Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation

Beeck Center expands digital service offerings for state, local government

by • 3 months ago

With a $5.75 million investment, the Beeck Center is expanding initiatives to encourage collaboration between digital service agencies.

Government has a new guide to reduce SNAP 'churn'

by • 7 months ago

A new guide walks state and local government agencies through creating a text-based system to help eligible families get recertified for nutritional assistance.

Beeck Center, NGA launch 'Data Labs' to help states recover from pandemic

by • 10 months ago

Housing and homelessness, small business support, higher education and workforce are the program's four focus areas.

How the Beeck Center helps improve digital services

by • 1 year ago

Beeck Center fellow Kevin Parker shares what his colleagues are learning as they burrow in with digital service teams in New Jersey, Colorado and New York City.

Biden can help states modernize by restoring White House's 'power to convene'

by • 1 year ago

A former federal CTO hopes the new administration will take a greater interest in states' modernization and data efforts, starting with vaccine distribution.

States are striving for smarter data practices during the pandemic

by • 2 years ago

States are using more data and refining their practices on the fly during the pandemic, but they're still often hampered by legacy organizational structures, says a guest on StateScoop's Priorities podcast.

CDOs should be more involved in states' economic recovery, researchers say

by • 2 years ago

A new report out of Georgetown University sketches a guide for state officials to ramp up their use of data as they plan for gigantic budget shortfalls.

Former 18F staffers create 'State Software Collaborative'

by • 2 years ago

Robin Carnahan and Waldo Jaquith want states to stop "reinventing the wheel" with each new technology procurement and instead work together to create software they can share.