Government Technology’s annual Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers awards honor individuals and teams who are working to make the public sector more efficient, data-driven and equitable for government and citizens alike.
The nation’s governors are laying out policy priorities for the coming year — some for the first time. Many are focused on technology-driven economic and workforce development as paths to prosperity.
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.
Proposed public-sector bans of facial recognition are often based on inaccurate misconceptions, and following through on them would harm law enforcement, school safety and technological progress.
Newly appointed Charleston, S.C., Chief Innovation Officer Tracy McKee spent nearly two decades years working in GIS for the city, rounding out her resume with a stint as the chief data officer in Baltimore.
In the years since public agencies first went social, the way they operate online has made strides, from mid-2000s YouTube experiments to fully fledged social media programs that drive citizen engagement.