From massive mergers and profitable exits to strong funding rounds and bold new ideas, the last five years have seen major growth in an up-and-coming market. Here’s where gov tech is going next.
At the turn of the millennium, technologists envisioned a future world of autonomous vehicles, online voting and high-flying drones. How does the state of tech in 2020 compare to predictions made on the cusp of Y2K?
Our first issue of the new year looks at where government technology has been, where it’s going and offers perspective on the growing ecosystem of private industry that has formed around public-sector IT.
We asked five leaders in the gov tech market what they expected to happen in the past five years that did — or did not — come to pass. Their answers offer insight into what ground was gained and where there’s room to grow.
Detroit’s Digital Inclusion Officer Joshua Edmonds explains what his role is within city government, why it matters and the creative solutions he’s working on to bridge the digital divide for residents.
The Better Reykjavik platform has found a way to encourage thoughtful debate for government improvement among citizens while avoiding vitriolic arguments, and similar projects are coming to United States cities.