Philadelphia's first 'Pitch & Pilot' aims to reduce waste with tech
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
State CIO Mark Raymond said the new process should yield more creative solutions, more quickly.
New Mexico's erratic purchasing has 'almost no oversight'
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
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
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
State CTO Richard Rogers says changing the state’s relationship with vendors will ultimately allow California agencies to achieve better outcomes.
Auditor says Virginia's new multi-vendor model needs extra oversight
State CIO Nelson Moe said he agrees with the criticisms of a recent report, but that there's a bigger picture to be reckoned with.
Cities want technology vendors that listen, not just 'sell stuff'
Officials have long complained of companies that offer products in search of a problem. New procurement strategies are cropping up as a result.
First innovative firefighting technology contracts come to California
A predictive modeling platform and an ignition detection system come under a new rapid procurement process Gov. Gavin Newsom designed to attract creative ideas.