San Francisco's Agile Approach to Designing Housing Portal Offers Lessons for Others

Plus, Homeless health care to on-street parking: 9 more startups from Bridge SF, Integrated Roadways announces contract with Colorado to install smart pavement and more.

by / May 29, 2018

TOP NEWS

San Francisco's Agile Approach to a New Housing Portal Offers Lessons for Other City-Vendor Partnerships At the Bridge SF conference, B-corp Exygy and San Francisco talked about the lessons they learned doing things in a very different way as they set out to improve a very outdated process for affordable housing seekers.

Homeless Health Care to On-Street Parking: 9 More Startups from Bridge SF There were a lot of startups, some established and some just beginning their work, at the Bridge SF conference. Here's a look at nine of them.
 
Integrated Roadways Announces Contract with Colorado to Install Smart Pavement The company thinks it can make roads that gather data, support self-driving and connected vehicles and possibly even pay for themselves. They've started work in a location or two, and now they've announced a new project in Colorado to test out their concept under real conditions.
 
GDPR Comes to America The sweeping General Data Protection Regulation may be a European policy, but the Internet's borders are not the same as the physical world's. So it is reaching into the U.S. as well.
 
Amazon is Selling Real-Time Facial Recognition to Police, Privacy Advocates Object Not far removed from a collection of civil rights advocates calling on the body camera producer Axon not to pursue real-time facial recognition, the American Civil Liberties Union has uncovered a project from Amazon to sell that exact technology to police departments.

MARKET SPOTLIGHT

Most Americans are Afraid of Self-Driving Cars True, most Americans have not yet ridden in or even seen a self-driving car. But early indications are that they're not entirely comfortable with them, or at least their idea of them.

WATCHLIST

GovTech company on our radar this week:

Security Colony: A "freemium" online library filled with documentation of real, deployed cybersecurity work done for organizations around the world, as well as assessment tools.
 
Run a GovTech company? Get on our radar here.

WHAT WE'RE READING

 
GovTechBiz is our weekly newsletter covering the companies, deals and trends in the business of gov tech. Got a news tip? Other feedback? We're listening. Send it to GovTechBiz Writer Ben Miller at biz@govtech.com.
Ben Miller Staff Writer

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.