For the fifth year, a group of mayors at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas, played 'shark' as they judged a handful of civic-minded startups that sought to solve hard city problems.
The fourth annual GovTech 100 list will be released this week.
Faced with the prospect of up to a third of jobs being eliminated by automation in the next decade, governments are taking another look at Universal Basic Income.
A nonprofit helped Athens, Ga., address this often-ignored need and wants to expand its services.
MIT researchers are trying something new to see if they can explain -- if not repair -- the relationship between the public and the government.
Going against the FBI's ransomware advice is one way state chief information officers are thinking for themselves.
Data now informs almost everything the public sector does, and it also informs on us.
When government gets too much of a good thing, can open-source technology help?
Albuquerque, N.M., embarked on a novel campaign to reduce panhandling. Has it worked?
The conversation changes when startup founders talk with mayors, not funders.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler and several other city leaders discuss their experience at this year's South by Southwest conference.
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson of Gary, Ind., and Mayor Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento spoke on a special SXSW preview episode of Government Technology’s newest podcast, Go Public.
A health crisis in Alabama led officials to an unconventional solution: Hand out cash to change citizen behavior.