Plus, traffic accident prediction startup pulls in $2.3M seed round, Cubic wins half-billion-dollar contract for NYC transit payment overhaul, and more.
From the New York City Technology Forum: AI Chatbots and IoT Plans At the New York City Technology Forum last week, leaders from government and industry gathered to talk about the latest trends and ideas. Our coverage included a vision of artificial intelligence-powered chatbots replacing government mobile apps and thoughts on how to lead government into the Internet of Things the right way.
GovTech company on our radar this week:
BasicGov Systems: SaaS permitting, licensing, inspection, code enforcement and land management based on the Salesforce platform.
Run a GovTech company? Get on our radar here.
Why Government Needs More Services Designers (Technical.ly Philly)
GSA'S Blockchain Blockbuster (Steve Kelman/Harvard Kennedy School of Government)
Time to Start Thinking About Drones (Jonathan Reichental/City of Palo Alto)
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