It was another busy quarter, especially in the public safety space. Investment adviser Jeff Cook runs through the most significant deals of the quarter and what the activity tells him about the gov tech market.
The move comes as Rubicon, which offers software and hardware to help cities optimize and collect data from trash and recycling pickup, prepares to enter the stock market via a special purpose acquisition company.
The fresh capital signals ongoing optimism for the local government tech space. ClearGov and competitors are trying to win more budget management work as federal infrastructure dollars get ready to flow.
The “In Case You Missed It” crew is joined by special guest Ray Carey, CEO of Optimere, to discuss the future of public records and how his company helps agencies comply with public records law.
Much attention has been given to the billions the bill will put toward bridges, cybersecurity and more. But behind the big-ticket items are many small projects. Here are some that will impact state and local government.
The deals come after the company, already big in human resources software, absorbed fresh capital from private equity firms. NEOGOV plans more moves to gain public safety business as departments upgrade digital tools.
The buyout of the 17-year-old company ASR Analytics will also give GCOM, which offers state and local governments a wide variety of software and solutions, a foothold with federal government agencies.
Special guests Cathilea Robinett, CEO of e.Republic, and Ben Miller, associate editor for Government Technology, break down the most impactful stories of 2021 and unveil 2022's GovTech 100 list.
The move comes as CLEAR, a familiar presence in airports, seeks more business from public agencies. Whyline, founded in 2015, helps governments, banks and other organizations set up virtual appointments.
As the market for technology companies serving government has exploded, state and local agencies have never had more options for solutions that fit their specific needs.
From permitting and licensing to public safety and artificial intelligence, the market for tech companies serving state and local government hit record M&A highs in 2021 — and it's just getting started.
The product launch follows the company’s acquisition of MUNIRevs and the spinoff of GovOS as a Kofile subsidiary. The tools are designed to help streamline work and reduce errors for local governments.
The new product goes deeper on geographic information, offering data such as property assessment, outlines, demographics and building type — even in rural and tribal areas. It comes amid an influx of broadband funding.
In 2022, the city of Dublin, Ohio, plans to unveil its digital identity project that allows users to confirm their residency, respond to custom surveys and earn “Dublin Points” through a centralized app.
The “In Case You Missed It” crew and a special guest discuss some of 2021’s biggest government tech news, from Tyler Technologies’ blockbuster buyout of NIC to the increasingly essential nature of broadband.
Object Archive is designed to help universities, governments and other enterprises store information in more efficient ways. The launch reflects the ongoing rise in data storage needs for publicly funded organizations.