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GovTech Biz

Tech companies that help improve delivery of government services, enable transactions and add capacity to public agencies. Also includes coverage of investment activity around these companies.

It’s the first time Amazon has offered this type of service for gov tech — and perhaps not the last. What’s behind this particular cloud-based push, and what does it mean for the broader world of gov tech?
Matt Stempeck, technologist in residence at Cornell University and curator of the Civic Tech Field Guide, joins ICYMI to discuss this comprehensive collection of tech projects for the public interest and democracy.
The cloud-computing supplier has added new features and integrations to its Rapid Damage Assessment tool. The goal is to streamline permitting and inspection and help officials deal with different types of disasters.
For some executives and other experts, the answer is "yes," and they are showing the way. Optibus and Motorola have set their own approaches to deepening understanding of artificial intelligence, with more to come.
The industry’s latest financial reports and other information show the ongoing rise of cloud computing and payments. But amid the growth lurk worries about real and potential hurdles for gov tech.
A new deal between the two public safety tech companies could mean easier ways to track training, monitor complaints, evaluate officers and other tasks. CivicEye is coming off a $12.4 million funding round.
A federal agency has awarded $2.1 million to a pair of companies to use AI algorithms to monitor the quality of 988 operators' suicide risk assessments, building on the crisis hotline's rollout nationwide one year ago.
The company, whose tools help agencies automate workflows, will work with ServiceNow to get such technology into the hands of more public agencies. City Innovate has also raised a Series A funding round.
The cloud computing service for public agencies will tap the expertise of retired generals, a former governor and a CIA engineer to help clients build digital tools. Projects have focused on data and wildlife protection.
Nashville, Tenn.-based Sovereign Sportsman Solutions focuses on digital permitting and licensing for outdoor recreation. PayIt, among the fastest growing companies in gov tech, has raised almost $200 million.