April 2017

Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers 2017

Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers of 2017: An Inspiring Look at What’s Right in Government

This year’s awardees offer a fresh set of stories that are filled with good ideas.

Ideas Welcome: Philosophies and Priorities of the Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers of 2017

Our Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers honors people inside and outside of government with a grand vision and the grit to execute on it.

State of the States 2017: The Future Is Automation

STEM education, broadband access and cybersecurity take center stage as governors deliver their broadest policy speech of the year.

Cybersecurity Strategies

Cybersecurity Has a Metrics Problem — Here’s What You Can Do About It

Is your metrics program coordinated with decision-making?

Products

Mobile Storage Drive Frees Up Your Phone, Encrypts Content

Plus, Panasonic’s Toughbook CF-33 features business interfaces and Dell’s Interactive Touch Monitors offer a touch display for collaboration.

4 Questions

What Digital Engagement Means in Albuquerque, N.M.

Miguel Navrot’s role has evolved through the years — a shift that reflects how the city wants to “better communicate with people through the digital world.”

Data Points

Worst of the Web

Somebody tell government: A great online presence isn’t reserved for agencies with extensive resources.

GovGirl on Social

How to Manage the 3 Types of Negative Comments on Social Media

All negative comments are not created equal, and how you deal with them says a lot about your agency.

Becoming Data Smart

5 Steps to Recruit Tech Talent to Your City

Improving communications to job-seekers and creating a more tech-friendly city environment can go a long way toward appealing to the best of the IT world.

Spectrum

Governments Look to Permit Pokemon Go, Augmented Reality Features on Public Property

Plus, Data.world social network raises nearly $9 million and facial recognition software helps with animal conservation efforts.

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