January 2018

2018 GovTech100: Raising the Profile

Three years in, more signs emerge that upstart tech companies see government as a legitimate market.

3 Gov Tech Pioneers on What It Takes to Succeed in the Market

We talked to three leading startups about getting started, gaining ground and going forward in gov tech.

Voices in Gov Tech

Four voices in the market lend their unique perspectives.

Cybersecurity Strategies

5 Ways to Initiate Communication about Cybersecurity

Well-planned cybersecurity roadshows can help get agencies on board and up to speed.

Four Questions

Little Rock, Ark., Takes on Open Data

Little Rock's performance and innovation coordinator, Melissa Bridges, talked to GT about using data to improve internal efficiency and increase citizen engagement.

Products

ASUS NovaGo Laptop Features up to 22 Hours of Battery Life

Plus Getac’s second-generation S410 semi-rugged notebook survives drops of up to 3 feet and SMK-Link Electronics ergonomic USB keyboard encourages natural arm, wrist and hand positions.

Point of View

What's in a (Gov Tech Company) Name?

Company names on this year's GT100 reflect government priorities in 2018.

Data Points

Fixing Up Home-Buying

How government can use technology to make it cheaper to buy and sell your home.

GovGirl on Social

The Case for the Social Media Coordinator

It's 2018. When are you finally going to create that full-time social media position?

Becoming Data Smart

How Trusting Tech Can Improve Disaster Response

Using data from both government and volunteer sources is key to an effective disaster response strategy.

Spectrum

Girl Scouts Earn Merit Badges for Coding

Plus, the cost savings of electric vehicles, and "living" temporary tattoos.

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