Tags Procurement

New toolkit shows little cities how to buy like big ones

by Jared Beinart • 2 weeks ago

A new online tool developed by The Atlas guides small and midsize cities through "big city" tactics for doing business with the private sector.

Technology vendors want better communication from state government

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

State IT procurement has long been frustrating for both sides, but industry associations are trying to smooth things over.

Homelessness workshop fuels upcoming technology projects in LA County

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

The county is taking a collaborative, community-based approach to understanding its biggest pain points as it attempts to eliminate homelessness.

Virginia spends $220 million on end-user hardware, print services

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Two final contracts under the state's new multi-vendor IT sourcing model prepare the state for a transition the technology agency has been working on since 2015.

Bay Area Rapid Transit passes ordinance requiring public review of surveillance technology projects

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

San Francisco-area advocacy groups are celebrating the ordinance's passage as a victory for civil liberties.

FirstNet offers public safety agencies prewritten statewide deals

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

AT&T and its partners say the new arrangement will give agencies easier and more affordable access to the nationwide public safety data network.

First responders can now subscribe to FirstNet through third parties via 'Dealer Program'

by Ryan Johnston • 5 months ago

Subscriptions previously only offered by AT&T and the federal FirstNet authority are now available through a group of third party vendors.

Philadelphia tests 3 new digital tools to replace paper processes

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

Officials say early testing is proving successful. One tool could save the city more than 100,000 hours of labor annually.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy finally appoints a new chief technology officer

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

Technology veteran Christopher Rein, who most recently served in cybersecurity roles with the state, will inherit an IT consolidation effort launched by his predecessor.

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