Tags Innovation

Delaware offers cash to state employees with innovative ideas

by • 3 weeks ago

The new program follows on a 2017 initiative designed to cut costs and streamline government operations.

Inspired by Vonnegut, Maine governor creates 'Office of Innovation and the Future'

by • 4 weeks ago

The new agency will examine forward-looking policies that include broadband expansion and state workforce development.

Dallas hires city's first chief innovation officer

by • 1 month ago

Laila Alequresh, a former official in Los Angeles and Philadelphia, will work on ways to improve the city through technology and new ideas, while also serving as a consultant to other city leaders.

40 startups named in Startup in Residence's 2019 cohort

by • 1 month ago

The companies will pair with 22 local governments to develop innovative government solutions over the next 16 weeks.

Government must keep checks on innovation, says D.C.'s security chief

by • 1 month ago

Washington D.C. CISO Suneel Cherukuri says "smart cities" and "internet of things" programs are great, but that they must be balanced with security.

Cities should advertise their innovations to gain allies, says Baltimore mayor

by • 2 months ago

In a video interview, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh says the key to successful, citywide innovation is civic engagement.

NYC's latest moonshot challenge targets cybersecurity for small businesses

by • 4 months ago

The city discovered in a recent survey that small business owners are aware of cyber threats but are largely unequipped to address them.

Philadelphia awards 7 government innovation grants

by • 5 months ago

Pilot projects across the city will use new funding to address a wide range of challenges, from pollution to public safety.

Startup in Residence expands to 31 cities and states for 2019

by • 6 months ago

The nonprofit says it's on track to hit 100 communities within the next five years.

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