New Jersey touts 'first' innovation training platform for state government
The Innovation Skills Accelerator will put state workers through a 10-course program to prepare them for deeper in-person training around topics including AI and blockchain.
Nevada lawmakers approve four blockchain bills
New legislation is hoped to encourage innovative uses of the record-keeping technology by the public and inside government itself.
Colorado hires 'blockchain solution architect'
Thaddeus Batt, a former software executive, will lead the state's research into applying distributed-ledger technology to government functions.
ITIF's new blockchain guide encourages 'targeted and flexible' government policies
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation encourages policymakers in its latest guide to carefully support innovation of the distributed-ledger technology.
Colorado considers blockchain for agricultural supply chain
A new bill in the state legislature would create an advisory group to look at distributed-ledger technology in managing farms and the food supply.
Denver to test blockchain-encrypted mobile voting in May election
The city's deployed military and overseas voters will be offered the ability to use Voatz, the mobile-voting app that was tested in 2018 by West Virginia.
Blockchain voting could grow beyond West Virginia
The company behind West Virginia's much-scrutinized blockchain-encrypted ballots for overseas voters says other states have expressed interest.
For Rhode Island, 2019 will be the year of digitization
State CIO Bijay Kumar says the state's IT foundation is almost set, and now it's time to start innovating.
Arkansas governor announces creation of 'Technology and Innovation Council'
The new group's appointed members will be tasked with directing the state's work around cybersecurity, blockchain and data analytics, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said.