Answer: It's an alternative fuel you get from shredding and heating plastic to 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit.
Cityworks, which serves utilities and local governments, has been doing business independently since the late 1990s, but it is now joining the publicly traded multinational software company Trimble.
Answer: Your pet!
Answer: Technically yes, but you should not try it at home.
Answer: 70 percent.
CentralSquare and Genetec are integrating their public safety software together in the latest of a long string of gov tech company partnerships this year. This move is meant to improve awareness of emergency responders.
Answer: Eye diseases.
With major partners like Apple, Google and Microsoft already in its corner and more than $90 million in total fundraising, the New York-based startup is poised to continue expanding its footprint in the U.S. and abroad.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law an exemption from sales tax for data center investors who build a $250 million facility in the state. The legislation's effectiveness will be measured with an annual report.
Answer: To tell people to get offline.
The company, which is one of the largest website-builders for local government in the U.S., is partnering with the Canadian startup Civil Space to work more resident feedback into its platform.
The hacking group known as Phosphorus, active since 2013, has been involved in myriad attempted cyberattacks against American officials and organizations, including at least one campaign in the race for the U.S. presidency.
Answer: Dead phone batteries.
With millions in new investments and two new board members, the Israeli company’s cloud-based AI platform is preparing to expand across North America and further develop its traffic-safety platform.
The e-bidding platform and online marketplace says it now includes about 78,000 small and minority-owned businesses in the United States competing for $3.4 billion in annual contract value.
WaTech CIO Jim Weaver announced that South Carolina's deputy CISO Vinod Brahmapuram will be the IT agency's new state CISO. He comes with experience in cybersecurity as well as risk management and regulatory compliance.
Answer: It wasn’t Apple, even though it sure looks like it.
Answer: The ability to just make it come to you.
Agiloft and Periscope Holdings hope that procuring new contracts and managing them will be more simple and efficient for government and other customers with their software tools combined.
Answer: With the help of this new smartphone case.
Answer: She will be able to soon.
Answer: By using it to catch drivers on their cellphones.
Answer: So that it can put shingles on your roof for you.
The company is slicing its data, which it gathers through GPS devices, in more ways. Now transportation officials can ask for the average number of vehicles on a stretch of road in an hour and in a day.
The Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University announced on Monday that Connecticut's former chief data officer, Tyler Kleykamp, has joined the innovation hub's Data + Digital team as a fellow.
Answer: No, but it might be a good idea.
Answer: This new website that’s specifically designed for it.
State CISO Ronald Buchanan stepped down to guide cybersecurity efforts for Oregon-based St. Charles Health System. IT Manager of Security Policy Scott Bream will fill the role until a new CISO arrives in October.
120WaterAudit provides water testing, as well as software for finding lead pipes and managing compliance programs. Launched in 2016, the company operates in 12 states and has now pulled in a Series A investment round.
Voyage has a fleet of self-driving taxis in The Villages, Fla., a fast-growing community of senior citizens. It plans on using new investment money to expand its fleet and introduce a third-generation vehicle.
The new software company will remain a partner of Sidewalk Labs, using de-identified mobility data to build predictive models for where and why people get around in cities in an effort to better inform land use.
The cloud hosting service now has the official nod of approval from the federal government, having passed through a program that uses high standards for cybersecurity. It joins several other cloud hosts in FedRAMP.
Answer: Better Wi-Fi.
Answer: Google Earth.
Answer: For inspections.
CivicPlus, which makes websites and other communications tools for government, is running the promotion specifically for the smallest water and sewer districts around. The giveaway includes 18 months of hosting.
Phil Bertolini, former deputy county executive and CIO of Oakland County, Mich., will come on board as co-executive director of the Center for Digital Government, the research and business intelligence arm of e.Republic.
Answer: A few minutes.
Shortly after partnering with a budget simulation company, Bang the Table is now integrating its resident engagement, feedback and analysis tools with the public communications platform offered by Granicus.
Answer: Google can tell you.
With a growing assortment of newly acquired public safety tools in its product lineup, Motorola Solutions is continuing its financial and managerial relationship with the global tech investor.
Gov. Kristi Noem appointed Perry as the interim information and telecommunications commissioner this week. She replaces outgoing Pat Snow, who held the same post under former Gov. Dennis Daugaard.
Answer: Facebook seems to think so.
The new innovation competition from Ashoka and QBE North America will receive pitches next month from 10 startups aiming to improve well-being in cities. A winner and runner-up will each receive cash prizes.
Answer: $10 million.
Mark DeSantis, an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University, co-founded the company in 2016 with the idea to use smartphone video to assess road repair needs. Now, he's stepping aside.
Within days of announcing a massive fundraising haul and months of getting new leadership, the enterprise software company’s third acquisition in four years adds another dimension to OpenGov’s growth.
A governor-appointed council reviewed opportunities for and obstacles to blockchain technology in Colorado for one year before releasing its findings outlining statutes, laws and regulations in need of modernization.
Answer: No, but maybe there should be.
The company once known mostly for the Taser has pushed further into video with its body cameras. Now it is bringing in an expert in virtual reality, and its CEO is talking about "empathy-based VR training."
With more than $140 million in total investment, a full leadership team now in place and enterprise software serving more than 2,000 government customers, the company is poised for major new developments.
Answer: They’ve been put away until after Hurricane Dorian passes.
A visual, data-driven look at nearly 60 counties across five population categories doing impactful work with technology to move government forward, including Internet of Things, cybersecurity, emerging tech and more.
Answer: Their batteries.
Phil Bertolini, the longtime deputy county executive and CIO of Oakland County, announced his departure from local government service Friday after a 31-year career bolstering collaboration and innovation.
Answer: Because it can understand British accents better than current offerings.
Harrington will retain his title as president and take over from retiring co-founder Ron Fauquher as CEO, steering the company after the acquisition of Justice Systems and acquisition by New Mountain Capital.
Answer: Four years.
The software upgrade for 10,000 computers comes sooner than expected, with CIO Fred Brittain saying he doesn’t want to do without updates from Microsoft after it discontinues support for Windows 7 next year.
The county, which is home to Chicago, will partner with the national civic tech organization to clear tens of thousands of cannabis-related convictions that are eligible for erasure in the wake of a newly passed law.
Gov. Ralph Northam has expanded the state's Framework for Addiction Analysis and Community Transformation, a data-sharing platform, to include Roanoke Valley, where opioid-related deaths have quadrupled in recent years.
One year after signing a $218 million contract with Unisys for cloud services, and one month after a ransomware attack took public safety agencies offline, the state is investing again in security and cloud support.
Answer: Too quickly — a rate of one football field a minute.
Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that Florida has joined 29 other member states of the center, which allows elections officials to crosscheck voter registration and reach out to eligible but unregistered voters.
Answer: Your smartphone.
Answer: Artificial intelligence can tell us.
The company has been pushing toward the cloud for years, and the CTO it just hired — as well as the new CEO who joined Accela in December — both come from software-as-a-service backgrounds.
Proofpoint’s interactive training modules and assessments aim to help government agencies train employees on safe Internet practices, reducing the likelihood that malware attacks or other scams will be successful.
Answer: He just completed his first orbit around the sun.
Joseph Rabito has been named interim director and chief information officer for the Office of Information Technology Services. In a memo to staff, he outlined a push for efficiency and better investment of state resources.
Answer: For using the tone for the national wireless emergency alerts.
A technology outage Friday afternoon delayed travelers throughout the U.S. The agency said it was working to fix the "temporary" technological setback, but gave no details on what the cause might be.
Answer: Really mad.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Thursday launched a $420 million statewide broadband expansion project and appointed 25 public- and private-sector individuals to the broadband advisory council.
Answer: Fifteen, plus the District of Columbia.
Answer: A surveillance tool.
FAST Enterprises was selected to deploy its vehicle services software to replace the Minnesota Vehicle Licensing and Registration System over the next year and a half. The contract will cost the state about $33.9 million.
Answer: At least 234.
The new installation of telehealth portals in 63 public schools throughout six counties in Northwest Florida is aimed at providing mental health services to students still recovering from Hurricane Michael.
Answer: A Saildrone.
Answer: For balance and agility.
State government in West Virginia is responsible for reviewing many aspects of local government finance. Now the state is using OpenGov to improve the way those governments report their data.
Emily Littlejohn, the city's new IT director, has worked with the city since 2012, having performed in a number of capacities within the Parks and Recreation, Human Resources and Library departments.
Alexandru Otrezov, fresh from the ride-share company Uber, will be joining PayIt, which offers digital services and payment solutions for state and local government, as chief marketing officer.
Answer: Almost impossible.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the Arkansas Rural Connect program to help communities with at least 500 residents receive funding for broadband infrastructure to provide residents with high-speed Internet access.
Answer: No, but it looks like it is going to get there another way.
Mark43, which sells dispatch and records systems to law enforcement agencies, is offering free integration to customers who also use Forensic Logic's COPLINK X, a nationwide search engine for police.
The city of Boston's former CIO will lead the new foundation, which governs the transportation-focused Mobility Data Specification. The nation's three largest cities and Microsoft are among the foundation's members.
Answer: At the bar.
The decision, which takes effect as of Aug. 15, will mark the end of the veteran IT leader’s second career. Samson came out of retirement in May 2017 to accept the CIO position with the state.
Assuming the role of chief information security officer is filled before December, each of Denver’s three top officials for IT, cybersecurity and data will have been in their roles for less than 18 months.
Tim Roemer, a former nonpartisan detailee to the White House Situation Room and congressional liaison for the Central Intelligence Agency, has accepted a position as the state’s chief information security officer.
The company has settled a suit with 15 states and several other government entities that alleged it continued selling video surveillance management software after learning of serious security flaws.
Optibus, which makes cloud-based software to manage public transportation, has added functionality to allow users to work on multiple bus routes at the same time, hoping it will allow for more rider-focused scheduling.
The company announced Wednesday the addition of Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Detroit; and Indianapolis, Ind., to its growing list of next-generation Internet-capable cities. Five other cities already have the service.
Answer: Not yet, but Congress is exploring the possibility.
The company, one of several companies led by Elon Musk, is proposing huge tunnel projects in Chicago, Las Vegas and San Jose, Calif. It just got an injection of capital as it pursues those efforts.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the appointment of Department of Transportation IT Director Annette Dunn to the role of state CIO. She replaces Robert von Wolffradt, who stepped down as state CIO in January.
The company, which makes workflow software for the public sector, has taken on an investment partner in order to expand its offerings in areas requiring information exchange such as Freedom of Information Act requests.
Answer: In the (double) blink of an eye.
After nearly 30 years of service to the county, Laurie Panella has accepted the job of chief information officer with Marquette University. She begins in the new role Aug. 19.
Answer: It can if it’s a Tesla.
Answer: It’s spring-loaded.
Gov. Brad Little unveiled new rulemaking steps this week, releasing a list that includes online posting of rulemaking public meetings, a new subscribe feature for administrative bulletins and more.
Answer: Bill Nye thinks so.
The Chicago-based SaaS company has pulled in more than $6 million in investment since launching its first product in July 2016, trying to get a head start in an industry that's expecting heavy growth in the coming years.
Answer: Yes, thanks to a haptic vest.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced that Nathan Smith, who helped craft the Arkansas State Broadband Plan, will lead the efforts to expand Internet access to communities with more than 500 residents by 2022.
The newly created position in Pennsylvania will report directly to the chief information officer, with the state’s online job opening for the gig set to close for new applicants on Aug. 2.
Answer: About $4 per person.
Answer: By showering them with artificial snow.
After the addition of two advisers and a new president in March, the company’s fourth high-level appointment in 2019 gives it an experienced boards of directors, with several co-founders and partners of major businesses.
The buyout of WatchGuard brings Motorola Solutions into some of the largest police departments in the country, simultaneously creating a potential path for facial recognition to those departments.
The Louisiana telecommunications giant says its new subscription service works as a bridge between old technologies and cloud functionality for governments that can’t yet afford a full-scale overhaul.
Answer: Yes, if they’re both Peloton Technology trucks.
The Carnegie Mellon University-linked company, which raised a $3.9 million seed round at the end of last year, has pulled in more capital — and customers — as it continues on a rapid growth trajectory.
Answer: A flamethrower attached to a drone.
Answer: Alan Turing.
After the departure of CIO Jerry Driessen, the Hennepin County, Minn., Board of Commissioners chooses new CIO Glen Gilbertson, who has more than 23 years of experience working within the county.
Answer: Into the Apollo 11 spaceship’s cockpit.
Answer: To test it for spaceflight.
In the 17th annual Digital Counties Survey, the top 58 counties nationwide stand out for their commitment to using tech to improve quality of life, shore up cybersecurity, support municipal resources and more.
A slew of bills will go before the St. Louis County Council tonight for final approval. The pieces of legislation allocate funding for a new website, mobile app upgrade and system backups in the cloud.
Answer: Solar cells.
State officials in Utah hope to roll out a teleworking program for 2,555 eligible employees during the next 18 months to reduce vehicle emissions, save taxpayer dollars and increase staff productivity.
Answer: By faking it.
Answer: In the restaurant that you ordered it from.
The National Governors Association will assist workgroups in identifying and protecting critical infrastructure at all levels of participants' governments during workshops, which will be held between July and December.
Answer: Just ask Google Maps.
Answer: The red notification dot.
Answer: Under the screen.
A report on face-recognition technology from the company’s independent advisory board raises serious concerns about face matching, and recommends treating face recognition with caution.
Answer: K-12 students.
The company, which makes tools to help governments find and fix dangerous stretches of roadway, will become an official supporter of the network. In return, the network will promote the company in its activities.
Answer: A lot of things.
Answer: Yes, if it's running iOS 13.
As the public sector amasses more data than it knows what to do with, a California-based company takes aim at fragmentation and storage. The company is now offering one tool through Amazon's government-focused cloud.
Blueforce Development is actually the second company to try the concept out in recent years, but its app plugin would allow users to integrate with facial and object recognition software for the video they stream.
Answer: Robot blood.
The cloud-based endpoint management solution awaits final approval from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, having met its stringent security standards for cloud software.
Beset with problems attributed to various contractors, Maryland’s health insurance exchange website launched a saga of investigation and litigation that cost the state tens of millions for the better part of a decade.
Answer: A cab.
Answer: 5 billion years.
Chief Information Officer Jim Purcell will cease to be the acting secretary of the Office of Information Technology on July 1 after two years in the position. Marty Redden will take over as acting secretary.
Answer: San Diego.
The integration of 3-D location technology with computer-aided dispatch promises to give police, firefighters and other emergency responders the ability to track their teams indoors with floor-level accuracy.
Meixell, who served for more than five years of tech and innovation work for the city, will be joining the region’s county government as enterprise data architect.
Answer: Only at night.
Answer: A tool that lets you change what someone says just by typing it.
The National Governors Association has selected the states to undergo cyberattack policy and response training geared toward helping them better prepare for the 2020 presidential elections.
Answer: No, but it is getting helicopters.
Seven more startups have joined URBAN-X’s accelerator program, which now offers $150,000 and 20 weeks of hands-on help from a global network of experts. Four of them are gov tech companies, tackling a variety of niches.
Answer: With robotic furniture.
Answer: Probably something like Sparky Buttons, or maybe Tom Glitter.
Answer: EV charging.
The state is looking for a ‘visionary leader’ to represent and spearhead IT matters, following in the footsteps of David DeVries and serving under the direction of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and DTMB Director Tricia Foster.
Answer: On the whole, they seem to support it.
Answer: Too cute.
Gov. Pete Ricketts hosted a ceremonial bill signing for the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act.
Answer: New York City.
Answer: With Domino's AI-powered DOM Pizza Checker.
Answer: The Mona Lisa.
Answer: Through its Wi-Fi connection.
The task force is charged with mapping the state's existing services and pinpointing gaps in broadband infrastructure to aid in the eventual development of a comprehensive statewide plan.
Answer: Your palm.
Wilford Saunders Jr. has been tapped as Alben’s acting replacement. Saunders is a veteran of government IT work with many years of experience in the Washington State Department of Commerce.
The incubator has worked with several gov tech companies in the past, but this is the first time it's formally and explicitly called for startups in the space. It doesn't, however, want to "replace government."
Answer: Wing, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company, Alphabet.
Chief Information Officer Michael Lane left his post May 17 after almost six years of working in Clark County IT as both the CIO and deputy CIO.
Answer: Six, plus Europol and Eurojust.
The social networking platform that also works with local governments and public safety agencies has pulled in a lot of money for a company its age. It's using it to jump into two new European countries.
Answer: Ask for a quiet ride when you book.
The deal, done with Avenu under ownership by a private equity firm, will bring together a company focused on document scanning and a company that stores files and other data and provides government software.
Answer: It’s not because it doesn’t like them.
The state wants 100 percent of households to have access to high-speed Internet, and toward that end it will put $155 million toward rural broadband expansion projects during the next five years.
Answer: Not entirely, but it can come up with the recipe.
By partnering with Kisio and its own City Possible network, Mastercard aims to create a ‘mobility-as-a-service’ platform in which passengers can search, book and pay for multiple transportation options through one app.
Answer: An AI voice assistant.
Answer: No, which is why they could be a good way to help people express negative emotions.
Today, ArchiveSocial announced a $53 million investment from Level Equity. We sat down with ArchiveSocial’s founder and CEO, Anil Chawla, to get his perspective on growing a successful company in the gov tech market.
Answer: 30 pounds.
The acquisition expands NIC’s dozens of tailored licensing services to include the burgeoning cannabis industry, which contends with differing regulations at the federal, state and local level.
The leading civic tech organization, known for its disruptive approach to using technology in government, will welcome a wide range of guests, including speakers from the private sector, public sector and nonprofits.
Answer: Microsoft certainly seems to think so.
The nationwide public safety broadband network reports more than 600,000 device connections, more than 7,250 user agencies, and performance numbers that are 25 percent faster than commercial networks.
Answer: A live human kidney.
Answer: Not in the U.S., but she will be soon.
Answer: With data collected from cellphone signals.
As CTO, Andy Molls inherits the supervision of a $25 million ERP project, as well as a key role in an IT department under scrutiny by state prosecutors for conflicts of interest, mishandled money and other allegations.
Answer: No, but some scientists are going to pretend that it is.
The former software engineer and technology strategist will bring experience from more than half a dozen companies to a leadership role in NIC, which provides digital-service tools for some 6,000 government agencies.
Answer: Election misinformation.
Answer: All the way from Los Angeles to San Francisco.
These cities, along with others yet to be announced, join Chicago and Minneapolis, which are the first in the world where customers have access to the company’s 5G Ultra Wideband mobility service.
The grant management platform has been integrated for agencies in Illinois and Puerto Rico, with the promise of relieving some of the government’s burden of compliance oversight and finding new funding opportunities.
Answer: With giant vacuum cleaners.
The new partnership makes Sacramento the fourth California county to partner with Code for America. Developers estimate that this will clear roughly 5,300 eligible convictions related to marijuana.
Answer: Cloudy with a chance of ransomware.
In lieu of fine-print user agreements or nothing at all, a prominent urban innovation startup offers a visual language to tell people, at a glance, when they’re being scanned or surveilled, by whom and for what purpose.
Over the next year, a small electric autonomous shuttle will be deployed to showcase the potential for rapidly evolving transportation technology across the state.
The new body comprises members from the public and private sectors, with participants coming from organizations that range from Equifax to Georgia State University to the Metro Atlanta Chamber.
State’s Attorney Kim Foxx told local media that she hopes to start expunging minor cannabis convictions soon, noting that the nonprofit civic tech group Code for America might be able to help.
Answer: Because the agency would like help checking its work.
The money will go toward restoring certain roads and public rights-of-way affected by the private company's recent decision to discontinue efforts to establish the high-speed Internet service in the city.
Now that all 50 governors — including a robust crop of new faces — have made "State of the State" speeches, Government Technology takes the opportunity to break down how many touched on various technology topics.
Motorola Solutions is the latest on a growing list of companies to offer cloud-based software that collect data from IoT devices and send it to first responders and call centers with its CommandCentral Aware platform.
Answer: Who will live and who will die in the final season of Game of Thrones.
A newly signed law gives the Information Technology Department the authority to define cybersecurity for all public entities within the state.
Answer: Wing, a sister company of Google.
Answer: A Roomba robot vacuum cleaner.
The role, which will be filled by Joshua Edmonds, is aimed at helping the city address digital equity issues, specifically when it comes to expanding access to the Internet for residents of Detroit.
Answer: So that Texas Tech fans wouldn’t damage the scooters or endanger themselves.
Though details are vague, the state has replaced the name of former CISO Stanton Gatewood on its website with that of David Allen, who comes from the Georgia Army National Guard's IT leadership.
The program, launched through a partnership between ELGL and UrbanLeap, is specifically focusing on cities, counties and towns with fewer than 30,000 residents. Other similar projects have often focused on big cities.
Answer: By enabling remote surgeries.
Cask Government Services will focus on program management and other operational support for federal agencies, while Cask NX will offer end-to-end consulting on digital transformation.
The joining of two telematics firms will add thousands of government vehicles to Geotab’s customer base and BSM products to its ecosystem. In return, BSM customers get access to Geotab’s tools, marketplace and expertise.
The publicly traded i3 Verticals mostly works in payment processing and serves both the private and public sectors. NET Data, meanwhile, offers a variety of services to several government verticals.
Answer: Very easy.
Answer: The U.S. Department of Justice, that’s who.
The Alphabet-backed company has created a new app that it hopes will make it easier for people to study how other people use common spaces like parks to better inform decisions about those spaces.
Civic engagement company CitySourced is joining forces with Rock Solid, which does similar work but also has a diverse software portfolio that spans energy companies, the medical field and back-office government tech.
Downers Grove Sanitary District Administrative Supervisor Clay Campbell and San Antonio Water System VP and CIO Sree Pulapaka are among those recognized in the 2019 class of Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers.
Answer: Race car drivers.
The company has a history of helping wildfire-stricken communities in California set up recovery websites quickly. Now it's launching a website theme so it can do so for more local governments.
The company, which makes technology to help defendants avoid unnecessary jail time, is going live in Ventura County, Calif., while preparing to launch in three others in a push toward the state's highly populated south.
San Francisco-based Remix is a gov tech company that has designed and continues to manage online platforms for the transit agencies within more than 350 municipal governments across the globe.
Answer: 88 feet.
Answer: Now the platform will tell you.
A law signed by Gov. Jim Justice last week creates a new cybersecurity office within the Office of Technology to assess the vulnerabilities of state agencies and unify security policies.
Answer: A flower vase that doubles as a fire extinguisher.
Answer: Six women — Kathleen McNulty, Frances Bilas, Betty Jean Jennings, Ruth Lichterman, Elizabeth Snyder and Marlyn Wescoff.
The size of the investment — one of the largest gov tech fundings in recent years — represents a major development for the startup, which raised $4.5 million in 2016 and got a contract with the state of Kansas in 2017.
Answer: Locking themselves out of their accounts.
Answer: It’s going to start trying at the McDonald’s drive-thru.
Answer: City commissioners’ emails.
Kratsios, who has been serving as deputy chief technology officer since 2017, has been nominated to fill a role that has been vacant for the past two years. He would be the fourth person to hold the position since its creation in 2009.
GovTech’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers for 2019 represent an impressive group of IT leaders working inside government offices and on the ground, using technology to push the public-sector forward.
The Colorado Governor's Office of Information Technology will soon name its first "Blockchain and Distributed Ledger (BDL) Solution Architect," the state's chief technology officer announced.
Answer: The first all-female spacewalk.
Answer: Children who are blind or visually impaired.
The four-year contract with CNSI revolves around the creation of a new system to enroll medical providers in Texas' Medicaid program. The enrollment system has caused frustration among physicians in the past.
A new restraining tool is being marketed to law enforcement in the U.S. and abroad as non-lethal and potentially painless. The company is now led by former TASER International co-founder Thomas Smith.
Answer: Yes, if Dog Mode is engaged.
Answer: To ships offshore.
They include four U.S. cities: San Jose, Calif.; Austin, Texas; Wichita, Kan., and Erie, Pa. The network is meant to bring together cities from around the globe to collaborate on solving common problems.
Brian Dillard was appointed as San Antonio’s chief innovation officer earlier this month, which puts him in charge of a host of initiatives such as local smart city efforts, innovation zones and the CivTechSA program.
South Carolina-based Avtec is Motorola Solutions' eighth acquisition since February 2016, and brings in a company whose customers include public safety agencies, utilities, railroads, airlines and more.
Answer: Yes, but then you’ll need a new one.
The city has selected Hanna Pickering as its next director of IT and Lena Geraghty as its first director of innovation and performance management. They will both start work for the local government there on March 25.
The company's chief revenue officer will become the president, while Risk Management Solutions CEO Karen White and Premise CEO Maury Blackman, who formerly led Accela, will come on as advisers.
Answer: Chicago and Minneapolis.
The feature lets users set up Web pages where they can publish budgets, blueprints, photos, timelines and more to keep citizens informed without calling in. They can also subscribe to receive updates as they come in.
Answer: The fastest man alive.
Seven executive positions around CEO Simon Angove have been filled, including decades of cumulative experience in government software, cloud adoption and market strategies for major tech companies.
Answer: A social media challenge that gets people to pick up trash.
Answer: Just two pages.
Five companies have three months to work with Verizon’s new Washington, D.C., lab and its 5G network to produce next-generation solutions for first responders, with help on marketing and use-case testing.
Answer: Put it through a scanner and let an AI do all the work.
Answer: Yes, if a robot does it.