elected official blogging? Here's a list:

April 12, 2006

Governors mobilize fusion centers for better security:

April 10, 2006

Bozeman, MT launches new website:

April 9, 2006

North Dakota Has New CIO - Lisa Feldner:

April 1, 2006

GAO finds most states offshore human services tech support:

March 30, 2006

NASCIO Looks at State IT Consolidation and Shared Services as a Business Strategy for States to Achieve Economies of Scale:

March 16, 2006

Montana State IT Employees Save Montana $144,000 Per Year:

March 9, 2006

Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers in Government IT. Change is possible despite the age-old belief that institutional barriers impede government reform.:

March 2, 2006

Bozeman Mayors, Past and Present, Blog from Inside City Politics:

March 2, 2006

Washington State tests voice-over-Internet calls for first responders:

February 28, 2006

Montana vehicle licensing to get Internet age overhaul the the magic of MERLIN:

February 24, 2006

Tyler Technologies to Provide Property Tax Software for the State of Montana; New Contract Valued at Nearly $5 Million:

February 24, 2006

NASCIO Releases Brief on the Role of the State CIO in Health IT:

February 19, 2006

IT and Business Alignment:

February 15, 2006

S.F. Mayor Newsom Announces Community Disaster Pilot Program:

February 15, 2006

FEMA technology set for upgrade:

February 13, 2006

Montana's Online Voter Verification Service Wins Award from the Council of State Governments:

February 13, 2006

Many States Are Not Confident in Disaster Plans, Survey Finds:

February 11, 2006

High Tech in the Heartland. Governor Heineman leads Nebraska to success through IT:

February 10, 2006

Montana Achieves National Emergency Management Accreditation:

February 10, 2006

Schwarzenegger Administration Unveils ''Green California'' Website:

February 10, 2006

Kentucky Governor Fletcher's Website Now Offering Podcasting:

February 8, 2006

US plans massive data sweep:

February 8, 2006

Counties Sharing Limited IT Wealth:

February 7, 2006

Legislators want audit of state IT excess:

January 13, 2006

States Invited to Bid on Health Information Technology Project:

January 12, 2006

Montana's Supreme Court Undergoes Tech Overhaul:

January 3, 2006

Digital Communities Solutions Starter Kit:

December 23, 2005

Virtual Village Square. What does it take to transform a lackluster municipal Web site into a vibrant community meeting place?:

December 19, 2005

The Integrated Justice Information Systems (IJIS) Institute has Deployed Blogs, Cited by BusinessWeek as Web Smart:

December 17, 2005

California's CIO Outlines Projects, Progress:

December 14, 2005

Six computer experts file complaint over firing by State of Montana:

December 7, 2005

Top 10 Digital Cities Named for 2005:

December 6, 2005

State of Montana eCalendar of Events:

December 3, 2005

Montana added to national sex-offender Web site:

December 1, 2005

Ed network may help link Utah legislators, citizens:

December 1, 2005

Colorado faces new glitches on computers - New $39 million system doesn't work:

November 30, 2005

Idaho Launches 511 Travel Information Service:

November 28, 2005

Montana Information Technology Managers Council:

November 18, 2005

Tennessee Gov. Bredesen Announces New State Resource for Businesses:

November 17, 2005

Department of Administration Director, Janet Kelly Announces New CIO for the State of Montana - Richard (Dick) Clark:

November 17, 2005

Idaho Launches Mobile State Web Portal:

November 16, 2005

Papers Please - The Real ID Act: A national ID card in disguise? Or necessary 21st-century security?:

November 15, 2005

Virginia Governor Warner Approves Sweeping $2 Billion State IT Partnership - Outsourcing on Steroids:

November 11, 2005

Gallatin County to seek new phone system without bids:

November 9, 2005

NASCIO Releases Findings From State IT Project Management Survey:

October 27, 2005

Audit finds Montana isn't following technology development law:

October 20, 2005

Montana online services win the Best of the Web nationwide competition in two categories with an honorable mention in another:

October 12, 2005

NASCIO Releases State Enterprise Architecture Assessment Report:

October 12, 2005

PTI 2005/2006 Technology Leadership Awards Competition:

October 3, 2005

Coming Soon: Collecting Tax from Online Sales:

September 23, 2005

Michigan Teams with Dell to 'Retire' State-Owned Computers:

September 21, 2005

Replacement of crippled Montana tax computer system nearly complete:

September 17, 2005

Technology Upgrades Could Save Vermont State Government $20-$30 Million, Says Report:

September 14, 2005

Phone alerts enlist neighbors' help to find missing kids in Montana:

September 14, 2005

Health Records Of Evacuees Go Online - First trial for national Electronic health records:

September 13, 2005

State and Federal E-Government in the United States, 2005 - Utah and Maine lead the way. How does your state rank?:

September 9, 2005

American ITIL - May well become the standard by which all IT operates.:

September 8, 2005

Digital Communities Initiative Has Street Smarts:

September 7, 2005

Open Source Government - Speak, Search, Create:

August 25, 2005

Utah State Legislature's Web site named nation's best:

August 23, 2005

GJXDM National Virtual Help Desk Open for Business:

August 18, 2005

NYC Community Board Member Discusses Wiki, Online Technology, For Local Governance:

August 16, 2005

Ohio Developing Statewide Cybersecurity Strategy:

August 13, 2005

On the Record - Mitigating Identity theft and security issues.:

August 12, 2005

Six States ( Montana, Washington, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, and Kansas) Recognized for Multiple State Agency Coordination In Care for the Disabled - $11.7 million five-year Federal grant to Montana to help prevent substance abuse and promote mental:

August 11, 2005

Safeguarding Communities Through Modern Communication Systems, Strategy Paper From the Center for Digital Government:

August 8, 2005

Picking Up the Tab - Who pays for the web site in your state?:

August 4, 2005

National Association of State CIO's (NASCIO) Releases IT Management Framework Document :

August 4, 2005

Public comments on Gallatin travel plan lost because of computer glitch:

July 30, 2005

Six Public-Sector Programs Win Innovations in American Government Awards:

July 29, 2005

Montana will put computer contract to modernize motor vehicle registration and issuing of driver's licenses out to bid:

July 21, 2005

Utah State's Web site running with new content areas:

July 18, 2005

Governors Rely on Trusted Advisors for Effective Technology Management:

July 12, 2005

Kentucky's Next Generation Information Highway Has Arrived:

July 12, 2005

Oregon Awards $73 Million Medicaid IT Contract:

July 8, 2005

Arizona Installs IP Communications Network:

July 7, 2005

South Dakota Launches Hospital Pricing Web Site:

July 2, 2005

Michigan Launches Registry to Protect Children from Inappropriate Email:

July 1, 2005

Nation's Top 10 Digital County Governments Showcased:

June 21, 2005

Montana justice computer project may be awarded without contract:

June 19, 2005

Expanding Role for Intergovernmental Management:

June 13, 2005

Integrating the Ivory Tower - State and City Government and Education Leaders make forays into consolidating information systems.:

May 6, 2005

Blogs for Local Governments:

May 5, 2005

Montana Promotion Division Selects Siebel Systems and Tier1 Innovation to Further Expand State's $2 Billion Tourism Industry:

February 15, 2005

First-Rate Communication Skills necessary for effective State Govt.:

February 3, 2005

State and Local Technology Trends:

January 29, 2005

Made to Order - Using technology to shift power from government to citizens.:

January 20, 2005

Shaking IT Up in Utah:

January 14, 2005

'California Grown' Web Site Clicks With Agriculture Industry and State's Consumers:

January 4, 2005

Idyllic Missouri Town's Web site Offers More Than Brochure Information:

January 1, 2005

California Department of Corporations Unveils Technology to Streamline Customer Service:

December 14, 2004

Santa Clara Debuts Virtual Web Site:

December 13, 2004

Sea of paperwork: Montana Supreme Court stuck in technological stone age:

December 4, 2004

Weather Data for the Masses :

December 3, 2004

Montana Secretary of State Bob Brown Completes Suite of Online Services:

December 3, 2004

Montana Public Service Commission Begins Audio Webcasts of Meetings:

October 3, 2004

‘Fast' fix - New GenTax computer system from Fast Enterprises is a winner for Montana Department of Revenue:

September 8, 2004

States Seek Emergency Medical Compacts:

August 16, 2004

Helena City officials want input about online services:

August 3, 2004

Legislative Automated Workflow System (LAWS) Website Available for 2005 Montana Legislative Session:

July 25, 2004

Detailed maps of Gallatin County available online:

July 6, 2004

Indiana Launches New Business Web site for businesses to market to each other and to state agencies:

June 30, 2004

City of Windom, Minn., to Offer Broadband to Residents and Businesses:

June 23, 2004

Travel Web site aids state workers:

June 12, 2004

Louisiana Senator Measures Constituent Opinion through the Internet:

May 29, 2004

State Computer system ahead of schedule in Montana:

May 24, 2004

Multnomah County, Oregon, Social Service Application Wins International Prize:

May 21, 2004

CTG Tests New Coordination of State and Local Government Information Systems:

May 21, 2004

Oklahoma City Economic Development Information System Receives International Recognition:

May 14, 2004

Chief Information Officer for State of Montana, Brian Wolf Takes Position in Private Sector:

May 13, 2004

Idaho's New Trucking Web Site Delivers Loads of Convenience:

May 5, 2004

States act on animal-car crashes:

April 25, 2004

A free and confidential Web site at helps people find out which government-funded benefit and assistance programs they may qualify for:

April 14, 2004

Montana 'overjoyed' with new tax computer system:

April 14, 2004

New Danish e-government strategy focuses on managerial aspects:

April 6, 2004

Montana corporations and limited liability companies statewide can now file annual reports on-line:

March 29, 2004

The Montana natural resources online resource:

March 28, 2004

Start spreading the news about technology - New York is seeing advantages to computers and modernizing information:

March 21, 2004

State's computers languish - Lack of money keeps courts from bringing systems into the modern age:

March 15, 2004

Award-winning techie weaves terrific City of Great Falls Web site:

March 12, 2004

The Montana state Board of Investments OKs $10.5 million coal-tax loan for computers:

February 23, 2004

Utah government Web site named tops in the nation:

February 4, 2004

Montana Secretary Of State to "ARM" the Web:

January 23, 2004

Gov. Gary Locke Launches Web Site to Make Washington State Government Even More Accessible to Businesses and Citizens:

December 31, 2003

'Wisconsin Partnership' Website Provides Local Government Discounts :

December 30, 2003

South Dakota officials urged to join anti-terrorism Net service (Is your community connected?):

December 22, 2003

Illinois Governor's office begins Internet ethics training for employees:

December 18, 2003

City of Austin considers move to free software:

December 16, 2003

Gov. Vilsack Announces "Results Iowa" Web Site:

December 4, 2003

New Web Tool Helps State Lawmakers Create Business Friendly Climate:

October 23, 2003

Protection orders to be delivered electronically in North Dakota:

October 22, 2003

Top 10 Digital Legislatures Named:

October 17, 2003

Massachusetts Forms Virtual Community for IT Workers:

October 13, 2003

When Government Invests in IT, Benefits to Constituents Often Exceed Internal Benefits to Government, Says Study:

September 7, 2003

Byrd wants House members to have hand-held e-mail:

August 19, 2003

911 calls go to state-of-the-art center:

August 19, 2003

Virus shuts down Montana state computer system:

August 8, 2003

Idaho Online Service Attracts Real Estate Agents:

July 11, 2003

USDA Launches Online Grocery for state programs as school lunches and emergency food assistance.:

June 28, 2003

University Research Center Publishes Government IT Resource:

May 23, 2003

Radical Reinvention Required to Restore Public Confidence in Government.:

May 19, 2003

SCO throws a legal scare at Linux users:

May 18, 2003

Arizona Government Technology Efficiency Effort Will Expand :

May 17, 2003

California State Controller says High Tech Agenda is imperative for Economic Success:

May 12, 2003

Business savvy CIO to lead New Hampshire IT:

May 10, 2003

Five Government Programs Win Innovations Awards:

May 8, 2003

New Report Cites the Best IT Projects in City Government:

May 7, 2003

Something for Nothing? Tight finances prompt Government agencies to take a hard look at open source software.:

May 7, 2003

Changing Gears-As budget gaps continue to expand, technology can generate cost savings and improve Government service delivery.:

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