A great headline? Eye-catching art? Or a compelling story outlining a novel approach to a familiar problem? Hopefully a combination of the three (weighted toward the last one) is what drew Government Technology readers to the stories that ranked as our most popular of the year. From broadband to the gov tech marketplace, analytics to everything as a service, smarter government to cybersecurity, here are the stories that the analytics tell us that readers most wanted to read. It’s a revealing look into the issues foremost on the minds of public-sector technology decision-makers.
Government Technology editor Noelle Knell has more than 15 years of writing and editing experience, covering public projects, transportation, business and technology. A California native, she has worked in both state and local government, and is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, with majors in political science and American history. She can be reached via email and on Twitter.
Ben Miller is the business beat staff writer for Government Technology. His reporting experience includes breaking news, business, community features and technical subjects. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, and lives in Sacramento, Calif.
Elaine Pittman worked for Government Technology from 2008 to 2017.