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.
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.
The pandemic caused many courthouses to pause or limit in-person sessions, forcing staff to get creative. Those struggles proved a breeding ground for innovation and turned new focus on digital equity.
The shift to remote work has meant tools once pitched as “reasonable accommodations” for people with disabilities are now mainstream. That opens up a previously underutilized hiring group for state and local government.
El Paso, Texas, Managing Director of Internal Services Araceli Guerra runs the city's IT operation, and discusses how she's building a local talent pool and navigating the unique challenges of being on the Mexico border.
To make critical information readily available to residents so they can make informed decisions about COVID-19, San Bernardino County, Calif’s Dashboard Hub collates and visualizes data as conditions change over time.