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Interesting story in the Washington Post describing a survey of federal government technology managers.
The big takeaway from this survey seems to be that the majority of IT managers are enthusiastic about new technology and can see how it helps them do their jobs more effectively, but they question the government’s ability to keep pace with the private sector. 206 more words
The benefits of treating data like an operational asset are real, and governments that fully embrace open data stand to benefit the most.
When governments open up data that they make use of themselves to improve revenue collections and other aspects of their operations, its like training at altitude. 628 more words
The Seattle Police Department recently held a hackathon.
When the event was initially announced, there was a fair bit of skepticism in the civic technology community with more than a few people stating that the event would likely not be a productive one, for either the Seattle Police or those that chose to attend. 379 more words