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What's New in Civic Tech: City Gov Tech Leaders Protest as FCC Prepares to Repeal Net Neutrality - Government Technology

November 22, 2017 - 18:21

Government Technology

What's New in Civic Tech: City Gov Tech Leaders Protest as FCC Prepares to Repeal Net Neutrality
Government Technology
Plus, Connecticut's chief data officer ponders value of network for state CDOs, Philadelphia releases police complaints data set, Code for America adds Sacramento to list of counties eligible for its food assistance app, and newly launched 500 Cities ...

NSW government begins digital driver's licence trial in Dubbo - ZDNet

November 20, 2017 - 20:55

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NSW government begins digital driver's licence trial in Dubbo
ZDNet
"NSW is leading the nation in government technology, and the number one reason is that we are determined to offer the best services to make life easier for the people of NSW," Minister for Finance, Services and Property Dominic Perrottet previously said.

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Agile IT Delivery Challenges Government 'DNA' (Industry Perspective) - Government Technology

November 17, 2017 - 20:19

Government Technology

Agile IT Delivery Challenges Government 'DNA' (Industry Perspective)
Government Technology
As agile development gains ground in the public sector, agencies will need to make structural, operational and behavioral changes to find success. by Keir Buckhurst, Accenture / November 17, 2017. (Shutterstock). A newly released report from Accenture ...

New Orleans' Data Leader, Oliver Wise, Leaves for Position with Socrata - Government Technology

November 17, 2017 - 19:22

Government Technology

New Orleans' Data Leader, Oliver Wise, Leaves for Position with Socrata
Government Technology
“We started from scratch here,” Wise said during a phone conversation with Government Technology on his last day at the city. “We walked in and the IT systems were in total disarray, the budget was being overrun, there was no tracking record of any ...

The Highs and Lows of the 2018 NDAA | Citizens Against ... - The WasteWatcher (blog)

November 17, 2017 - 15:33

The Highs and Lows of the 2018 NDAA | Citizens Against ...
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On November 16, 2017, the Conference Report for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year (FY) 2018 was sent to President Trump to sign ...

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Newscastle awarded AU$5million Australian Government ... - OpenGov Asia

November 16, 2017 - 21:54

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Newscastle awarded AU$5million Australian Government ...
OpenGov Asia
Nov 17, 2017 - by Dean Koh - The City of Newcastle along with a substantial number of partners will contribute AU$10 million to see the project become a reality ...

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Cary, NC, Tests Smart Technology in Its 'Living Lab' City Campus - Government Technology

November 16, 2017 - 19:30

Government Technology

Cary, NC, Tests Smart Technology in Its 'Living Lab' City Campus
Government Technology
Cary, N.C., is testing smart parking sensors and other technology on its city hall campus to see how they work on a small scale. by Skip Descant / November 16, 2017. Cary, N.C. town hall. KAD Photo. Even in some of the most tech-friendly corners of the ...

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Ed Winfield Joins Maricopa County, Ariz., as CIO - Government Technology

November 16, 2017 - 19:14

Government Technology

Ed Winfield Joins Maricopa County, Ariz., as CIO
Government Technology
Winfield, who was named one of Government Technology's 2016 Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers, won't start the new position until January, but he accepted the job around the end of October — less than 30 days after the former CIO, David Stevens, left ...

Senate passes conferenced NDAA, pushing MGT Act to its final hurdle - FedScoop

November 16, 2017 - 16:15

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Senate passes conferenced NDAA, pushing MGT Act to its final hurdle
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The Modernizing Government Technology Act will likely become law soon, as the Senate passed the bill Thursday as part of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. The chamber passed the defense bill with a voice vote two days after the House ...
Agency progress to modernize IT systems languishes as new MGT Act headed to White HouseFederalNewsRadio.com
MGT passes Congress in 2018 NDAAFCW.com

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Network modernization is the first step to IT modernization - GCN.com

November 16, 2017 - 16:09

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Network modernization is the first step to IT modernization
GCN.com
Coupled with the current administration's May cyber executive order and the seemingly imminent passage of the Modernizing Government Technology Act, which pledges around $500 million in new technology investment, federal agency CIOs may soon ...

More Secure State Driver's Licenses Raise Eyebrows in Florida - Government Technology

November 16, 2017 - 15:13

Government Technology

More Secure State Driver's Licenses Raise Eyebrows in Florida
Government Technology
(TNS) –– Banks, businesses and agencies that require people to present picture identification should be aware that the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has changed the look of its state-issued licenses and ID cards. The change ...

New competitors will push traditional defense players - Washington Technology

November 15, 2017 - 13:31

New competitors will push traditional defense players
Washington Technology
The new NDAA also includes the Modernizing Government Technology Act to give agencies working capital funds for IT modernization. Consider how consolidation over the past few years among smaller platform makers and government services contractors ...

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Govlaunch opens new marketplace for govtech - Police News

November 15, 2017 - 13:17

Govlaunch opens new marketplace for govtech
Police News
SAN FRANCISCO — Govlaunch Inc., went live on November 6, 2017 with the first and only widely available search engine for government technology. Inspired by their experience building web applications for local governments, founders James Alfano and ...

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Mark Cuban has an idea to make government more efficient (if he runs for president) - Dallas News (blog)

November 15, 2017 - 11:02

Dallas News (blog)

Mark Cuban has an idea to make government more efficient (if he runs for president)
Dallas News (blog)
Will Hurd, R-San Antonio, introduced the Modernizing Government Technology Act, which would establish an IT system modernization fund to "improve, retire, or replace existing information technology systems to enhance cybersecurity and to improve ...

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Civil Rights Groups: Police Are Making Little Progress on Improving Body Cam Policies - Government Technology

November 14, 2017 - 20:18

Government Technology

Civil Rights Groups: Police Are Making Little Progress on Improving Body Cam Policies
Government Technology
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights partnered with Upturn to release an updated scorecard that evaluates the civil rights safeguards of police body-worn camera programs in 75 U.S. cities. by Skip Descant / November 14, 2017.
The Illusion of Accuracy - UpturnUpturn

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Despite ongoing enhancement, cybersecurity risks continue to encroach - RCR Wireless News

November 14, 2017 - 18:24

RCR Wireless News

Despite ongoing enhancement, cybersecurity risks continue to encroach
RCR Wireless News
These systems are especially vulnerable, and there's a limited amount that IT professionals can do to improve them without replacing the system entirely. That's where the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act comes into play. The MGT Act passed ...

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Statement from Telos CEO John B. Wood on Modernizing Government Technology Act - Business Wire (press release)

November 14, 2017 - 17:14

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Statement from Telos CEO John B. Wood on Modernizing Government Technology Act
Business Wire (press release)
ASHBURN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Telos® Corporation CEO and chairman John B. Wood issued the following statement after House passage of the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act as part of the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act ...
Defense bill, including MGT Act, clears final House hurdleFedScoop

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Here's why government contractors see positive steps in $700B defense spending bill - Washington Business Journal

November 14, 2017 - 14:28

Washington Business Journal

Here's why government contractors see positive steps in $700B defense spending bill
Washington Business Journal
Another key provision is the Modernizing Government Technology Act, which will enable agencies to establish working capital funds for technology modernization. Agencies will also have the ability to reprogram or transfer funds for up to three years to ...

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Government technology: Mobile transformation for the federal government - Mobile Business Insights (blog)

November 14, 2017 - 09:13

Mobile Business Insights (blog)

Government technology: Mobile transformation for the federal government
Mobile Business Insights (blog)
Government technology acquisition cycles run much longer than commercial procurements, and they can't keep pace with the evolving mobility market. However, it's safe to expect procurement changes: Agencies are experimenting with outcome-based ...

Louisville Uses Waze Data for Better Transportation Outcomes - Government Technology

November 13, 2017 - 18:52

Government Technology

Louisville Uses Waze Data for Better Transportation Outcomes
Government Technology
The massive amount of data collected by the company is giving local governments a new tool to examine the traffic flowing through their jurisdictions. by Skip Descant / November 13, 2017. Shutterstock. The days of sending out crews to deploy traffic ...

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