Former 18F staffers create 'State Software Collaborative'

by • 3 months 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.

Cities face 'huge trade-off' to adopt new tech for coronavirus response

by • 4 months ago

Tech startups trying to offer cities products at reduced cost said altering processes during a crisis presents a major challenge to local governments.

Connecticut governor says new bill would enable more digital services

by • 6 months ago

The state's purchasing, digital identity management and citizen services are primed for the greatest improvements under Gov. Ned Lamont's proposal.

Philadelphia's first 'Pitch & Pilot' aims to reduce waste with tech

by • 8 months ago

The city is offering little direction to potential applicants, hoping to encourage creativity in their proposals to eliminate waste and litter.

Connecticut launches ‘problem-based’ procurement for digital government

by • 9 months ago

State CIO Mark Raymond said the new process should yield more creative solutions, more quickly.

New Mexico's erratic purchasing has 'almost no oversight'

by • 9 months ago

A new report says the state's inability to track or standardize its purchases is costing New Mexico millions.

CIO 'broker' role flavors all state technology trends in 2019

by • 10 months ago

New survey results released by NASCIO this week show that the CIO's emergence primarily as a business partner has expansive implications for states.

Virginia invites tech innovation by keeping its door open

by • 10 months ago

State CIO Nelson Moe said his agency’s created an environment that encourages vendors to share their creative ideas with the commonwealth.

California pursues flexibility in procurement as state modernizes IT

by • 10 months ago

State CTO Richard Rogers says changing the state’s relationship with vendors will ultimately allow California agencies to achieve better outcomes.