Andrew Westrope

Staff Writer

Andrew Westrope is a staff writer for Government Technology. Before that, he was a reporter and editor at community newspapers for seven years. He has a Bachelor’s degree in physiology from Michigan State University and lives in Northern California.

November 12, 2018

Consulting Firm GCOM Acquires Three Sigma Software

The merger, announced Friday, includes continued support for the acquired company's software for administering the federal Women, Infants and Children nutrition program and is intended to accommodate new growth and more clients.

November 8, 2018

Numetric Announces New Analytical Tools for Road Safety

The data analytics company’s new software suites align problem diagnosis, countermeasure options and design. They also have a tool to expedite information sharing, to cut down on FOIA response time.

November 6, 2018

Sidewalk Labs-Backed Coord Releases App for Mapping Street Curbs

As much activity happens on the sides of streets every day, it's not easy to log the features of a curb. So a company backed by Sidewalk Labs — a subsidiary of Google's parent company, Alphabet — is looking to crowdsource the information with a new mobile app.

October 31, 2018

Chicago Startup Gets $1.1M Contract to Develop Alert System for Emergency Responders

A text or a ping preceding lights and sirens could save lives.

October 26, 2018

Australian Developer Bringing Disaster Response App to the States

RADAR helps users document damage and qualify for government assistance.

October 22, 2018

Mark43 Partners with Police Foundation for Near Miss Reporting

The cloud-based data platform aims to make record-keeping on close-call incidents easier for law enforcement.

October 18, 2018

ClearGov Jumps Into Government Budgeting Software, Bringing AI with It

ClearGov Budgets hopes to wean small governments off spreadsheets.

October 15, 2018

Tired of Kids Getting Fined, Startup Crowdfunds an App to Permit the Lemonade Stand

The PermitMe app would aim to make it easier for lemonade stands to get legal.