State and local tech partnerships take finesse, but pay dividends
It's all about finding the right opportunity or "lever," two state IT officials told a conference audience.
Nebraska lawmakers advance supportive blockchain bills, ditch regulatory ones
To encourage adoption of the distributed ledger technologies behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, legislators are being supportive, even if they don't always understand how it works.
Census data, NextGen 911, drones hot issues at 2018 MidAmerica GIS symposium
The MidAmerica GIS Consortium's April event will bring together map makers and geospatial data practitioners from nine states.
What workforce problem? Nebraska staffs enterprise services team with recent graduates
State Chief Information Officer Ed Toner said a new generation of hires is infusing government with "youthful enthusiasm" that is driving cultural change.
Short on staff, Nebraska taps analytics to spot tax evaders
New data tools are helping the state's Department of Revenue recover more unfiled taxes than its limited staff could handle alone.
Bellevue, Nebraska, claims it was ‘duped’ on its Socrata open data portal
Despite Socrata’s offer to assist, officials have canceled the city’s contract and are asking for a refund.
Agile development helps state government avoid waste, improve project quality, NASCIO report says
A positive assessment of the methodology's use in state IT projects also comes with a set of best practices.
Gov2Go: Personal assistant for state services launches nationwide
E-government services firm NIC says its new consumer platform is the answer to government's silo problem.
FirstNet launches portal, delivers state plans for public safety network
State officials have their first clear look at the future of public safety communications, but many of the details — including pricing — remain shielded from the public.