Versaterm CEO Warren Loomis, fresh off a new acquisition, talks about building a public safety ecosystem and why specific tools are not always enough. Versaterm is among the most active acquirers in gov tech.
Supplying technology to emergency responders is a booming business, and Versaterm is among the most active firms when it comes to acquisitions. CI sells technology for internal affairs, wellness and other areas.
It’s still early, but federal guarantees for deposits have eased some anxieties in the gov tech space. More “ripples” seem almost certain to hit suppliers, potentially slowing growth in a fast-evolving industry.
Pavilion CEO and co-founder Mariel Reed talks about how government and technology are the two most important tools for improving lives at scale, and her goal of improving public purchasing for state and local agencies.
So-called “TASER drones” have been proposed as one way to secure schools. An interview with the CEO of public safety tech vendor Axon illustrates how the situation is more complicated than deploying armed robots.
The feature uses artificial intelligence to help craft budget books, including the text narratives that accompany spending changes. The tool could save time and hassle during the hectic budget process.
A new Zencity tool uses artificial intelligence to help PIOs and other city officials create and structure not only releases but social media posts and other communications. The general idea is to save time.
Recent financials paint a picture of how gov tech suppliers will move past COVID and embrace rising concerns about public safety. A “moonshot” goal and the labor market will also play roles in the months to come.
The “big four” consultant has already begun producing thought leadership in the form of reports, case studies and events with a focus on several specific topic areas of concern to modern government agencies.
Called AbilityOne Storefront, the new B2B site sells products and services made by people who are blind or have other significant disabilities. It builds off a longstanding federal effort and is open to state and local governments.
Local government veteran Clay Pearson joins ICYMI to discuss the current state of city management and how cities are implementing technology to prepare for the future in a changing environment.
A survey from a large transit software firm found that even as transit agencies deal with big issues such as driver shortages and the integration of electric buses, many are still using pen and paper or rudimentary tech.
Synop and Geotab are combining their fleet management expertise into one platform to serve the needs of both internal combustion vehicles and their electric counterparts as government fleets continue to evolve.
Lingering changes from the pandemic. Economic headwinds. Ever-increasing constituent demands. Here are the major trends David Knox with Oracle sees driving government technology work in 2023.
Aptumo, a software-as-a-service CRM and billing tool for utilities that is based in the U.K., is expanding in the U.S. It's partnering with KloudGin, which sells a field service and asset management platform.
Transparency, efficiency and citizen input are among the main ideals of the post-pandemic government landscape. Dashboard technology offers a way to do that but must overcome historical challenges.