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STiR Profile: Streamlining Transit Data in Memphis, Tenn.

The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) collects data, a lot of data in fact, with the help of multiple systems from multiple vendors. For MATA, …

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Tech News 13

Michael Dietrich Will Remain Nevada’s CIO

Nevada Chief Information Officer Michael Dietrich will continue serving within the new administration, continuing his plan to better consolidate IT across state agencies, introduce innovations …

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Tech News 14

What’s New in Civic Tech: The Directory of Local Gov Design Systems

Noting that local government innovation has traditionally lagged, a civic technologist with experience at the federal level has created a directory for government design systems …

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Tech News 15

Accela Announces New Environmental Health Application

Cloud software company Accela, which counts more than 80 percent of America’s largest cities as clients, is getting into the health-permitting game. This week Accela announced …

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Tech News 16

CSDC Creates Environmental Health Tool for California

CSDC, a company that has offered a range of software to government agencies for more than two decades, has launched an environmental health tool aimed …

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Tech News 17

New Tool Gives Cities a Clearer Picture of Bikes, Pedestrians

Cyclists and pedestrians may make up just a fraction of the activity on many city streets, but their presence is getting easier to measure and …

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Tech News 18

Water District Focuses on Efficiency with Tech Upgrades

Most people think of municipal water as a matter of pipes and pumps, sewers and drains. Despite the low-tech expectation, the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water …

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Tech News 19

What is Google Search Console?

Google Search Console (or ‘GSC’ for short) lets webmasters monitor and manage their websites through an official portal, and is crammed full with useful statistics. Having …

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Tech News 20

STiR Startup Raises $4M to Make Regulations Machine-Readable

Symbium, a startup tackling bureaucratic processes in government, has raised a seed investment round of $4 million. The company got its start participating in the …

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Tech News 21

Seattle Finds New CTO in Former Ottawa CIO Saad Bashir

The city of Seattle looked to its northeast neighbor for the its next chief technology officer. Mayor Jenny A. Durkan nominated Saad Bashir, the former …

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ProudCity’s New Meetings Tool Aims to Help Small Governments

As instant, unfettered access to public information becomes the norm, older file systems for council meeting agendas and other public documents aren’t cutting it. But …

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Tech News 22

Corporate Best Practices in Security Awareness and Training Programs

I am often asked for security case studies and best practices in a variety of cybersecurity areas. Who is doing best in whatever the cyber-topic …

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Tech News 23

Bill Splintering Oklahoma IT Would Counter National Trends

In 2011, Oklahoma’s elected leaders told state government to consolidate their IT operations under a single agency. Eight years later, the state has saved hundreds …

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Tech News 24

David Cagigal to Remain Wisconsin CIO in New Administration

A veteran of former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s administration will continue into the new administration of Gov. Tony Evers. David Cagigal, who has been serving …

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Tech News 25

How Is the Federal Shutdown Affecting State and Local Tech?

The federal government shut down three days before Christmas after lawmakers and the president failed to agree on an appropriations bill for the 2019 fiscal …

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Tech News 26

The Four Stages to Government Compliance (Contributed)

Government agencies have struggled to develop eDiscovery and FOIA request policies and procedures. Despite recent progress on those fronts, too often requests for public books …

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Tech News 27

CivicPlus Adds 311 Capabilities to Integrated Solution Suite

One of the gov tech industry’s most prominent website builders and integrated communications software providers has added 311 functionality to its platform. Based in Kansas and …

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Tech News 28

Montgomery, Ala., Begins the Smart City Metamorphosis

Alabama’s capital is perking up with new intelligent streetlights, free Wi-Fi, app-based parking management and more. Montgomery is trying on these new technologies in its …

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Tech News 29

What’s New in Civic Tech: Can You Make Art from Data?

Technologists in Boulder, Colo., want to know: can you make art out of open data? This is the question at the heart of The Art …

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Tech News 30

Meet Tracy McKee, the New Innovation Chief in Charleston, S.C.

Tracy McKee is the new, and first-ever, chief innovation officer for Charleston, S.C., starting work in late November. Chief innovation officer is a separate position …

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Tech News 31

After 10 Years Serving Ohio, Randy Cole Joins Blockchain Startup

Randy Cole, executive director of the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission and a former honoree of Government Technology’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers program, …

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Tech News 32

BART Releases Multimodal Trip-Planning Feature in Its App

Trip-planning across California’s Bay Area is getting easier for anyone with the BART app. The Bay Area Rapid Transit system has released an upgraded trip-planning …

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Tech News 33

Real-Time Data Analytics Aims to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

MetroLab Network has partnered with Government Technology to bring its readers a segment called the MetroLab Innovation of the Month Series, which highlights impactful tech, …

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Tech News 34

Louisiana Enters the Era of the Digital Driver’s License

Drivers in Louisiana may want to leave their driver’s license at home, as long as they remember to take along their phone as they head …

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